Nursery News Autumn 2 week 7

What a fabulous last week of the Autumn term! Nursery have enjoyed lot of Christmas Crafting; making magic reindeer dust and Christmas cards to take home for Christmas, they even had a visit from Father Christmas himself!

When they return after Christmas, Nursery will be learning the story ‘Kind’ by Axel Scheffler with links to Personal, Social and Emotional Development as the children will be thinking about acts of kindness.

Key vocabulary:

  • kind
  • happy
  • friend


The ‘Favourite Five’ story for the first week back will be ‘The Lion Inside’ by Rachel Bright and Jim Field. 

Key Vocabulary to share with your child:

  • lion
  • inside
  • sparkled
  • mighty
  • quietest
  • meekest
  • ignored
  • toothsome
  • impressed
  • cleverest
  • slumbering
  • forever

Our focus song will be ‘Miss Molly had a Dolly’.


The Secrets of Success award this week for ‘Improve’ and the winners have shown that they can work hard to get better at their learning. Well done to Ivy and Charlie!

key dates for spring term

  • Term Begins on Tuesday 9th January 2024
  • Phonics ‘stay and learn’ sessions will run through the week beginning 22nd January – 26th January 2024
  • Term ends on Friday 9th February 2024

spring curriculum overview