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Mrs Hudson & Mrs Ellor

"Together may we give our children the roots to grow and the wings to fly!"

 

Summer 1

Our topic for this half term is called: Changes

The children will be learning about all kinds of changes such as how plants and animals change and change in matter such as ice, jelly and chocolate. We will also be listening to lots of stories about changes such as Jack and the Beanstalk,The Enormous Turnip and the Hungry Caterpillar.

We will also be learning about other events such as: The Queens Birthday, St George's Day, Earth Day and much more.

 

Summer 1: Religious Education
Pentecost: Serving - Good News

Reconciliation: Inter-relating - Friends

 

This half term in Nursery we will be learning about:

  • The resurrection of Jesus.
  • The coming of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost.
  • Jesus' relationship with His Disciples.
  • God is kind, understanding, loving and gentle, always ready to forgive and never changes.
  • Changing, saying 'sorry' and being forgiven.

We will also be following the Church's liturgical year and exploring events such as Doubting Thomas, Road to Emmaus..

 

 

We always look forward to hearing your child's special news please continue to share that in their good news book.

We also share Nursery Rhyme Books every Friday so please ensure these brought back on a Friday so we can see you and your child sharing these very important rhymes.

 

We will update our page regularly with information and photographs so you can see what the children are learning and how much fun we are having in Nursery!

 

We are looking forward to working with you and your child - Both me and Mrs Ellor are available every morning and every evening after school should you wish to speak to us.

 

Week Beginning 27th March 2017

 

This week the children will be learning the Nursery Rhyme:

 

Hot Cross Buns

 

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Happy Mother's Day from the Nursery Children

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Week Beginning 20th March 2017

 

This week the children will be learning the Nursery Rhyme:

 

Mary Had A Little Lamb

 

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Mary Had A Little Lamb

Our Jam Tarts

This week some of us have been making jam tarts with Mrs Ellor.

We are so glad the Knave of Hearts didn't steal our tarts!

Week Beginning 13th March 2017

 

This week the children will be learning the Nursery Rhyme:

 

Queen of Hearts

 

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The Queen of Hearts

Week Beginning 6th March 2017

 

This week the children will be learning the Nursery Rhyme:

 

London Bridge

 

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London Bridge

Week Beginning 28th February 2017

 

This week the children will be learning the Nursery Rhyme:

 

Pat-a-Cake Pat-a-Cake

 

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Pat-a-cake

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Spring 2

Our topic for this half term is called: Treasure

The children will be learning about Pirates and things that are precious to us. We will also be listening to lots of pirate stories and singing pirate songs.

We will also be learning about other events such as: Shrove Tuesday, Ash Wednesday, St Patrick's Day, Spring, Easter and much more.

 

Spring 2 - Religious Education
Lent/Easter - Giving: Growing

 

This half term in Nursery we will be learning about:

  • Ash Wednesday.
  • Lent being a time to grow in love to be more like Jesus and to look forward to Easter.
  • Jesus who is the example we follow in goodness, love, care and helpfulness.
  • Jesus dying on Good Friday.
  • Easter is the Church's celebration of Jesus' new life.

We will also be following the Church's liturgical year and exploring events such as Palm Sunday and the Last Supper..

 

​We always look forward to hearing your child's special news please continue to share that in their good news book.

We also share Nursery Rhyme Books every Friday so please ensure these brought back on a Friday so we can see you and your child sharing these very important rhymes. 

 

We will update our page regularly with information and photographs so you can see what the children are learning and how much fun we are having in Nursery!

 

We are looking forward to working with you and your child this year - Both me and Mrs Ellor are available every morning and every evening after school should you wish to speak to us.

Chinese New Year

We have been learning all about Chinese New Year. Did you know 2017 is the year of the Rooster?

In nursery we have been taking part in lots of activities related to Chinese New Year. We have made our own spring rolls with Mrs Ellor, painted blossom trees, tasted Chinese food, listened to stories and talked about China.

This week we are going to be making our own Chinese lanterns and learning how to say Happy New Year in Chinese!

 

Kung Hei Fat Choi! 

 

Week Beginning 30th January 2017

 

This week the children will be learning the Nursery Rhyme:

 

The Grand Old Duke of York

 

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Week Beginning 23rd January 2017

 

This week the children will be learning the Nursery Rhyme:

 

Row Row Row Your Boat

 

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Row Row Row Your Boat

Week Beginning 16th January 2017

 

This week the children will be learning the Nursery Rhyme:

 

Little Miss Muffet

 

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Little miss muffet nursery rhyme

Little miss muffet came to the tuffet eating her curds and whey along came a spider which sat on a sider and scared miss muffet away then little muffet went running inside to her mother and say there was a big spider which sat on the sider it scared me and I dropped my whey then mrs muffet came to the tuffet and told her dont scare away this little spider which sits on the sider means no harm it just wants your whey

Polar Bear Polar Bear What Do You Hear? 

 

We have been reading the story Polar Bear Polar Bear what do you hear? This week we made our own Peppermint cream Polar Bears. 

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Week Beginning 9th January 2017

 
This week the children will be learning the Nursery Rhyme:
 
I'm a Little Teapot
 
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I'm a Little Teapot

Spring 1

This half term we welcome our new children and their families to St Marie's Nursery!

Our topic for this half term is called: Sand and Water

The children will be learning about the weather around the world, creatures that live in the water and dinosaurs. We will also be listening to lots of stories such as: Polar Bear Polar Bear what do you see? The Lighthouse Keepers Lunch, Tyrannosaurus Drip and lots more.

We will also be learning about other events such as: The Epiphany, Chinese New Year, The Presentation of Jesus in the Temple, Valentines Day and much more.

