We introduce children to Nursery three times a year - September, January and April with children starting Nursery the term following their third birthday.
Morning session 9:00am – 12:00am.
Afternoon Session: 12.30 - 3.30pm.
Nursery routine and Curriculum
In the Nursery we offer lots of opportunities to learn through play, including craft, games, messy play, building and small world. The children are also involved in simple Literacy and Numeracy activities which are planned to meet the individual needs of the children.
We provide a stimulating, nurturing environment that allows children to learn valuable social skills such as co-operation and independence. We also place a high emphasis on outside play with a recently developed playground area which the children love! We value the importance of healthy living with a daily healthy snack.
Copies of planning and Topics are displayed in the Nursery so that you can see what your child is doing each half term.
This week we have begun our short two week topic about Dinosaurs! Look at our exciting work below...
I love to build!
We're going on a dinosaur hunt!
I can see the footprints!
Our dinosaur hunt!
I have found one!
My paper plate dinosaur!
11 - 15 April
Welcome back! I hope you have had a good Easter break!
This week we have continued to discuss 'spring time' and have talked about animals that have hibernated through out the winter. There are a few photographs below of the children's work:
Creatures that hibernate
Spring time garden!
Little Red Riding Hood
21st - 24th March
We have completed various Easter activities this week including an Easter bonnet parade! You can view some of our learning opportunities below:
Our Easter bonnets
We are making chocolate crispy buns :)
I have made a playdough cross on the buns!
Have a fantastic Easter Holiday
14 - 18th March
This week we have enjoyed dressing up for book day and sports relief. Additionally we have been busy creating some Easter crafts! Please see below.
Date for your diary: We break up for the Easter holidays on Thursday 24th March. We will return on Monday 11th April.
Easter crafts :)
7 - 11th March
Please view our photographs below to see how busy we have been this week!
Pond small world
A theatre group came to Camms!
We had three short stories.
Can you guess the story?
We enjoy hopscotch!
Our little caterpillars :)
I am proud of my daffodil painting!
29th Feb - 4th March
As well as continuing our 'life cycles' topic this week (focussing on the frog), we have also made a lovely Mother's Day card! The children tried hard to write their name in the card and decorate it to resemble a tulip.
Small world: pond
Life cycle jigsaws
Decorating Mother's Day card print outs
Welcome back! I hope you have had a good break!
This half term our main topic will be 'Life cycles'. We have started our topic through The Very Hungry Caterpillar story. Next week we will be receiving five caterpillars to allow the children to experience this life cycle first hand.
Below are just a few photographs of some of the activities we have enjoyed this week:
Small world: Wild life scene
Has the caterpillar been eating our leaf?
Using the hole punch for a purpose...
Using the fruit templates (linked to our story)
Making patterns in the paint :)
We enjoy trying to fix things!
8 - 12th Feb
Please view our photographs below of the Shrove Tuesday and the Chinese New Year activities
Our cafe is serving pancakes today!
I love pancakes!
Our outdoor cafe
Writing Chinese numbers
We are making a Chinese dragon!
We are making a dragon!
1st - 5th Feb
This week we have begun to find out about the Chinese New Year. We have listened to stories and read information books about China. Please view the photographs below:
Our Chinese Restaurant.
Decorating a Chinese Flag.
Our outdoor cafe.
What would you like to order?
25 - 29th Jan
This week we have mainly enjoyed activities around the story 'The Gingerbread Man'. We have baked our own gingerbread, engaged in small world play with the puppets from the story, decorated a Gingerbread Man template and painted our own pictures of him. Additionally, we have completed mathematical activities using pictures of the Gingerbread Man (please see below).
Small world: The Gingerbread Man
Decorating him with the correct amount of buttons!
We are making Gingerbread biscuits!
Sponge painting the Gingerbread Man template.
Our cornflour and water experiment!
We love the new mark making area!
We can make the cars travel through the tube!
WC 18th January
This week we have commenced our materials/buildings topic through our big book 'The Three Little Pigs'. We have discussed the materials they used in the story to build their homes and the children have also made homes for the pigs in a variety of ways. Outdoors the children have dressed as builders to construct a house of bricks. Indoors the children used craft materials to produce a large house of straw, sticks and bricks (please see the display in nursery). They have painted the characters from the story which you can also see on display in nursery.