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Welcome to F2!

On this page you will be able to find out what really happens in the Foundation 2 classroom and solve the riddle of ‘What did you do today?’ – the usual answer being ‘nothing’ or ‘just played’! 

Our role in the Foundation Stage is to provide children with the means to experience the world for themselves alongside more academic approaches.  We strive to give children the means to develop their own ideas and theories so that they can make sense of the world, and to give them opportunities to develop and test these theories with their peers. Through planned play opportunities we give the children the tools to take ‘safe risks’ to both learn and test their boundaries. We make time for children to be active and to be quiet; to explore and to learn; to be indoors and outside; to be sociable or just to be themselves, whoever they are. 

We are glad you can join us on our journey and hope you enjoy the glimpse into the exciting, funny and magical moments of a very special time in your child’s school life.

The F2 Team.

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    07 May 2020

    Covid-19 Wellbeing Resources

    Sheffield Children & Adolescents' Mental Health Service (CAMHS) has distributed helpful resources to support wellbeing during the current Covid-19 situation.  To see the resource pack for parents and carers click here; to see the resource pack for children click here.

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    27 Apr 2020

    Home Learning Links Update

    Please click here for an updated school list of really useful online home learning links for your child. In addition, the DfE are now posting daily online phonics activities for use at home - click here for more information.

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    11 Apr 2020

    Child-friendly Covid19 Book to Share

    The school's partners at Sheffield Healthy Minds have distributed a child-friendly e-book about Covid19 (click here), written by medical professionals and illustrated by Axel Scheffler, to share with your child at an appropriate level should you wish.

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    27 Mar 2020

    Home Learning Links and Information

    During the current period of school closure, the school will be working with Sheffield Children's University (see the 'Extra-Curricular' tab under 'Parent Info') to signpost online learning materials, and will also be emailing home learning activities and other information directly to yourselves as F2 parents and carers to support your child's learning at home.


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    08 Mar 2020

    An Important Visitor

    The children were very excited about their special visitor last week, Eddie the Lollipop Man.  As part of our People Who Help Us topic, Eddie came in to talk about his job and how he keeps us and himself safe.  The children had a chance to ask lots of questions and thank Eddie for his hard work. 

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