Welcome to our Nursery page
Staff in Nursery
Teacher - Mrs Mullarkey
Support Staff - Mrs Hall and Mrs Kay
Mrs Bell will also be teaching in Nursery on a Thursday.
On this page we hope to share information about what we have been learning, photographs, comments and pieces of work with you.
Summer 2: Fairy Tales
Who’s afraid of the
big bad wolf?
Our Fairy Tale Display Boards in Nursery
Mark making on a big scale outside.
The children enjoyed working on the big easel in the Outdoor Area and on the huge whiteboards.
Printing and painting our trolls
under their bridges.
Building a tower in the Construction Area
Reading in our tent
Reading our fairy tale books
Summer 1: Minibeasts
Are all minibeasts scary?
Our Creative Area Display
The beautiful butterflies
Mrs Mullarkey took the butterfly net home
for the half term holiday.
Some of the butterflies have left their chrysalises
and are enjoying some nectar and apple.
Visiting a virtual butterfly world
We have been measuring
caterpillars using cubes.
We have been exploring and learning
about minibeasts in our tuff tray.
Enjoying a ladybird maths game
Searching for minibeasts
in our Outdoor Area.
Searching for 2D shapes
Creating caterpillars and painting butterflies
We are going to watch our own caterpillars 🐛 change into butterflies 🦋
Spring 2: Wheels
Why are wheels round?
This is our lovely creative display.
‘We keep learning like
wheels keep turning’ and we think it looks amazing!
Making trains outside
For our Mother’s Day
presents we planted sunflower seeds.
We hope they all grow. 🌻
World Book Day
Thursday 4th March 2021
We enjoyed wearing our pyjamas for World Book Day.
The children enjoy working on the
maths magnetic whiteboard.
All aboard the Nursery train!
Have you got your ticket?
Beautiful daffodils painted by
the Nursery children
The beautiful daffodil paintings were photocopied to make into Mother’s Day cards. They looked lovely and the children planted sunflower seeds in a cup as a little present too.
We went on a rather chilly spring walk and saw some lovely signs of spring ...
We have been very busy creating
our own wheels.
Exploring shapes on the light box
Spring 1: Bears
Do you want to go on a bear
Making the dough
Rolling the dough and using the
bear shaped cutter
Autumn 2: Colours, Patterns and Sounds
What is your favourite colour?
Our Nursery Christmas Party 2020
The children made their own party crowns ready for our Christmas Party.
They enjoyed dancing before sitting down together for our Christmas Party food. 🎉
Science Day in Nursery
Tuesday 15th December 2020
The children made brilliant scientists and even wore white lab coats!
Colour mixing using paints.
We have enjoyed making our
own clay hedgehogs 🦔
We pushed matchsticks into our clay to make our hedgehogs’ spines. They felt quite prickly! The clay was very smooth and cold.
What could we make next?
Our Elmer and Wilbur display
We used the rollerball paints to write the initial letters of our names. We think they look brilliant!
We went on a Wilbur search in our Outdoor Area after reading the story
Elmer and Wilbur.
In the story Wilbur had been hiding from Elmer and was found stuck up a tree!
The children thought the story was funny and then enjoyed making their marks on paper every time they found a picture of Wilbur in the Outdoor Area.
"I found one!" the children kept shouting.
Children in Need 2020
The children enjoyed coming to school in their pyjamas to celebrate ‘Children in Need’ today, Friday 13th November 2020.
Do you like our mark making?
The children are enjoying making their marks outside on the whiteboard, black paper, white paper, on coloured paper on the clipboards and on the easel. They have used felt-tip pens, crayons, chalks and whiteboard pens.
Remembrance Day Poppies
Inspired by the Elmer books
we have been reading
the children used different tools and objects to make marks on their
own Elmer elephants.
Printing with Potatoes
Investigating in Nursery
Autumn 1: Settling In, All About Me
Who looks after me?
We are having so much fun at nursery and making lots of new friends.
Black History Day in Nursery
Thursday 22nd October 2020
Using natural materials to make faces and houses.
Our fairy garden in the nursery garden
Working on the big whiteboard in our Outdoor Area
In the Forest Garden