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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.

Autumn Term 2019

Our whole school topic this term is ‘Take One Picture’. The painting chosen is by the artist George Bellows called ‘Men of the Docks’ (1912). In Nursery our focus will be ‘Me and My Family’ and will include journeys we make locally. Towards the end of term we will be making and sending cards to people who are not with their families at Christmas time.


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



We will be reading stories linked to our theme.

Our focus books will be:

  • Shark in the Park by Nick Sharratt
  • Head to Toe by Eric Carle
  • The Enormous Turnip
  • Monkey Puzzle by Julia Donaldson
  • Kipper’s Toy Box by Mick Inkpen
  • The Jolly Postman by J & A Ahlberg
  • My Name is Not Refugee by Kate Milner
  • Dear Santa by Rod Campbell


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;

  • Recognising numbers and ways of representing numbers, e.g. using Numicon
  • Count small sets of objects
  • 1 more and 1 less number rhymes
  • Matching, naming and playing with 2D shapes
  • Heavy and light


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 2019

20.09.19   ‘Jeans for Genes’ (wear denim)

24.09.19   School photographs

27.09.19   Harvest Festival

24.10.19   Parents evening

25.10.19   PD Day (School closed)

05.11.19   Bonfire lunch

06.12.19   EYFS Nativity Performance

16.12.19   ‘Dear Santa’ at Theatre Severn

18.12.19   Christmas dinner

20.12.09   Non-uniform day



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