• Sports Day will be held on Tuesday 21st June at 1.30pm


In Purston Infant School our Upper Foundation Stage has two classes. Elephants class and Monkeys class both have the capacity to take up to 30 children in each.

In Upper Foundation Stage we have the following staff who work together to teach our children:

Mrs Gascoyne- Elephants class teacher- EYFS Lead Teacher
Miss Crossley- Elephants Class teacher- SENDco
Mrs Hall – Teacher – Monkeys class teacher
Miss Howitt – Teacher – Monkeys class teacher
Mrs Morgan – Nursery Nurse
Mrs Abson – Teaching Assistant
Mrs Beresford – Teaching Assistant

Mrs Dawson – Teaching Assistant
Mrs Moxon – Teaching Assistant
Mrs Dyas – Learning Mentor
Miss Hey – Teaching Assistant
Mrs Siddall – Lunchtime Supervisor

To contact Mrs Gascoyne and Miss Crossley and share your child’s achievements from home please email: elephantsclass@purston.wakefield.sch.uk

Phonics Speed Sounds

Every day we would like you to practice your phonics sounds. Our English Hub leaders have been developing videos to help you do this. This is the video for level 1 sounds. As more are made we will add them to our page, Click the link below to practice level 1 sounds.

Level 1 sounds – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nRTxeLkUaCI

Elephant class Transition Booklet

Below is a link to download Elephant class transition booklet. This gives you lots of information about Elephant class. It tells you who the teachers are, what to bring to school and there are photographs too.