Miss Hancock and Mrs Walker



Summer Term 2019

Welcome to the Summer term! We are hoping that the sun will continue shining to help our plants and flowers grow in our outdoor area. The children will be involved in potting plants and planting flowers/veg and taking turns to water them. We will also look at different life cycles and hopefully be able to observe some caterpillars turn into butterflies. We will also continue to follow children’s interests when planning our classroom resources and activities.

Keep an eye out on the noticeboard for our stay and play dates, as well as shared story times and our ‘Dads, Lads and Grandads’ day. We will also be practising for sports day and learning new songs ahead of our graduation.

We have had lots of positive responses to the introduction of Tapestry journal. We hope that you have enjoyed seeing photos and videos of what your child has been getting up to at nursery. Staff have really enjoyed seeing the fantastic things you have been doing at home too!

Thank you for your continued support

The Nursery Team

The dentist visits Nursery !

The dentist came to visit us in Nursery on Friday 7th June. She showed the children how to brush their teeth (with the help of Toothy !) and told them about the importance of healthy eating. She looked at some of the children's teeth with a special mirror and a magic...

Toddling for Barnardo’s !

The children in Nursery and Reception and their parents and carers had a great time on Thursday 6th June, toddling for Barnardo's ! Every year we support this worthwhile charity by taking part in a sponsored toddle. This year the theme was Nursery rhymes and...

Aliens Love Underpants !

The children in Nursery have been interested in aliens recently ! They built fabulous aliens out of ki-nex and really enjoyed listening to the story 'Aliens Love Underpants !'. They were very excited when Zig the alien visited but not so happy when they realised that...

The most important meal of the day !

Eating breakfast together is an important part of our morning Nursery session. We can choose toast or cereal and milk. We learn lots of social skills and we can all now use a knife to spread our own butter. We are going to ask our grown ups if we can practise at home...

Nursery numbers !

We have been practising how to write numbers in Nursery and we think you will agree that we are pretty good !

Sharing stories in Nursery

We LOVE stories and we always look forward to our grown ups coming in to join us for storytime every fortnight. Sometimes Mrs Yielder reads one of our favourite stories to everyone and sometimes we share stories with our own grown ups. Some of us love stories so much...

Sunflower inspired art

The children in Nursery planted sunflower seeds and are now eagerly waiting for them to grow. The children looked at a famous painting of sunflowers by Van Gogh and decided to paint some of their own. They also made collage and salt dough sunflowers and all their...

Outdoor learning !

Outdoor learning is an important part of our Nursery curriculum and the children enjoy lots of opportunities to work outside. We have recently set up a new digging area and the children love searching for minibeasts !

Teddy hospital

The children in Nursery found a torn teddy and wondered what to do with him. Some children suggested we took him to hospital and so we did ! We set up our own role play hospital and the children loved taking on the roles of nurses, doctors and receptionists....

Jack and the Beanstalk comes to life !

One of our favourite stories in Nursery is Jack and the Beanstalk which was made even more exciting when the Giant came to visit us ! He hid some magic beans and we had to follow a photo hunt all around the school grounds to find them ! We planted them and have...

Nursery children love to write !

 The children have been practising hard to write their names. Some of them don't even need to look at their       name card for support !   Some of the children are now starting to write their surnames too !!

Big apparatus fun !

The children in Nursery have been having great fun climbing, balancing, rolling and jumping in the PE hall. Michael Thompson says "It's my favourite thing to do !"

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