Welcome to Nursery!
We are looking forward to a busy Summer Term with a few new faces from some super new friends joining Nursery.
We have lots of fun in our room and work very hard learning and experiencing new things.
This term (Summer First half) our topic is 'What we eat' we will be learning about fruits and vegetables, where they grow, how things grow and about some varieties of each that might be new to us. We will also be learning, using two main books as our inspiration 1)Duck in a Truck and 2) Handa's Surprise. We will be reading a collection of books based around these themes and by the authors Jez Alborough and Eileen Browne. Our cooking will be based around our topic e.g. making delicious vegetable soup, seedy flapjacks, upside-down pineapple cake and many more yummy things, we will also be making cakes to entertain our mums and dads when they come to watch us perform a drumming session. We regularly use the musical instruments to make sounds and copy those we hear around us but this will be our first performance to a real audience other than our teachers who listen to us every week, we will also dance to the music and sing some very difficult songs. We will be using the computer to create colourful pictures and we will be learning our numbers and how to begin making number sentences by adding two or three groups of objects together, we will probably use fruits and vegetables to do this practically so that it is easier to understand at first. As we have been working so very hard in our Read, Write, Inc sessions we will now be beginning to sound out simple CVC words and begin to use these to write some simple sentences, by just listening to the sounds in the words that we can hear. We will be making card's for Father's Day during our craft sessions, when we will be learning to use scissors to cut along a straight line and round a curve.. We will be busy counting and practicing writing our names and continue learning the sounds we have not yet met.
Some children will begin our new BLAST scheme to encourage turn taking, interaction, concentration and sentence formation , all of the children will get the opportunity to complete this by the end of the year. This term we will work hard to share and make friends with the new children who have joined our nursery.
This term we will behaving our photo taken as a class so please remember to look for the photo on the wall so that you can decide whether to order a copy or not(it's such a lovely reminder of your child's first class)
We have a lovely outside area with a climbing wall, water tray, stage, cave and a wiggly bridge we also have fun on our bikes, trikes and scooters, we will be using the outside area more and more as the weather improves as the children just love being outside in the warm sunshine.
We do PE on a Tuesday and go to join the rest of the school on a Tuesday and Wednesday in the hall for assembly and also on the special Friday assembly, where we recieve Head Teacher Awards if we have been really good or worked particularly hard, just like the older children in school.
On Monday we ask the children to bring in a piece of fruit and on a Tuesday and Thursday we change our reading books, also on Tuesday we bring back our homework to show our teacher.
Our nursery teacher is called Mrs Sue Morris. We are vey lucky to have lots of adults who work in our room including Mrs Pickford, Miss Croshaw and Ms Danton.
The nursery runs two sessions per day. One class begins at 8.45 am until 11-45 am and the second begins at 12-30 pm until 3-30 pm it is really important to arrive on time so that the children do not miss anything and can keep to their routine.
The children attend the nursery either a.m. or p.m. five days per week . They have access to a wide range of resources both indoors and out. Their learning is carefully planned and monitored to ensure that they learn in a safe, stimulating and caring environment. They can attend from as young as three years of age but attendance at playgroup prior to Nursery is advised.