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The Nursery will be closed tomorrow!   We hope you have a lovely half term and we look forward to seeing you on Monday 25th February.

 

Week beginning 11th February

 

Learning this week

 

This week we will be focusing on the story A Squash and a Squeeze’ Through this story we will be teaching the children about our learning behaviour ‘Reflective’.  We will be encouraging the children to reflect on their activities and talk about what and why they like/dislike it.

 

Sound of the week ‘c’

 

In maths we making comparisons and say how we know which is bigger or smaller.    

                          

Number of the week ‘8’

 

Home learning challenge

Spiders have 8 legs. Make a model spider using playdough, paper or empty packaging. You could use an empty yoghurt pot or section of egg box, or playdough and pipe cleaners. Count the legs carefully as you add them to your model. We would love to see your model spiders!

 

Chatter boxes

This term we would like to introduce.  Chatterboxes are used to encourage talk in young children. Every week three children will be chosen to bring a box home please could you encourage your child to choose 1 item to put in their chatterbox to share and return to nursery by WEDNESDAY. 

If you have any questions please speak to a member of the nursery team.


Reminders

Nursery woodlands visit – Tuesday 5th March

 

Please return the slip to the school office or Nursery by the 8th February 2019.

 

Help

 

We would love you to join us on our woodlands trip.  Please let the nursery staff know if you are able to join us!

 

 

Star Moments

Please hand a completed Star to a member of staff whenever you like to share your child’s achievement. Also please help yourself for further stars they are in a plastic wallet in the conservatory.

The opening timings of the nursery are: 

 

Mornings drop off:  8.30 – 8.45

Morning pick up:  11.15 – 11.30

 

Afternoon drop off: 12.30 – 12.45

Afternoon pick up:  15.15 - 15.30

 

Please keep your child at home for 48 hours after sickness and or diarrhoea for further information please read the health and safety policy on our website.

 

As a healthy school we encourage children to have water in their water bottle not juice. Thank you

 

 

Reading

Please help your child choose a book from our book box in the conservatory.  To help you with supporting your children with reading please take a leaflet suggesting a range of simple questions to ask while sharing the book.

 

 

Learning to love to read starts at an early age, to continue this love and encourage children to listen to stories please help your child choose a book from our book box in the conservatory.  We have so many wonderful books to choose from.  Reading to the children exposes them to a richer vocabulary.

 

Nursery Team

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week beginning 4th February

Learning this week

 

The children really enjoyed planting flowers and planting a bean for their beanstalk.

This week we will be focusing on the story ‘The Three Billy Goats Gruff’

Sound of the week ‘o’

In maths we will be learning about size.

 

Number of the week ‘6’

 

Home learning challenge

Insects have 6 legs. Draw a picture of a ladybird. Can you give it 6 legs? Can you give it 6 spots too?

 

Chatter boxes

This term we would like to introduce.  Chatterboxes are used to encourage talk in young children. Every week three children will be chosen to bring a box home please could you encourage your child to choose 1 item to put in their chatterbox to share and return to nursery by WEDNESDAY. 

If you have any questions please speak to a member of the nursery team.


Reminders

Nursery woodlands visit – Tuesday 5th March

 

Please return the slip to the school office or Nursery by the 8th February 2019.

 

Help

 

We would love you to join us on our woodlands trip.  Please let the nursery staff know if you are able to join us!

 

 

Star Moments

Please hand a completed Star to a member of staff whenever you like to share your child’s achievement. Also please help yourself for further stars they are in a plastic wallet in the conservatory.

The opening timings of the nursery are: 

 

Mornings drop off:  8.30 – 8.45

Morning pick up:  11.15 – 11.30

 

Afternoon drop off: 12.30 – 12.45

Afternoon pick up:  15.15 - 15.30

 

Please keep your child at home for 48 hours after sickness and or diarrhoea for further information please read the health and safety policy on our website.

 

As a healthy school we encourage children to have water in their water bottle not juice. Thank you

 

 

Reading

Please help your child choose a book from our book box in the conservatory.  To help you with supporting your children with reading please take a leaflet suggesting a range of simple questions to ask while sharing the book.

 

 

Learning to love to read starts at an early age, to continue this love and encourage children to listen to stories please help your child choose a book from our book box in the conservatory.  We have so many wonderful books to choose from.  Reading to the children exposes them to a richer vocabulary.

 

Nursery Team

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week beginning 28th January

Learning this week

The children really enjoyed making and eating gingerbread men.

Check the website for photos!

This week we will be focusing on the story ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’

We will be also be planting this week, growing our own bean plants.

 

Sound of the week ‘g’

 

In maths we will be learning about length.

 

Number of the week ‘5’

 

Home learning challenge

Polly Parrot likes eating fruit and vegetables, and tries hard to eat 5 pieces each day. Yesterday, Polly ate an apple, an orange, a banana, a carrot and a tomato. How many things did Polly eat? Did she manage to eat 5?

Try drawing a picture to help you.

