Welcome to Nursery
Our teacher is Mrs Gordon and our teaching assistant is Mrs Lomas
Here is the Autumn 2021 Curriculum Newsletter so that you can see what we will be doing this term:
If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask either Mrs Gordon or Mrs Lomas or alternatively you could send us a note or contact us Via Seesaw.
We are looking forward to Seeing you all again very soon!
Useful Documents and linksPhonicsUseful Websites
Our talented Year 6 children have videoed themselves reading popular story books for the Nursery children using Green Screen technology. We have made the videos available to the children in the reading area using QR codes and iPads, here is one for you to watch at home:
Learning from home suggested activities:Below you will find some useful websites to support you whilst learning from home. As well working through your home learning pack, learning challenges and activities are added weekly to the Class page, you can show your completed activities and send photographs and notes about your learning onto Evidence Me. I have enjoyed seeing how creative you have been, so please continue to upload photographs and messages of your home learning to the Evidence Me or Purple Mash/Mini Mash sites. I have loved the way you have engaged with them, showing me what else you have been getting up to, keep posting as it brightens up my day!
Things to try at home:Yoga and Mindfulness
The children can build on their yoga skills that they have been working on last term using this site:
https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resources/twinkl-move/joe-wicks-twinkl-move Joe Wicks Moves Videos
Some children are also enjoying this website for some fun exercise:
There are lots of online art opportunities from museums, galleries and outdoor transient art.
Here is a website and some ideas to try: https://www.tate.org.uk/kids
Continue to access the online rising star books.
Use the phonics play website which is free to access whilst children are not in school using these details: https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/#
Use Purple Mash and Mini Mash to mark make, exploring colours, lines and textures.
https://www.jojognome.com/ Audio books for young children
Use these links to explore number, space shape and measure:
Numberblocks Jigsaw - https://www.bbc.co.uk/games/embed/gbnh54p7hr?exitGameUrl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.bbc.co.uk%2Fcbeebies%2Fpuzzles%2Fnumberblocks-jigsaw
Frogs Counting Game - https://www.twinkl.co.uk/go/resource/tg-ga-31-too-many-frogs-counting-up-to-10-game
Maths ideas you might want to try:
In the street
Recognising bus numbers
Number plate hunt. Who can find a 7? Add the numbers up.
Comparing and recognising door numbers
Counting– how many lampposts on the way to your house?
What day was it yesterday...today, tomorrow?
Use timers, phones and clocks to measure short periods of time.
Count down 10/ 20 seconds to get to the table/ into bed etc.
Recognising numbers on the clock. If you cover a number, what number was missing?
See links below to recommended websites to support your topic theme.
People who help us
You could design a new uniform for one of these professions or draw and label one.
Plants and Growth
If you wish to grow your own plants, why not take pictures of them and send them to me using Evidence Me?
Floating and Sinking
Why not try your own floating and sinking investigation, you could video it, send in pictures or use it to sort some of your own objects into those that will sink and those that will float?