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Haughmond (Nursery)




Welcome to Haughmond Class

We are a Nursery class of 3 and 4 year olds, taught by Miss Dyer, Gemma Owen and Miss Brudnell. 

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

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.

Autumn Term 2020


Our topic this term is ‘Events and Celebrations’. We will begin by focussing on children’s own experiences of birthdays. We will learn about other events and celebrations that take place in the autumn, for example, Harvest, Bonfire Night, Remembrance Day, Diwali and Christmas.


We will also learn about seasonal changes that take place during the Autumn 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.



Our focus stories this term are;

  • Spot Goes to Nursery (Eric Hill)
  • The Enormous Turnip
  • Monkey and Me (Emily Gravett)
  • Dear Zoo (Rod Campbell)
  • It was a dark cold night (T Hopgood)


We will use non-fiction books to learn about Harvest, Bonfire Night, Remembrance Day, Diwali and Christmas.

We will sing nursery rhymes and learn songs linked to our theme.


Visit the library to borrow some of the books we will read in Nursery. Can you find any information books about Harvest, Diwali and Christmas?


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 be learning to;

  • recite numbers in order
  • begin to recognise the numerals one to five
  • use number rhymes to recognise adding one more or taking one away
  • order simple events
  • match and to recognise 2D shapes
  • use the language of size, e.g. big, small



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 Autumn Term 2020

18.09.20   Jeans for Genes (wear denim)

22.09.20   School Photographs

22.10.20   Non-uniform day

23.10.20   School closed – PD day

26.10.20   Half term

05.11.20   Bonfire Lunch

13.11.20   Non-uniform for Children in Need

16.12.20   Christmas Lunch

21.12.20   Christmas holiday

We are part of The Empower Trust
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