 

Chatter boxes

This term we would like to introduce.  Chatterboxes are used to encourage talk in young children. Every week three children will be chosen to bring a box home please could you encourage your child to choose 1 item to put in their chatterbox to share and return to nursery by WEDNESDAY. 

If you have any questions please speak to a member of the nursery team.


Reminders

 

Number Day

We are delighted to be supporting the NSPCC by taking part in their Number Day on Friday 1st  February 2019.

Number Day is a great way to make maths fun and bring about a positive, ‘can-do’ attitude towards it. On 1 st February we will be taking part in Dress up for Digits and pupils will be invited to wear an item of clothing with a number on it (football shirt, cap, netball shirt or even a onesie!). To help raise money for the NSPCC, we are asking for a suggested donation of £1, and we would love everyone in the school to take part in this special event. During the day the children will be taking part in exciting number investigations and working with different classes to develop their number skills.

 

Nursery woodlands visit – Tuesday 5th March

 

Please return the slip to the school office or Nursery by the 8th February 2019.

 

 

Star Moments

Please hand a completed Star to a member of staff whenever you like to share your child’s achievement. Also please help yourself for further stars they are in a plastic wallet in the conservatory.

The opening timings of the nursery are: 

 

Mornings drop off:  8.30 – 8.45

Morning pick up:  11.15 – 11.30

 

Afternoon drop off: 12.30 – 12.45

Afternoon pick up:  15.15 - 15.30

 

Please keep your child at home for 48 hours after sickness and or diarrhoea for further information please read the health and safety policy on our website.

 

As a healthy school we encourage children to have water in their water bottle not juice. Thank you

 

 

Reading

Please help your child choose a book from our book box in the conservatory.  To help you with supporting your children with reading please take a leaflet suggesting a range of simple questions to ask while sharing the book.

 

 

Learning to love to read starts at an early age, to continue this love and encourage children to listen to stories please help your child choose a book from our book box in the conservatory.  We have so many wonderful books to choose from.  Reading to the children exposes them to a richer vocabulary.

 

Nursery Team

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week beginning 21st January

 

This week the children have enjoyed making apple crumble for granny!

Check the website for photos!

Learning this week

 

This week we will be focusing on the story ‘The Gingerbread Man’

 

We will be also making gingerbread men linked to the story.

Sound of the week ‘d’

 

In maths we will begin to name simple 2D shapes.

Number of the week ‘4’

 

Home learning challenge

Squares and rectangles are shapes that have 4 straight sides. Can you draw a robot using 4 squares and 4 rectangles?  You could draw squares for the head, body and eyes, and rectangles for the arms and legs.

 

Chatter boxes

This term we would like to introduce.  Chatterboxes are used to encourage talk in young children. Every week three children will be chosen to bring a box home please could you encourage your child to choose 1 item to put in their chatterbox to share and return to nursery by WEDNESDAY. 

If you have any questions please speak to a member of the nursery team.


Reminders

 

Nursery woodlands visit – Tuesday 5th March

 

Please return the slip to the school office or Nursery by the 8th February 2019.

 

 

Star Moments

Please hand a completed Star to a member of staff whenever you like to share your child’s achievement. Also please help yourself for further stars they are in a plastic wallet in the conservatory.

The opening timings of the nursery are: 

 

Mornings drop off:  8.30 – 8.45

Morning pick up:  11.15 – 11.30

 

Afternoon drop off: 12.30 – 12.45

Afternoon pick up:  15.15 - 15.30

 

Please keep your child at home for 48 hours after sickness and or diarrhoea for further information please read the health and safety policy on our website.

 

As a healthy school we encourage children to have water in their water bottle not juice. Thank you

 

 

Reading

Please help your child choose a book from our book box in the conservatory.  To help you with supporting your children with reading please take a leaflet suggesting a range of simple questions to ask while sharing the book.

 

 

Learning to love to read starts at an early age, to continue this love and encourage children to listen to stories please help your child choose a book from our book box in the conservatory.  We have so many wonderful books to choose from.  Reading to the children exposes them to a richer vocabulary.

 

Nursery Team

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Breck’s Story

Tuesday 5th February 2018, 6.30pm

Junior School Hall

 

Guest speaker, Téa Staegemann  , will be talking about how Breck’s life ended when he met up with a man who he had first spoken to online.

 

Téa will offer advice for parents to support your family online.

 

If you would like to attend, please ask the school office for a form.

This week we introduced Toasty Tuesday in the Nursery.   The children had the choice of makig a slice of toast with jam and butter as  well as milk and fruit.

This will continue weekly!

 

please check the website for photos!

 

 

Week beginning 14th December

 

Learning this week

 

 

This week we will be focusing on the story ‘Little Red Riding Hood’

We will be also making apple grumble for Red Riding Hood to take with her to grandma’s house!

 Sound of the week ‘d’

In maths we are continuing to recognise numerals 1-5 and then 1-10.

Number of the week ‘1’

Home learning challenge

Draw or paint a picture of a sunny day. Can you draw or paint 1 sun, 1 cloud in the sky? Can you also draw or paint 1 house and 1 tree?

