Nursery Weekly Update

This week in phonics we have continued experimenting with instruments. We used a selection of new instruments and explored the sounds that they make. We are building up our vocabulary to talk about these instruments and we practised following instructions to make patterns with sounds. We also carried on our focus on Bedtime for Monsters and we […]

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Nursery Weekly Update

The children have been very busy this week at Nursery finding out about different celebrations. We learnt about Diwali and made Diva lamps, and also learnt about Bonfire night. We have made lots of firework pictures and paintings. In phonics we listened to the different sounds that fireworks make. We had a go at sounding […]

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Nursery Weekly Update

This week in phonics we have been playing games to improve our listening skills. Listening is one of the basic building blocks of language and communication and, particularly in the early years of education, one of the main vehicles for a child’s learning. We have been practising listening to our friends, and responding to them. […]

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Nursery Weekly Update

This week in phonics we have been exploring sounds by playing with different instruments. We have tried to change the sounds the instruments make by playing them in different ways, such as tapping them gently and shaking them harder. We are building up our vocabulary about sounds and describing the noises that the instruments make. […]

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Nursery Weekly Update

This week in phonics we have been developing our listening skills by learning some different types of body percussion such as stamping, clapping and clicking. We have been making patterns with these sounds and experimented with changing their volume and speed. The children also met Geraldine the Giraffe, our phonics puppet, for the first time! […]

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Nursery Weekly Update

We have had a very busy few weeks of settling in at Nursery. They have all come in amazingly and are very busy making friends and have enjoyed exploring all of the different areas of the classroom and playground. You may remember from your home visits that we talked about recording your child’s progress electronically […]

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