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


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…

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Published Date:20th April 2018


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


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. …

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Published Date:21st March 2018


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…

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Published Date:19th March 2018


Kagan skills

This week we have been learning about the jobs that people do. To start off our topic lesson we have been practising our Kagan skills.
We have learnt that when the music starts (we love – Hound dog by Elvis) we mix and move around the room and then…

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Published Date:15th March 2018


Happy Mothers Day

Happy Mothers Day to all our lovely Mums. We appreciate and thank you for everything you do for us.
We hope you enjoy our handmade biscuits.
Love from Reception xxxx

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Published Date:9th March 2018


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…

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Published Date:8th March 2018


Our reading poem

This week we have been learning about rhyming words and we wrote a class poem to celebrate world book day. We hope you enjoy it.

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Published Date:7th March 2018


Wonderful wintery day

It started off as a beautiful, wintery and sparkly playground until Reception went outside!!
We had so much fun – painting, drawing, writing, throwing snowballs and making snow angels.

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Published Date:4th March 2018


How much room?

Last week Reception have learning about capacity. We have been using words like – empty, nearly empty, half full, full, capacity and liquid to describe and compare the capacity of the different containers.

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Published Date:4th March 2018


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


Kung Hei Fat Choy!

Happy Chinese New Year!
It’s year of the dog 🐶.

We have enjoyed making dog masks and writing our numbers to 10 in Chinese.

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Published Date:16th February 2018


We love our families ❤️

On Valentine’s Day this week Reception wanted to show their families how much they love them.
We wrote I love you because…. we enjoyed talking about our family and why we love them so much.

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Published Date:16th February 2018


Internet safety day

As part of our work on Internet Safety this week we drew around our hands and cut them out. On our hands we (and the teachers) wrote the names of people in our lives who help to keep us safe every day.

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Published Date:11th February 2018


Jangle has been up to mischief!

Hello, hello, hello…. what has Jangle been up to?!
Poor CoCo is trapped! Good job the police were here to help CoCo. Phew!

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Published Date:21st December 2017


It’s snow fun in Reception!

We managed to have some snowy fun before the snow melted.

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Published Date:19th December 2017


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


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


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


Funky phonics

We have been practising our letter sounds and phonics in Reception.

We loved rainbow writing too! 🌈


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Published Date:23rd November 2017


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…

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Published Date:21st November 2017


Pumpkin 🎃 Mark making

A huge pumpkin arrived in Reception today (thanks to Mrs Weblin).
We have had a busy day writing our names on it and making marks.
Who’s name can you see?

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Published Date:10th October 2017


No Outsiders

As part of our PSHE lesson today we have begun our No Outsiders lessons.
We read the book You Choose by Nick Sharratt.
After reading the book we worked together and decided what we liked and did not like in the book.

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Published Date:9th October 2017


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…

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Published Date:5th October 2017


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…

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Published Date:29th September 2017


Remarkable Reception!

Wow! What a fun first few weeks Reception have had!

We have started Forest School – we love it!

Every Thursday we have PE with Miss Meah.

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Published Date:25th September 2017


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


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


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


Children in Need

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Published Date:9th November 2016


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


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


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


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


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


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