Nursery Weekly Update

In phonics we have been focusing on voice sounds. We have experimented with different ways of using our voices, exploring the different speech sounds that we can make, and tuning into different voices. We played a game called ‘Apple Pie’ where we had wear a blindfold and guess who said apple pie. We have also […]

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Nursery Weekly Update

In phonics we have been exploring alliteration, and trying to distinguish the initial sounds in a word. We played I Spy and gave clues by using the initial sounds. We also played digging for treasure, and we had to sort out the objects using their initial sounds. We thought of lots of words that start […]

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Nursery Weekly Updates

In phonics we have been exploring rhymes. We have been distinguishing between different words and continuing rhyming strings. We have listened to some of our favourite rhyming stories, such as The Gruffalo, Room On The Broom and Some Dogs Do.  We gave each other silly rhyming names, and created our own silly rhymes such as […]

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Children’s Mental Health Week 3-9th February 2020

HELP US Spread the Word Children’s Mental Health Week is run by children’s mental health charity to focus on the importance of looking after our emotional wellbeing from an early age. This year’s theme is ‘ ‘.Place2Be Find your Brave Bravery comes in all shapes and sizes and is different for everyone. Bravery can be […]

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Nursery Weekly Update

In phonics we have been exploring body percussion. We have been distinguishing between different body sounds and trying to create patterns of sounds. We have also been learning words to describe different sounds and distinguishing between long/short, fast/slow and loud/quiet sounds. In maths we been learning about the composition of numbers 1-5, and we have […]

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Nursery Weekly Update

It has been a delight to welcome the Nursery children back this week. We have thoroughly enjoyed hearing all about their Christmas holidays and sharing what they got up to during news time. In phonics we have been recapping our listening skills. We know that to be a good listener you should keep your lips […]

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Nursery Concert

What a beautiful way to start the day! The children sang with such enthusiasm and spoke so clearly. It was wonderful to see each and everyone of them contribute to the telling of ‘The Christmas Story’. Thank you to Una, Suzanne, Jane, Miss Pavlou, our nursery children and their families for making this such a […]

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Nursery Weekly Update

This week we have been using our phonic knowledge to write some Christmas cards. We have practised writing ‘To’ and ‘From’ and our names. We have also sounded out ‘mum’ and ‘dad’ and had a go at writing those too. We designed some of our own Christmas cards, and have been really improving our scissor […]

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