Category Archives: Nursery

Nursery blog

Forest School

 

Nursery have enjoyed their first half term of forest school. Here is some information about forest school.- Tom and James are our forest school leaders. Tom makes the fire while we play games at the top of the field with James. We have to remember our fire rules – No running. Walk outside of the […]

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Published Date: 18th October 2018
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery


 

The Gingerbread Man

 

We have been reading the Gingerbread Man in Nursery for a couple of weeks now and learning about the story. We have done lots of activities linked to the Gingerbread Man and today we made our own Gingerbread men. Firstly we talked about good hygiene practices and the importance of washing our hands before we […]

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Published Date: 4th October 2018
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery


 

UNICEF rights respecting school

 

Tiverton Academy is now on its way to become a UNICEF rights respecting school. The class votes have been cast and we now have our first ever steering group! There are 2 children from each class (year 1 to year 6) We all had to attend our first meeting together on Thursday – it was […]

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Published Date: 30th September 2018
Category: eyfs blog, KS1 blog, KS2 blog, Nursery, Reception, Rights Respecting Schools Steering Group, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

A Windy Day

 

Nursery went to the field today to listen to sounds of the wind in the trees. We watched how the trees and leaves moved. We also talked about how the leaves are starting to change colour and fall because it is autumn. We collected some leaves and large sticks on the field and took them […]

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Published Date: 20th September 2018
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery


 

Fun Day

 

Nursery have had a lovely day at our schools fun day. We bounced on the bouncy castles, danced in the disco, and ate ice cream! What a fun day!

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Published Date: 18th July 2018
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery


 

Pool party!

 

Nursery have had a really fun day having a pool party! Mrs Hyde asked us what things we would like at our pool party, we told her we wanted strawberries, sugar snap peas, ice lollies, doughnuts, balls to play with, and bubbles. Mrs Hyde was really kind and went and brought them all for us. […]

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Published Date: 28th June 2018
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery


 

Forest school

 

Nursery have been doing lots of fun things in forest school this half term. We have made bug hotels! We found lots of insects under logs, crates, braches etc, and needed to make them a safe home. We did this by collecting lots of leaves, twigs, and pine cones, and then used them to make […]

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Published Date: 3rd May 2018
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery


 

Nursery Fun In The Sun

 

Nursery made the most of the beautiful weather and spent most of the day outside on Thursday and Friday. We had water play, bubbles, bikes, the large sand pit and lots more activities. It was so much fun!

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Published Date: 25th April 2018
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery


 

Arabella the storyteller

 

This morning in Nursery we had a visit from Arabella the storyteller. She made stories come to life! She told us the story of ‘The tiger who came for tea’. We had a go at walking like tigers, it was lots of fun! We also did some fun activities. The tiger from the story sent […]

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Published Date: 20th April 2018
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery


 

 

Today in Nursery we had our Go Go disco for sports relief. We danced, played games, and had party food! Nursery won stickers for their best dance moves, and boy what amazing dancers we have!

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Published Date: 22nd March 2018
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery, sports blog


 

Making jam tarts for sports relief

 

This afternoon in Nursery we made jam tarts. We measured using scales, mixed our ingredients together and then used a big rolling pin to roll out our pastry. We used raspberry jam for the filling. We made our cakes as part of our learning about sports relief. A letter went home to parents earlier in […]

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Published Date: 21st March 2018
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery, sports blog


 

INSPIRE Workshops for Nursery and Reception

 

Please look out for the letter that is going home today about INSPIRE Workshops in Nursery and Reception. It is important that you return the tear off slip at the bottom of the letter so that we can fully support the children and their accompanying adults in their activities. We’d love to see you or […]

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Published Date: 19th March 2018
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery, Reception


 

Ahoy me hearties!

 

We have been doing lots of work on pirates in Nursery this half term. This has come from the children showing an interest in pirates before half term. We sat with the children and asked them what pirate things they would like to learn and do, we then made a mind map of ideas. These […]

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Published Date: 8th March 2018
Category: Arts blog, eyfs blog, Nursery


 

World book day

 

Nursery had a lot of fun dressing up for world book day today! We have had a lovely day talking about who we have dressed up as and sharing our stories. A big thank you to all the parents for making such an effort.

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Published Date: 1st March 2018
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery


 

The Winners Are…

 

We held a competition for the best dressed character from Nursery to Year 6. Take a look at our winners: Ladybird in Nursery Tiger in Reception  Cat in the Hat in Year 1 Mary Poppins in Year 2 Goth Girl in Y3 Willy Wonka in Year 4 Hetty Feathers in Year 5       […]

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Published Date: 1st March 2018
Category: KS1 blog, KS2 blog, Nursery, Reception, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

The owl who was afraid of the dark

 

We had another treat today – we are being so spoilt this week! We watched The Owl who was afraid of the dark  

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Published Date: 19th December 2017
Category: Arts blog, eyfs blog, KS1 blog, Nursery, Reception, Year 1, Year 2


 

Santa workshop

 

EYFS and KS1 had a lovely surprise this morning. One of Santa’s elves came to visit and performed a magic show for us! Oh no Mrs Ward… you were chosen for the cream pie game 😃

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Published Date: 18th December 2017
Category: eyfs blog, KS1 blog, Nursery, Reception, Year 1, Year 2


 

Inspiring readers

 

Our Nursery and Reception reading inspire workshop was wonderful. Lots of inspiring activities and busy families!

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Published Date: 23rd November 2017
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery, Reception


 

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, Rights Respecting Schools Steering Group, 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