Room Leader– Miss Sophie Stansbie
Nursery Practitioner - Tracy Stephenson & Samantha Beeston
What a great start we have had to our Nursery adventure! Our children have settled into the nursery environment exceptionally well, have adapted to new routines and they have been busy exploring a variety of activities.
We started our Nursery adventure by exploring Autumn. We are very lucky to have a wonderful forest school area where Mrs Beeston creates learning opportunities for all children in a natural environment. We have enjoyed watching the children grow in confidence with their physical skills, speech and language and develop their knowledge about the world around them.
To link the natural world to the classroom we have been exploring the natural objects and the marks they make with paint. We have painted with pine cones, acorns, leaves and we even printed with potatoes and carrots from the allotment.
We have been concentrating on developing the children's colour and shape skills. This has been our main focus for our activities and in the environment.
We have been exploring colour through painting, playdough, coloured rice, gross motor mark making tools, building blocks, colour sorting outdoors and through continuous provision.
Throughout continuous provision, the children have been accessing the book corner, home corner, role play area (currently the Gruffalo's cave), mark making area, activity table, investigation station, construction area, sand and water and a huge pirate ship to practice their climbing.
The children also have weekly sessions of Music and P.e where the children have the opportunity to develop lots of new skills. The children get very excited when they hear Mr D's tambourines rattling down the corridor!
Weekly observations are completed by children's key workers and are uploaded on to Tapestry for parents and carers to view at any time. We have really enjoyed getting to know all of your children this term and we are excited to see what comes next!