Nursery Apple Harvest

Lots of children were keen to help pick apples from the trees in the orchard. They used them to make apple crumble.

Picking the apples:

Carrying the apples:

Smelling the apples:

Cutting the apples:

Eating apple crumble:

Welcome to Nursery

Dear parent/carer,

We would like to welcome you and your child to the new school year.  We hope that you all had a great summer and are feeling refreshed and ready to enjoy all the exciting activities we have planned this year.  The children are already settling into the Nursery routines and it is lovely to see friendships beginning to develop.

Please could we ask that all children come to Nursery each day wearing appropriate clothing for playing outside, particularly as the weather gets colder (ie: warm coat, mittens, hat and welly boots on rainy days).  We use the outdoor areas in all types of weather and it is much more fun for your child if they are suitably dressed.

If you have any questions or feel that there is any information that we may require in order to get to know your child more quickly, please do not hesitate to speak to your child’s key worker.

In order to help you become familiar with names and faces more quickly, here is a list of the key workers and the group names.

Ms Rolston – Frog group   

Mrs Larvin – Ladybird group   

Mrs Goldsborough – Butterfly group   

Autumn – half term 1

During the first half term the children will be learning about themselves and how special they are in the topic ‘Who Am I?’.  They will be involved in activities that encompass all areas of the curriculum (eg: speaking and listening in small groups, drawing and painting self-portraits, naming body parts, comparing heights, counting fingers and toes, developing self-confidence in using the outdoor equipment and much more).

Please could you talk to your child about how they have changed since they were a baby.  Encourage them to think about the things that they can do now, that they couldn’t do when they were babies.  The children are welcome to bring in photos of themselves as babies, to show the class and display on the ‘Wonder Walls’.


Calling All Babies!

Are there any brave babies out there who wouldn’t mind being bathed in front of the Nursery children and any even braver parents who wouldn’t mind doing the bathing?  (Don’t worry, you won’t have to do any talking).  If so, please have a word with Ms Rolston.

Autumn – half term 2

Our topic after the half term break will be ‘What is a Celebration?’, during which the children will have opportunities to share some of the special events celebrated by their own families.  There will be lots of baking and food tasting, music, stories and art work.

The term will finish with many exciting Christmas activities and celebrations.  More details will be given closer to the time.