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Nursery Class


Welcome to the Nursery

The Staff in the Nursery class this year are Miss Priestman, Mrs Bissell, Mrs Peart, Mrs Edwards and Miss Kelsall 

Class Saint 

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.

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Class Text

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

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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)

Writing numbers

Ordering numbers

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

Tricky words

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

Homework/Reading Expectations

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.


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)

Recent Trips/Workshops



Class Focus

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.

Autumn Walk

Christmas Jumper Day

Snow 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. 

                                                                  World Book Day, Thursday 5th March 2020