Chatter boxes

This term we would like to introduce.  Chatterboxes are used to encourage talk in young children. Every week three children will be chosen to bring a box home please could you encourage your child to choose 1 item to put in their chatterbox to share and return to nursery by WEDNESDAY. 

If you have any questions please speak to a member of the nursery team.


Reminders

 

Star Moments

Please hand a completed Star to a member of staff whenever you like to share your child’s achievement. Also please help yourself for further stars they are in a plastic wallet in the conservatory.

The opening timings of the nursery are: 

 

Mornings drop off:  8.30 – 8.45

Morning pick up:  11.15 – 11.30

 

Afternoon drop off: 12.30 – 12.45

Afternoon pick up:  15.15 - 15.30

 

Please keep your child at home for 48 hours after sickness and or diarrhoea for further information please read the health and safety policy on our website.

 

As a healthy school we encourage children to have water in their water bottle not juice. Thank you

 

 

Reading

Please help your child choose a book from our book box in the conservatory.  To help you with supporting your children with reading please take a leaflet suggesting a range of simple questions to ask while sharing the book.

 

 

Learning to love to read starts at an early age, to continue this love and encourage children to listen to stories please help your child choose a book from our book box in the conservatory.  We have so many wonderful books to choose from.  Reading to the children exposes them to a richer vocabulary.

 

Nursery Team

Week beginning 7th December

 

Learning this week

 

This week we will be focusing on the story ‘Goldilocks and the three bears’

We will also be making porridge this week linked to our story!

 Sound of the week ‘m’

In maths we are learning to recognise numerals 1-5 and then 1-10.

Number of the week ‘3’

Home learning challenge

Lots of traditional stories have sets of 3characters in them, such as Goldilocks and the Three Bears, The Three Billy Goats Gruff and the Three Little Pigs. You could read some of these stories with a grown-up and then draw a picture of your favourite.


Reminders

 

Star Moments

Please hand a completed Star to a member of staff whenever you like to share your child’s achievement. Also please help yourself for further stars they are in a plastic wallet in the conservatory.

The opening timings of the nursery are: 

 

Mornings drop off:  8.30 – 8.45

Morning pick up:  11.15 – 11.30

 

Afternoon drop off: 12.30 – 12.45

Afternoon pick up:  15.15 - 15.30

 

Please keep your child at home for 48 hours after sickness and or diarrhoea for further information please read the health and safety policy on our website.

 

As a healthy school we encourage children to have water in their water bottle not juice. Thank you

 

 

Reading

Please help your child choose a book from our book box in the conservatory.  To help you with supporting your children with reading please take a leaflet suggesting a range of simple questions to ask while sharing the book.

 

 

Learning to love to read starts at an early age, to continue this love and encourage children to listen to stories please help your child choose a book from our book box in the conservatory.  We have so many wonderful books to choose from.  Reading to the children exposes them to a richer vocabulary.

 

Nursery Team

 

We hope you have had a lovely break.

 

This term our topic is Traditional tales. We will be starting the year with a wow factor of acting out the story of Goldilocks and the three bears.

 

We look forward to seeing you tomorrow!  School opens normal time.

The opening timings of the nursery are:    

Mornings drop off:  8.30 – 8.45

Morning pick up:  11.15 – 11.30

Afternoon drop off: 12.30 – 12.45

Afternoon pick up:  15.15 - 15.30

 

Thank you

The Nursery Team.

Christmas sing along

Please remember to come to our Christmas sing along on the last day of term

19th December.

Ducklings will start singing at 11am

Chicks will start singing at 2.30pm

 

 

The children have had an amazing experience posting their letters into a post box to Santa.

Please check out the website for photos!!

 

Week beg: 17th  December

 

 

Learning this week

 

This week we will be focusing on a range Christmas stories.

We are revisiting the sounds we have learned this term.

‘s,a,t,p,i,n

We are revisiting recognising numbers 1-10

 


Reminders

 

 

Star Moments

Please hand a completed Star to a member of staff whenever you like to share your child’s achievement. Also please help yourself for further stars they are in a plastic wallet in the conservatory.

The opening timings of the nursery are: 

 

Mornings drop off:  8.30 – 8.45

Morning pick up:  11.15 – 11.30

 

Afternoon drop off: 12.30 – 12.45

Afternoon pick up:  15.15 - 15.30

 

Please keep your child at home for 48 hours after sickness and or diarrhoea for further information please read the health and safety policy on our website.

 

As a healthy school we encourage children to have water in their water bottle not juice. Thank you

 

 

Reading

Please help your child choose a book from our book box in the conservatory.  To help you with supporting your children with reading please take a leaflet suggesting a range of simple questions to ask while sharing the book.

Learning to love to read starts at an early age, to continue this love and encourage children to listen to stories please help your child choose a book from our book box in the conservatory.  We have so many wonderful books to choose from.  Reading to the children exposes them to a richer vocabulary.

 

Nursery Team

Christmas making day

A huge thank to all the lovely parents who made this event special not only for their children but also for the nursery staff.

Thank you for your continuous support!

Please check out the website for photos!

