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Nursery - Wrens

Meet our Nursery team.

Mrs Pring and Mrs Baker are our teachers. They are supported by Mrs Davis, Miss Brown and Mrs Lanni. Mrs Rankin provides PPA cover for the teachers.

Photo credit - Ruby in Nursery! 

Mrs Davis               Mrs Baker               Miss Brown         Mrs Lanni           Mrs Pring

Parent messages

Our topic is 'Let's celebrate'. If your family is celebrating something special that you would like to share with the class, please let Mrs Pring or Mrs Baker know. If you or a family member would be happy to read a story or talk about celebrations happening in your family then we would love to have you come in to do this! 

What are we learning in Nursery?

Our topic this half term is 'Let's Celebrate'.

 

This week we will be learning all about 'Goldilocks'. We will be making marks in porridge to represent our names, ordering bears by size and re-telling the story. 

 

On Friday, we will be starting rehearsals for our Christmas performance where we will tell the story of the Nativity through song. 

 

In phonics we will be following the 'Letters and Sounds' scheme of work. We will be continuing 'Phase 1 Aspect 4 - Rhythm and Rhyme'. This week we will be thinking of words that rhyme with cat, reading rhyming stories and making rhyming soup! 

 

If you would like to do some rhythm and rhyme activities at home you can download the activity sheet below which has some brilliant ideas! 

 

What we will learn this term?

We will add curriculum planning for each half term to the information below to help you understand what your child will be learning in school. Please click the icon to download the Autumn 2 ('Let's Celebrate') 2018 curriculum map.

The Nursery Day

In Wren class we have lots of fun learning through play using a wide range of toys and equipment. Children are encouraged to be creative in the craft and construction areas where they can select their own resources. There is a role play area both inside and outside for the children to explore. There is always access to sand, water and play dough to help develop understanding of textures and capacity, while also developing fine motor skills.

Our nursery has daily access to a lovely outside space where the children can focus on gardening skills and develop their understanding of living things. There is also a larger outside space for riding our bikes and scooters, a sand kitchen for getting messy, a water trail and a climbing frame.

We follow the interests of all the children when planning our activities. Every day our children have 2 small group sessions. The first is a 'Phase 1' phonics sessions and the second is a small group activity of Maths, Art, Communication and Language or Topic.

 

Parents comments welcomed regarding home learning and achievements

Please share news of achievements and progress at home with school staff, ask for a "WOW moment" form to complete so we can add to your child's Learning Journal. You are welcome to look through your child's Journal regularly, please ask a member of staff to share this with you and look out for our open events.

Termly Nursery Funding Parent Declaration Forms

Please come to the school office at the beginning of each term to update the parent declaration form so the school can claim necessary nursery funding. This will also allow the school to ensure eligibility for 30 hours funding is kept up to date.

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