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Foundation Stage

Welcome to Foundation Stage! 

Foundation Stage is comprised of two classes of thirty children.  The classes are called the Penguins and the Magpies.

Meet the Penguins and the Magpies Staff


Mrs Porter
Penguins Class Teacher 

Mrs McIntosh
Magpies Class Teacher

Mrs Wilbert
Nursery Nurse 

Mrs Esposito 
Teaching Assistant

Mrs Lewis
Teaching Assistant


A Typical Day in Foundation Stage

Time Activity
8.45am Registration
9.00am Phonics
9.30am Free Play
10.30am Breaktime
10.45am Maths
11.00am Free Play
12.00pm Lunchtime
1.00pm Topic 
1.30pm Free Play
2.30pm Shared Time
3.00pm Story Time
3.15pm Home Time


A child in the Foundation Stage will need the following items of uniform:


We follow the Early Years Curriculum and provide a varied and interesting range of subjects for the children.  For more details of the curriculum in Foundation, please click here.


We would be grateful if parents could supply:

  • Book Bag for your child's reading book and reading diary
  • Wellington boots and splash suit for outdoor play
  • A full water bottle for your child each day


In the Foundation Stage, we record your children's progress using Tapestry.  For more information and to download the tapestry app, please click here.

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Stay up-to-date with what is happening in the Penguins class by following us on Twitter @OWPSfs.