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St Mary’s Roman Catholic Primary School

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Nursery - Mrs Piotrowska and Mrs Pechnig

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Summer 2018

 

A very warm welcome to the twelve new children who joined our Nursery this term. Please make sure your child is wearing sun lotion and has fresh water every day in this hot weather.

Our Two Classes - Morning and Afternoon

Our Two Classes - Morning and Afternoon 1
Our Two Classes - Morning and Afternoon 2

Teddy Bears Picnic

Easter Parade 2018

'Fancy Dress Day'

'Fancy Dress Day' 1
'Fancy Dress Day' 2

                             

Welcome to the Nursery

 

Class Teachers: Mrs Piotrowska and Mrs Pechnig

Teaching Assistants: Ms Ewelina and Ms Deans

Lunchtime cover: Mrs Mendelssohn and Mrs Cooling

 

Educational programme for Summer1 based on the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum

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Religious Education

 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:  'Good News','Friends' and 'Our World' - The role of the Holy Spirit in our lives.

 

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.

 

Literacy

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.

 

Mathematical Development

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 'Animals' and 'Water'. Children will learn about farm animals, pets, animals in the wild, sea life and minibeasts.

We are continuing to learn about life cycles of beans, hens and butterflies. Children will watch life caterpillars grow and change into butterflies.

We will also look animal patterns, their habitats and mothers and babies.

 

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. 

 

 

Physical Development

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 9th May- Fancy Dress Day- (own costumes allowed)

Wednesday 16th May- Teddy Bears' Picnic-  please bring your favourite soft toy to school to join us for a picnic

Friday 18th May- Horniman Museum and Gardens trip

Wednesday 13th June - Blue Day

Wednesday 20th June - Beach Day

Wednesday 4th July - Pirate Day

Wednesday 18th July - End of Year Party

Science Week with Ranger Russ

World Book Day in Our Nursery

Learning through play in the Nursery

Food

Our Welcome Party

The Gingerbread Man

The Gingerbread Man PM

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