 

​We always look forward to hearing your child's special news please continue to share that in their good news book.

We also share Nursery Rhyme Books every Friday so please ensure these brought back on a Friday so we can see you and your child sharing these very important rhymes. 

 

We will update our page regularly with information and photographs so you can see what the children are learning and how much fun we are having in Nursery!

 

We are looking forward to working with you and your child this year - Both me and Mrs Ellor are available every morning and every evening after school should you wish to speak to us.


Nursery Christmas Craft Day

 

Thursday 1st December

We would like to say a huge thank you to all the parents who joined us on Christmas craft day. All the children enjoyed participating in the craft activities with their parents or guardians. 

 

 

Week Beginning 28th November 2016

 
This week the children will be learning the Nursery Rhyme:
 
Jack and Jill
 
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Jack and Jill

Whatever Next!

We have been reading the story whatever next. It is about a teddy who goes on an adventure to the moon in his own rocket! The teddy enjoys a picnic on the moon with his friend Owl. 

As part of our work on the book we made our own sandwiches for the picnic and acted out the story using props. We even made our own rockets and practised counting ready for blast off! 

Our trip to the moon

PE with Mr Cowling

The children take part in a PE session each Friday with Mr Cowling. They learn key skills such as:

  • Moving in different ways.
  • Ball skills
  • Hand eye co-ordination 
  • Team games 

We also have lots fun in our key worker groups. 

Week Beginning 21st November 2016

 
This week the children will be learning the Nursery Rhyme:
 
Hey Diddle Diddle
 
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Hey Diddle Diddle

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Week Beginning 14th November 2016

 
This week the children will be learning the Nursery Rhyme:
 
Humpty Dumpty
 
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Humpty Dumpty

World Nursery Rhyme Week

7.11.16-11.11.16

 

Nursery have taken part in world nursery rhyme week and have been learning the following rhymes and done some work on them each day. Here are the rhymes we have been learning:

Monday - Doctor Foster 

Tuesday - Baa Baa Black Sheep

Wednesday - Two Little Dickie Birds

Thursday- Incey Wincey Spider

Friday - Hey Diddle Diddle

We would like to say a huge thank you to all the parents who came to the stay and play on Thursday and did activities with their child based on the rhymes from World Nursery Rhyme Week. The children all had a great time and enjoyed showing their parents some of the things we do in Nursery - we even performed some of the nursery rhymes we had learnt to our parents who joined in with us too.

 

 

 

 

 

Week Beginning 7th November 2016

 
This week the children will be learning the Nursery Rhyme:
 
Doctor Foster
 
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Doctor Foster Rhyme

Autumn 2

Our topic for this half term is called: Bears

The children will be learning about real life bears and listening to stories about bears.

We will also be learning about other events such as: Diwali, Bonfire Night, Remembrance Day, Anti-Bullying Week and much more.

 

​We always look forward to hearing your child's special news please continue to share that in their good news book.

We also share Nursery Rhyme Books every Friday so please ensure these brought back on a Friday so we can see you and your child sharing these very important rhymes.

 

We will update our page regularly with information and photographs so you can see what the children are learning and how much fun we are having in Nursery!

 

We are looking forward to working with you and your child this year - Both me and Mrs Ellor are available every morning and every evening after school should you wish to speak to us.

Nursery making Bread for Harvest

Autumn Time

 

We have been learning all about Autumn in Nursery.

We have been listening to Autumn stories, learning rhymes and songs and we have been on an Autumn walk looking at the changes and collecting Autumn things like different coloured and shaped leaves, conkers, acorns etc. 

In nursery we been creating Autumn pictures using the different things we collected and even made our own hedgehog cakes with Mrs Ellor.

We have been very excited to see the squirrel that comes into school so we decided to leave some food for the squirrel and keep a watchful eye out for it in our squirrel hid. 

Week Beginning 17th October 2016

 
This week the children will be learning the Nursery Rhyme:
 
I'm a Dingle Dangle Scarecrow
 
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I'm a Dingle Dangle Scarecrow

Week Beginning 10th October 2016

 
This week the children will be learning the Nursery Rhyme:
 
Two Little Dicky Birds
 
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Learning through play in Nursery

Week Beginning 3rd October 2016

 
This week the children will be learning the Nursery Rhyme:
 
Baa Baa Black Sheep
 
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Baa Baa Black Sheep

Nursery adding the finishing touches to our cake for the 'Charity Bake Off'

Week Beginning 26th September 2016

 
This week the children will be learning the Nursery Rhyme:
 
Incy Wincy Spider
 
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Week Beginning 19th September 2016

 
This week the children will be learning the Nursery Rhyme:
 
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
 
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Your child has a copy of the rhyme inside their rhyme book for you to practise together. Remember to decorate the page with them before Friday when they should be returned to school so we can give your child a new rhyme on the Monday.

 

Have Fun!

 

 

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

The children are beginning to settle into nursery and are trying very hard to follow the routines.

 

Our topic for this half term is called: All About Me

The children will be learning about themselves, their new friends and all the exciting things they can do at school.

In this topic we will be encouraging the children to talk about their families - it would be helpful if you could talk about this with your child and send in a picture so we can show the rest of the class and do some paintings for our art gallery.

 

We will update our page regularly with information and photographs so you can see what the children are learning and how much fun we are having in Nursery!

 

We are looking forward to working with you and your child this year - Both me and Mrs Ellor are available every morning and every evening after school should you wish to speak to us.

 

 

Purple Mash

All children now have their own purple mash log in that is stuck to the inside of the cover of their nursery rhyme book. You can now log into the purple mash site with your child, there are lots of interesting games and activities to do on the tablet / Ipad / computer. 

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