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Nursery Weekly News 22nd June 2018

This week our topic focus is ‘Favourite Stories’. We began our week with an industrious ‘Busy Fingers’. We used water colours to paint some lovely seaside pictures, (PD and EAD), inspired by some favourite seaside books. We also used Tap-a-Shape to make pictures of our families at the seaside, (PSE and PD). Mrs Holdstock played …

Nursery Weekly News 15th June 2018

This week in our ‘Under the Sea’ topic we are learning about other ‘Sea Creatures’. Some of us used paint dabbers and felt pens to decorate sea creatures such as whales, dolphins and sea horses. In ‘Busy Fingers’ we traced pictures and letters, using our ‘frog on a log’ grip, (PD). Some of us tried …

Nursery Weekly News 8th June 2018

It was lovely to welcome back all the girls for our final Nursery term. We soon got busy on our new topic ‘Under the Sea’. This week we are learning all about ‘Fish’. We played ‘Phonic Fishing’ with Mrs Holdstock. Some of us caught a letter and then matched the sound to picture clues. We …

Nursery Weekly News 25th May 2018

This week our traditional tale is ‘The Three Billy Goats Gruff’. Mrs Radgman read us the tale and we added percussion using claves, coconut shells, symbols, egg shakers, and and many other instruments. We then thought about who the main characters were in the tale and the sequence of events. We did so well with …

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 …