• We now have places available in our nursery for starting in September.


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 Hall – Teacher – Monkeys class teacher
Miss Howitt – Teacher – Monkeys class teacher
Mrs Gascoyne- Elephants class teacher- EYFS Lead Teacher

Miss Crossley- Elephants Class teacher- SENDco
Mrs Abson – Teaching Assistant
Mrs Beresford – Teaching Assistant

Mrs Dawson – Teaching Assistant
Mrs Moxon – Teaching Assistant

Mrs Dyas – Learning Mentor
Mrs Siddall- Lunchtime Supervisor

To contact Mrs Hall and Miss Howitt and share your child’s achievements from home please email: monkeysclass@purston.wakefield.sch.uk

Welcome from Mrs Hall

Welcome from Miss Howitt

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