Hayesdown First School

Striving for excellence together


Welcome to Butterflies!

The adults in our class are Mrs O’Donoghue (Class teacher), Mrs Sadowski (Class teacher) and Mrs Rose (TA).

Also working across both Reception classes are; Mrs Allen, Mrs Millen, Mrs Kennedy, Mrs Grist and Mrs Bahadoor.


In Butterflies class and across our early years unit, our aim is to provide a safe, stimulating and happy environment, where children can take risks, ask questions, investigate and learn, through play and adult supported activities.

Our projects this year are-

Term 1

Term 2 Term 3 Term 4 Term 5 Term 6
Farm to Fork

Out of this world

Dinosaur dig Hocus Pocus Marvellous mini-beasts

Under the sea


Here are some useful links for home learning-




* Don’t forget to log into the secure class page for the project curriculum overview and the long term plan.

In Early Years we believe that every child is gifted, they just unwrap their packages at different times.