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Friday 15th November

 

This week…

This week we have with the story ‘What's in the Witches Kitchen’ by Nick Sharratt. We have also enjoyed learning about poppies for Remembrance Day and wearing spots for Children in Need.

 

Week beginning 18th November 

Reading:

Next week we will reading ‘Duck in the Truck’ by Jez Alborough along with other stories as we concentrate on road safety as it is Road Safety week.

Maths:

We will be looking at Shape in and around our environment. Our number of the week will be the number 2.

 

If anyone has any spare/left over rolls of wallpaper they no longer need we would love to use them in the nursery. It makes a great big canvas for the children to paint on.

Reminders: 

As the weather continues to get colder, please remember to send in a waterproof coat and wellies for the children to use. We are a nursery that enjoys the wonderful outdoors no matter the weather. We also ask that all items sent in are clearly named.

Due to the children putting their wellies on throughout the day, we ask that their school shoes are also named as many do look the same.

 

Any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask one of us,

Sarah, Paula, Charmaine, Sophie and Alicia

 

This week in the Nursery

 

Friday 8th November

 

This week…

This week we have introduced the children to the story ‘What's in the Witches Kitchen’ by Nick Sharratt. We enjoyed our walk to the school garden to collect wiggly worms, crunchy leaves as well as other lovely objects to go in our Witches Kitchen.

 

Week beginning 11th November 

Reading:

Will be continuing with our story ‘What's in the Witches Kitchen’ by Nick Sharratt. 

 

Thank you for the books that have been donated for our lending library, it is wonderful to see so many of you borrowing the books and enjoying them together. If you have any photographs of you and your children enjoying the books together, we’d love to put them up around the environment. These can be emailed to the following addresses:

P.long@earlswood.surrey.sch.uk  Duckling/Goslings

s.j.skitt@earlswood.surrey.sch.uk Chicks/Goslings

 

Maths:

We will be looking at counting in our environment. Our number of the week will be the number 1.

Reminders: 

As the weather continues to get colder, please remember to send in a waterproof coat and wellies for the children to use. We are a nursery that enjoys the wonderful outdoors no matter the weather. We also ask that all items sent in are clearly named.

Due to the children putting their wellies on throughout the day, we ask that their school shoes are also named as many do look the same.

 

Please note: Children in Need 

For Ducklings please wear their own clothes and something spotty on Tuesday 12th November.

For Chicks it's Friday 15th November 2019 

Goslings may choose which day or do both.

Please donate to Children in Need.  

Just a small contribution can change the lives of children. At Earlswood we are asking all children and staff to bring in a contribution of £1 or more. We are also asking all staff and children to wear their own clothes and something spotty on this day if possible to support Children in Need. Please bring your ‘Children in Need’ donation with you on the day and hand it to your class teacher. Many thanks. 

The PSHE Team 

 

 

Any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask one of us,

Sarah, Paula, Charmaine, Sophie and Alicia

 

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Friday 25th October

 

This week…

This week we have been enjoying the story ‘Monkey Puzzle’. We have continued to think about the special people in our lives and our loved ones. Thank you for all the lovely family photographs.

 

Week beginning 4th November 

Reading:

After the break we will be reading the story ‘What's in the Witches Kitchen’ by Nick Sharratt. 

We will be exploring the school allotment in small groups and creating our own 'yummy' creations.  

 

Thank you for the books that have been donated for our lending library, it is wonderful to see so many of you borrowing the books and enjoying them together. If you have any photographs of you and your children enjoying the books together, we’d love to put them up around the environment. These can be emailed to the following addresses:

P.long@earlswood.surrey.sch.uk  Duckling/Goslings

s.j.skitt@earlswood.surrey.sch.uk Chicks/Goslings

 

Maths:

We are asking for donations of different sized pumpkins for us to use in the environment,  as we continue with exploring size. If you are happy to donate a pumpkin, please let a member of the team know. Thank you in advance.

