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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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Science in Nursery

Science in Nursery

In Nursery, we love to carry out science experiments and find out why or how things happen? We decided to find out how the rain falls from the clouds? We used shaving foam to create a cloud on top of the water. We then dropped food colouring into the cloud. As the...

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A warm welcome back to Nursery

A warm welcome back to Nursery

A very warm welcome back to Nursery. What a wonderful feeling it was opening the door to those excited smiling faces again.. We have missed you so much! The children have returned to school so happy and confident. The new children literally skipped in the door and...

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Welcome to Nursery!

Welcome to Nursery!

Welcome to St. Columba’s RC Primary School. We are delighted that you and your child will be joining us in September. Under normal circumstances, we would be writing to invite you to a number of events and meetings across the summer term. However, due to the current...

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Dogs topic in Nursery

Miss O'Connor and Mrs Walton both own dogs. The children love to hear funny stories about Seb and Kong so it was a natural choice for our new termly topic. Caring for a dog An important aspect of having a veterinary surgery in the nursery was to allow the children the...

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Sunny Walks in Nursery

Nursery have made the most of the bright, sunny weather this week. We are very blessed to have such lovely school grounds. We were very excited to discover the first signs of 'Spring.' The snowdrops were very small and delicate (just like us.) We will continue to...

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