Nursery

Teachers: Miss Newman and Mrs White
Teaching Assistants: Mrs Morris and Mrs Burns

If your child is required to isolate or is unable to attend school for an extended period of time, please call the office on 0121 675 3573
and arrange a telephone meeting with Miss Newman to discuss your child’s learning.

VIRTUAL SCHOOL

Our virtual school remains live and will be used to provide learning resources to those who are unable to attend school as a result of illness, isolation or any other reason. Furthermore, the materials found on the Virtual School pages may be used by any child for additional learning and who is keen to extend their learning at home. CLICK HERE TO VISIT

our topic is: WHY DO YOU LOVE ME SO MUCH?

What is special about me? How do we show that we care? In this project, we’ll learn about love, families and how people are the same and different.
We’ll pose for photographs and recognise ourselves, our names and our friends from photographs around the classroom; on our pegs, pigeon holes, self-registration discs, displays and scrapbooks.
Mirror, mirror on the wall… We’ll look at our reflections and talk about what we can see. In our cosy home corner, we’ll care for dolls and teddies. We’ll enjoy sharing books about love, feelings and families. Outside, we’ll practise following instructions and think about how our brilliant bodies move.
Using our mathematical skills, we’ll measure and compare our hands, feet and heights. We’ll count candles and think about why we celebrate birthdays. Getting creative, we’ll make amazing artwork of people we love. 

Tapestry

Tapestry is your child’s online learning journal. It is where we share your child learning in school and is also a place where you can share what has been happening at home. It is particularly important that you share what they have been doing at home when your child is the ‘Focus Child’. If you are unable to access your child’s Tapestry account, please speak to the school office or the class teacher.

To help support our topic in school,
please have a go at some of these activities



Me Encourage your child to look in a mirror and name all the different parts of their face. In the kitchen provide different foods for them to be able to create their own face (it can be savoury or sweet). It’s a great opportunity for them to use their fine motor skills to practise cutting (with supervision) and counting. 
The same or different? Make some playdough together with your child (you can try this recipe). Find things from around the house or garden to make faces of the different people in the family. What is the same about them? What is different?   
My body Help your child to name their body parts by encouraging them to join in with this song. Maybe they could put on a show with siblings which would further develop self-confidence.
My family Why not help your child to take photographs of family members and friends, to create a fantastic photo album? You could also visit the local library to share picture books about families and feelings. Alternatively, make a family collage with images of all of your family members’ favourite things.
Being Special Listen to ‘Only One You’ by Linda Kranz on YouTube. Talk to your child about the different fish. What is the same and what is different. Find a stone in the garden or when you go for a walk and paint it to make their own unique stone.  

Don’t forget to share these activities with us on Tapestry!

Attendance and Punctuality

Good attendance and punctuality is essential to help your child achieve the best they possibly can.
The best attendees each term are given a prize.
We will close our door at 8.45am for the morning session and 12.45pm for the afternoon session.

If your child arrives after the door is closed they must be taken up to the office to be registered and a teacher will come to collect your child. .
If for any reason your child cannot attend a session (e.g. illness, family circumstances) please telephone the office to let them know.
If you know in advance (e.g. medical appointments) please let the class teacher know as soon as you can.

Tapestry online learning journal

We love seeing what your child is doing at home on Tapestry.

Uniform and Jewellery:

Please ensure children wear the correct school uniform, including black pumps and plain socks. Jewellery must not be worn. Hair accessories should be in school colours i.e. blue, black or white. Please label all items so that they can be easily reacquainted with children if they are mislaid
(this includes cardigans and jumpers, coats, shoes, hats, gloves and scarves).

Snack

We aim to teach the children about the benefits of a healthy lifestyle. Children will have fruit, water and milk each day.

School meals

We are committed to providing excellent food that is healthy, tasty, nutritionally balanced and is presented in an attractive way that the children will enjoy.
A School Dinner is £1.85 per day

Dates for your diary

Friday 23rd October: End of first autumn term
Monday 2nd November: Back to school  

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