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Nursery Weekly News 23rd March 2018

We are still reeling from the amazing news that last week we were awarded the trophy for ‘The Smartest Form’. Well done girls! On Monday we began our ‘Dinosaur’ topic with great enthusiasm. Some of us used sand sieves and brushes just like archaeologists to uncover dinosaur fossils in the sandpit, (PD and UW). We …

Nursery weekly news 9th March 2018

Hooray! Spring appeared to have arrived today just in time for our new topic work on ‘Birds’. We started our day by trying to poke feathers into small holes drilled into wooden tree stumps, (PD). We also carefully tried to colour in pictures of Ducks, Blue Tits, Robins, Blackbirds and many more. We tried really …

Nursery Weekly News 2nd March

We arrived at Nursery on Monday morning all dressed up as our favourite book characters. Alexa was Angelina Ballerina, Annie was Lily rabbit, Annabel was the princess from ‘The Princess and the Pea’, Brooke was Cinderella, Livvy was the Highway Rat, Lottie was Little Red Riding Hood, Olivia was Owlette from PJ Masks, Olive was …

Nursery Weekly News 23rd February

  Welcome back to the second half of the Spring Term, when we will be learning all about ‘Animals’. We began the morning by welcoming our new friend Brooke. We showed Brooke around the Nursery and helped her to understand our Nursery routines, (PSE). We began our weekly topic work on ‘Pets’ by showing our …

Magistrates Day

The girls in Form VI spent a very interesting morning recently, learning about the British judicial system, when two local magistrates from the Legal Eagles team led a workshop.  The girls particularly enjoyed acting out a mock court case and coming to a verdict based on the evidence heard.   

Nursery Weekly News 26th January 2018

This week we are learning about ‘Buses and Trains’. We are very excited for our trip on Tuesday to Stockwood Park, when we will travel in a minibus. On Monday in ‘Busy Fingers’ we completed lots of transport puzzles with Mrs Holdstock, including a big red bus, (Maths and PD). We also used our strong …

Nursery Weekly News 19th January 2018

This week we are thinking about transport using ‘Aeroplanes and Boats’. In ‘Busy Fingers’ we used stencils to make pictures of aeroplanes, trains and boats, (PD). We also made Lego models and played with the train set, (EAD and UW). In our adult led activity we read the story ‘Where the Wild Things Are’. The …

Nursery Weekly News 14th December

It was a snowy Tuesday morning at St Hilda’s School. Well done to everyone for getting in safely. We started our morning by painting our toes green and making prints with them! One last secret for our families! We managed to learn our new sounds ‘c’ and ‘k’ and recapped all our sounds so far, …

Nursery Weekly News 1st December

  Welcome to another exciting Christmas week in Nursery. In ‘Busy Fingers’ we sewed Christmas baubles with Mrs Holdstock, made Tap-a-Shape Christmas pictures and glittered and coloured Christmas trees, (PD and EAD). In our adult-led activity we each made a letter for Father Christmas. We told Mrs Radgman and Mrs Matthews what we would like …

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 …