'The Father Millett EYFS Unit'
at St Mary's Catholic Primary School
Class Teacher: Mrs Natalie Warburton (Senior Leader and SENDCo)
Early Years Foundation Stage Practitioners: Mrs Alison Purslow, Mrs Emma Fletcher, Mrs Hilary Keane, Mrs Emma McQuinn & Mrs Tanya Streatfield
Welcome to 'The Father Millett Early Years Foundation Stage Unit'. We are excited to take you with us, on this, an exciting new chapter for St Mary's Catholic Primary School. Father Millett, our priest, epitomises the word 'Unity' and we are beyond proud to be named after him. Our Early Years Practitioners are thrilled to come together as a team to foster the principles of the EYFS Framework, provide high quality provision for our youngest children and celebrate our kind, inspiring and warm-hearted children. The Pre-School and Reception children have many opportunities to play and grow together but time is also reserved for quiet, focused tasks to scaffold each child's next steps according to their year group. We believe in a curriculum that accounts for children's spiritual and emotional wellbeing, encouraging a love and appreciation of the outdoors and establishing an environment that is welcoming and inclusive.
Everyone is welcome at St Mary's!
This year, more than ever, we intend to 'look outward' and build relationships within the wider community. Mrs Warburton, our EYFS Leader, would love to hear from any parents, local settings or practitioners who would like to collaborate, seek support, share in good practice or simply network. Take a look at our page to see what a fantastic start we the year we have had...
'A child is not a vase to be filled but a fire to be lit.'
Ask us about our new 'Deconstructed Role Play Area'. The children have been exploring, creating and collaborating. What super creativity!
Forest Learning Updates - Father Millett Class worked together to build safe homes for hedgehogs.
COMING SOON! We have volunteered to be 'Early Adopters' of the new 2021 EYFS Framework. Look out for details...