Nursery

Nursery Weekly News 17th November

We had a very busy start to the week with an early phonics lesson. Today we reminded ourselves of the two sounds we have learnt so far ‘s’ and ‘a’. We then added our new sound, ‘t’. Inky Mouse then joined our session and showed us how to use sound talk to sound and blend …

Nursery Weekly News 10th November

Our Nursery week started early this week when Olivia and Livvy came to help at the St Hilda’s Open Day on Saturday. We had a play in Nursery and then went to Reception to make firework pictures and hedgehog cakes. Yummy! On Monday we started our ‘Firework’ topic work by drawing firework pictures on our …

Nursery Weekly News 3rd October

Website news 3rd October 2017 Our new topic is ‘Autumn’. We started our work by painting leaves bright autumn colours for a new classroom display. (EAD). We played a really fun game with Mrs Holdstock called Monkey Business. We had to carefully hang monkeys onto a tree and try not to make the tree fall …

Nursery Weekly News 13th October

We began our ‘Colour’ week trying to follow sequencing cards and link together different colour plastic paperclips, (PD and Maths). In outdoor Chil we were very busy using remote control cars with our friends and sharing stories. In our Music lesson with Mrs Lipman we used different musical instruments to indicate different types of movement. …

Nursery Weekly News 6th October

This week we are thinking about ‘Shapes’. We began the morning busily completing jigsaws with Mrs Holdstock and making 3D models. In our adult-led activity Mrs Radgman and Mrs Matthews showed us shapes on the smartboard. We learnt the properties of a circle, square, rectangle and triangle, and then sang songs to learn all about …

Nursery Weekly News September 29th

Monday started as ‘Messy Monday’ as we explored the texture of cornflour. We touched the white powder and felt how soft it was and then added water and noticed the change in texture. We then used tools and our fingers to play with the mixture. Messy, but fun!   In our adult-led activity Mrs Radgman …

Nursery Weekly News 22nd September

  We started another week in Nursery with some more tricky ‘Busy Finger’ challenges. We are trying to learn how to use scissors. With the help of Mrs Holdstock we made some Trolls. We snipped the top of cardboard rolls to make their hair and then added facial features. Look at our Nursery class of …

Nursery Weekly News September 15th

  We started our first full week with lots of ‘Busy Finger’ challenges, including colouring pasta with pens and threading it onto elastic to make necklaces. We also tried to stretch elastic bands onto corks. Lottie then made a castle of corks and a king and queen to live in the castle. We then thought …

Nursery Weekly News September 8th

Our first day in Nursery on Wednesday was so much fun! We tried lots of different ‘Busy Finger’ activities to make our fingers strong. We also enjoyed listening to stories on the ‘Storyphones’ with our new friends. In our adult-led activity we enjoyed using lots of different tools to make patterns with paint on the …

Nursery Weekly News July 7th

    Activity Week has been so much fun in the Nursery! In Busy Fingers, we have enjoyed making patterns with the peg boards and drawing on the carpet with our friends. We had a visit from Miss Grant from the High School, visiting some girls who are moving on in July. We have enjoyed …