Welcome to Nursery and Reception 

 

Nursery class teacher – Mrs Vicki Hudson

Nursery teaching assistant – Miss Erika Benham

 

Reception class teachers – Mr Phil Baldwin & Mrs Rebecca Wiley

Intervention teacher - Mrs Dawn McLeod

Reception teaching assistants – Mrs Kirsty Sims, Miss Gill Tagg & Mrs Sheralee Broughton

 

Our unit is a safe, exciting and stimulating environment focusing on personalised learning for every child. Children can enjoy activities outside and inside every day, gaining skills in all areas of the curriculum. We take pride in our learning environment being clean, tidy and well resourced. We try to follow a ‘less is more’ ethic and encourage the children to take a lead in organising resources and tidying them away.

 

We teach three lessons per day. Phonics, Maths and Literacy. We also teach PE, RE, Music and ICT within the week. All these lessons follow the topic theme of the term

To support the learning of Phonics we use Letters and Sounds, the LCP scheme and Jolly phonics.

We have a new ‘Playscape’ which encourages investigation and exploration outside; children can enjoy the challenge of climbing up the rock wall or pumping the water through the steel dam. They learn independence whilst feeling supported by our staff. We offer inspire workshops and reading afternoons where parents are invited to spend time learning with their child.

School opening hours are 8:45am – 3:15pm

 

Foundation stage topics 2018/19

 

Term 1: Ourselves

Term 2: People Who Help Us

Term 3: Traditional Tales

 

Term 4: British stories

 

Term 5: Growing

 

Term 6: Transport

 

We use the Jolly phonics songs to learn about letter names and sounds.

Have a go at singing them together at home. 

The Very Hungry Caterpillar.