Warwick Class is the home of our Foundation Stage. We welcome up to 10 children in our Nursery (from the term after their third birthday) and 20 children in our Reception. The children spend some time learning with their age group, and some time learning with the whole class, meaning that our nursery children have a very smooth transition when they begin their Reception Year.

We adapt our long term planning based on the children’s interests, ensuring a strong focus on the prime areas of learning: Communication and Language, Physical Development and Personal, Social and Emotional Development, alongside the four specific areas of learning: Literacy, Mathematics, Understanding the World and Expressive Arts and Design. Our curriculum plans can be found by following the links below. We teach systematic synthetic phonics using Read Write Inc., more information can also be found below. 

To see what our children are learning this term, please click on the curriculum map below. As some of our children learn with the class for two years, we follow a two year rolling programme, which can be found below. The academic year 2022-2023 is Year B.

Curriculum Plan

On this page you will find links to key pieces of information to support your child as they join us, however, if there is any further information you need, please do get in touch through the class email address – warwick@burford-pri.oxon.sch.uk

Our admissions page should give you all of the information you need about joining Burford Primary School. All information can be found here.

A Burford Primary School, we ensure that our early years setting is driven by the four guiding principles:

  • every child is a unique child, who is constantly learning and can be resilient, capable, confident and self-assured
  • children learn to be strong and independent through positive relationships
  • children learn and develop well in enabling environments with teaching and support from adults, who respond to their individual interests and needs and help them to build their learning over time. Children benefit from a strong partnership between practitioners and parents and/or carers.
  • importance of learning and development. Children develop and learn at different rates.


Warwick Class Information


Read, Write, Inc Phonics Guidance for Warwick, Windrush & Tolsey Classes


PDF Documents

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