Category Archives: Nursery

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Children in Need: Best Dressed Bear Competition

 

This year, to raise money for BBC Children In Need, children from every year group dressed up their bears in all sorts of different outfits. We were SO impressed by your creativity and imagination, and awarding prizes was verrrrry difficult. Thank you all for your generous donations – we hope to have the total added […]

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Published Date: 21st November 2017
Category: Arts blog, eyfs blog, KS1 blog, KS2 blog, Nursery, Reception, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

Exploring the Outdoors

 

As part of our topic, Autumn, Nursery have been exploring the outdoors. We have been collecting leaves and sticks. We have also been going to forest school to develop our understanding of the natural world. We sat around the fire and ate some yummy snacks. Everyone is looking forward to more adventures as we continue […]

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Published Date: 5th October 2017
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery, Science Blog


 

McMillan coffee morning

 

The McMillan coffee morning was a success this morning – thank you to Mrs Matthews for organising it and all the staff that helped set up. A huge thank you to all the parents/carers/staff and children who donated cakes and biscuits in order to make it successful. We had a good turn out and we […]

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Published Date: 29th September 2017
Category: eyfs blog, KS1 blog, KS2 blog, Nursery, Reception, School Council, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

The Stringcredibles came to visit us

 

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Published Date: 28th April 2017
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery, Reception
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A busy week in the Nursery garden

 

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Published Date: 13th March 2017
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Arabella the Storyteller came to visit today

 

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Published Date: 3rd March 2017
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World Book Day in Nursery

 

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Published Date: 3rd March 2017
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery


 

Magical Christmas show with Flip

 

We’ve had a lovely Christmassy magic show with Flip the Clown this morning 🎄 We even face timed santa 🎅🏼

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Published Date: 12th December 2016
Category: eyfs blog, KS1 blog, Nursery, Reception, Year 1, Year 2


 

Christmas Educational Visit and Christmas Nativity Dates for Reception and Nursery

 

Hello! The Christmas Trip is the Santa Safari at the West Midlands Safari Park on Friday 9th December.                                                                           […]

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Published Date: 6th November 2016
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery, Reception


 

Name Labels in Clothes

 

Parents are reminded that all children should have their names in all clothing and footwear used for school including their uniform, spare clothes on their peg (all children in the foundation phase need a spare set of clothes from home on their peg) and, in Reception, their PE kit. The younger the children are, the […]

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Published Date: 26th October 2016
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery, Reception


 

Dates for Your Diary – Reception & Nursery

 

Week Beginning Day Event 31.10.16 Monday Diwali Party – Nursery wear own clothes from home, Reception bring in own clothes to change into at lunchtime. Rangoli Patterns, Story of Rama and Sita, Shape activities Friday Bonfire & Firework Safety, mini baked potatoes and indoor sparklers 7.11.16 Monday Parent Consultations – all day, Nursery and Reception. […]

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Published Date: 26th October 2016
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery, Reception


 

Introduction to Tapestry

 

  Don’t forget our introduction to your child’s new learning journey will be from 9-9:30 tomorrow morning (Wednesday 20th April 2016). Please make sure you or a family member come along as you will receive some very important information.   Looking forward to seeing you there,   Jenny Smitherman

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Published Date: 19th April 2016
Category: Nursery, Reception


 

Easter Egg Competition – the Winners!

 

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA We are pleased to announce the winners of the Easter Egg competition!   Nursery Reception Year 1 Year 2   Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 6

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Published Date: 24th March 2016
Category: Nursery, Reception, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

Some Egg-cellent Entries! The Easter Egg Competition

 

A big well done to all the children (and parents) for their fabulous entries this year! 😉 Here are the amazing entries which are being judged. Watch this space for news of the winner!  

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Published Date: 24th March 2016
Category: Nursery, Reception, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

Car racing!

 

Ready steady GO! Nursery were racing their cars down the slide. We noticed that they went really fast down the shiny slippery slide. The cars took a long time to stop and they travelled really far.   Then we wanted to see what would happen if we put a blanket on the slide and then […]

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Published Date: 19th March 2016
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery, Science Blog


 

Letters in the sand

 

Nursery have been busy bees! We have been practising forming the letters in our name. Can you see which letters we have made?

