NURSERY

Miss Hancock and Mrs Walker

 

NURSERY

Spring Term 2019

Welcome back and a very happy new year to all our Nursery children and their grown-ups. We hope you all had a lovely Christmas.

This term we continue to follow the children’s interests to help us plan our activities. We will also be planning activities related to upcoming special occasions such as Valentines Day, Friendship week, Easter and Red Nose day. This term we will be using monies raised from the Christmas performances and photographs to do cooking and baking, and growing, as well as buying sensory resources for messy play. Keep an eye out for future website posts about what we have been doing!

Last half term we introduced Plan, Do, Review. We started off using physical props from each of the classroom areas, this was used as a talking point. We have noticed a massive difference in the children’s confidence in speaking and it has encouraged them to think carefully about where they are going to work and what they are going to do. This term we will be introducing visual symbols for the classroom areas. This will help develop children’s recall to talk about what they did and relive past events. If you would like further information about this and its importance, please keep an eye out for our Plan, Do, Review Stay and Play session (letters to go out this term) 

We are also planning our annual Nursery trip. Please keep an eye out for a letter this half term with more information.

Please also check the nursery noticeboard for shared story and special book times for this term. Due to the popularity of the last stay and play session we will be offering 4 more this term. We hope you can join us!

Thank you for your continued support

The Nursery Team

Baking Cakes in Nursery

Today Nursery had a lovely time making cakes to share with someone special at home. Nursery helped to weigh out the ingredients using the scales and explored mixing and folding techniques with wooden and metal spoons. They very carefully spooned the mixture into their...

Our Jam Sandwiches!

Today we made our own open Valentines sandwiches! We used the heart shaped cutters to cut our bread and a knife to spread on the delicious strawberry jam....

Nursery use the large apparatus

Today nursery had lots of fun using the large apparatus in the PE hall. There was lots of brave climbing up the climbing frame, careful balancing across the beams, super jumping off the horse onto the crash mat and terrific rolling on the mats. We loved seeing lots of...

Snow Day in Nursery

We had so much fun making tracks in the snow, sledging, making snow angels, rolling snowballs and building...

Party Time!

Fun games, tasty treats and a special visit from Santa Claus! Our Christmas party was the perfect ending to the Autumn term in Nursery. We would just like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a very merry Christmas and we look forward to seeing all our Nursery...

Nursery Christmas Sing-a-long

We are very proud of all our nursery children who shone like bright stars in their Christmas sing-a-long performances! They have all been practising very hard for the last few weeks learning the words and the actions to accompany the songs. Both sing-a-longs were very...

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

We've had a very festive start to December, hanging baubles on our Christmas tree and decorating every inch of Nursery! We've also enjoyed exploring the snow and ice outside, building snowmen and making super tracks with our wellies, the wheelies and the sledges. It's...

Nursery Special Book Time

A big thank you to all the grown-ups who came in for our special book time. We hope you had a lovely time sharing your child's special book with them. It is a fantastic opportunity to talk to your child about what they have been doing in nursery. Thank you for adding...

Ipads in Nursery

This week we have set up a little computing table in Nursery where the children have been able to explore our school ipads. We have been navigating the CBeebies app and using the controls to play games and to log on. It has been a very popular area and the children...

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