Nursery

Bye Bye Butterflies

Over the past few days we have observed the butterflies emerge from their chrysalises, watched them dry their wings and feed on oranges and enjoyed watching them flutter around in their net. Today we had to set them free! We gathered on the grass and opened the netting, letting them fly away. Some…

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Posted by Admin on 31 March 2017

Category: Nursery

Tags: Nursery , early years foundation stage , observation

chrysalis watch

The very hungry caterpillars have spent the last few days feeding and over the weekend they transformed! We were very careful and moved them out of their tubs and clipped them inside their new net home, ready for when they emerge from their chrysalises......

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Posted by Admin on 20 March 2017

Category: Nursery

Tags: Nursery , early years foundation stage , science , Foundation Stage

Caterpillar Watch

As part of our topic on Minibeasts, we have got our own butterfly pavillion. They were sent to us as larva and we are observing them grow into caterpillars. The image at the top shows our caterpillars on Friday 10th March, and the image at the bottom shows them just four days later, on Tuesday…

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Posted by Admin on 14 March 2017

Category: Nursery

Tags: early years foundation stage , science , Foundation Stage

Meet the Minibeasts!

This half term our new topic is Minibeasts. To help us learn about these fantastic creatures, we have some new members of the class! Turbo the African Land Snail lives in the tank on the left, and seven wiggly worms live in the wormery on the right. Make sure you come and say 'hello!' to our new…

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Posted by Admin on 23 February 2017

Category: Nursery

Tags: Nursery , early years foundation stage

Chinese New Year Celebrations!

Today we explored how people celebrate Chinese New Year. We watched a 'dragon dance' in the hall and listened to 5M's brilliant assembly which told us lots of information about China. We came back to our classroom and tried some Chinese food; Sweet and sour noodles, seweed, prawn crackers and…

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Posted by Admin on 27 January 2017

Category: Nursery

Tags: Nursery , early years foundation stage

Science in Nursery - Colour

Today, we have conducted a science experiment. We talked about what we thought might happen to the sweets once we added water to them. Some children thought they would break, some children said they would float and another child said they might even change colour. We arranged the sweets into…

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Posted by Admin on 24 January 2017

Category: Nursery

Tags: Nursery , early years foundation stage , skittles , science , predict

Welcome Back to Nursery Party!

This half term we will be looking at celebrations in our R.E. sessions. Today we talked about what we celebrate and how. We talked about Christmas, Birthdays, Weddings and Easter and the different things we do on these occaisions to celebrate. We celebrated coming back to school after the…

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Posted by Admin on 13 January 2017

Category: Nursery

Tags: Nursery , early years foundation stage , happy , dancing

Biscuit eating!

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Posted by Admin on 18 November 2016

Category: Nursery

Tags: baking , Nursery , early years foundation stage , Foundation Stage , food , yummy

Biscuit decorating

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Posted by Admin on 18 November 2016

Category: Nursery

Tags: baking , Nursery , early years foundation stage , Foundation Stage , food , yummy

Science week - Biscuits!

We discovered that biscuits were made from flour, butter, sugar and a little bit of vanilla extract. We rubbed the ingredients together, rolled out the dough and then made our biscuits with cutters. Finally, we put them in the oven until they were ready. 

Once they were cooked, we decorated…

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Posted by Admin on 18 November 2016

Category: Nursery

Tags: baking , Nursery , early years foundation stage , Foundation Stage , yummy

Science Week - Investigation

Today, Mr Cotton showed us some strange bags filled with something mysterious. we squeezed the contents and thought about what might be inside. We talked to our friends and decided that it  might be sand, breakfast, bread or weetabix. Mr Cotton opened the bag and started to eat the sand! Bur…

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Posted by Admin on 14 November 2016

Category: Nursery

Tags: cakes , baking , Nursery , early years foundation stage , Foundation Stage , yummy

The Woodland

This half term we will be learning all about 'The Woodland'. We will be looking at the changing of the seasons, what animals we might encounter in the woods and making autumn art work. We will be reading lots of woodland based books, inlcluding The Gruffalo, Percy the Park Keeper and The…

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Posted by Admin on 31 October 2016

Category: Nursery

Tags: Nursery , early years foundation stage , hedgehog , Foundation Stage , outdoors