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Published Date: 19th March 2016
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery


 

Our visit to the farm.

 

Nursery had an exciting time when we visited Umberslade Farm.  Have a look at their website here http://www.umberslade.com . First we fed the greedy ducks and then we got to stroke a hen! The huge turkey made us laugh – Gobble Gobble! After that we met some more very cute animals. We even got to give them a […]

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Published Date: 19th March 2016
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery, Science Blog


 

Parachute play

 

This morning the Nursery and Reception classes had a brilliant time playing with a parachute. They used it to make large and small waves, they put some balls on the parachute and had fun trying to bounce them off. They had a brilliant time!

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Published Date: 15th March 2016
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery, Reception


 

World Book Day 2016

 

Today we celebrated World Book Day.  Our friends from Year 3 came to nursery and read to us!   We dressed up as our favourite character.   In the afternoon we made bookmarks.  We drew our favourite book character on them and took them home.  

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Published Date: 3rd March 2016
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery


 

Chinese New Year 2016

 

Before half term Nursery had a busy time celebrating Chinese New Year. Learning about different cultures, celebrations and places around the world helps us work towards our Understanding of The World Early learning goal. We practised our moving and handling skills by trying to pick up noodles with chopsticks. It was hard work!   We […]

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Published Date: 27th February 2016
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery


 

Sunny day shadows and outdoor learning

 

Before the half term break Nursery enjoyed the sunny weather. We had the large trucks to use which helps us improve our physical development. We enjoy racing down the hills to see who gets there first! As we played we noticed how all our shadows were taller than us. We drew around each shadow to see who […]

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Published Date: 19th February 2016
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery


 

We miss you!

 

A little message for Mrs Hyde Nursery have been missing their teacher Mrs Hyde. We all hope that she gets better soon and we can’t wait to see Mrs Hyde back in Nursery! Here are our funniest faces to make you feel better Mrs Hyde!

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Published Date: 11th February 2016
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery


 

A LOVELY THURSDAY

 

Nursery have had a very LOVELY day today. We have been learning about Valentines day and have made salt dough hearts for the people in our family that are special to us. We also completed a science experiment to see what would happen if we put our wax crayons into the oven! They melted into […]

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Published Date: 11th February 2016
Category: Arts blog, eyfs blog, Nursery, Science Blog


 

Happy Pancake Day!

 

Nursery have had a perfect pancake day today. We have been practising our pancake cooking and flipping skills by using our pancake play dough in our mini frying pans. We have also been using weighing scales to measure out ingredients for our pancakes. We have practised mixing and stirring the pancake batter.  We even had time to read […]

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Published Date: 9th February 2016
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery


 

We went on a Bear Hunt!

 

We went on a bear hunt and we were not scared! Nursery have enjoyed learning about the bear hunt story. This was our favourite version of the story, Michael Rosen performs We’re Going on a Bear Hunt We used chocolate biscuits to make our own bear biscuits – they were delicious!   We made our […]

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Published Date: 5th February 2016
Category: Arts blog, eyfs blog, Nursery


 

Nursery At Winter Wonderland

 

We had a lovely day on our Christmas trip to Winter Wonderland in Telford. We were taken by the Elves to see Father Christmas in his beautiful Grotto where he gave us all a present. After that we went to see Mrs Christmas to make a magic wish. We sprinkled our golden wishes in to […]

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Published Date: 17th December 2015
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery


 

The Christmas Magic Show

 

We had a great time in Nursery, Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 with Flip and Dippy visiting us for a Christmas magic show! It was just amazing!    

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Published Date: 14th December 2015
Category: Nursery, Reception, Year 1, Year 2


 

Remembrance Day

 

This week, we marked Remembrance Day with an assembly in school and representatives from school went to a special service at the Elim Church.      

