Wye Forest Federation
01594 530428
High Street, St Briavels, Lydney, GL15 6TD

Bluebell Class Page

Welcome to Bluebell Class! We have 20 amazing reception children. Mrs Arnold and Mr Gazzard are supported by Mrs Watkins. 
Our enquiry this term is 'What Can I Do Now?'. Take a look at our overview for more information
In Bluebell class we share the school vision 'Striving together to be the best we can be'.
Our school values are
'courage, compassion, respect and resilience' 
In Bluebell class we have daily opportunities to read. We read one to one with an adult, visit the school library every week and choose exciting stories for our daily story time. During the Autumn term we collected stories by the author Julia Donaldson. We were amazed at how many stories she has written. 
We learn many stories through actions and drawing story maps. We even make our own stories and develop stories through puppet shows. 
We learn to read quickly and confidently using our phonics scheme Read Write Inc.
Each week our Year 6 buddies read with us and ask us questions about the stories. 
Please take a look at our Early Years curriculum document. 
Please take a look at our long term plan for Bluebell Class. WE are currently working on developing this curriculum to adhere to the new EYFS Statutory Guidance (September 2021)
Phonics play is a great website with lots of free games to play along with at home. Follow the link below 
These games are really fun. The children use these independently at school. The link is below if you would like to have a go at home. 
Tapestry is a great way to be updated with news from your child's week. Their learning, both at home and school is valued. Should you wish to make observations at home to share with school we have attached a 'how to guide'. It's quite simple and we love reading your observations. Give it a go and see what you think!
Here are our Early Years Policies 
Please take a look at the sound mats from Read Write Inc. You can print these off to use with your child at home. 
Our exciting new phonics scheme is 'Read Write Inc' developed by Ruth Miskin.
Please use the phonics link to find out more about how we teach phonics and how you can support your child at home. 

Mrs Nadia Arnold