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Welcome to Nursery.

 

 

 

 

Welcome to Nursery.

Please take time to have a browse around the Nursery page and have an insight into the activities and learning opportunities your children enjoy each day.

We will add photographs of learning in action and you can also find some questions that relate to our learning experiences each week.

We have had a busy and productive first term. Your children are working very hard and we are very proud of the progress they are all making.

Forest School has been very successful and in part that is due to all the parents who have volunteered to accompany us each week- Thank you all.

The Christmas productions were amazing and all credit to the children for their performing debut!

The day-to-day learning has also been amazing with the children now applying the skills and knowledge they have learnt.

 

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January 2018. Our topic this term is Explorers. We have been doing lots of learning with Elmer the elephant and his various adventures. We have painted and coloured large squares to make a big Elmer and Wilbur for our new display. We have been drawing and writing about Elmer and we have puppets to retell Elmer stories with.

January 2018. Our topic this term is Explorers. We have been doing lots of learning with Elmer the elephant and his various adventures. We have painted and coloured large squares to make a big Elmer and Wilbur for our new display. We have been drawing and writing about Elmer and we have puppets to retell Elmer stories with.   1

Take a look at the zumbini sessions. The children have had lots of fun learning dances with Charlotte and Sarah. Zumbini will be every Monday afternoon for afternoon nursery and every Wednesday morning for Morning nursery. This will continue until we break up for Easter.

Last week the children were cooking toast and using knives to spread butter and jam. This week we have been cooking pizza's using knives again to spread the tomato puree and then adding cheese. The following week the children were making Elmer biscuits. They were mixing the ingredients, they had to be baked and then they decorated them with lots of colours like Elmer.

Say hello to Stripe the tiger. We have reading about his adventures.

Say hello to Stripe the tiger. We have reading about his adventures.  1

We have been using the creative table resources to make collage pictures. We have been exploring patterns like the orange and black on Stripe the tiger.

We have been using the creative table resources to make collage pictures. We have been exploring patterns like the orange and black on Stripe the tiger.  1

After February half term we will be exploring the jungle with Professor McBungle. We will also be able to practise our exploring skills on our visit to Twycross zoo on 20th March.

After February half term we will be exploring the jungle with Professor McBungle. We will also be able to practise our exploring skills on our visit to Twycross zoo on 20th March.  1

On Thursday 8th March to celebrate Mothers' Day you are invited to come and enjoy a 'making' day with your child. This will be through the Nursery sessions 8.45-11.45 (morning nursery) and 12.30-3.30 (afternoon nursery) and you can choose to stay for the whole session or part of the time.

There will be assorted craft and some cooking activities for you to enjoy together. We provide all the resources and we will even tidy up!

Friday 9th March the children will perform some songs for mums, nans and any female relatives so please come and join us from 11.15 for morning nursery and 3.00 for afternoon nursery.

Spring term fun.The children have resumed Forest school and they have been collecting natural items to make bookmarks and cooking hot cross buns. School had a dress up day for World Book day and this was lots of fun. All the staff were dressed as Where's Wally. We also had a good day when mums, nans and aunties came for a sharing day. There was lots of fun and glitter; making masks, puppets and decorating flower pots.

Easter bonnet parade- remember to get creative at home and make your own Easter Bonnet for our parade around school.

 

After Easter we have a couple of new topics; one will be mini-beasts. We have ordered some caterpillars so the children will see them grow and make a cocoon and then emerge as butterflies.

We are also having a space topic and reading Aliens love underpants. We will be having a space role-play and a mini-beast role-play. This will provide superb opportunities to explore different environments and to broaden our imaginative and creative play.

After the Whitsun half term our topic will be trains!

We are having a train ride for Father's day on Friday 15th June so if you are a dad or granddad then save the date and join us.

Here are some of the learning highlights from our Space and 'Mini-beasts' topics this half term. The children have been incredibly busy, creative, imaginative and they have worked so hard. Our caterpillars are safely in their cocoon and as soon as they emerge we will keep you updated.

Here are some of the learning highlights from our Space and 'Mini-beasts' topics this half term. The children have been incredibly busy, creative, imaginative and they have worked so hard.  Our caterpillars are safely in their cocoon and as soon as they emerge we will keep you updated.  1
Here are some of the learning highlights from our Space and 'Mini-beasts' topics this half term. The children have been incredibly busy, creative, imaginative and they have worked so hard.  Our caterpillars are safely in their cocoon and as soon as they emerge we will keep you updated.  2
Here are some of the learning highlights from our Space and 'Mini-beasts' topics this half term. The children have been incredibly busy, creative, imaginative and they have worked so hard.  Our caterpillars are safely in their cocoon and as soon as they emerge we will keep you updated.  3
Here are some of the learning highlights from our Space and 'Mini-beasts' topics this half term. The children have been incredibly busy, creative, imaginative and they have worked so hard.  Our caterpillars are safely in their cocoon and as soon as they emerge we will keep you updated.  4
Here are some of the learning highlights from our Space and 'Mini-beasts' topics this half term. The children have been incredibly busy, creative, imaginative and they have worked so hard.  Our caterpillars are safely in their cocoon and as soon as they emerge we will keep you updated.  5

The next half term will be led by our train topic. We will read the Train Ride story and change our role-play areas to reflect this. Our train ride to Henley-in-Arden will be a highlight for them and they are already really excited.

 

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