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Nightingale 2023 - 2024


Welcome to Nightingale Class!


Teacher: Miss Murray

F2 Teaching Assistants:

Mrs Giles

Mrs Quest

Miss Dellius

Miss Savage


In Foundation Stage 2 we follow the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Framework. This framework covers 7 areas of learning and development which are listed below. Each area of learning has an Early Learning Goal which is the standard that a child is expected to reach by the end of the summer term in Reception. 

The 3 prime areas:

  • communication and language
  • physical development 
  • personal, social and emotional development

The 4 specific areas:

  • literacy
  • maths
  • understanding the world 
  • expressive arts and design 


In Foundation Stage 2 (F2) our aim is to provide our children with a broad and balanced curriculum which is filled with fun and exciting learning opportunities which will challenge our pupils, encourage their curiosity and inspire their play. The value of play in early years is very high. Children learn best when they are having fun! Our F2 team is highly skilled in observing our children’s interests, facilitating their play and extending their learning through a balance of child initiated and adult led activities. 



  • Please ensure that every item of school clothing and belongings (including coats, hats, scarves, gloves, lunchboxes, water bottles, shoes, wellington boots and book bags) are clearly labelled with your child’s name.
  • Water bottles must be brought into school every day.
  • Book bags must be brought into school every day. 


Reading at Home

Your child will bring home a reading for pleasure book every night. These are books that you can enjoy together. Please read these books to your child every night. Talks about the pictures, who are the characters in the story, discuss what they are doing and how they might be feeling. Please write a comment and the date in your child’s yellow reading diary each time you have read together at home. 



PE day will be on Fridays.  Please can your child come to school dressed in their PE kit - a white top and black or navy short/leggings/jogging bottoms and a pair of trainers.


Homework will be given out on a Friday and returned back to school on a Tuesday.

Please come and speak to any of our F2 team if you have any worries or concerns throughout the year. We are always available to help and look forward to an exciting year in Nightingale class!




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