To contact Mrs Buchner (Deputy Head teacher: EYFS), please use the contact form below
A warm welcome to all our EYFS parents at the start of a new academical year!
Prospective parents (Reception: September 2020) Tour of the school & Reception classes:
Monday, 18th of November 2019 at 17:00
Tuesday, 19th of November 2019 at 10:00
Wednesday, 20th of November 2019 at 13:00
The tour will start in the Office at our Gascoigne road site at the times mentioned above. Please call the office (0208 270 4291/2) to book your place on a tour.
Dear Nursery Parents,
If your child was born between the 1st of September 2015 and 31st of August 2016, you can now apply for him/her to start school full-time in September 2020. Please note that no child is guaranteed a place, even if they attend our Nursery already or has siblings attending at Gascoigne Primary school.
If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to speak to myself or a member of our Nursery Staff.
Literacy workshops for Reception parents
Dear Reception parents,
Please note that there has been a change in venue for these workshops. They will now be held in the Reception Dining hall at Gascoigne road on the following days:
Helping your child with Phonics: 22 November 2019
Helping your child with Reading: 29 November 2019
Helping your child with Writing: 6 December 2019
Helping your child with Mathematics: 13 December 2019
A letter will go out soon with further information
I would like to invite you to the following EYFS workshops over the next couple of weeks. The workshops will be held from 9:00 -10:15 at the Shaftesburys site (Dining hall) on the following days:
Friday, 23th of November 2018: Phonics
Friday, 30th of November 2018: Reading
Friday, 7th of December 2018: Writing
The sessions are designed to develop your understanding of how children learn to read and write in Reception. The sessions will also provide you with some tips on how you can support your children at home with their learning and development. Please note that there will not be a crèche facility during these workshops.
There will be a Maths workshop in the New Year.
Please let your child’s class teacher know if you are able to attend.
I hope to see you at our workshops!
Mrs BuchnerAssistant Head Teacher – Early years Foundation stage
Dear Nursery Parents,
If your child was born between the 1st of September 2014 and 31st of August 2015 , you can apply for them now to start school full-time in September 2019. Please note that no child is guaranteed a place, even if they attend our Nursery already or has siblings attending at Gascoigne Primary school.
The closing date for applications is 15 January 2019 and you will receive an email from the Local authority on the 16th of April to let you know the results of your application.
You can make your application:
On-line , by clicking on the link below
or you can visit Dagenham Library on Tuesdays and Barking Learning Centre on Thursdays until the 15th of January 2019. Each session starts at 9am and ends at 4:30pm
Please contact our school office if you require a tour of our Reception classes.
If you need any further information, please do not hesitate to speak to me or any member of the Nursery team.
Dear Reception parents and carers:
You are invited to attend the following workshops from 9:00-10:15 at the Shaftesburys:
10 November 2017: Phonics
17 November 2017: Reading
24 November 2017: Writing
1 December 2017: Mathematics
During the workshops we will share some tips of how you can help your children at home with their reading, writing and Mathematics.
Looking forward to seeing you all there!
Dear EYFS parents
Welcome to the new academical year! We are looking forward to a very exciting 2017-2018!
Please scroll down to the bottom of this page for links to other areas within the EYFS
Many thanks to all our wonderful EYFS parents and carers who attended our Stay and play sessions last week
(week beginning 23.01.2017).
A big thank you also to all the parents/carers who accompanied us on our trips to the Science museum and the Nursery's walk around Barking.
Please note that the closing date for applications for Reception 2017-2018 will be on the 15th of January 2017. Please see the link below
Dear Parents and Carers,
Just a reminder that our ORAL HEALTH workshops (for EYFS parents/carers) will start on the 24th of January 2017 in the Food technology room. We are looking forward to seeing you there. The second session will be on the 31st of January 2017.
Best wishes for a peaceful and restful holiday season and a very happy, healthy and enjoyable 2017!