Welcome to the Nursery
The Staff in the Nursery class this year are Miss Priestman, Mrs Bissell, Mrs Peart, Mrs Edwards and Miss Kelsall
Our class Saint is St Joseph. The children will be asking St Joseph to pray for them.
We will be celebrating St Joseph on Thursday 19th March with an assembly.
Our class texts
Autumn 1 'Brown Bear, Brown Bear
Autumn 2 We're going on a Bear Hunt, Michael Rosen Helen Oxenbury
Spring 1 'Dear Zoo', Rod Campbell
Spring 2 'Jasper's Beanstalk, M Butterworth & M Inkpen
Summer 2 'The Train Ride', by June Crebbin
Class Diary- trips, assemblies etc.
3.3.20/4.3.20 parents evening
19.3.20 St Joseph assembly
31.3.20 Easter Bonnet parade 9.00 a.m.
(Bonnets to be in school by 23.3.20)
Please see the school website / calendar for further information.
We will be focusing on Special Celebrations, such as weddings and will refer back to the work on Baptism covered last term.
We will also be looking at God’s family and giving thanks to the people who care for us.
We consider all children’s interest within the Foundation Stage and adapt our teaching and learning to these interests.
Using vehicles to paint tracks
Making bridges and vehicles from junk modelling
Moving in different ways
Using instruments to make traffic sounds
Singing transport songs and rhymes
Understanding the World
Trains and train tracks
Making bridges and ramps
Comparing cities, towns, countryside and seaside
Different ways to travel
Shape – recognising and naming 2D shapes (introduce 3D where necessary)
Problem solving (practically adding and taking away)
Everyday language of time and money
Story Focus –The Train Ride
Phase 2 Phonics— all initial sounds Blending and segmenting CVC words e.g. mat, pan, sock
Nursery Rhyme of the week - transport songs and rhymes
Show & Tell
Use a baptismal photo to talk about my baptism or a baptism I have been to – who was there, who were the godparents, what happened? When you have practised at home, please bring in the photograph to talk about it at school.
Please put your child’s name on the back of the photograph
Please listen to your child read at least 3 times a week (school policy.
Please practise any sounds that are in your child’s purse. We will tick them when they recognise them correctly in school.
READING EVERY DAY WILL HAVE MOST IMPACT
PE– day & kit required
The children need to come to school in their PE kits on Monday and Wednesday
as they will be having outdoor PE sessions.
(no uniform required on these days but could we please ask that the PE kit is washed in between sessions)
Our class target this ½ term is…
I can dress myself independently (put on my PE kit)
Please encourage this at home
First Week at School
Topic Day, Friday 20th September
On this day the children in Nursury class came to school dressed as 'when I grow up'
Library Van - Thursday 10th October
The nursery children were visited today by Emma and the Library Van. The children were very excited, they got to meet Reggie the Dragon and share a magical story! The children sang familiar rhymes and used different props from the Library Van!
We had a lovely time.
Christmas Jumper Day
Having lots of fun playing and sliding in the snow!
Chinese New Year
We celebrated Chinese new year by coming into school dressed in red clothes or Chinese themed clothes. We had lots of fun learning a dragon dance and enjoyed tasting different Chinese foods.