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Nursery News

It is very busy in our Nursery classes.  On this page you can keep up with everything that is going on, see all the different ways our children learn and have a look at their amazing work.

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  • Nursery: What do you think the dinosaur did in Nursery?

    Published 14/06/24
    We had a very big surprise on Thursday morning when we arrived at Nursery and found that the giant egg had hatched. Luckily, our CCTV cameras managed to film the whole event. When we looked at the film, we saw a very large and extremely noisy dinosau
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  • Nursery: What could be in the egg?

    Published 07/06/24
    It has been a very busy first week back in Nursery.  On Thursday, we arrived to find a nest in one of our tuff trays and some giant eggs that had been laid. The children have all been using their mark making skills to make posters so that everyo
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  • Nursery Can you retell a story?

    Published 24/05/24
    We have had another very busy week in nursery. The children have continued to learn different facts about farmyard animals and we learnt that cows make milk for us to drink. The children had lots of fun trying to milk the cow that they had made and i
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  • Nursery: What facts can you remember about farm animals?

    Published 17/05/24
    This week in Nursery we have been reading the story Farmyard Hullabaloo by Giles Andreae and learning about different animals on the farm. Did you know that cows only have teeth on the bottom of their mouth and chicks can talk to their mummy when the
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  • Nursery: How has your bean changed?

    Published 10/05/24
    We have been very excited to see some of the changes in our beans. Some of them have not changed yet, some of them have sprouted roots, some have a shoot and some have grown leaves. The children have been looking at their beans every day and recordin
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  • Nursery: What does a bean need to grow?

    Published 03/05/24
    This week in Nursery, we have been reading the story of ‘Jasper’s Beanstalk’ by Nick Butterworth and Mick Inkpen. We learnt all about how Jasper looked after his bean to grow his beanstalk. The children have all been looking after t
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  • Nursery: What can you use to make giant pictures?

    Published 26/04/24
    We have been using different tools to make giant pictures. We have used spay bottles, giant paint brushes, brooms, mops and sticks. We have experimented with different ways to make marks and we have developed our shoulder strength and co-ordination.
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  • Nursery: Eid Mubarak-How do Muslims celebrate Eid?

    Published 19/04/24
    This week in Nursery, we have been learning all about Eid and why it is an important celebration for Muslims. We have been reading Rameena’s Ramadan, which highlights key aspects of the month of Ramadan leading up to Eid such as fasting, prayin
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  • Nursery: Why do Christians celebrate Easter?

    Published 28/03/24
    This week in Nursery, we have been learning all about Easter and why it is an important celebration for Christians. We have read the Easter Story and focused on the key events starting at Palm Sunday and ending on Easter Sunday. On Monday, the childr
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  • Nursery: What does a habitat need to be a 'good place' for insects?

    Published 22/03/24
    This week in Nursery we have been reading the story ‘A Good Place’ by Lucy Cousins. In this book we learn that different insects need different things in their habitats to make it a ‘good place’ for them to live. Bees need flo
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  • Nursery: Who helped to pull the Gigantic Turnip?

    Published 15/03/24
    This week in Nursery we have been reading the story of the Gigantic Turnip. In this story, an old man and an old woman plant some seeds to grow vegetables.  One of the turnips grows to be gigantic, so the old man cannot pull it up by himself.&nb
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  • Nursery: What techniques can you use to change paper to make a piece of art?

    Published 08/03/24
    This week in Nursery we have been reading the book 'Beautiful Oops!' by Barney Saltzberg. This book has helped us to understand that it is fine to make mistakes and sometimes what starts as a mistake can become a great success! We have explor
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