 

 

Week beg: 10th  December

 

Learning this week

 

This week we will be focusing on the story ‘Santa’s 12 day of Christmas’

We will also posting our letters to Santa this week.

 Sound of the week ‘g’

In maths we are continuing to match numerals to the correct quantity.

Number of the week ‘10’

Home learning challenge

Do you know the song Ten Green Bottles? Try singing it with a grown up. You could use some empty plastic bottles to count as you sing the song!


Reminders

 

 

Star Moments

Please hand a completed Star to a member of staff whenever you like to share your child’s achievement. Also please help yourself for further stars they are in a plastic wallet in the conservatory.

The opening timings of the nursery are: 

 

Mornings drop off:  8.30 – 8.45

Morning pick up:  11.15 – 11.30

 

Afternoon drop off: 12.30 – 12.45

Afternoon pick up:  15.15 - 15.30

 

Please keep your child at home for 48 hours after sickness and or diarrhoea for further information please read the health and safety policy on our website.

 

As a healthy school we encourage children to have water in their water bottle not juice. Thank you

 

 

Reading

Please help your child choose a book from our book box in the conservatory.  To help you with supporting your children with reading please take a leaflet suggesting a range of simple questions to ask while sharing the book.

 

 

Learning to love to read starts at an early age, to continue this love and encourage children to listen to stories please help your child choose a book from our book box in the conservatory.  We have so many wonderful books to choose from.  Reading to the children exposes them to a richer vocabulary.

 

Nursery Team

Christmas making day

We would love you to come and join your child in creating Christmas activities tomorrow in the nursery.

Ducklings: 9.00 - 10.30

Chicks: 1.00 – 2.30

 

 

Week beg: 3rd December

Learning this week

 

This week we will be focusing on the story ‘Letter to Santa’ throughout the week the children will be writing their own letters to Santa.

Sound of the week ‘n’

In maths we are continuing to match numerals to the correct quantity.

Number of the week ‘7’

Home learning challenge

Have you seen a rainbow before? Rainbows can appear when it is sunny and rainy at the same time.  There are 7 colours in a rainbow: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo (dark blue) and violet (purple). Draw or paint a picture of a rainbow.  Can you include all 7 colours?

 


Reminders

 

Please bring in your reply slip and £1 for ‘Letter to Santa.

 

 

Star Moments

Please hand a completed Star to a member of staff whenever you like to share your child’s achievement. Also please help yourself for further stars they are in a plastic wallet in the conservatory.

The opening timings of the nursery are: 

 

Mornings drop off:  8.30 – 8.45

Morning pick up:  11.15 – 11.30

 

Afternoon drop off: 12.30 – 12.45

Afternoon pick up:  15.15 - 15.30

 

Please keep your child at home for 48 hours after sickness and or diarrhoea for further information please read the health and safety policy on our website.

 

As a healthy school we encourage children to have water in their water bottle not juice. Thank you

 

 

Reading

Please help your child choose a book from our book box in the conservatory.  To help you with supporting your children with reading please take a leaflet suggesting a range of simple questions to ask while sharing the book.

 

 

Learning to love to read starts at an early age, to continue this love and encourage children to listen to stories please help your child choose a book from our book box in the conservatory.  We have so many wonderful books to choose from.  Reading to the children exposes them to a richer vocabulary.

 

Nursery Team

Christmas making day

 

Information for Ducklings parents.

 

Christmas making morning will start at 9 am till 10.30.

please could parents sign in at the nursery and then sign out at the nursery too.  If you are visiting your other child/children in the main school, please  sign in at the main school.

The children have really enjoyed making banana muffins and celebrating Ted’s and Belle’s birthday party.

They had an amazing time watching the magic show too!

Please check out the website for photos and videos.

 

Week beg:  26th  November

Learning this week

 

This week we will be focusing on the story ‘The Very Busy Spider’ through this story we will be focusing on our learning behaviour ‘Self-Motivation’.

During the week we will be encouraging children to be motivated to choose and complete an activity independently.

Sound of the week ‘i’

In maths we are beginning to match numerals to the correct quantity.

Number of the week ‘8’

Home learning challenge

Octopuses are creatures. Can you find out why the number 8 is so special for an octopus? Draw a picture of an octopus to show what you find out.

 


Reminders

Christmas making sessions

Ducklings: 9.00 - 11.00

Chicks: 1.00 – 2.30

 

 

 

 

Star Moments

Please hand a completed Star to a member of staff whenever you like to share your child’s achievement. Also please help yourself for further stars they are in a plastic wallet in the conservatory.

 

Please help your child choose a book from our book box in the conservatory.  To help you with supporting your children with reading please take a leaflet suggesting a range of simple questions to ask while sharing the book.

 

 

 

The opening timings of the nursery are: 

 

Mornings drop off:  8.30 – 8.45

Morning pick up:  11.15 – 11.30

 

Afternoon drop off: 12.30 – 12.45

Afternoon pick up:  15.15 - 15.30

 

Please keep your child at home for 48 hours after sickness and or diarrhoea for further information please read the health and safety policy on our website.

