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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 and Helen Welsby. 

Picture 1 Miss Dyer
Picture 2 Hayley Preston
Picture 3 Helen Welsby

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 2020

Our whole school topic this term is ‘World Kitchen’. In Nursery our focus will be ‘Food Glorious Food’ and we will use stories as the starting point for short blocks of work. We will create a booklet of recipes and activities linked to our focus stories and we will send these home to each family at the end of the spring term.

 

We will also learn about seasonal changes and different cultural celebrations 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.

 

Literacy

Our focus stories this term are;

  • Goldilocks and the Three Bears
  • The Gingerbread Man
  • The Little Red Hen
  • The Runaway Pancake

 

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

We will be learning nursery rhymes with a food theme ready for our Rhyme Time concert for parents.

         

Visit the library to borrow some of the books we will read in Nursery. Can you find any information books about food, Winter, Chinese New Year, Spring or 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.

 

Maths

In Mathematics we will be learning to;

  • recite numbers in order
  • count small sets of objects
  • begin to recognise numerals
  • use number rhymes to recognise adding one more or taking one away
  • understand and use positional language
  • matching, naming and talking about 2D shapes
  • use the language of measurement, e.g. long, short

 

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 2020

08.01.20   New Year lunch

24.01.20   Chinese New Year lunch

13.02.20   Parent’s Evening

14.02.20   Non-uniform day

17.02.20   Half term

27.02.20   Rhyme Time Concert (2pm)

05.03.20   World Book Day

02.04.20   Easter lunch

03.04.20   Non-uniform day

 

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