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Visit from Poppy’s rabbit

Visit from Poppy’s rabbit

Thank you to Poppy who brought her rabbit (Peter) into Nursery recently.  The children in Fir Class really enjoyed listening to you, your Mummy and Daddy as you explained to us how you look after your rabbit. Thank you! 

Lunar/Chinese New Year 2023

Lunar/Chinese New Year 2023

Recently we learnt about the celebration of Lunar/Chinese New Year (Year of the Rabbit). We explored how the texture of noodles changed from hard to soft after cooking, looked at Chinese writing and created our own using paint and charcoal, read stories, explored...

Christmas 2022

Christmas 2022

This week we have been celebrating the Christian festival of Christmas. We have opened our advent box daily, played with small world in the ‘snow’, used lots of glitter and tinsel to adorn Christmas tree decorations (you can never have enough glitter), baked and...

Vet visit 2022

Vet visit 2022

A huge thank you to Simon Wheeler from Bristol PDSA Pet Hospital who came in today to talk to the children about looking after animals.  We learnt how to keep our pets safe and what pets can eat and not eat.  We listened to each other's heartbeats using stethoscopes...

Diwali 2022

Diwali 2022

Recently we celebrated Diwali, the Hindu festival of light.  We made and decorated clay divas, painted firework pictures, watched information videos and explored artefacts and clothes.  We also created Rangoli patterns using food, chalk and pens, decorated biscuits...

Term 1 2022-2023

Term 1 2022-2023

The new children and returners have settled in well and there is a lovely atmosphere in the school.  The children are busy learning and making friends.

End of year celebration 2022

End of year celebration 2022

What an enjoyable day we had at our end of year celebration which had an African Caribbean theme. The day involved drumming and dancing sessions with Mandinka Roots, threading necklaces, making flags, face painting, making shakers, adorning crowns, creating collages...

Forest school week 2022

Forest school week 2022

During term 6 we had an outdoor learning forest-school type week.  Activities included toasting marshmallows, cooking bananas and melting chocolate on a firepit, making damper bread, creating nature crowns, mini-beast hunts, mud painting, nature pattern art and...

Jubilee celebration 2022

Jubilee celebration 2022

During the last week of term we celebrated the Queen's Platinum Jubilee. We read books, made bunting, flags, tablecloths and crowns and the week ended with a tea party. For the party we dressed in red, white and blue, had our faced painted and made shortbread, trifle...

Eid 2022

Eid 2022

We recently celebrated the Islamic festival of Eid.  We made barfi, baked and decorated biscuits, explored artefacts, looked at books, watched a video clip of a family celebrating Eid, printed stars and moons, looked at henna patterns and had henna painted on our...

TERM 4 2021-2022

TERM 4 2021-2022

Recently, we learnt about changes in our environment. We explored how textures change during freezing and cooking and also how we can change materials, for example cutting, ripping scrunching, smoothing tin foil. We have also observed changes in the natural...

World Book Day 2022

World Book Day 2022

This week we celebrated World Book Day and the children (and even the grown-ups) wore costumes or their pyjamas to school on Wednesday. We raised £22 which will be sent to fund books in Africa.

Chinese New Year 2022

Chinese New Year 2022

Recently we learnt about the celebration of Chinese New Year. We explored how the texture of noodles changed from hard to soft after cooking, looked at Chinese writing and created our own using paint and charcoal, read stories, explored artefacts, did lion dancing and...

Christmas 2021

Christmas 2021

This week we have been celebrating the Christian festival of Christmas.  We have opened our advent box daily, made ‘snow’, used lots of glitter and tinsel to adorn Christmas tree decorations (you can never have enough glitter), baked and decorated Christmas...

Term 2 2021-2022

Term 2 2021-2022

This term we have been learning about colour and light.  We have been exploring materials that are shiny, bright, reflective and translucent like mirrors, torches and coloured cellophane.  We have been mixing colours and seeing how colours change.  We...

Diwali 2021

Diwali 2021

Over the last few days we have been celebrating Diwali, the Hindu festival of light.  We have made and decorated divas, made barfi sweets, chalked Rangoli patterns, watched information videos, explored artefacts and clothes, looked at books, explored sparklers...

Autumn and Halloween 2021

Autumn and Halloween 2021

The last few days at nursery have had an autumnal and Halloween focus.  The sensory trays have included green noodles with ice hands, rice krispies with spiders, jelly with creepy crawlies, coloured tapioca pearls and lychees, pipettes with ‘potions’.  Our playdough...

Term 1 2021-2022

Term 1 2021-2022

This term the children have been exploring their new classrooms, creative area and garden.  Our creative area always has a sensory element to it, which helps connect all the different senses together.  Children have been getting to know their key person,...

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