Category: nursery

This Week at Nursery . . .

Hello Everyone! We have been busy this week like the very busy spider in our story! We have made spiders webs – everywhere! We even made some with glitter and glue and chalk outside.  It got us thinking about straight lines, shapes and patterns. With all the rain – we have been finding lots of …

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The Very Busy Spider by Eric Carle

Hello everyone, This week we are reading The Very Busy Spider by Eric Carle as we are.  The spider in the story is too busy making his web when lots of farm-yard animals ask him to come and play and he simply cannot spare the time for fun and games!  Please find attached some fun …

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Dear Greenpeace

Hello everyone, World Earth Day was last week,  and here is a story on that subject –  Dear Greenpeace by Simon James.  This is a delightful story about a a little girl who is convinced that there is a whale in her pond and writes to Greenpeace to ask how to look after it.  Of …

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This Week in Nursery . . . .

Hello Everyone! Oooh we have some very exciting news this week. Have you heard? We have had chicken eggs in our classroom in a special incubating box so that we could see them.  Some of the eggs have now hatched! We have counted nine lovely baby chicks. Not only do we have nine baby chicks …

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This Week in Nursery . . .

  Hello Everyone! How lovely is it to be back at school with the sun shinning?! We have started  our new topic – Mini Beasts!! This week we have been reading ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ by Eric Carle. Not only does this story tell us about the life cycle of a butterfly, we are also …

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Understanding pronouns: ‘they’ and ‘their’.

This year as a school we are working on supporting pupils ability to communicate effectively with one another. One of the ways in which we are addressing this is through the use of the Wellcomm® Screening Tool. This tool provides us with useful teaching strategies and tips for scaffolding pupil talk, language use and comprehension. …

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April, Month of the Military Child

April is the Month of the Military Child and each year we love taking the time to celebrate our military children here at Merry Hill. Service children can face challenges with parents in the armed forces. Yet these children are also an amazing asset to families, schools and the local community. The Month of the …

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One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish by Dr Seuss

Hello everyone, This week we are reading One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish by Dr Seuss, a classic children’s author.  Dr Seuss excelled at making silly, fun rhymes which ignite children’s interest in rhyme.  The illustrations are also very amusing and capture a child’s attention. Literacy  – Read the story if you have …

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This week at Nursery. . . . .

Hello Everyone! What a change in the weather this week! Did you see the snow outside today?!?! We have had a busy week in Nursery.  We got to have a go at the lovely Easter Egg trail organised by the Friends of Merry Hill.  We continued with our flower bed and planted out some lovely …

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This week in Nursery . . .

Hello Everyone! We hope you all enjoyed the lovely long weekend in the sunshine! We have carried on with our class bean experiment this week  and taken pictures of our beans – some of the beans have grown a lot this week! The tallest bean was 20 cm!  We have also been experimenting with cress …

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