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Catherine Wayte

Primary School

Foundation Stage 2 (D1 and D2)

Welcome to Foundation Stage at Catherine Wayte! Our teachers are Mrs O'Neill, Mrs Nicholas and Mrs Chambers, with Mrs Brock and Mrs Shammas as our teaching assistants. This year we also have Miss Gardiner joining D1 class for her teacher training. Here are a few pictures of the just some of the engaging learning activities we try in our 'Discovery' classes. Families can also log into their Tapestry accounts to see more pictures and messages about our learning in school (click on the links below for the Tapestry help guides) . 



Current topic information

Our 'Terrific Transport' topic!

Learning about Living Things

Enjoying learning outside!

Celebrating World Book Day 2022

Learning about Lunar New Year (also known as Chinese New Year)

We have been busy exploring gravity, building strong structures, meeting our friendly PCSOs and lots of other learning activities!

Learning about eyesight and disabilities- and famous historical figure Louis Braille

The day a robin came to visit our school!

Preparing for Christmas

Term 2- Light and Dark, Remembrance Day, Colours and Feelings

Autumn days- shadows, bonfires, Diwali and much more!

Blackberry picking and baking Blackberry and Apple pie!

Our First Days at School

To watch the recordings of our parent workshops held over zoom this month, go to the 'video resources' page. 

From this point onwards you will find our previous learning and activities from school year 2020 / 2021

Minibeast Madness in Term 6 (Summer 2021)

Our Transport Topic- wheels, wings and other things!

Chick Chick Chickens- our living eggs project

Building Nests and Finding Frogspawn in our pond!

STEM Challenge for Science Week- Design a home for a chick. We are learning from our mistakes and being resilient!

It's a windy day- Let's go fly a kite!

Winter welly walks- the cold never bothered us anyway!

Remembrance Day- Making Poppies

Supporting Children in Need

Bonfire Fun for 5th November

Making autumn art with natural materials from our 'treasure' bags

Pirate treasure hunt! Using maps and direction vocabulary

Maths outside- measuring and comparing length using sticks

Our school birthday celebrations