The Stringcredibles came to visit us

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Published Date:28th April 2017


A busy week in the Nursery garden

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Published Date:13th March 2017


Arabella the Storyteller came to visit today

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Published Date:3rd March 2017


World Book Day in Nursery

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Published Date:3rd March 2017


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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


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Never Forget

Last week we learned a little bit about Remembrance Day and the significance of the poppy.

 

Mrs Hyde Showed us a lovely animation from CBeebies and if you go to this web address

http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/cbeebiesgrownups/entries/90ec00fc-1f65-3ee6-90f6-df81e52c4a10

you will be able to find more information about it.

 

We know now that soldiers died a long time…

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Published Date:20th November 2016


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Children in Need

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Published Date:9th November 2016


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Christmas Text: Babushka

Our writing and mark making for Christmas will be based around the story of Babushka.

We shall be using the text that you see in the featured image by Sandra Ann Horn and Sophie Fatus.

There is absolutely no obligation for parents to buy the book but somebody you know may…

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Published Date:6th November 2016


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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


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Firework Pictures

We had to use our fine motor skills, our imagination and lots of patience for this.

First of all we watched a video of the fireworks at Himley Hall and we left the firework videos running in the background on You Tube – some of them were quite spectacular, especially…

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Published Date:6th November 2016


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Happy Diwali Everyone

We have had a Diwali Day today in Reception!

We started the day by introducing Diwali. We learnt that Diwali is celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists and those who follow the faith of Jainism.

Reuben, one of our friends, has been celebrating Diwali at home over the weekend and he told…

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Published Date:31st October 2016


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Teacher Supported and then Independent Writing

Our class had a little go at using a provocation in their writing. Mrs Hyde introduced the idea of a provocation on a page and then we talked about how to use the provocation in writing or mark making. We had some very interesting ideas and we all talked a lot…

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Published Date:26th October 2016


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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…

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Published Date:26th October 2016


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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


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HELP!

Hello!

For the coming half term there are some things that we would like to have available for selection by the children in the classroom. If you or grandparents, aunts and uncles or family friends have any of these items that can be given to us on a permanent basis we…

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Published Date:25th October 2016


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Independent Work in the Construction

We have been using construction blocks to create some lovely structures following our small group time with the blocks, cups and CD’s. This time we used  the smaller, coloured blocks and we still helped each other and shared the blocks well.

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Published Date:25th October 2016


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Construction with Cups and CD’s

We had a great time constructing with the blocks, cups and CD’s. Our teacher gave us some examples of famous buildings and bridges before we started and we had to think about which blocks would make our structures stable while still going high and wide. We came up…

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Published Date:25th October 2016


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Parsnip and Potato Patterns

During our maths lessons to do with shape space and measure we have been thinking about shapes an patterns.

We combined some of our harvest vegetables and two paint colours to come up with some repeating patterns along a strip of card.

Take a look at the pictures to see how…

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Published Date:25th October 2016


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New Piccies from Autumn 1 2016

We have been very busy this half term Here are a few snapshots of just some of the things we’ve been up to!

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Published Date:25th October 2016


Our trip to the butterfly farm

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Published Date:24th May 2016


Busy butterflies

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Published Date:17th May 2016


Little gardeners

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Published Date:11th May 2016


Goodbye butterflies

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Published Date:9th May 2016


Friday fun in PE

Reception had a fantastic time this morning using the parachute during their PE lesson with the sports coaches. They played sharks in the sea, practiced moving…

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Published Date:29th April 2016


Who lives in a house like this?

Today Reception discovered that someone (or something!) had moved in to our playground over the Easter Holidays! We found a tiny house, with a bed, an armchair, a table and chair with a small plate, a lamp a knife and a…

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Published Date:11th April 2016


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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…

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Published Date:19th March 2016


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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


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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!

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Published Date:19th March 2016


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


Reading with Year 4 for World Book Day

 

As part of our World Book Day celebrations, Year 4 came to visit Reception….

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Published Date:8th March 2016


World Book Day

 

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Published Date:8th March 2016


Happy Mother’s Day

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Published Date:7th March 2016


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Reading with Reception class for World Book Day

Year 4 had a wonderful morning reading with Recpetion class.

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Published Date:7th March 2016


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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


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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…

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Published Date:27th February 2016


Mothers day assembly

 

Reception will be holding a small Mother’s Day assembly in the Reception classroom on Friday 4th March at 2:45 PM. The children will read some poems, sing some songs, and tell us why their Mummy is…

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Published Date:22nd February 2016


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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…

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Published Date:19th February 2016


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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


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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…

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Published Date:11th February 2016


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. …

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Published Date:9th February 2016