Nursery

Nursery Weekly News 18th January 2019

We had a very industrious ‘Busy Fingers’ this morning. We played board games with Mrs Holdstock, made tap-a-shape pictures of the characters from the Large family books by our new favourite author Jill Murphy, and used our emerging phonic knowledge to label our floor drawings, ( PD, PSE, and Literacy). In our adult-led activity Mrs Radgman …

Nursery Weekly News 11th January 2019

Happy New Year and welcome back to Nursery. This week we are beginning work on our new ‘Favourite Author’ topic, by sharing the books of Judith Kerr. In Busy Fingers we cut out characters from the book ‘ The Tiger Who Came to Tea’. We stuck our characters onto card and then cut around them …

Nursery Weekly News 12th December 2018

We were so excited when we arrived at Nursery today as it was the Junior Christmas Party! We all made a crown to wear to the party in ‘Busy Fingers’ and then we did some dancing to warm up for the main event! At the party we danced and played games. After that we suddenly …

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 …