 

As a healthy school we encourage children to have water in their water bottle not juice. Thank you

 

 

Reading

 

Learning to love to read starts at an early age, to continue this love and encourage children to listen to stories please help your child choose a book from our book box in the conservatory.  We have so many wonderful books to choose from.  Reading to the children exposes them to a richer vocabulary.

 

Nursery Team

The children have really enjoyed making and eating their pizza at the Nursery wedding.

Please check out the website for photos.

 

Week beg:  19th  November

Learning this week

 

This week we will be focusing on the celebration ‘Birthdays’.  We will be reading the story ‘Happy Birthday Mouse’

We will also be making banana and sultana muffins.

The recipe is below please check for any allergy concerns you may have.

Sound of the week ‘p’

In maths we are beginning to look at shapes in the environment.

Number of the week ‘9’

Home learning challenge

Have a look at a clock, can you see the number 9? What number is it next to? On a school day, what happens near 9 o’clock in the morning?

 

Banana and sultana muffins

Recipe: makes 12 cakes

100g (4oz) butter, softened

2 eggs

175g (6oz) caster sugar

225g (8oz) self-raising flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

3 tablespoons milk

2 very ripe bananas mashed

50g (2oz) sultanas


Reminders

Lucky bag returned on Friday 23rd November. Children to dress up in fancy dress.

 

 

. Happy birthday Ted

 

 

Dear Ducklings you are invited to Ted’s birthday    party on the 21st November 2018 at 08.30.

 

We are very lucky as we have Gordon the magician coming to the party.

Please come dressed in your party clothes!

                                               

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                 

Happy birthday Belle

 

 

Dear Chicks you are invited to Belle’s birthday party on the 21st November 2018 at 12.30.

 

We are very lucky as we have Gordon the magician coming to the party.

Please come dressed in your party clothes!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Star Moments

Please hand a completed Star to a member of staff whenever you like to share your child’s achievement. Also please help yourself for further stars they are in a plastic wallet in the conservatory.

 

Please help your child choose a book from our book box in the conservatory.  To help you with supporting your children with reading please take a leaflet suggesting a range of simple questions to ask while sharing the book.

 

 

 

The opening timings of the nursery are: 

 

Mornings drop off:  8.30 – 8.45

Morning pick up:  11.15 – 11.30

 

Afternoon drop off: 12.30 – 12.45

Afternoon pick up:  15.15 - 15.30

 

Please keep your child at home for 48 hours after sickness and or diarrhoea for further information please read the health and safety policy on our website.

 

As a healthy school we encourage children to have water in their water bottle not juice. Thank you

 

 

Reading

 

Learning to love to read starts at an early age, to continue this love and encourage children to listen to stories please help your child choose a book from our book box in the conservatory.  We have so many wonderful books to choose from.  Reading to the children exposes them to a richer vocabulary.

 

Nursery Team

Alien’s invasion/Science week has been a blast!!!  The children have really enjoyed and had lots of fun in participating in a range of scientific investigations.

Please check out the website for photos.

 

Week beg:  12th November

Learning this week

 

This week we will be focusing on the celebration ‘Weddings’.  We will be reading the story ‘The Scarecrows’ Wedding’

We will also be making mini pizzas.

Sound of the week ‘t’

In maths we are beginning to represent numbers using fingers.

Number of the week ‘6’

Home learning number challenge: Have a look at a reading book. Can you find the page numbers? Can you find page? You could try and write the number 6.


Reminders

 

 

'Wear Spots' for Children in Need on 16th November 2018

The children are invited to wear spots to school today in support of Children in Need.

 

 

Star Moments

Please hand a completed Star to a member of staff whenever you like to share your child’s achievement. Also please help yourself for further stars they are in a plastic wallet in the conservatory.

 

Please help your child choose a book from our book box in the conservatory.  To help you with supporting your children with reading please take a leaflet suggesting a range of simple questions to ask while sharing the book.

 

Gordon’s Magic

 

Next half term Nursery will be learning all about ‘What do you celebrate?’  To make this as enriching and rewarding an experience as possible, we arranged a visit from Gordon Magic on 21st November 2018.

We would be grateful if you could complete and return the slip below by 2nd November 2018

If you have any queries please speak to your class teacher.

 

The opening timings of the nursery are:  

 

Mornings drop off:  8.30 – 8.45

Morning pick up:  11.15 – 11.30

 

Afternoon drop off: 12.30 – 12.45

Afternoon pick up:  15.15 - 15.30

 

Please keep your child at home for 48 hours after sickness and or diarrhoea for further information please read the health and safety policy on our website.

 

As a healthy school we encourage children to have water in their water bottle not juice. Thank you

 

 

Reading

 

Learning to love to read starts at an early age, to continue this love and encourage children to listen to stories please help your child choose a book from our book box in the conservatory.  We have so many wonderful books to choose from.  Reading to the children exposes them to a richer vocabulary.

 

Nursery Team

Poppies

 

Poppies will be sold in the nursery tomorrow at 11.15-11.30 and then 12.30- 12.45

 

 

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Alien Invasion/Science week

Day

Activity

Monday

Magnet mania

Children to use magnets to explore a range of materials in the inside and outside area.

