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Haughmond (Nursery)

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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.

Spring Term 2021


This term we have chosen some well known traditional tales to focus on. We will spend 2-3 weeks on each story, planning activities that relate to the story and will build on the children's previous learning. We will learn about three celebrations that take place during the Spring term. The occasions we will learn about are;

  • Shrove Tuesday / Pancake Day
  • Chinese New Year
  • Easter


We will also learn about seasonal changes that take place during the Spring 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;

  • The Three Little Pigs
  • The Three Billy Goats Gruff
  • Little Red Riding Hood
  • Super Duck by Jez Alborough


We will use non-fiction books to learn about Chinese New Year, Pancake Day and Easter.

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 Winter, Spring, Pancake Day, Chinese New Year and Easter?


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 Spring Term 2021

05.01.21   Spring term starts

15.02.20   Half term


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