The Swaffhams Partnership

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Welcome to the Early Years Centre

Robins & Wrens

The Early Years Centre (Reception & Nursery) is taught by Mrs Weaver and Mrs Warren (one and a half days). The class is supported by Mrs Jarvis. Our Reception children are called Robins and those in Nursery are known as Wrens.


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We have a lovely classroom which was originally the old village hall and converted to a classroom in 2007. Our classroom is set up in different areas, linked to each of the areas within the Early Years Foundation Stage, which children can access independently to support their learning. We have a large carpet area, maths area, role-play area, creative corner, construction area, investigation area, writing table and space for group work. We also have a courtyard with mud-kitchen, a den, sand pit, stage, flower garden, wooden hut and loose parts to construct with.

As an Early Years Centre we have a unique set up that enables us to teach nursery and reception children together. We pride ourselves in working in this unique way and find it to be of huge benefit for the children we teach. We know that children learn best through play when following their own interests and as such our learning themes are influenced by children’s motivations and curiosity. We provide a stimulating and creative environment, both indoors and outdoors, combined with adult-directed activities that allow children to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding. We aim to inspire every child; preparing them to be lifelong learners, as well as individually challenging them so they can be the best they can be in all areas of their learning and development. The early years is all about practical, fun learning and we have plenty of it!

Parents, log in to Class Dojo for all our latest class news and updates. If you are looking for home learning resources, please go to the Robins home learning page of our website. 

Here is our timetable for the academic year 2022-23: Robins & Wrens Class Timetable. Please ensure children have the correct PE kit and appropriate old, outdoor clothing, wellies and waterproofs for Forest Schools.






 Forest Schools

Remember to bring the following items to school each day:

  • water bottle
  • reading book and reading record in your book bag
  • coat or waterproof jacket if necessary

For the second half of the Summer Term, our learning theme is 'Journeys and transport' Click here for our 'Journeys and transport' curriculum map and see our  knowledge organiser here.


Previous curriculum maps:

Autumn 1: Marvellous Me Curriculum Map

Autumn 2: Let's Celebrate Curriculum Map

Spring 1: People who help us Curriculum Map

Spring 2: Stories from the past Curriculum Map

Summer 1: Amazing Africa curriculum map 

For more information regarding the Early Years Foundation Stage, click here.