Tuesday

Tasty Tuesday

Doritos = crunchy

Yogurt = smooth and slimy

Lemons = (lick and lemon) sour

Popcorn = popcorn maker (hard/soft)

Wednesday

                      Weather wonders

Cloud in a jar: water in a jar add shaving add food colouring. This shows how when a cloud is full and heavy it does the same thing and that’s how we get rain.

Thursday

Thursday’s Hidden Colours

A chemical reaction activity using food colouring, baking soda and vinegar.

Friday

Frozen Friday

Frozen characters, children to investigate how they can free the characters.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The nursery staff would like to say a huge thank you to all the parent helpers on our trip to the woodlands.  The children had an amazing time looking for sticks and playing in the leaves.

 Please check out the website for photos.

 

Week beg:  5th November

 

 

Learning this week

This week we will be focusing on the ‘Aliens in underpants save the world'

Sound of the week ‘a’

In maths we are beginning to represent numbers using fingers.

Number of the week ‘4’


Reminders

 

Anti Bullying, Friday 9th  November 2018

Children are welcome to wear something blue on this day to show their support for anti-bullying.

 

 

 

 

'Wear Spots' for Children in Need on 16th November 2018

The children are invited to wear spots to school today in support of Children in Need.

 

 

 

Star Moments

Please hand a completed Star to a member of staff whenever you like to share your child’s achievement. Also please help yourself for further stars they are in a plastic wallet in the conservatory.

 

Please help your child choose a book from our book box in the conservatory.  To help you with supporting your children with reading please take a leaflet suggesting a range of simple questions to ask while sharing the book.

 

Gordon’s Magic

 

Next half term Nursery will be learning all about ‘What do you celebrate?’  To make this as enriching and rewarding an experience as possible, we arranged a visit from Gordon Magic on 21st November 2018.

We would be grateful if you could complete and return the slip below by 2nd November 2018

If you have any queries please speak to your class teacher.

 

The opening timings of the nursery are:  

 

Mornings drop off:  8.30 – 8.45

Morning pick up:  11.15 – 11.30

 

Afternoon drop off: 12.30 – 12.45

Afternoon pick up:  15.15 - 15.30

 

Please keep your child at home for 48 hours after sickness and or diarrhoea for further information please read the health and safety policy on our website.

 

As a healthy school we encourage children to have water in their water bottle not juice. Thank you

 

 

Reading

 

Learning to love to read starts at an early age, to continue this love and encourage children to listen to stories please help your child choose a book from our book box in the conservatory.  We have so many wonderful books to choose from.  Reading to the children exposes them to a richer vocabulary.

 

Nursery Team

A huge thank to everyone who has volunteered to come and share their professional jobs with our children this term.  The children have really enjoyed all the visitors and have learned a lot about how they help us and the local community.

Please check out the website for photos and videos.

 

Wow! this term has gone so quickly, the children have settled so beautifully in to nursery routines. We hope you all have a restful half term.

We will see you all back on Monday 29th October.

 

 

Week beg:  29th   October

Learning this week

This week we will be focusing on the story ‘Stickman’.

Sound of the week will be 'S'

In maths we will be focusing on shapes in our environment.

Number of the week will be  1


Reminders

Star Moments

When you're ready, please hand a completed Star to a member of staff to share your child’s achievement. Also please help yourself to further stars - they are in a plastic wallet in the conservatory.

 

Please help your child choose a book from our book box in the conservatory.  To help support your child with their reading, please take a leaflet which suggests a range of simple questions to ask whilst sharing the book.

 

Nursery Woodlands Visit-Tuesday 30th October

 

Next half term, children will be visiting the Woodlands at the Junior School as part of our new topic ‘What do you celebrate?’

 

Ducklings and Chicks will visit the Woodlands on Tuesday 30th October.

 

Ducklings:

We will be leaving nursery at 9.30am and will return back to school by 11.00am.

Chicks:

We will be leaving the nursery at 1.00pm and will return back to school by 2.30pm.

All children need to be in practical outdoor clothing suitable for visiting the woodlands. This should also include a water proof coat and wellington boots.

 

We will require additional adult help on this walk. Please inform Mrs Nawaz or your child’s key worker if you are able to join us.

We would be grateful if you could complete and return the permission slip attached by Thursday 18th  October.

If you have any queries please speak to a member of the Nursery Team.

Yours faithfully

The Nursery Team

Dear Parents and Carers

Gordon’s Magic

 

Next half term Nursery will be learning all about ‘What do you celebrate?’  To make this as enriching and rewarding an experience as possible, we arranged a visit from Gordon Magic on 21st November 2018.

We would be grateful if you could complete and return the slip below by 2nd November 2018

If you have any queries please speak to your class teacher.

 

The opening timings of the nursery are:  

 

Mornings drop off:  8.30 – 8.45

Morning pick up:  11.15 – 11.30

 

Afternoon drop off: 12.30 – 12.45

Afternoon pick up:  15.15 - 15.30

 

Please keep your child at home for 48 hours after sickness and or diarrhoea for further information please read the health and safety policy on our website.

