Nursery 2022 - 2023
Welcome to Nursery!
We think it is a very exciting place to be! Lots of stimulating activities are ready to explore, based on the children’s interests and the skills they need to develop. We work inside and outdoors - whatever the weather!
The Class Teacher in Nursery is Mrs Seddon and she is supported by Mrs Barnsley. On a Wednesday morning, Mrs Thompson works alongside Mrs Barnsley.
We do not have set topics in Nursery, although popular themes such as dinosaurs, pirates, superheroes or princesses often crop up! Exciting and stimulating weekly play activities are based on interests or observations made in previous sessions. Wherever possible we plan for these activities to link together to help the children to make links and connections. Often, we choose a particular story or non-fiction book as a focus to link the activities around. Again, these will have been chosen based upon observations we have made or if we feel the children need to develop particular skills.
Apps your child might enjoy on the iPad:
Puppet Pals HD (the Director's Pass allows a lot more choice and means you can add your own photographs): https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/puppet-pals-hd/id342076546?mt=8
Red Fish: https://www.poissonrouge.com/ios/
abc Pocket Phonics: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/abc-pocketphonics-letter-sounds/id299342927?mt=8
Any Toca Boca apps! https://itunes.apple.com/us/developer/toca-boca-ab/id419103351
Teach Your Monsters to Read: https://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/
Websites you may like to explore at home:cBeebies: http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies
Topmarks Early Years Games: http://www.topmarks.co.uk/Search.aspx?Subject=37&AgeGroup=1
Mouse Club: http://themouseclub.co.uk/
Crickweb Games: http://www.crickweb.co.uk/Early-Years.html
Poisson Rouge (this whole site used to be free, but you have to pay for parts of it now. This link takes you to the free section.): http://www.poissonrouge.com/free/
Getting Ready for School
Phonics Letters and Sounds
- how to pronounce the sounds - see video below
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