St Mary's FieldsPrimary School

Ensuring that each child reaches their potential and develops an enthusiasm for lifelong learning


Foundation - EYFS - Nursery and Reception

Welcome to the Early Years Foundation Stage (Nursery and Reception) 


We would like to extend a warm welcome to you and your family, thank you for choosing St Mary’s Fields Primary School. Our fun, bright, caring and nurturing staff are ready to help you and your child embark upon their learning journey. At St Mary's we put you and your child at the heart of everything we do. We aim to ensure that every day is full of purposeful play, exploration, curiosity, FUN and that they leave our setting each day with a spring in their step.

Working in our Chestnut Nursery we have:

Class teachers: Miss Daye, Mrs Holden

Class teaching assistants: Mrs Stones, Mrs Burtonwood, Mrs Middleton


Working in Hawthorn Class we have:

Class teacher and EYFS Leader: Mr McFarland

Class teaching assistants: Miss Thompson, Miss Blake and Mrs Boal.


Working in Rowan Class we have:

Class teacher: Mrs Hurst/ Miss Forster 

Class teaching assistants: Mrs Hendry, Mrs Bell Young and Miss Mee

F2 Welcome to St Mary's Fields - Hawthorn and Rowan Class (Reception)

This is our Welcome to St Mary's Fields parent presentation for all parents who's children are starting St Mary's Reception / F2 in late August 2021.

EYFS - Linking to Foundation Subjects 

Knowledge Organisers - what we are learning! 

Knowledge organisers are where you can see what the children are learning about.

Hawthorn and Rowan Summer 1 and Summer 2 Knowledge Organisers 2022

Chestnut F1 Summer 1 Knowledge Organiser 2022

Hawthorn and Rowan (F2) Spring 1 and 2 Knowledge Organiser Slide Show

Chestnut (Nursery) Spring 1 and 2 Knowledge Oragniser Slideshow

Spring Term 2022 Knowledge Organisers for Chestnut (Nursery) Class

Healthy Teeth Happy Smiles 

Healthy Teeth, Happy Smiles aims to improve the oral health of children and adults in Leicester, and reduce tooth decay and associated health issues.

here are some very simple messages that you can use to help promote good oral health in your setting or at home:

  • Brush your teeth twice a day for two minutes with a fluoride toothpaste, once before bed and one other time during the day.
  • Eat less sugary food and drink - find out more at
  • Visit your dentist regularly. Book a visit to the dentist once your child gets their first tooth and regularly.

Our campaign with local partners

Leicester Museums, King Richard 111 Visitor Centre, young people champions and local sports clubs – Leicester City Football Club, Leicester Tigers, Leicester Riders, Leicestershire County Cricket Club and Leicester Ladies Hockey Club are all encouraging younger children to brush their teeth regularly during the campaign.

Pages on our Website EYFS parents may find useful