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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 Groom. 

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

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.

Spring Term 2019

 

This term the whole school theme is ‘Achievements and Legacies'.

 

In Nursery our focus will be on 'Superheroes'. We will begin by having a superhero day. The children can dress up as a favourite superhero and we will talk about story characters who are superheroes. We will go on to learn about 'real life' superheroes in our community.

 

We will learn about seasonal changes as we explore the outdoor play areas and go to Forest School. 

 

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.

 

 

Literacy

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 winter and spring, 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.

 

Reading

We will be reading stories linked to our theme.

Our focus books will be:

· Super Duck by Jez Alborough

· Super Sid by Sam Lloyd

· Little Red Riding Hood                     

Visit the library to borrow some of the books we will read in Nursery. Can you find any books about going to nursery, homes, trees, woodland animals and Autumn.

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.

 

Maths

In Mathematics, we will learning to;

  • Sing number rhymes
  • Count to 10 & beyond
  • Count sets of objects
  • Explore 1 more/1 less
  • Exploring shapes
  • Size and weight

 

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 SpringTerm 2019

 

5th February     Chinese New Year Lunch

14th February   Parents Evening

15th February   Non-uniform day for charity

7th March         World Book Day ( dress up as a character from a book)

4th April            Rhyme Time Concert for family (afternoon performance)

 

 

School closes for Easter on Friday 12th April and re-opens for the summer term on Monday 29th April 2019.

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