The Foundation Stage is where children begin their education at St Edward’s. They follow the Foundation Stage curriculum where play centred learning is very important. In addition to their double classroom they also have their own outdoor area which is used all year round.
Learning is based around different themes through the year. A favourite theme is ‘Journeys’ where we might be taking an imaginary journey to the moon, the desert or anywhere around the world! Each Autumn we have a day trip to explore the countryside and have a picnic and a play. Other topics covered include ‘Superheroes’ ‘Colour’ and ‘Mini-beasts’. The class is taught by the class teachers, Mrs Riches and Mrs Sherwood with two or three additional adults who support throughout the week.