• We have places available in our Nursery for September 2021. Please contact the school office for more information


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 Abson – Teaching Assistant
Mrs Beresford – Teaching Assistant

Mrs Dawson – Teaching Assistant
Mrs Moxon – Teaching Assistant
Mrs Dyas – Learning Mentor
Mrs Roy – Lunchtime Supervisor

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

Welcome from Mrs Gascoyne

Welcome from Miss Crossley

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. There are currently two videos, one for level 1 and one for the beginning of level 2. As more are made we will add them to our page, Click the links below to practice level 1 and level 2 sounds.

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

Level 2 sounds – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9TuhTl-W8hE