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Early Years Foundation Stage



The children loved looking for signs of autumn on our walk around the school grounds. Take a look!

Our Autumn Walk


Take a look at what the Reception children got up to on their first days at St Anthony’s. They had lots of fun exploring the environment, making new friends and playing with all the new resources!

Our First Days at St Anthony’s


Here is our Home Learning menu for this term. We cannot wait to see all the exciting learning that you have been doing at home:

EYFS Home Learning Menu Autumn 2021


Early Reading

Here are a couple of videos from Oxford Owl that give you advice on how to support your child at home with phonics and reading.

How to say the phonics sounds:



How to blend sounds to read words:



Our EYFS Curriculum:

Yearly Curriculum Overview 2021


Here is a link to the new Development Matters, which we use to aid are planning and assessment in the EYFS.




Here are some useful links to be looking at:-

Getting ready to start school – Lancashire County Council

Hungry Little Minds – Simple fun, activities for kids aged 0 – 5 (campaign.gov.uk)

Words for Life | National Literacy Trust | Words for Life

Activities for babies, toddlers and children – BBC Tiny Happy People

EYFS_Parents_Guide-amended.pdf (foundationyears.org.uk)


Guided tour of the EYFS area


Story time with Miss Forbes and Mrs Carlton.



**These are large files and may take a few minutes to download **