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Nursery

To see what we are doing each day in Nursery, please visit us on Twitter:

https://twitter.com/WhetstoneNurs

Staffing:

Class Teachers: Mrs Young and Mrs Bradbury

Teaching assistant : Mrs Padmore

1:1 Teaching assistant: Mrs Steventon

Children will need:

  • Wellies
  • Pumps

Nursery uniform:

We like to feel that we are part of the school, so we ask that they wear the following uniform:

  • Grey trousers or skirt or pinafore
  • Red polo shirts
  • Red jumper or cardigan 
  • Black shoes

Please could you ensure that all items are clearly named so that we can make sure that your child comes home in the correct clothing.

Curriculum in Early Years

In Nursery we use the Development Matters document to plan our curriculum.

The curriculum is divided into 7 areas of learning, which are separated into 17 aspects. 

Area of Learning and Development

Aspect

 

Making Relationships

Personal, Social and Emotional Development

Self-confidence and self-awareness

 

Managing feelings and behaviour

Physical Development

Moving and handling

 

Health and self-care

Communication and Language

Listening and attention

Understanding

Speaking

Literacy

Reading

Writing

Mathematics

Numbers

Shapes, space and measure

Understanding the World

People and communities

The world

Technology

Expressive Arts and Design

Exploring and using media and materials

Being imaginative

 

 

During the year, the children will learn through either adult led tasks or child-initiated play.

 

Our topics will be:

Autumn 1: All about me

Autumn 2: Celebrations

Spring 1: People who help us

Spring 2: Traditional  and Fairy tales 

Summer 1: Superheroes 

Summer 2: Holidays

 

P.E will take place on Wednesday and Friday morning. We will also be having an extra P.E. session on a Monday morning, being delivered by the outside agency Sports Plus, during Autumn 1.

The children will not be changing for P.E. they will just be taking off their jumper or cardigan and changing into their pumps. 

If your child wears earrings, please can you ensure that they are taken out for the P.E. sessions.

 

Please see your child’s Tapestry Learning Journey and the Twitter page to find out more about what we have been doing.

Beaufort Way, Walsall West Midlands, WS9 0HJ

01922 743498