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Nursery

Re-opening of School for Nursery Children

 

You will have received a letter personal to your child.  This is a copy of the generic letter you were sent outlining where your child will be from the 1st June.  If you have any questions please contact the school office.

 

Staggered Timings:

Drop off   8.20 am - 9.00 am

Pick up   from 2.50 pm 

 

Unfortunately, at this time we do not have the space to occupy everyone from nursery but we hope we may be able to accommodate our part time children in the future.

Nursery Timetable

 

Morning session      8.20 am - 11.20 am

Lunchtime session    11.20 am – 12.00 pm

Afternoon session    12.00 pm - 3.00 pm

 

8.20 am

12.00pm

AM Session starts

PM Session starts

Parents welcome in to settle their children. Child led activities throughout the nursery.

8.50 am

12.30 pm

Nursery 2 children go to the nursery 2 room for RWI

 

Dough disco – finger movement activity or Brain breaks – music and movement, followed by Group time with key worker. Individualised focused activity differentiated for each group.

9.20 - 9.50 am

1.00 – 1.30 pm

Directed/undirected activities throughout the nursery

9.50 am

1.30 pm

Story time followed by Magic Maths for the Nursery 2 children

10.05 am

1.45 pm

Free choice/snack time

11.05 am

2.45 pm

Tidy away toys, nursery songs and rhymes/music session

11.20 am

3.00 pm

Session finishes

Class Blogs

 

We have lots of photos to show you the things we have been learning about, so please take a look at our blogs below.

Week ending 26th June 2020

 

This week the nursery children are enjoying the outside area and the lovely weather. We have been talking about how to stay safe when out in the sun. 

We need to wear a hat to protect our head from the sun.

We should wear sunscreen to protect our skin from the sun.

We need to drink plenty of water.

 

Celebrations, Festivals and National Events

 

World Rainforest Day

 

The 22nd of June is World Rainforest Day. It was created in 2017 to raise awareness of the importance of rainforests around the world for the health of the Earth, and ultimately for your health, too. Rainforests are decreasing at an alarming rate. It is time to pay attention to this vital asset, and reverse the trend of shrinking rain forest areas.

Rainforests do many good things for the earth20% of the oxygen we breath, comes from rain forests. They offer many other benefits, including absorption of harmful carbon dioxide, and stabilising climates. About half the plant and animal species on the planet call rainforests their home. The diversity, and potential of these areas, is nothing short of astonishing.

https://worldrainforestday.org/act-now/#:~:text=Spread%20the%20word%20about%20World,action%20on%20June%2022nd%2C%202020!

 

A message from Mr Clark

 

Mr Clark, one of our P.E Leaders, would like to give you all some information about his favourite sport- football!

On 17th June 2020 the football Premier League restarted after 100 days. The Premier League is the top level of the English football league system. Contested by 20 clubs, it operates on a system of promotion and relegation with the English Football League (EFL). Seasons run from August to May with each team playing 38 matches (playing all 19 other teams both home and away)

For further information and activities see:

https://plprimarystars.com/for-families/activity-pack

Here are a couple of websites containing advice and activities for you to do at home but if you need any help please call the school and I will be happy to talk to you

Home Learning from TTS

This booklet details ideas to work across the curriculum with resources found in the home, extending activities from nursery rhymes, chores and investigations to tackle an array of skills!

 

http://www.tts-group.co.uk/on/demandware.static/-/Library-Sites-TTSSharedLibrary/default/vaea75f5663a038b8658d258fd198e57ce70b35d6/images/homepage/Early_Years_Home_Learning_Collection.pdf?version=1,584,037,589,000

 

 

Nursery 2 children have been following a phonics programme called ‘Read, Write, Inc.’

They are uploading daily phonics lessons onto their YouTube channel, although our nursery children have not completed the whole programme you may be able to find it useful

Click or copy and paste the link to participate in phonics sessions.

 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ

You can also find additional information and resources here:

https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/reading/reading-schemes-oxford-levels/read-write-inc-phonics-guide/

 

We often play number game with the children using the interactive whiteboard, some of these games are suitable to play on a tablet

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/teddy-numbers

 

Some support for parents around online safety for 4-5 year olds.

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/Support-tools/home-activity-worksheets/early-years/?utm_source=Thinkuknow&utm_campaign=e9ea1fa21d-TUK_ONLINE_SAFETY_AT_HOME_19_05_20&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_0b54505554-e9ea1fa21d-64873249 

 

 

Other activity ideas
Add number stickers to the roof of toys cars and see if your child can find No 1..... No 2

Sharing a story, talk about who the characters are, what can we tell about the story from the front cover, where is the story set, what happened at the beginning, what happened at the end, how can we change the story.

Use scissors to cut pictures and shapes from paper, scissors skills require a lot of hand control

Add colours, numbers or letters to pegs and play a game of how quickly he can find the colour/number/letter you call out and then peg it to a line or piece of card

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