There are 26 children in our Nursery class. Our teacher is called Miss Neill and our teaching assistants are Mrs Garfield, Mrs Morrison and Mrs O'Malley. Our class governor is Reverend Garfield.
Nursery have been exploring the different types of food made by animal products on a farm as part of their Farm topic.
In gymnastics nursery have been practising vaulting and balancing. We made sure only our hands and feet touched the equipment and not our knees. We also did different balancing along the benches, some did bunny hops and others had to walk very carefully along the bench. We talked about health and safety making sure we only jumped off the equipment if there was a mat on the floor and only having one person on the equipment at any time. Nursery were fantastic!
Nursery enjoyed pancake day! They read the story The Run Away Pancake and made their own pancakes. They chose toppings and made a bar chart to find out what the most popular topping was - nutella! They also flipped pancakes and made playdough pancakes too,
To support their Transport topic, nursery had a visit from the Naughty Bus! They had all loved reading the story and doing lots of activities linked to it and were very excited to meet the bus and bus driver! They learnt all about London busses and got tickets from the driver. They had lots of challenges to do including finding the missing teddy bear!
Nursery had a great time celebrating Chinese New Year. They explored different Chinese objects, tasted lots of Chinese food, used chopsticks with noodles, and learnt about the Zodiac story. They also learnt a Chinese New Year song and did some dragon dancing in the hall with instruments and scarves.
Nursery visited the Church and learnt all about The Christmas Story and Advent. Reverend Garfield told us about the different objects in the Church and what they symbolised. We sang some Christmas songs and got to listen to the cello.
Nursery have lots of fun in their weekly music sessions. They explore ways of changing sounds, copy rhythm patterns listen to high and low instruments and learn to hear and clap the syllables in words.
Nursery have been learning about Autumn and enjoyed going on Autumn walks. They collected the different coloured leaves and created their own Autumn tree pictures.
For spooky party day we created pumpkin printing pictures, carved and explored pumpkins, threaded spooky pasta, explored different slimes and goos and found different ways to melt frozen hands!
To support their Nocturnal Animals topic, Nursery had some special visitors this week! They got to meet, stroke and hold a barn owl, tree frog, sugar glider, hedgehog, millipede and rat.
Nursery have been enjoying meeting their new friends and exploring their new indoor and outdoor learning areas.