 

As a healthy school we encourage children to have water in their water bottle not juice. Thank you

 

 

Reading

 

Learning to love to read starts at an early age, to continue this love and encourage children to listen to stories please help your child choose a book from our book box in the conservatory.  We have so many wonderful books to choose from.  Reading to the children exposes them to a richer vocabulary.

 

Nursery Team

Week beg:  15th   October

Learning this week

This week we will be focusing on the story ‘The Snail and the Whale’’. Through this story we will be introducing our learning behaviour ‘Independence’.  The children will be encouraged to look after themselves.

 E.g. have a go at putting their coat on, going to the toilet and choosing activities independently of their choice.

In maths we will be focusing on positional language.

Help!

If you have any empty framage frais yogurt pots please can give them to the nursery.


Reminders

Star Moments

Please hand a completed Star to a member of staff whenever you like to share your child’s achievement. Also please help yourself for further stars they are in a plastic wallet in the conservatory.

 

Please check out our website for photos of the children settling in and also Earlswood in action for videos.

 

Please help your child choose a book from our book box in the conservatory.  To help you with supporting your children with reading please take a leaflet suggesting a range of simple questions to ask while sharing the book.

 

Nursery Woodlands Visit-Tuesday 30th October

 

Next half term children will be visiting the Woodlands at the Junior School as part of our new topic ‘What do you celebrate?’

 

Ducklings and Chicks will visit the Woodlands on Tuesday 30th October.

 

Ducklings:

We will be leaving nursery at 9.30 and will return back to school by 11.00.

Chicks:

We will be leaving the nursery at 1.00 and will return back to school by 2.30.

All children need to be in practical outdoor clothing suitable for visiting woodlands. Please also dress your child in a water proof coat and wellies boots

 

Medication such as epipens and inhalers that are already held by the Nursery will be taken to the Woodlands.  However, if your child will require any other prescribed medication on the day please speak to Mrs Nawaz.  For the duration of the trip we assume that in the event of a medical emergency you give consent for your child to receive emergency medical treatment.  If you do not give consent for this please speak to the school office.

 

We would love to invite the parents to join us on this walk. Please inform Mrs Nawaz or your child’s key worker if you are able to join us.

We would be grateful if you could complete and return the permission slip attached by Friday  18th  October.

If you have any queries please speak to a member of the Nursery Team.

Yours faithfully

The Nursery Team

Dear Parents and Carers

Gordon’s Magic

 

Next half term Nursery will be learning all about ‘What do you celebrate?’  To make this as enriching and rewarding an experience as possible, we arranged a visit from Gordon Magic on 21st November 2018.

We would be grateful if you could complete and return the slip below by 2nd November 2018

If you have any queries please speak to your class teacher.

 

 

The opening timings of the nursery are:  

 

Mornings drop off:  8.30 – 8.45

Morning pick up:  11.15 – 11.30

 

Afternoon drop off: 12.30 – 12.45

Afternoon pick up:  15.15 - 15.30

 

Please keep your child at home for 48 hours after sickness and or diarrhoea for further information please read the health and safety policy on our website.

 

As a healthy school we encourage children to have water in their water bottle not juice. Thank you

 

 

Reading

 

Learning to love to read starts at an early age, to continue this love and encourage children to listen to stories please help your child choose a book from our book box in the conservatory.  We have so many wonderful books to choose from.  Reading to the children exposes them to a richer vocabulary.

 

Nursery Team

Week beg:  8th  October

 

School photos on Thursday 11th October.  Ducklings at 9.30 and Chicks at 1.30.

 

Please check out our website for photos of the children settling in and also Earlswood in action for videos.

 

Please help your child choose a book from our book box in the conservatory.  To help you with supporting your children with reading please take a leaflet suggesting a range of simple questions to ask while sharing the book.

 

This week we will be focusing on the book’ Fox makes Friends’ by Adam Relf.  The children will be making their own friend out of clay linked to the story.

 

The children will also be cooking biscuits in shapes of woodland animals linked to the story.  The recipe is below; if you have any concerns about allergies or the  ingredients please speak to an adult.

Orange or Lemon Shortbread animal biscuits

 

  • 275g plain flour
  • 225g butter, slightly softened
  • 85g caster sugar
  • 1 large lemon, grated zest only
  • 1 large orange, grated zest only

 

In maths we will be focusing on reciting numbers 1-10 in order.

 


Reminders

To support children with their speaking and listening we would like the children to bring in a family photo to share during our circle time this half term.

 

 

The opening timings of the nursery are:  

 

Mornings drop off:  8.30 – 8.45

Morning pick up:  11.15 – 11.30

 

Afternoon drop off: 12.30 – 12.45

Afternoon pick up:  15.15 - 15.30

 

Please keep your child at home for 48 hours after sickness and or diarrhoea for further information please read the health and safety policy on our website.

