Ladybirds and Butterflies 2021 - 2022

Mrs Gardner

Welcome to Ladybirds and Butterflies

Hello my name is Mrs. Gardner and I am the class teacher of children in Nursery and Reception. 

You can contact me via Seesaw or email me (

We have four teaching assistants -  Mrs. Glover, Mrs. Wood, Miss Jones and Mrs Prior.

This is a mixed age class. Our nursery children are Ladybirds and Reception are Butterflies.

Children of this age follow the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum which involves the following:

  • Learning is through focused play
  • Learning outdoors in own teaching area
  • Forest School
  • Positive ethos.

Class News

Welcome to our class page, please have a look through the news, blog and gallery pages to see what the children have been doing. These pages will be updated regularly. 

This term we will continue to learn about the changes to our environment associated with the seasons (winter and spring). We will follow children's interests within their play to guide topics and changes to our provision. In RE we will learning all about the stories Jesus heard and told. We will continue to learn about the celebrations of this term and explore how other countries around the world celebrate, these include Chinese New Year, Shrove Tuesday, Lent and Easter.

Please read a story to your child every night and once the Butterfly children are ready they will begin to bring their own school reading books home. To support their reading development they need to be reading every night, little and often is the best approach as children are learning to read. 

PE - will be on a Thursday morning. This term we are doing striking and fielding. The children in Butterflies will need their PE kit to get changed at school. Ladybirds will need to come to school in their trainers.

Forest School will begin in the second half of this term (Spring 2) - day to be confirmed.

Files to Download

Ladybirds and Butterflies: News items

Ladybirds and Butterflies: Blog items

Music in EYFS, by Mrs Gardner

Ladybirds and Butterflies: Gallery items

Ladybirds and Butterflies: Calendar items

There are no Calendar items to display

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Westhead Lathom St James' CE Primary School

School Lane, Westhead, Ormskirk,
Lancashire, L40 6HL

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01695 574 078

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