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Published Date: 13th November 2015
Category: Nursery, Reception, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

Children in Need 13.11.2015

 

Put your ears on, Children in Need is on Friday 13th November and we will be celebrating it in order to raise money and awareness of an amazing charity! Please donate your £1 and’put your ears on’ to show your support.

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Published Date: 9th November 2015
Category: KS1 blog, KS2 blog, Nursery, Reception, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

Rumble In The Jungle

 

Our new book is Rumble In The Jungle. We have heard the story lots of times now today we were ready to start working on it. Over the next week or so we shall be doing phonics, paintings, mark making, hand puppets, captions, counting and positional language all based around the book. Mums and Dads […]

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Published Date: 6th November 2015
Category: Arts blog, eyfs blog, Nursery
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Eid and Diwali in Nursery

 

Happy Eid and Happy Diwali everybody! We had lots of dancing to traditional music as part of our celebrations. It was great fun, especially when Miss McCulloch got the scarves out – it was really colourful. Mrs Hyde brought in some samosas, bhajis and pakoras so we all got to try something different as part […]

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Published Date: 6th November 2015
Category: Arts blog, eyfs blog, Nursery


 

Autumn Update

 

Remember those trips to the field? We do!   Here are some more photographs and this time you can see what we did with the leaves that we collected there. We printed, we rubbed, we painted and glued, not to mention everything we’ve found out about Autumn along the way! Enjoy!   Don’t forget next […]

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Published Date: 6th November 2015
Category: Arts blog, eyfs blog, Nursery


 

Arts Week

 

All classes will be taking part in our annual creative arts week – 9th to . We have come together with Stan’s Cafe who will be working with year 4 and 6 to create some artistic performances that the children will be creating from conception to completion. Whereas the rest of school will be taking […]

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Published Date: 5th November 2015
Category: Arts blog, Nursery, Reception, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

The Harvest Collection

 

This year, our harvest collection will be going to the Ark Project, based with the Christian Life Centre in Selly Oak. We are aware that the Ark Project helps many people in the Selly Oak are with food parcels and other kinds of support, such as crisis parcels, bedding starter packs and free school uniforms. […]

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Published Date: 15th October 2015
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery, Reception, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

Autumn Day

 

Hello! This is our first blog of the new school year. Nursery have been really busy settling in to their new routines. We have been talking about Autumn for a couple of weeks now. We are beginning to understand that in the Autumn the leaves start dry out on the trees, they change colour and […]

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Published Date: 14th October 2015
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery


 

Birmingham Music Service Summer Gala Concert – Thursday 16th July – 7pm – 9.15pm

 

Birmingham Music Service Summer Gala Concert – Thursday 16th July – 7pm – 9.15pm We are really looking forward to next Thursday’s Birmingham Music Service Summer Gala Concert held at the Symphony Hall. Super Choir (the KS2 choir) will be performing a range of songs alongside a large number of other schools from across Birmingham. […]

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Published Date: 9th July 2015
Category: Nursery, Reception, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

My Child’s Report

 

Your child’s report is will be available to access on Friday 19th June. See the school office to receive a personal username and password. Please click on the icon below to access it.

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Published Date: 16th June 2015
Category: Nursery, Reception, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

The Sun Had Got His Hat On!

 

  Hip, hip, hip hooray! The Sun had got his hat on and we came out to play!! At last, the sun has put in an appearance and Nursery made the most of it. We played in the sand, the water and on the field where we played games, climbed trees and shared strawberries, yum. The […]

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Published Date: 5th June 2015
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery


 

Coming Events for Nursery

 

Just a few things that we need to let you know about: Musical Showcase with Reception and Year One on Thursday 18th June 2015 at 2.15pm in the hall. Be sure to get a seat early to come to see your child perform! Trip to Hatton Adventure World – Monday 6th July 2015: The children […]

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Published Date: 5th June 2015
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery


 

May Day – Bank Holiday Monday 4th May

 

    Today (Thu 30th April) the children watched a very short video about May Day celebrations during a Rainbow Time. Rainbow time is when we take the opportunity to talk about just about anything to the children that crops up on an ad hoc basis. We were talking about how we would not be […]

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Published Date: 30th April 2015
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery