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Stay and Play

Stay and Play

Our 'Stay and Play' sessions are always popular, with loved ones enjoying the opportunity to join us for an hour and find out more about life here at St Columba's Nursery. The children excitedly showed their family members around their indoor and outdoor environment....

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Science in Nursery

Science in Nursery

In Nursery we are beginning to understand the key features of the life cycle of a plant. The children understand the need to respect and care for the natural environment and all living things. Everyday we water our plants and take good care of them. We produced...

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Materials in Nursery

Materials in Nursery

In Nursery we have been learning about materials. We explored a collection of materials with similar and/or different properties. Lots of new vocabulary was used as the children touched and explored the items and artifacts. The children were fully engaged and loved...

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Inspiration by Monet

Inspiration by Monet

We looked at a beautiful painting called 'Bridge over a Pond of Water Lilies' by Claude Monet. We talked about the colours and chose our own paint. We then decided to use our brush to make small dots on our paper. We found the whole experience very calming and...

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People Who Help Us

People Who Help Us

Last term, our topic in Nursery was ’People Who Help Us.’ We began by talking about all of the people who help us. The aim was to raise awareness of the benefits of helping people and to introduce new vocabulary. We learned all about Firefighters, Police Officers,...

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Pattern in Nursery

Pattern in Nursery

In Nursery we have been learning about pattern in many forms. We began by recognising that patterns are sequences (repeating or growing) that are underpinned by a rule and that they exist both in the world and in mathematics. We began by reading 'Brown Bear, Brown...

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People Who Help Us: Visitors to Nursery

It was wonderful to welcome visitors back into the Nursery. We have been thinking about the important people around us and we invited a number of visitors into our setting to tell us about their roles and responsibilities. We began by meeting one of our Nursery Dad’s...

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‘Storms’ in Nursery

‘Storms’ in Nursery

In Nursery this week we have talking about storms. The sound of the wind and the rain can be very scary. We read a beautiful new book called ‘A Little Bit Worried.’ The story tells of a weasel who is caught in a big, angry storm, he builds a fortress to hide in. But...

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The Three Billy Goats Gruff

The Three Billy Goats Gruff

This week we focussed on the story ’The Three Billy Goats Gruff.’ The children really enjoyed joining in with the repeated refrains. Learning was extended at the literacy table and a bridge was built for the billy goats to cross using duplo. The afternoon children...

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Chinese New Year in Nursery

Chinese New Year in Nursery

One of our favourite celebrations of the year is ’Chinese New Year.’ We link this topic to our RE looking at ’Celebrations.’ While last year’s Christmas celebrations are well behind us, another festival is just around the corner. All around the world, millions of...

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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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