Nursery: Blog items

Bonfire Night

Date: 14th Nov 2018 @ 3:58pm

Nursery have been learning about bonfire night. We created fantastic bonfire paintings by mixing colours on our hands,  and painted super firework pictures. The children also enjoyed making tasty chocolate apples! 

We will remember them

Date: 13th Nov 2018 @ 9:17pm

On Friday we remembered all of the soilders that have faught for us and helped to keep us safe. We created lots of beautiful poppies using different skills; painting, collage, printing and colouring. At 11 o clock we took part in a two minute scilence in our outdoor area and the children were fantastic!


Have a look at the beautiful display that the EYFS children created. 

Exploring Numicon

Date: 12th Nov 2018 @ 1:22pm

This afternoon Nursery have been exploring The Numicon. They have been counting the holes, talking about the colours and the shapes and using them in different areas of the classroom. 



Morning jobs

Date: 5th Nov 2018 @ 8:51pm

We had a fantastic start to morning jobs this morning. The children came in and settled at their activities really well, and everyone had a good try at their job too! 

Please remember to look at the rota for changing your child's library book and bring it back on that day so that it can be changed. 


Red Day!

Date: 5th Nov 2018 @ 8:44pm

Today the children wore red and took part in lots of different red activities to launch our new story. The children explored the red messy play, made marks in the red glitter, poured the red water, rolled the red play dough and took part in many more red activities!  

The children arrived at school wondering what our new story would be. We can now reveal it is... Little Red Riding Hood! It is one of my favourite traditional tales and I am sure the children will enjoy it just as much as I do! 

Pumpkin carving

Date: 5th Nov 2018 @ 8:34pm

The children were very excited to create a face on our pumpkins and watch as Miss Powell carved it. Everyone was brave enough to put their hands inside the pumpkin and pull out some of the insides! 


Woodland animals

Date: 19th Oct 2018 @ 6:20am

Today the children have been looking after Miss Fowler’s woodland animals. They have been building houses for them and keeping them safe and warm. 

Autumn walks

Date: 18th Oct 2018 @ 5:57pm

This week the Nursery children have been around the school grounds on an Autumn walk. They have enjoyed looking for the different signs of Autumn and talking about it with their friends. 

Visiting the library

Date: 16th Oct 2018 @ 10:13pm

We have been visiting the library in our key worker groups. We have walked sensibly through the school, followed the library rules and looked at different books. We have been making sure we are holding the book the correct way around, turning the pages carefully and looking at the pictures to help us to tell the story. 

Our first weeks in Nursery!

Date: 19th Sep 2018 @ 8:56pm

We have had a fantastic first few weeks at Nursery! We have been exploring our indoor and outdoor classrooms, having our lunch in the hall and best of all, we have been getting messy!! Take a look at the fun we have had! 


Science Week: from Egg to Chick

Date: 26th Apr 2018 @ 1:33pm

For Science Week Nursery have had the joy of watching Egg’s hatch and grow in to Chicks. We have all been fascinated by the process and have loved holding and looking after the chicks as they grew.

Trip to the Farm

Date: 26th Apr 2018 @ 1:30pm

Well that was a very exciting trip to the farm. We fed the lams and petted lots of animals including a lama, some owls, rabbits and chicks. We then had some lunch and went to find out how the cow’s are milked. Did you know ice-cream is made from milk? We then went for a donkey ride and even had time for a tractor ride before getting the coach back to school. A lot of us were so tired on the coach that we fell asleep!

Easter Parade

Date: 26th Apr 2018 @ 1:25pm

Thanks to everyone for your efforts making bonnets for the Easter parade. The children all enjoyed singing, making baskets and especially making Easter buns.

World Book Day

Date: 14th Mar 2018 @ 4:28pm

Thank you to all the children and families for your amazing efforts for ‘World Book Day 2018. The children looked fantastic in their costumes and they loved spending time with you sharing stories. They said they would love to do this with you at home in costume!

Valentines day

Date: 14th Mar 2018 @ 4:27pm

Thank you to all the parents for coming in for our ‘Valentines Stay and Play’. The Children loved all the beautiful messages you wrote to let them know what you love about them.


We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

Date: 14th Mar 2018 @ 4:25pm

Thank you to all the parents and family’s for making binoculars with your children at home. They looked amazing and the children loved using them to go on a bear hunt. We really immersed our self’s in the story through role play and using the small world props.


Welcome to Foundation Stage

Date: 14th Mar 2018 @ 4:25pm

This week we have had a great time making leaves for our new ‘Welcome to Foundation Stage’ display. We used lots of interesting objects from around the classroom to create lines and circle patterns.


Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Date: 14th Mar 2018 @ 4:23pm

As part of our topic on ‘Bears’ we have been reading the story of ‘Goldilocks and the Three Bears’. We have enjoyed tasting porridge and making three giant bowls, chairs and beds for our display.

Teddy Bears Picnic

Date: 14th Mar 2018 @ 4:22pm

Thank you to all the children for bringing in your teddy bears for the launch of our new topic, ‘Bears’. We had a great time meeting them and having a ‘Teddy Bears Picnic’.

Christmas Party

Date: 14th Mar 2018 @ 4:22pm

We had so much fun at the end of term Christmas Party! We dances, played party games, ate lots of goodies and those that wanted them had glitter tattoos.

Christmas Play

Date: 14th Mar 2018 @ 4:21pm

This year we were very proud of the children singing 3 songs in the Christmas play. Well done each and every one of you!

Santa Visit

Date: 14th Mar 2018 @ 4:21pm

Guess who came to visit yesterday? Santa on his festive Christmas bus. We sang songs, and learned all about Christmas. We also got a photo with Santa and he gave us a present.

Reading Workshop

Date: 14th Mar 2018 @ 4:19pm

Thank you to all the families that were able to attend the reading workshop. We hoped you enjoyed all the different reading activities we had around the classrooms and hope you have lots of fun using your packs at home. Please click here for a link to the environmental sounds video.

Team Great Britain Visit

Date: 14th Mar 2018 @ 4:19pm

We really enjoyed our visit for a member of ‘Team GB’. We all practiced doing a hop, skip and a jump and then had a look at a real life goal medal!   



Date: 14th Mar 2018 @ 4:18pm

This week we are focusing on ‘Nursery Rhymes’ and have been singing them in the different areas of provision. If you would like to sing with your child at home hear is a list of rhymes that we are singing this week:Five Fat Sausages, Five Little Ducks, Five Flying Men in a Flying Saucer, Baa Baa Black Sheep, Incy Wincy Spider.

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M11 4EG

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Contact:  Maureen Hughes - Headteacher

Contact:  Jo Wendt - SENCO

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