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Sports Day frolics

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Hi All,

Enjoy a few photos from sports day. Thank you to all who came along to cheer us on and joiin in with the parents race too. Precious memories to be cherished forever.

Reminders

Thursday 11th - Teddy Bear's Picnic 1:30pm -2:30pm  and Miss Jones last day (boo hoo) before she start Maternity leave.

Thursday 18th -  Celebrations  -singing starts at 11:00am a detailed letter went home to all on Monday 8th.

This is our last post for the year. Thank you to all families for your continued support to the staff over the year. Thank you for lending your children to us for the year it has been a pleasure watching them grow and learn over the year. Happy and safe holidays.

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Plants and Bugs

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Hi all,

We have had a great few weeks finding out about living things!. We really enjoyed learning about the parts of plant and which parts we can eat. All of them! We were very gentle planting our own seeds and seedlings and are helping the teachers look after them as they start to grow. We went minibeast hunting despite the weather and found lots of of millipedes and worms! We made our own minibeast model from clay and pipe cleaners. We also als madet the life cycle of a butterfly and enjoyed some 'Very Hungry Caterpillar' yoga!

A very big welcome back to Miss Barrell who will be working morning sessions with us again. 

Don't forget = Dance Show - Friday 28th and Thursday 4th, Summer Fayre - Saturday 29th,  Sports Day- 2nd July 2:15pm

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A Bear Hunt in Nursery!

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Sorry we have not updated the blog for some time wer have had a few technical problems.

The children absolutely loved our week on 'Going on a Bear Hunt' they enjoyed so many different activities. We loved going on a real hunt around the school saying the story as we went. It was very fun and little scary when we found the bear and had to run all the way back to Nursery! We used our sense of touch all week to explore and describe different textures. Our favourite activity was the 'bare foot' walk. The mud felt so squishy between our toes!

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Easter

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Some of the fun activities during Easter week.

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Pirate Fun Day!

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Our Dress Up Pirate day was so much fun. We enjoyed a treasure hunt before the rain came, made some priate cakes, enjoyed pirate games in the hall and we loved finding the mini treasures in the blue spagetti!

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Pirates 'aaarrgh'

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Ahoy,

We have loved our Pirate theme this term. we have explored pirate ships, labelled the parts of the ship and had a go at making one.Threading the sails was quite tricky. The gunports were made from cheiros which made us giggle!. We have counted treasures into all kinds of treasure boxes and made our own treasure from playdough, rocksalt, clay and plenty of glitter of course. We had lots of fun exploring maps in atlases, on a computer program and then making our very own. It was funny using tea water to make them look old. Our special people were very good following an old map around our classroom to find the hidden treasure box! We put in our Pirate ship role play to count and share fairly with our ship mates. Don't forget... PIRATE DRESS UP DAY... this Thursday. We might find some real buried treasure!

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Forest School Stay and Play

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Hi All,

Please enjoy a few photos from our Friday afternoon Forest school Stay and Play session based on 'Super Worm'. Thank you for coming and helping make our Wormery for inside out classroom. The worms are having a 'super' time and we can see the tunnels they have made.

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Stay and Play and much more..

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Hi All,

We have had some fabuous events in Nursery over the last week. Yesterday some of our Mums and Dads came to play with us in Nursery for our Stay and Play session. It was very busy but lots of fun. We look forward to seeing more Mums and Dads at Friday Forest schools!. We have had two sessions on our balance bikes and we are getting better at our long bike rides. We loved dressing up for book week and enjoyed a great story from 'The Cat in the Hat'.

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Under Sea fun...

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Hi All,

We have all been very busy last week trying to decororate our role play and display boards for our new theme... 'Commotion in in the Ocean'. We have made a phonics whale. We worked as a team to stamp on the letters from the alphabet. We tried to find letters we recognised too.  We made some beautiful shells and starfish using some left over bubble wrap. Our wibbly wobbly jelly fish dangle abouve our heads in the roleplay. We explored 2D shapes to create our own sparkly sea creatures, Our undersea divers on our display look very familiar and finally we had time look at all our fabulous homework posters and read some of the books too.

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Nursery Chinese Celebrations

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We enjoyed finding out about Chinese New Year Cebrations in Nursery last week. We tried lots of new activities. Many of us were very brave and tasted some Chinese food. The prawn crackers were our favourites and we decided to have some for our snack time too. We enjoyed dressing up and visitingthe Chinese restaurant role play, some of us even practised holding chopsticks. We were busy in our blue tray cooking with Tia Ten. We also enjoyed dancing and making lots of beautiful crafts. Our finger print blossom trees looked so beautiful.

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Transport ..'let's go'

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Hi All,

Some lovely photos showing activitites the children have enjoyed in our transport theme. We particularilly loved the space travel and rockets. The small world moon base was very popular.We enjoyed making all different crafts that moved including our straw space shuttles and our rocking ships. The children have been working hard on name writing and mark making.. their name rockets look fabulous.

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The ice and snow brought extra exciment to our Nursery day. Some of us were brave enough to hold the cold ice in our hands and explore how it melted in the sun. 

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We really enjoyed using the hammer to make some beautiful prints in one of our forest schools activity.

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*Christmas Celebrations*

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Happy New Year Everyone,

We thought we would pop on a few photos from our Christmas Party at the end of the Term for you to enjoy today.

We loved it when Father Christmas suprised us first thing and brought us all a lovely gift. We were all very brave and went to collect our present from him. He made lots of jokes and made us laugh.

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We played lots of fun games; Pass the Parcel, Musical statues and the Marshmallow game. It was fun and we won lots of prizes.

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We enjoyed some delicious Christmas snacks together.

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At the end of our day we had fun showing our dance moves at the PTA Christmas disco.

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