Welcome to the Nursery Class
The Staff in the Nursery class this year are
Miss Priestman, Mrs Bissell,
Mrs Peart and Miss Sheeran.
Welcome to St Mary’s Catholic academy.
We hope you all had a well-rested summer break and enjoyed the sunshine and showers. Our main focus for this half term is “Brown Bear Brown Bear” However we will use the children's interests as the starting point for our planning and activities so we would also like to welcome any ideas from you as parents of your child's interests, places they have visited, activities they have enjoyed to build on this within our planning.
Please send ideas via evidence me, on a ‘magic moment’, or pass any ideas to a member of staff. You can add to your child’s profile by sending in family observations, photographs of activities or places visited to evidence me.
Every Monday we have lots of outdoor learning so please could you make sure your child has some wellies in school.
As the weather gets cooler please also ensure they have a coat, hat scarf and gloves to wear too.
Miss Priestman and the nursery team
Our class Saint is St Mary Mother of God.
This special day of celebration is 1st January 2022.
The children in Nursery class will be celebrating this special day in school
week beginning 10th January.
Our class texts
Autumn 1 'Brown Bear, Brown Bear
Class Diary- trips, assemblies etc.
Please see the school website / calendar for further information.
Creation: we will read the story of creation from the Bible and discuss the things God made on each day. We will give thanks and praise to God for making our wonderful world.
We will name and talk about the things we see around us which God has made.
God our Father cares for us- we will talk about our family and the people who care for us.
Painting, printing and mixing colours
Singing and dancing
Imaginative role play
We consider all children’s interest within the Foundation Stage and adapt our teaching and learning to these interests.
Understanding the World
Season of Autumn – recognising signs of autumn.
My Family- naming and talking about families and other people who are special to them.
Reciting numbers in order
Using language of quantity, such as “more” and “a lot”
Recognise and name colours, shapes and different sizes.
Story Focus –Brown Bear brown bear what do you see?
Phase 1 phonics- listening games, recognising and naming different sounds and percussion instruments, environmental sounds, rhyming words, voice sounds
· Nursery Rhyme of the week – favourite nursery rhymes
Show & Tell
Please continue to complete "Magic Moments" when you feel that your child has learnt anything new as this will allow us to provide next steps in their learning.
These can be submitted via evidence me or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
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 record this in the reading diary. Please return books on Mondays and Thursdays by placing in the box by the gate. We will change books when they been returned.
READING EVERY DAY WILL HAVE MOST IMPACT
PE sessions are on Tuesdays and Friday.
We will be having a PE session with Port Vale on a Tuesday.
We will be focusing on listening and following instructions. We will use a range of balls and other equipment.
PE kits to be left in school: Please make sure all clothes are clearly labelled.
We will focus on “being me in my world” and focus on settling into nursery and the class charter.
Our class target this ½ term is…
I can write my name. (If your child can write their name already ensure all letters are formed correctly and start to recognise and write their surname).
Please encourage this at home. Thank you.
Your Child's Health and Wellbeing
All children are entitled to free NHS dental treatment.
Take your child to the dentist regularly to make sure their teeth are healthy and developing well.
First Week at School
Topic Day, Friday 20th September 2020
On this day the children in Nursery class came to school dressed as 'when I grow up'
Nursery NATIVITY costumes
World Book Day Thursday 4th March