Class Teachers: Mrs Piotrowska and Mrs Pechnig
Teaching Assistants: Ms Ewelina and Ms Deans
Lunchtime cover: Mrs Mendelssohn and Mrs Cooling
Educational programme for Spring 2 based on the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum
Children will learn how to make the Sign of the Cross and prayers for the beginning and end of the day. Our topics for this term are: 'Islam' and 'Growing - Looking forward to Easter.
Our Foundation Stage Easter Bonnet Parade will take place on Thursday 19th April. All parents are very welcome to attend.
Father Richard came to visit us
Communication and Language
Children will read and discuss a wide variety of traditional and modern stories, nursery rhymes and poems.They will act out stories and play games during weekly drama sessions. Please continue to read the library books with your children at home. We will play various phonic games and learn more sounds.
Children will be shown how to use their pencil in a comfortable tripod grip. They will continue to learn how to trace and write their names. Older children should start copying familiar words soon.
Children will learn to recognise and write numbers 0-10. Activities will include matching, sorting, sequencing and pattern making. We will teach the children to count to 20 and match objects to numerals, using one to one correspondence.
Children will revise the 2D shapes they have learnt so far and we will also introduce some 3D shapes.
Understanding the World
Our topic for this half term is 'Growing and Life cycles'. Children will plant and look after cress and beans in containers. They will also have an opportunity to plant vegetables and sunflowers in our Nursery garden.
We will learn about life cycles of beans, hens and butterflies. Children will watch life caterpillars grow and change into butterflies.
Expressive Arts and Design
Children will explore different art media and materials. They will paint, print, use modelling materials and make collage. Children will learn new songs and play musical instruments.
We would ask your help in sending some cereal packets, egg boxes, yogurt pots or other suitable materials for modelling.
Children will continue to regularly use the outdoor play area to develop their gross motor skills.In PE we will concentrate on Movement and Games. We will also provide a range of activities to improve their fine motor skills such as cutting, kneading, drawing and painting.
Nursery Special Events
Wednesday 14th March- Rainbow Day- (own colourful cloths allowed)
Thursday 19th April- FS Easter Bonnet Parade in the main hall