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St James' Church of England

Primary School & Nursery


 Welcome to Rainbow Class!

Class teacher: Miss Griffiths

 LSA's: Mrs Burling & Miss Ratcliff 


We hope you enjoy exploring our class page.


Remote Learning 

During this period of school closure we will be uploading work to Tapestry regularly. As always, if you have any questions or queries please don't hesitate to contact Miss Griffiths.




This half term our topic is 'Going Places', we are going to be learning all about ways to travel. Each week we are going to be exploring  a different mode of transport, eg bus, boat or train.  Take a look at our curriculum map to see what our specific focuses are. 

Take a look at some of our pictures from our 'Going Places' topic below...

What is your favourite way to travel and why? Look at that picture bellow, discuss what you can see..


This term we are starting Talk4Writting, this is where we take a story and learn it using repetition and signs. Once we know the story really well we then change it to match our interests.  Our new story will be 'Rosie's Walk'...

Wow Wall

Look at all the fabulous work we have done that has made our teachers say WOW...

Development Matters

Development matters is the tool we use to plan and assess in Early Years. Please explore the document and the expectations for your child's age.


Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum

The Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum (EYFS) is made up of 3 prime areas and 4 specific areas.


Prime Areas:
Personal, Social and Emotional Development (PSED)
Communication and Language (C&L)
Physical Development 


Specific Areas:
Understanding of the World (UoW)
Expressive Arts and Design (EAD)


Here are a few pictures of our classroom environment...

Busy Learning 

In our classroom environments, both inside and out, we have lots of fun activities. These activities cover all areas of the EYFS curriculum. We complete these independently and we call it 'busy learning'.


Take a look at some of our 'busy learning' pictures below. What can you see?


Religious Education   

We are a Church of England school and this a big part of our curriculum. A St James' child values the fruits of the spirt in everything that they do. The fruits of the spirt are; Love, Joy, Peace, Patience, Kindness, Goodness, Gentleness, Faithfulness, & Self-Control.




How do you show the fruits of the spirit?



We have been learning all about how Hindu's celebrate Diwali. We had great fun making our own Rangoli Patterns and Diva Cups. We even tried some Indian food...

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