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Welcome to Nursery

 

In Nursery, our main aim is to provide a safe and nurturing environment which in turn will enable children to thrive and learn.

Our goals for young children are: 

  • to be happy and secure in the learning environment 
  • to learn through active involvement with people, materials, events and ideas
  • to be independent, confident and resilient learners
  • to explore, relate to others, to set their own goals and solve problems.

 

We will strive to provide the children with a rich curriculum that meets the children's interests, their well-being and yet still provides them with memorable first hand learning experiences.

 

We want our children to have the best possible start to their learning journey here in our wonderful Nursery! 

 

We can't wait to work with you all,

Mrs Jackson, Mrs Muir, Mrs Tough & Miss Allan

Week beg 26.2 This week we have celebrated another 4th birthday with a delicious cake. We took our second visit down to forest school and we have enjoyed being back at school- following our interests and continuing to learn all about movement.

Week beg 12.2.24 We have had a lovely week celebrating Pancake Day, Valentine's Day, a 4th birthday and we have enjoyed Muddy Monsters. What a busy week- we are certainly ready for a little rest over half-term PHEW!

Week beginning 5th February. This week we have met our friends from Armstrong house and watched their very special production of The Lampton Worm. We have celebrated a special 4th birthday and we have been learning about Lunar Celebrations . We decorated our home corner and ate lots of chinese foods too. we had a very enjoyable but very busy week ..y

Wk beg 29.01.24 - This week we have been celebrating another special 4th birthday. We all took part in playing the Hokey Cokey and the superman dance, we had to use our good listening ears to make sure we did the right actions. For Number Day, we made delicious pizza's - it was tricky counting out the toppings. Some ingredients were big and some were little!

Week beg 22.1.24 We have had lots of fun this week. We have enjoyed playing musical statues. We used our listening attention skills to make sure we knew when to sit down. We read a book all about ice lollies so we decided to make our own. We kept checking as they froze! It was great fun and we enjoyed tasting them.

Week beg 15.1.24 We have enjoyed exploring our interest in rainbows this week. We have finger painted and explored colour mixing. We have also celebrated another 4th birthday by making and eating a delicious cake. The weather has been very exciting too so we have had lots of fun out in the cold exploring the ice!

Week beg 8.1 We have had a super first week back! We have loved settling back into Nursery!

Merry Christmas everyone!

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18.12.23 What a super last week we've had. Three of our children took part in Brighton's got talent. Two of our children also won magic tokens for our vending machine and got to spend them on a book. We wish you all a very Merry Christmas and are looking forward to seeing you all in the New Year. Have a wonderful break!

Week beginning 11th Dec - What a busy week we have all had! We spent the morning problem solving and den building with Phil from Muddy Monsters. Later, we had a magical time performing our class Nativity to our parents and carers. By the end of the week, we had a special visit from Santa Claus at our christmas party! What an amazing week it has been!

Week beg 4.12 We LOVED our music workshop this week. We listened to a live band and even got to join in. We felt very Christmassy afterwards! We also explored ice painting after we were so interested in the ice outside last week. We are becoming increasingly independent when accessing the environment- we have loved this week!

Week beg- Christmas has started in Nursery this week! We have put up our tree, made some reindeer food and we even got some snow. We loved playing in it and making it change colour! It was great fun!

Week beg 20.11 This week we have enjoyed creating our own patterns inspired by the mehndi hand patterns we looked at for Diwali. It has been a very windy week so we decided to make and fly our own kites- it was great fun. We have also been mark making in the shaving foam to practise our motor skills.

Week beg 13.11 This week we have had a visitor from Gateshead Library which was very exciting. We loved using the powder paints in the puddles. We have also enjoyed raising money for Children in Need. Another lovely week in Nursery!

Week beg 6.11 We have enjoyed our week settling back in, welcoming some of our new children and making and displaying our poppies for Remembrance Day. We took part in a two minute silence to show our respects.

23.10 What a lovely week we have had. We have had a visit from the nurse, a lovely 'Muddy Monsters' session and lots of time to play and explore our interests- we loved the pumpkin!

16.10 We have had a great day today. We all got dressed in our waterproofs and wellies and had lots of water fun!

9.10 We have had a great week. We have loved dinosaurs so have explored mark making with the different footprints. We have also been on a leaf hunt and we have made some paper dolls inspired by one little girl's favourite story 'Paper Dolls'.

2.10 This week the super heroes have been to visit Nursery. We have also enjoyed printing with leaves, reading stories and building tall towers! We love Nursery!

25.9 What a lovely week! We have loved making new friends- we have built buses and towers, we've painted and enjoyed making cakes for our Macmillan coffee morning.

18.9 We've had a lovely week celebrating two 4th birthdays. We have enjoyed welcoming some more new children into our setting- they have all been fantastic!