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Foundation Stage Unit

Check out our Class Galleries to view our latest work and activities. 

Welcome to Foundation Stage


In our school we have a vibrant, active and engaging Foundation Stage, where Nursery and Reception children work , play  and share their ideas and mistakes, to make better learners. 

Within Seaburn Dene Foundation Stage we aim to:

  • Provide a secure foundation to learning.
  • Create a rich learning environment, indoors and out, to provide opportunities for all. 
  • Develop a positive Partnership with Parents. 

We have a friendly, enthusiastic and supportive team to assist the children in their learning. 

Our team consists of: 

  • Mrs Wilson - Leader of learning in the Foundation stage and Year 1 (Foundation Stage Manager) / Nursery Class Teacher 
  • Mrs Berston - Teaching Assistant 
  • Mrs Gibbins - Support Teaching Assistant (SEN)
  • Miss Doherty - Early Years Apprentice 
  • Mrs Taylor - Reception Class Teacher 
  • Mrs Brown - Nursery Nurse (Reception) 


Playing and Learning in the Foundation Stage


The Foundation stage includes Nursery and Reception aged children.  This stage of learning is about exploring and developing each unique child's skills and abilities to help them make good progress and develop positive attitudes to learning - to help provide them with the...

Best possible start to their school career. 

*Our Latest News!

Check out the Foundation Stage Gallery for the latest photos and topic information.





 Support your Child - Read a story everyday (5 minutes everyday)  and learn                                              favourite stories by heart. 


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