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St James' Church of England

Primary School & Nursery


Welcome to Rainbow Class!

Class teacher: Mrs. Heard

LSA's: Mrs. Burling and Miss Fussell


We hope you enjoy exploring our class page.

Lunar New Year



This week at Rainbows we have enjoyed celebrating the Lunar New Year. The children got to experience traditional Chinese dress, they cooked a vegetable stir-fry to have with their vegetable spring roll for snack and they were visited by Mrs Cho who showed them some Chinese writing.

Have a look at some of the photos from the day:

Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum.


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


Prime Areas:

Communication and Language (C&L)

Personal, Social and Emotional Development (PSED)

Physical Development


Specific Areas:



Understanding the World (UTW)

Expressive Arts and Design (EAD)


Take a look at some photographs of the learning environment at Rainbows.

Development Matters 2021

Development matters is the tool we use to plan and assess in the Early Years Foundation Stage. Please feel free to explore this document.

Busy Learning


In the nursery environment, both inside and outside, we have lots of fun activities. These activities cover all areas of the EYFS curriculum. We complete these independently and we call this busy learning!

Curriculum Maps


Our topic is: Once Upon a Time


Take a look at our half termly curriculum maps to see the key skills we are learning.

Vocabulary List


Vocabulary is so important because it; improves reading comprehension, lends itself to language development and helps children to communicate their ideas.


Take a look at this half-term's vocabulary list:

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