 

Reminders: 

As the weather continues to get colder, please remember to send in a waterproof coat and wellies for the children to use. We are a nursery that enjoys the wonderful outdoors no matter the weather. We also ask that all items sent in are clearly named.

 

Have a restful break and we look forward to seeing you in November.

 

Please note:

Say No to Bullying Day: On Friday 8th November, the school will be taking part in ‘Say no to Bullying Day’. Year R- Year 6 will be need to bring in an old t-shirt for an art activity on this day. Please note that Nursery children will not need to bring in an old t-shirt. Apologies for any confusion in the quick reads today. During the week, the Nursery children will explore how they can be a good friend through looking at different stories and taking part in role play activities.

 

Any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask one of us,

Sarah, Paula, Charmaine, Sophie and Alicia

This week in the Nursery

 

Friday 18th October

 

This week…

This week we have been enjoying the story ‘Hug’. We have loved thinking about the special people in our lives and our loved ones. Thank you for all the lovely family photographs.

 

Week beginning 21st October 

Reading:

Next week we will be reading the story ‘Monkey Puzzle’ by Julia Donaldson as well as a few other favourites. We will be continuing with our topic ‘Why do you love me so much?’ 

 

Thank you for the books that have been donated for our lending library, it is wonderful to see so many of you borrowing the books and enjoying them together. If you have any photographs of you and your children enjoying the books together, we’d love to put them up around the environment. These can be emailed to the following addresses:

P.long@earlswood.surrey.sch.uk  Duckling/Goslings

s.j.skitt@earlswood.surrey.sch.uk Chicks/Goslings

 

Maths:

We will also continue with exploring size, measuring ourselves and our friends on our ‘how tall are you chart?’ in the classroom.

 

Reminders:

Please remember the children's water bottles should only contain water and there is no need to send in another drink for lunchtime as the children have their water bottles. We have noticed a few bottles of juice coming in instead.

Please do check that the items in the children’s lunch boxes do not contain any nuts- we have had a few chocolate bars containing hazelnuts.

Friday 25th is an Inset Day so the Nursery will be closed.

 

Any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask one of us,

Sarah, Paula, Charmaine, Sophie and Alicia

 

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Friday 11th October

 

This week…

This week we have been enjoying the story ‘Whatever Next’. We have loved zooming to the moon in our space rockets and exploring shiny, cold objects, moon rocks and playdough.

 

We have added a few photographs onto the Nursery Photo album to give you a little insight in to what we  have been doing.

 

Week beginning 14th October 

Our current topic is ‘Why do you love me so much?’  We have been thinking about our friends, families, homes and the people who are special in our lives. Next week we will be reading the story ‘Hug’ by Jez Alborough.

We will also be exploring size, measuring, big and small next week.  

 

Reading

We have recently set up a lending library in the corner of the conservatory. Please do feel free to borrow a book and share it with your children at home. Also, If you have any books at home that you no longer need and fancy donating to the school for any of the year groups please do let us know. They will be greatly received.

 

A few messages…

 

Thank you for the family pics that have been sent in so far. Still plenty of time so please do send in a family photo to go on our family tree in the Nursery. It is a great talking point as well as a real comfort for those children who may miss being at home. These can be emailed to the following addresses

P.long@earlswood.surrey.sch.uk  Duckling/Goslings

s.j.skitt@earlswood.surrey.sch.uk Chicks/Goslings

 

Please remember the children's water bottles should only contain water and there is no need to send in another drink for lunchtime as the children have their water bottles. We have noticed a few bottles of juice coming in instead.

 

The children will be having their individual school photographs this week on either the Wednesday or the Thursday- please ensure they are wearing their uniform on these days.

 

 

Any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask one of us,

Sarah, Paula, Charmaine, Sophie and Alicia

This week in the Nursery

 

Friday 4th October

 

This week…

This week we have been enjoying the story ‘Little Rabbit Foo Foo’, reminding the children of the rules in Nursery and how we can be kind to our friends in the Nursery.

 

Week beginning 7th October 

Next week we will be reading the story ‘Whatever Next’ by Jill Murphy, singing all about flying men in flying saucers and creating our own spaceships so we can zoom to the moon.

