Nursery

Teachers: Miss Newman
Teaching Assistants: Mrs Morris and Miss Hodgkinson

pumps

Please could you provide black slip on pumps for your child to change
into and wear inside whilst at school. These can be left in your child’s pigeonhole/shelf.  

our topic is: Around the World

Many of the children in Nursery are from different cultures and countries. We will be celebrating our similarities and difference as we travel around the world visiting different countries.
If your family is from another country we would love to see photographs or artifacts. Or if your child has visited another country we would love to hear about that too. Please feel free to share things on Tapestry or speak to the class teacher about suitable ways to bring things into school. 

Tapestry

It would be brilliant if you could share as many learning experiences with your child as possible, based on what we are learning about in class. If you do this, we would love to see what you have been doing on Tapestry. You can log onto Tapestry and upload pictures and write a summary of what you have been doing. This will then be added to your child’s online learning journal.

Prime Areas of Development:

Personal, Social and Emotional Development:

We will be: Encouraging the children to talk to others about the things they are interested in and to share their opinions.
Encouraging the children to solve their problems with others, through negotiation.   

You can help at home by:

Asking your child whether they like or dislike different foods, games etc. Asking children to use their words to tell someone if they are not happy, rather than having a tantrum or using their fists.

Communication and Language:

We will be: Continuing to encourage the children to use a wide variety of descriptive words.     

You can help at home by:

Asking your child to think of new and different words e.g. large, huge, or massive, instead of big.

Physical Development:

We will be: Thinking about how to move equipment safely.
Working on correct letter formation. 

You can help at home by:

Talking to your child about safely carrying and storing their toys. Helping your child to form all of the letters correctly.

Specific Areas of Development:

Literacy

We will be: Continuing to encourage the children to join in with the stories they know and re-tell the stories by themselves.
Segmenting words so we can start to spell them e.g. ‘cat’ is ‘c-a-t’. 

You can help at home by:

Encouraging your child to ‘read’ you the stories they bring home. Asking your child to tell you what sounds they can hear in words.

Maths

We will be: Counting objects up to 10 and beyond.
Using positional vocabulary to describe where we are e.g. “next to the chair”, “under the tree”. 

You can help at home by:

Encouraging your child to count greater numbers of objects; asking your child to count up to 20 and beyond; get your child to put a teddy somewhere and describe where it is e.g. “under the bed”.

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 8.35am for the morning session and 12.35pm 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 shoes and plain socks. Jewellery must not be worn. Please label all items so that they can be easily reacquainted with children if they are mislaid. This includes the inside of coats, shoes, hats, gloves and scarves.

Snack

We aim to teach the children about the benefits of a healthy lifestyle. With this in mind, our fantastic chef provides a range of healthy snacks. Please pay  £1 for 5 sessions or less and £1.50 for 6 or more sessions to the class teacher if you would like your child to receive a snack and milk.

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

Wednesday 26th June: Sports Day
Thursday 27th June: Trip to the Children’s Play Village
Friday 28th June: NURSERY CLOSED
Wednesday 3rd July: Transition to Reception
Wednesday 3rd July: Reports sent home
Wednesday 3rd July: Farmer’s Market
Thursday 4th July: Parent’s Evening
Wednesday 10th July: Nursery Leavers Performance 

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