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Billy Goats Gruff - Floating and Sinking Experiment

Spring Term 2021

 

This half term our learning in Nursery will be based on traditional tales.  We will be exploring The Gingerbread Man, The Three Billy Goats Gruff, The Three Little Pigs, Little Red Hen, Jack and the Beanstalk and Goldilocks and the Three Bears.  

 

 

Nursery and Treetots Party Pics (Nursery AM party and Treetots PM party - the classes did not mix)

Nativity December 2020

 

We may not have been able to do our usual Nativity play this year, but Covid is not going to stop us putting on a show.  I hope you enjoy the video.  

Reception and Nursery Nativity 2020

Watch the Nativity story by Reception and Nursery.

Learning for the Week

 

This week as part of our learning about 'Celebrations', the children have been learning about birthdays.  The children have learned what a birthday is, spoken about their own birthdays and parties and shared stores about birthdays such as 'Kipper's Birthday' and 'The Toys Party' (this story can be found on Oxford Owl - see information below).  

 

The children have also started to make Christmas cards and decorations ready to decorate our classroom next week.  

 

Oxford Owl

 

In order to support reading at home, the school has subscribed to Oxford Owl.  This is a website where you can access an electronic copy of many of the school reading books.  Please take the time to share these with your children.  In order to login you will need a password and a user name.  

 

The user name is 'nleese' and the password is 'Password1'

 

Please explore the website.  There are books to share, games to play and information about phonics.   The website is www.oxfordowl.co.uk

Diwali

 

This week in Nursery the children have been learning all about Diwali which is celebrated by Hindu and Sikh people.  The children have listened to the story of Rama and Sita, had the opportunity to dress up in traditional Indian dress, made models of Diwa lamps and fireworks, and tried some Indian food including sweets, onion bhajis, chapattis and samosas. 

The Story of Diwali

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Learning about Diwali

Celebrating BBC Children in Need

Nursery is a busy place!