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Forest School in Nursery

Forest School in Nursery

Brighter afternoons and sunny days are perfect for spending valuable time outdoors! Nursery donned their famous red suits and off they went to ‘Forest School.’ The children love to have camp fires and drink hot chocolate. They made ‘mud soup’ and sang campfire songs....

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Observational Drawing in Nursery

Observational Drawing in Nursery

We spend a lot of time, throughout the year, completing observational drawing. It supports the children to slow down, and really learn how to record what they actually see, rather than what they think something looks like. Through noticing the details, the children's...

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Baptism in Nursery

Baptism in Nursery

In Nursery we talked about how important a new baby is in a family and the love and joy that they bring. We discussed how we welcome a new baby into God’s family through Baptism. We role played a Baptism and chose a priest, parents and godparents. The children named...

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Fossils in Nursery

Fossils in Nursery

Nursery have been learning about Mary Anning the famous fossil hunter. They wore special ‘fossil hunter’ badges and discussed what it meant to live in the past. They dug for fossils and looked at their finds through magnifying glasses. Log sheets were provided and the...

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Nursery ‘Forest School’

Nursery ‘Forest School’

Nursery had an amazing autumnal ‘Forest School’ session. We collected leaves and learned all about a ‘storm kettle.’ Miss O’Connor lit a fire in the bowl and placed the storm kettle full of water on top to boil. The children confidently and safely took it in turns to...

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Play with loose parts in Nursery

Play with loose parts in Nursery

There are many benefits of providing open ended loose part resources. We provide our children with an enabling environment full of interesting objects that support creativity and invention. Loose parts are not toys in the traditional sense of the word, they are a...

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Nursery topic: ‘Beaches and Boats’

Nursery topic: ‘Beaches and Boats’

There is only one thing to do in the summer term! Visit the beach! And ‘buoy’ did we have fun doing it! We began by creating beautiful collage pictures using sand. We added our favourite sea creatures and talked about the texture of sand. We turned our home corner...

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Famous Landmarks in Nursery

Famous Landmarks in Nursery

What an incredible half term we have had travelling the world looking at ‘Famous Landmarks.’ The children engaged with their learning in a fully immersive way. Famous landmarks enabled us to look at the world around us, as well 3D structures, height and size. We began...

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Easter in Nursery

We had a wonderful time leading up to Easter in Nursery. We introduced Lent as a time when Christians think about growing in love. We explored the ways children can grow in love: e.g. sharing and helping. We sang a beautiful hymn for our parents and posted it on...

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Welcome back to Nursery

How lovely it has been to have our Nursery family back together again. We have celebrated by engaging in lots of exciting learning opportunities. The 'Querks' arrived in a green treasure chest. Mother Querk laid five beautiful big eggs. They were lovely pastel shades...

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Forest School in Nursery

Forest School in Nursery

Forest school is an initiative well known in the UK and is one form of outdoor learning, centered around 'learning by doing' to nurture children's curiosity. During these difficult times, innovative outdoor learning activities have been invaluable to us. Enabling an...

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Squirrel Topic in Nursery

We are extremely lucky to have such a beautiful view from our ‘Early Years’ classroom windows. This week the children have been very excited to make some new friends. We have three resident squirrels who have been coming out to play. We placed some peanuts around the...

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