 

On the Parent Board…

We have added a few more pictures to our Parent Board this week. Our two Lunchtime Supervisors, Farhana and Anna who help the children during their lunchtimes and Tom who comes to the Nursery to help us in our garden.

 

A few messages…

 

Please send in a family photo to go on our family tree in the Nursery. It is a great talking point as well as a real comfort for those children who may miss being at home. These can be emailed to the following addresses

P.long@earlswood.surrey.sch.uk  Duckling/Goslings

s.j.skitt@earlswood.surrey.sch.uk Chicks/Goslings

 

If you are sending grapes in your child’s lunchbox, please remember to cut them length ways so they are not a choking hazard.

We also ask that no chocolate cake, doughnuts or other sweet treats like this are included in their lunchboxes.

 

We are running low on spare tracksuits trousers and leggings so if you have any at home that you have borrowed please send them back in.

 

Key Workers…

The keyworker letter went home last week. If you are unsure if you have received a letter please talk to a member of the team.

We will be welcoming Alicia to the team next Monday and we are very excited to welcome her to our Nursery Family.

Please note that although your child has been allocated a Keyworker, you will still be able to speak with any member of staff, it is still the class teacher who is responsible for all the children in the Nursery.

 

Any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask one of us,

Sarah, Paula, Charmaine, Sophie and Alicia

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Friday 27th September

 

This week…

This week we have been enjoying the story of The Three Little Pigs, continuing to make new friendships and creating a bug hotel with Tom our Forest School Teacher.

 

Week beginning 30th of September

Next week we will be reading the story Little Rabbit Foo Foo. We will also be continuing to learn our Nursery rules, which include being kind to our friends, having kind hands and remembering to use our words.

 

We will be starting to create our ‘Family Tree’ display and would love it if you could send in a family photograph for us to display. These can be emailed straight to your child’s class teacher.

p.long@earlswood.surrey.sch.uk (Ducklings/Goslings)

s.j.skitt@earlswood.surrey.sch.uk (Chicks/Goslings)

 

An Apology…

We apologise for the delay with getting the children’s Key worker allocations to you all. This is due to a few last minute changes. A letter will be sent home to let you know your child’s key worker shortly.

 

A few messages…

On your child’s birthday they are welcome to come in to Nursery in their own clothes. If their birthday falls on a day when they are not in Nursery, you are welcome to send them in their own clothes on an alternative day leading up to, or after their special day.

 

Please do not send in any milk or fruit for snack time as we provide these for the children.

 

Just another reminder.  We ask that you are mindful of what you put into your child’s lunchbox as other children may have allergies. Please do not add any nuts or nut products (although they can be very healthy) this does include Nutella.

 

A few healthy lunchbox ideas

Sandwiches

Crackers

Rolls

Yogurts

Cheese/babybels

Cucumber/carrot sticks/baby tomatoes

 

Nursery Opening & Closing times

 

Monday/Tuesday, Thursday & Friday

8:45am-3:15pm

(Register closes at 8:55am)

Gates open at 3pm

 

Wednesday (Ducklings)

8:45am-11:15am

 

Wednesday (Chicks)

12:30pm-3:15pm

(Register closes 8:55am)

Gates open at 3pm

 

Wednesday (Goslings)

8:45am-3:15pm

(Register closes at 8:45am)

Gates open at 3pm

 

 

 

 

If you have any queries at all don’t hesitate to talk to a member of staff at the gate or inside the Nursery.

 

 

Sarah, Paula, Louise, Sophie and Charmaine.

This week in the Nursery

 

Friday 20th September

 

This week…

This week we have been enjoying lots of our favourite stories with the children, Monkey and Me by Emily Gravett and You’re Not So Scary Sid by Sam Lloyd.

 

Week beginning 23rd of September

Next week we will continue to concentrate on settling the children into their new environment, helping them to make new friends and explore the different activities. We will continue to read any favourite stories the children may like to share with us and of course our favourite nursery rhymes too. We will also be thinking about our Nursery rules, being kind to our friends, having kind hands and remembering to use our words.

