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Welcome to Haughmond Class

We are a Nursery class of 3 and 4 year olds, taught by Miss Dyer, Hayley Preston, Gemma Owen and Mrs Brudenell. 

Picture 1 Miss Dyer
Picture 2 Hayley Preston
Picture 3 Gemma Owen
Picture 4 Mrs Brudenell

We would like to welcome all our new children and their families to Haughmond class. We are looking forward to working with you.

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If you wish to apply for a place at nursery please complete the form here and return it to our main reception area.  Alternatively, call 01743282360 to ask for further details or to arrange a visit.

Summer Term 2019


This term the whole school theme is ‘Location, Location, Location’, in Early Years we will be learning about different places in and around Shrewsbury.


In Nursery our focus will be ‘Where could I go today? We will visit a local library, a farm and a woodland area. We will also learn about seasonal changes and different cultural celebrations that take place during the Summer term.


We provide lots of opportunities for role play in nursery, with a Home Corner in the classroom and a number of role play boxes, e.g. doctors, hairdressers, vets, shopping. Outside we have a den/construction resources, a mud kitchen and a pirate ship.




In Literacy activities we will be supporting the children to learn to recognise and write their own name. We will be encouraging children to take part in mark-making activities both inside and outside the classroom, asking them to talk about the marks they make.

This term we will be sharing a range of fiction and non-fiction books linked to our topic. We will read non-fiction books about mini-beasts and summer, to link with our Forest School sessions.

We will have a daily letters and sounds session where we will focus on listening to sounds, singing rhymes, clapping syllables in our names and other words, making sounds with our voices and with instruments.



We will be reading stories linked to our theme.

Our focus books will be:

   · Spot Goes to the Farm by Eric Hill

· The Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

· Where is Rosie’s chick? by Pat Hutchins


Visit the library to borrow some of the books we will read in Nursery. Can you find any books about mini-beasts, farm animals and summer?

Over the school year we aim for children to become very familiar with between 6 - 10 stories We will read them frequently and encourage the children to join in.



In Mathematics, we will learning to;

  • Sing number rhymes
  • Recognising numbers and ways of representing numbers, e.g. Numicon
  • Count small sets of objects
  • Explore addition and subtraction
  • Exploring 2d and 3d shapes
  • Height and capacity


Celebrating Success

We would like to celebrate your child’s achievements at home and for you to share your proud moments with us.

Please collect a yellow star and write on it what your child has achieved, and the date. We welcome photographs or certificates to display in the cloakroom area, alongside the achievement stars.


Key dates for Summer Term 2019


24th May   Non-uniform day

3rd June    PD Day (school closed to children)

14th June  Nursery class assembly

19th June  Sports Day (EY/KS1 in the morning)

11th July    Open evening for parents

12th July    Family afternoon (all EY children)




School closes for the summer holidays on Friday 19th July and re-opens for the autumn term on Tuesday 3rd September 2019.

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