Early Years Foundation Stage

Welcome to

Early Years Foundation Stage.

 Meet our team….

Mrs Deacon
Mrs Wallbank
Mrs Vali
Mrs Robinson


If you need to contact the class teacher and you are unable to speak to them personally then please use the following email address:

Mrs Deacon – deacona@st-ignatius.lancs.sch.uk

You can also use the EYFS Parent Request Form at https://saint-ignatius.com/eyfs-parent-request-form/


We are reading!

Get reading with your children this term – we strongly recommend some of the following free websites and apps for you to enjoy together:

Websites for reading: http://www.ictgames.com/literacy.html

http://more2.starfall.com/n/level-c/index/load.htm?f&redir=www – books that are read out loud to you



If you are using an Ipad (not an iphone) – try these apps from the App store for free, type in the following words to get free talking books:

‘come alive stories yellow door’

‘three little pigs free’

‘eyfs reading free stories’


The EYFS Curriculum Overview

Please click on the link to see what we cover during our learning journey in EYFS:

EYFS Curriculum Overview (2019-20)

Watch this video about our busy classroom:


Purple Mash

Purple Mash is a website that the children use to do work in many areas of the curriculum. Children can log onto the Purple Mash website at home as well as at school.  Please see your child’s teacher if your child cannot remember their unique username and password.

Purple Mash badge


School Closure

As you will be aware School will be closed for the majority of children (due to the coronavirus).  With this in mind, we have some resources that we will keep adding to the website during the closure.

Online Safety

Due to School being closed children may go online more frequently.  Parents, please familiarise yourself and your children with some basic online safety rules which will help everyone enjoy their time online:


Phonics Comics

Phonics play comics


Phonics Play Comics are comics which can be read online (or printed) that will be at your childs phonics level.

Phase 2 and Phase 3 comics are suitable for most children in Early Years Foundation Stage.

Phonics Play

Phonics play


The Phonics Play website is free to use during the coronavirus school closure.

Username: march20

Password: home

Phase 2 and 3 activities will be suitable for most children in Early Years Foundation Stage.

Phonics lessons

Letters and sounds

Daily phonics lessons on YouTube for the summer term:



Discovery Education / Espresso are offering free access to their resources during the shutdown.  To access the resources go to https://www.discoveryeducation.co.uk/what-we-offer/discovery-education-espresso click ‘login’ and enter the following details:

Username: Student18718

Password: discovery2020

Family Zone

The National Literacy Trust ‘Family Zone’ website contains ideas that can be done at home. https://literacytrust.org.uk/family-zone/

Number Fun Live broadcasts on YouTube and is aimed at young mathematicians.

number fun
maths party


LPDS Communication & Language


LPDS have published some communication_and_language_skills with children in Early Years Foundation Stage.