Nursery Category

The Gruffalo came for tea

We had a special visitor in the woods today, the Gruffalo came for a cup of tea.  The Gruffalo had been visiting the children in Nursery.  

Gruffalo Fun at Nursery!

This term the children have been having lots of fun and learning through activities based on Julia Donaldson’s beloved book, The Gruffalo. We have used role play, small world and story stones to really get to know the story well. We have had so much fun following the Gruffalo trail and retelling the story in […]

First Forest School for Nursery

Today was our first outing to Forest School, we learnt about the boundaries and started to learn the rules so we can play safely.  We looked at the pond and had fun playing in the mud kitchen.  

Gingerbread Houses

The children have been busy decorating their own Gingerbread Houses.  I hope you agree they look amazing.  

Christmas is Coming!

It’s only 34 sleeps till Christmas! The children have been busy constructing a Gingerbread House for their Christmas role play, complete with flying reindeer!   Thank you to everyone who brought in boxes wrapped in Christmas paper, we are using them to get lots of Maths into our play, comparing, sorting and counting them. The […]

Looking Closely

Today in Nursery, the children looked at a painting called “A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte” by Georges Seurat. We zoomed in on the image to see how the painting is made up of many dots of different colours. We then used a digital microscope to look at objects more closely […]

Dandelion the Wish Fairy came to Nursery!

Today a very special visitor came to see the children at Nursery! Dandelion the Wish Fairy from the Imajica Theatre Company kindly took time out from her busy wish-granting schedule to pay us a visit. Dandelion told us all about life as a fairy and how she and her friends worked hard at Fairy School […]

Nursery News

Thank you to everyone who came and shared a hot cross bun with us for Easter, it was a lovely morning enjoyed by children and adults alike. This half term our topic will include Holidays, Family and Growing. We will be thinking about the different places we have been and who we visited. We have […]

Fire Fighters Visit to Nursery

In Nursery our topic is “People Who Help Us” and today some Fire Fighters from Hemel Fire Station came to visit the children. Emma told us all about how the Fire and Rescue Service help people, putting out fires, assisting with traffic accidents and even helping animals, recently a rhino at the zoo got his […]

Nursery’s Space Topic

The Nursery children have been busy learning about space. We have been learning all the names of the planets and building our own space station. We have learnt how astronauts brush their teeth in space and what they have to eat. We have listened to Gustav Holst’s “Mars” and “Venus” and talked about how the […]