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Nursery Weekly news 22nd February 2021

26th February 21

Welcome back to another exciting half-term in Nursery. We began our morning with a great Busy Fingers session making pet puppets, making pet pictures using tap-a-shape, drawing some of the pets that we have at home and matching ducks to numbers in a nest. Gosh what a busy start. In our adult-led activity we shared…

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,…

Winter Prints

2nd February 21

The children were given a mini project to work on, to do with printmaking. They were asked to create a print of a winter scene, using household objects such as: corks, lolly sticks, scrunched up paper, cotton wool, combs, toothbrushes etc. By following some instructions, a short video and using worked examples on a PowerPoint,…

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…

W/c 7/12/20 Merry Christmas from Form III

14th December 20

The last week of term saw the class getting ready for Christmas. We completed our, ‘Elf training’, by using our maths skills to solve the punchline to some Christmas jokes, and composed some very imaginative winter poetry, using our knowledge of poetry, which we have been focusing on recently.. The class enjoyed reading, ‘Twas the…

Reception Weekly News 12th December

11th December 20

Monday was Filming Day. We enjoyed putting on our costumes and working with Form I and Form II to film the First Christmas story. Back in the classroom, we loved decorating our Christmas bags with stickers. We loved the Christmas story so much that we made our own Nativity scenes. We have loved sharing Christmas…

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