 

As a healthy school we encourage children to have water in their water bottle not juice. Thank you

 

 

Reading

 

Learning to love to read starts at an early age, to continue this love and encourage children to listen to stories please help your child choose a book from our book box in the conservatory.  We have so many wonderful books to choose from.  Reading to the children exposes them to a richer vocabulary.

 

Nursery Team

Week beg: 1st October

 

Please check out our website for photos of the children settling in and also Earlswood in action for videos.

 

To support children with their speaking and listening we would like the children to bring in a family photo to share during our circle time this half term.

 

Please help your child choose a book from our book box in the conservatory.

 

In maths we will be focusing on the nursery rhyme ‘5 little owls’ and also reciting numbers to 10.

Number of the week: '3'

This week we will be focusing on the story book ‘Owl Babies’ by Martin Waddell.

 

Our topic this term is ‘All about me’ and ‘People who help us’.

As part of our topic we would love you to come and share your job and how you help people with our nursery children. EG nurse, dentist, builder, hair dresser etc.

Please speak to a member of staff to organise a day and time for your visit!


Reminders

 

Book Fair

 

‘Travelling Books’ will be visiting Earlswood Infant and Nursery School on:

Tuesday 2nd – Monday 8th October

Please come and have a look

              before school 8.30 – 8.55am             

or after school   3.10 - 3.45pm.

(Please note the book fair will not be running on Tuesday 2nd in the morning, or after school on Monday 8th

The opening timings of the nursery are:  

 

Mornings drop off:  8.30 – 8.45

Morning pick up:  11.15 – 11.30

 

Afternoon drop off: 12.30 – 12.45

Afternoon pick up:  15.15 - 15.30

 

Please keep your child at home for 48 hours after sickness and or diarrhoea for further information please read the health and safety policy on our website.

 

As a healthy school we encourage children to have water in their water bottle not juice. Thank you

 

 

Reading

 

Learning to love to read starts at an early age, to continue this love and encourage children to listen to stories please help your child choose a book from our book box in the conservatory.  We have so many wonderful books to choose from.  Reading to the children exposes them to a richer vocabulary.

 

Nursery Team

Picture 1

Week beg: 24th September

 

Please check out our website for photos of the children settling in and also Earlswood in action for videos.

 

To support children with their speaking and listening we would like the children to bring in a family photo to share during our circle time this half term.

 

Learning this week:

 

In maths we will be focusing on the nursery rhyme ‘5 little monkeys’ and also reciting numbers to 10.

Book of the week will be a range of stories linked to people who help us!

 

Our topic this term is ‘All about me’ and ‘People who help us’.

As part of our topic we would love you to come and share your job and how you help people with our nursery children. EG nurse, dentist, builder, hair dresser etc.

Please speak to a member of staff to organise a day and time for your visit!


Reminders

The opening timings of the nursery are:  

 

Mornings drop off:  8.30 – 8.45

Morning pick up:  11.15 – 11.30

 

Afternoon drop off: 12.30 – 12.45

Afternoon pick up:  15.15 - 15.30

 

Please keep your child at home for 48 hours after sickness and or diarrhoea for further information please read the health and safety policy on our website.

 

As a healthy school we encourage children to have water in their water bottle not juice. Thank you

 

 

Reading

 

Learning to love to read starts at an early age, to continue this love and encourage children to listen to stories please help your child choose a book from our book box in the conservatory.  We have so many wonderful books to choose from.  Reading to the children exposes them to a richer vocabulary.

 

Nursery Team

Week beg: 17th September

 

 

We would like to say a huge welcome to all the children in the Nursery.  They have settled beautifully and are beginning to join in with daily routines with enthusiasm.

Our topic this term is ‘All about me’ and ‘People who help us’.

 

 

As part of our topic we would love you to come and share your job and how you help people with our nursery children. EG nurse, dentist, builder, hair dresser etc.

Please speak to a member of staff to organise a day and time for your visit!


Reminders

The opening timings of the nursery are:  

 

Mornings drop off:  8.30 – 8.45

Morning pick up:  11.15 – 11.30

 

Afternoon drop off: 12.30 – 12.45

Afternoon pick up:  15.15 - 15.30

 

Please keep your child at home for 48 hours after sickness and or diarrhoea for further information please read the health and safety policy on our website.

 

As a healthy school we encourage children to have water in their water bottle not juice. Thank you

 

 

Reading

 

Learning to love to read starts at an early age, to continue this love and encourage children to listen to stories please help your child choose a book from our book box in the conservatory.  We have so many wonderful books to choose from.  Reading to the children exposes them to a richer vocabulary.

 

Nursery Team

Welcome to Nursery!

 

We hope you have had a lovely summer break; we are looking forward to getting to know you all.  Our topic this term will be ‘All About Me!’

 

The opening timings of the nursery is:  

 

Mornings drop off:  8.30 – 8.45

Morning pick up:  11.15 – 11.30

 

Afternoon drop off: 12.30 – 12.45

Afternoon pick up:  15.15 -  15.30

 

 

New children

Please check your child’s start date and time, if you have any questions please do not hesitate and ask us!

 

Thank you

 

 The Nursery Team

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