Nursery News Spring 1 week 2

It’s been another busy week in nursery! The children have been learning all about identifying rhyming words in the story of the ‘The Gruffalo’ by Julia Donaldson as part of their literacy learning and exploring seasonal change in their project learning time. Nursery have also started the ‘Brilliant Brushers’ programme this week to support them with brushing their teeth.

Next week, nursery will have a maths focus during their adult-directed learning using the story of ‘The Hungry Caterpillar’ by Eric Carle.

Key vocabulary:

  • same
  • how many?
  • sort
  • total
  • number
  • amount
  • numeral
  • match
  • accurately
  • count


The ‘Favourite Five’ story for next week will be ‘There’s a Monster in Your Book’ by Tom Fletcher

Key Vocabulary to share with your child:

  • shake
  • tickle
  • blow
  • tilt
  • wiggle
  • spinning
  • dizzy
  • monster

Our focus song will be ‘Dr Foster’.




The Secrets of Success award this week for ‘Don’t Give Up’ and the winners have shown resilience and persistence to keep going when things get tricky. Well done to Hilton, Mandeeya, Logan and Thomas!

learning journey sharing

This week it was brown group’s turn to take their learning journeys home for sharing with their friends and family. Please remember to return on Monday.

key dates for spring term

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