Nursery

Nursery Weekly News 7th December 2018

Today we began another busy week of Christmas activities. In Busy Fingers we played a memory board game with Mrs Holdstock. We took turns beautifully, (PSE). We then went to the hall to watch the Junior Show. We sat so nicely and really enjoyed the show with all the singing and dancing. We then walked …

Nursery News 30th November 2018

This week we are continuing with our ‘Christmas’ topic work. We began the day with lots of Busy Finger activities. We decorated our salt dough shapes with paint, glue and glitter, which will look beautiful on our trees at home, (EAD and PD). We also shared some favourite Christmas stories with Mrs Holdstock as we …

Nursery Weekly News 16th November 2018

This week our topic focus is ‘Autumn’. In Busy Fingers we began our day by painting different types of leaves with bright colours. We then pressed the painted leaves onto paper and found that they left some amazing prints, (EAD and UW). Today we had the second of our Jolly Phonics lessons. We learnt our …

Nursery Weekly News 9th November 2018

Pop, Bang, Whizz! This week our topic is ‘Fireworks’. We started a very messy morning exploring shaving foam. We felt and described the texture and made patterns and marks in it. Some of us even managed to write our names, (EAD, PD and Literacy). We coloured in firework pictures and tried to write our names …

Nursery Weekly News 19th October 2018

This week our theme is ‘Numbers’. In our adult-led activity we sang lots of songs with numbers in them, Five Little Speckled Frogs, Five Currant buns, Zoom, Zoom, Zoom and lots more. We tried really hard to use our fingers to count and subtract and we were really clever matching wooden numerals to the number …

Nursery weekly news 12th October 2018

This week our topic is ‘Colours’. We started off the week with some colour mixing.  We talked about how we would use our hands to mix two colours together and predicted what would happen (EAD).  There were some interesting theories! In outside ChIL we found a pumpkin and some gourds that Mrs Radgman and Mrs …

Nursery Weekly News 5th October

This week our topic is ‘Shapes’. In our adult-led activity we thought about the properties of different shapes. Mrs Weir drew them on the Smart Board and we counted their sides and corners. We then learnt a song about each shape. Afterwards we went on a shape hunt around the school. We found lots of …

Nursery News 28th September 2018

We continued our ‘All About Me’ topic work today by trying to draw ourselves. Before we began we read the story ‘The Paper Dolls’ By Julia Donaldson, (Literacy). In the story the little girl drew a row of paper dolls, each one with different features. We looked at our faces in mirrors and talked about …

Nursery Weekly News 21st September

We began another week working on our fine motor skills with our ‘Busy Finger’ activities. We worked with Mrs Weir trying to make the marble run and when we had completed it we had great fun dropping marbles into it, (PD and PSE). Lots of us were interested in measurements today. Tommy stringed paper clips …

Nursery Weekly News 14th September 2018

We began our first full week with a very industrious ‘Busy Fingers’. We used wooden shapes, hammers and nails to make ‘Tap-a-Shape’ pictures, (PD), we played a counting game with Mrs Holdstock, (Maths), we drew on large paper on the floor, (EAD and PD), played with our friends in the castle, (PSE) and used tools …