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Hello Everyone, Our Last Blog! We want to say a huge thank you to one and all for your support and exceptionally kind words about our blogs.  It is invaluable to know that you have appreciated our blogs and found them so useful.  This week’s blog will incorporate our music into our Literacy.  We asked …

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Our last week in Nursery

Hi Everyone! The Nursery Team can’t quite believe it’s the last week of term. This week we have had lots of fun playing; from bug hunts up in the woods, to playing with our friends in class and even having a go on the fab slide (the grown-ups even had a go!). It’s been a …

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What The Ladybird Heard by Julia Donaldson

Hello Everyone, This week’s story is What the Ladybird Heard by Julia Donaldson.  This is yet another great story by one of our favourite authors and has more fantastic rhyme in it.  It’s a story about a little creature who does good listening and saves the day by foiling the plans of some dastardly cattle rustlers! …

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This week at nursery

Hi Everyone! How close are we to the end of term?!  But the learning and the fun hasn’t stopped! This week we have been looking at ladybirds. For Literacy we have been reading ‘What the Ladybird Heard’ by Julia Donaldson – and we had a go at Chinese Whispers in class with often quite amusing …

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Show Me the Honey by Dr. Seuss

Hello everyone, This week’s story is by Dr Seuss, Show Me the Honey.  It is a fantastic and fun way to learn about bees and all the marvelous things they do for us.   Did you know that they ‘talk’ to each other?  Bees perform the ‘waggle dance’ to let each other know where they’ve found …

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This week at nursery

Hi Everyone! This week has been about bees and butterflies!!After lots of careful observation – our butterflies emerged out of their cocoons – over the space of 24 hours they all popped out when we weren’t looking! On Thursday afternoon we took them outside and let them out in the Nursery Garden  – as they …

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Superworm by Julia Donaldson

Hello everyone, Superworm is super strong, Superworm is super long!  This is yet another great story by Julia Donaldson.  It is a story about the adventures of a super kind and caring worm.   This book is a perfect opportunity to discuss what your child feels really confident or ‘super’ doing.  For instance,  in class children …

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This week at nursery

Hi Everyone! What a busy week it has been! We have been looking at worms this week. On Monday we made our womery – thank you for the worms! We have also been measuring worms, putting them in size order, studying them and even reading a fab story about Superworm by Julia Donaldson! We have …

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This week in nursery

Hi Everyone! This week we have been learning about spiders!! We have read ‘The Very Busy Spider’ together and practised our actions for retelling the story together – what great memories we all have! At the creation station we have been very busy!! We have made spider webs out of glue and glitter and we …

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The Very Busy Spider by Eric Carle

Hello everyone, This week we have another story by Eric Carle, The Very Busy Spider.   It is a wonderful story about a spider busily making his web.  Although the farmyard animals are friendly and ask him to join them in their games, she won’t be distracted from the work at hand.  A good lesson to …

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