 

On the Parent Board…

The children have been allocated a Key worker- Please take a look at the lists on the board to find out who your child’s key worker is.

 

A few messages…

 

Please do not send in any milk or fruit for a snack for the children we do provide these during snack time for the children.

 

Just another reminder.  We ask that you are mindful of what you put into your child’s lunchbox as other children may have allergies. Please do not add any nuts or nut products (although they can be very healthy) this does include Nutella.

 

A few healthy lunchbox ideas

Sandwiches

Crackers

Rolls

Yogurts

Cheese/babybels

Cucumber/carrot sticks/baby tomatoes

 

Nursery Opening & Closing times

 

Monday/Tuesday, Thursday & Friday

8:45am-3:15pm

(Register closes at 8:55am)

Gates open at 3pm

 

Wednesday (Ducklings)

8:45am-11:15am

 

Wednesday (Chicks)

12:30pm-3:15pm

(Register closes 8:55am)

Gates open at 3pm

 

Wednesday (Goslings)

8:45am-3:15pm

(Register closes at 8:45am)

Gates open at 3pm

 

 

 

If you have any queries at all don’t hesitate to talk to a member of staff at the gate or inside the Nursery.

 

 

Sarah, Paula, Louise, Sophie and Charmaine.

This week in the Nursery

 

Friday 13th September

 

This week…

Has been our first week with all our children exploring the nursery and its new activities. We can’t believe how quickly it has gone. The children have enjoyed singing familiar songs, listening to The Owl Babies story and learning how to put things back where they belong.

 

Week beginning 16th of September

Next week we will continue to concentrate on settling the children into their new environment, helping them to make new friends and explore the different activities. We will continue to read any favourite stories the children may like to share with us and of course our favourite nursery rhymes too.

 

We have set up a ‘Parent Board’ in the conservatory. This will be a place for you to see what we have been doing in the nursery, a little information about us all as well as different things that may be coming up in the future. We do love to share our exciting news with you.

A few messages…

Just another reminder.  We ask that you are mindful of what you put into your child’s lunchbox as other children may have allergies. Please do not add any nuts or nut products (although they can be very healthy) this does include Nutella.

 

If you have any queries at all don’t hesitate to talk to a member of staff at the gate or inside the Nursery.

 

 

Sarah, Paula, Louise, Linzi and Charmaine.

Welcome to the Nursery

 

Friday 6th September

 

This week…

Welcome to our Nursery, it was lovely getting to know the children a little more this week and watching them explore the new activities within our setting.

It was a great opportunity to talk with you and find out more about the children.

 

Week beginning 9th of September

Next week our first sessions will begin by welcoming in the Goslings on Monday, the Ducklings on Tuesday and then the Chicks on Thursday.

These first sessions will concentrate on settling the children into their new environment and for those who are returning from last year- we have made a few changes. We understand that starting Nursery can be daunting but we will endeavour to make the transition as smooth for you and your children as we can.

We will spend our time exploring, creating, singing lots of if familiar songs and rhymes as well as sharing our favourite stories. If your child has a favourite story do feel free to bring it in for us to read with them.

 

A few messages…

When you arrive for the week, please can we ask that you bring in a pair of wellies, a waterproof coat and spare clothes. Please ensure that all items are named, especially with them now wearing uniform- items can get mixed up easily if not named.

 

We will be having our lunch altogether in the Nursery so don’t forget to send your child in with a named lunchbox too.

We ask that you are mindful of what you put into your child’s lunchbox as other children may have allergies. Please do not add and Nuts or nut products (although they can be very healthy) This does include Nutella.

Please take a moment to read our Food Policy which can be found on the website for suggestions for what put into a healthy packed lunch.

 

If you have any queries at all don’t hesitate to talk to a member of staff at the gate or inside the Nursery.

 

We look forward to seeing you all next week and all the fun we will be having with you all throughout the year.

 

Sarah, Paula, Louise, Linzi and Charmaine.

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