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Category: Nursery

Nursery News 8th February 2021

12th February 21

Gosh, more snow and a chilly start to our Monday morning. However, when we were exploring our new ‘Transport’ topic, walking, scooting and biking, we took ourselves off to a warm continent with the story ‘Handa’s Surprise’. We acted out the story exploring the characters in it, the sequence of the story and explored one…

Nursery Weekly News 1st February 2021

5th February 21

‘Zoom, zoom, zoom, we’re going to the moon’. Our ‘Rocket and Spaceship’ topic has started. We had a fantastic Busy Fingers, working on our dexterity. We used scissors to cut patterns of rocket jets going to the moon, we used stencils of astronauts, spaceships, stars, aliens, etc. to make beautiful pictures and write captions underneath,…

Nursery Weekly News 25th January 2021

29th January 21

Gosh! What an exciting day, the school is covered in snow! We had a quick Busy Fingers and registration and then began the mammoth task of wrapping up warmly for some snow play on the field. Once we were ready we went to the field and ran around throwing snow balls at our friends and…

Nursery Weekly news 18th January 2021

22nd January 21

We began our morning with an industrious ‘Busy Fingers’ making train tracks, completing bus puzzles and making transport pictures with tap-a-shape. Before our adult-led activity Bethany told us all about her outing to the train station at the weekend and we looked at her lovely photos on Tapestry. Bethany saw trains coming into the station,…

Nursery News 11th January 2021

15th January 21

Today was the start of our first full week back in Nursery and we were continuing with our ‘Cars and Trucks’ topic. We had a very busy, ‘Busy Fingers’. Some of us enjoyed driving vehicles through sand, noticing the patterns that the wheels made. We also drew roads with markings and then cut them out…

Nursery Weekly News 6th January 2021

8th January 21

It has been a busy week welcoming the boys and girls back to Nursery. We have enjoyed hearing all about their Christmas news and have had a great time introducing our new topic work on ‘Transport’, starting with our new theme of ‘Cars and Trucks’. Despite having to make a few changes to our routines…

Nursery Weekly News 7th December

11th December 20

We kicked this week off with a very exciting Marble Jar Treat party! We have worked so very hard over the last half term that the girls and boys had a well earned treat!  We played pass the parcel, musical bumps, musical statues and musical chairs! We also danced to Christmas songs and ate some…

Nursery Weekly News 30th November

4th December 20

Christmas has well and truly erupted in Nursery! We have been so busy this morning making cards and candy canes, wreaths and Christmas trees! The classroom looks amazing and the children are working really hard. We practised some writing today, hearing initial sounds and writing them with the correct formation into the Christmas cards.   We…

Nursery Weekly News 23rd November

27th November 20

This week Christmas has arrived in Nursery! The girls and boys enjoyed exploring the classroom, looking at all the sparkly and shiny decorations and at all the Christmas activities available to them. After Busy Fingers, Mrs Radgman read the Christmas story to the class and then established that we all needed to write a list…

Nursery Weekly News 16th November

20th November 20

We welcomed all the boys and girls back to Nursery on Monday morning and began with a lovely Busy Fingers session.  After this Mrs Radgman introduced the new topic for the week of Hibernation.  We listened to a story about a bear who was hibernating and talked through what hibernation means and what happens to…

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