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EYFS (Nursery and Reception)

Welcome to EYFS!

2020/2021

A busy day for birds - January 2021

 

Nursery have been reading ‘a busy day for birds this week’. We used our imagination to create and paint our own birds and we used cylinders, fixing them together to make binoculars.  Outside we used them to watch the birds flying so fast in the wind.

 

 

 

 

January 2021 - Tidy

 

Nursery read the book ‘Tidy’ by Emily Gravett this week and we made some homes for the animals using leaves, grass  and sticks. It has been so lovely to share the work with our friends who are learning at home who have also made homes. Let’s see if anything moves in.

 

 

 

 

R/1VM Christmas Video

Class RB Christmas Video

Nursery Christmas Video

Problem Solving - December 2020

 

After working together to fill our water container the children in reception talked together to solve the problem of how to transport it. Our budding engineers soon worked out how!

 

 

Math Work - December 2020

 

Maths everywhere we look in nursery this week. Recognising and using shapes and measures, counting and recognising number symbols embedded in our play. Great work nursery.

 

  

 

  

Christmas Tree - December 2020

 

Nursery have been busy decorating our tree for Christmas and listening to the story of the first Christmas.

 

  

 

Road Safety - November 2020

 

We have been learning about road safety in reception. We chalked our own zebra crossing. made a block path and our own stop and go signs using all different resources.

 

  

 

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Maths work - November 2020

 

Reception worked very hard in maths today! Our whole class came together to work on teen number recognition and ordering these on a large scale.

 

Nursery Firefighters - November 2020

 

Nursery firefighters have been working hard to put out the fires with water and hoses, finding out about roles of different people in our community.

 

  

Armistice Day - November 2020

 

Nursery did a fantastic job of sitting quietly to remember those on Armistice Day
We sat quietly for one minute to remember those fallen. Some children brought in some money to buy a poppy. We talked about the purpose of the poppy and what it means to wear one. Well done nursery!

 

Painting - November 2020

 

Nursery have been painting in the style of Jackson pollock and Ed Sheeran , throwing, dribbling and pouring paint on a large scale outside, working collaboratively and sharing the creative process.

 

  

Developmental Movement Play - November 2020

 

Last week in nursery we watched trapeze artists balance on high wires . We made our own high wires with the crates and planks and balanced carefully using alternate feet.

 

  

 

 

Owl Babies - November 2020

 

Nursery have loved this story this week and have even acted it out on our nursery stage. We made clay owls using leaves for feathers and twigs for legs. The owlets keep disappearing, exploring our nursery and so we have to count them,1,2,3 to make sure they come back to their nest safe and sound.

 

  
 

Rescue Centre - November 2020

 

After learning all about Albert the hedgehogs special rescue and how well he is being looked after we have decided to set up our own rescue centre in reception!

 

Well Done! - October 2020

 

We are so proud of the nursery children this half term who have amazed us all with their creativity, friendship building and enthusiasm for learning. We look forward to seeing you all next half term.

 

  

 

 

Breaking news! - October 2020


Miss brown was putting her wellies on when she discovered a visitor to the reception garden. We think he had been moving into the amazing hedgehog houses built by the children but we were worried about him being out during the day . So he has gone to hedgehog rescue to be checked over and cared for.

 

Whatever Next - October 2020

 

Reception have been using their knowledge of shape to make their own rocket models for Baby Bear to take to the moon!  

 

 

Leaf Man - October 2020

 

Leaf Man🍁🍂Well, a leaf mans’s got to go where the wind blows.


After reading the Leaf Man book in nursery the children were really inspired to create their own leaf men. The children showed great concentration and perseverance when arranging the natural objects to make their leaf men.

 

They look amazing.

 

 

 

  

Building - October 2020

 

Reception worked really hard this afternoon building a dock for their boat. After building a ramp for safety, they were able to set sail and go fishing! Brilliant team work!

 

  

 

 

Hedgehog Shelters - October 2020

 

Reception have been using donated bricks to make hedgehog shelters this week.

 

Thank you!

 

  

Rhythm and Rhyme - October 2020

 

Nursery enjoyed a fantastic rhythm and rhyme session. We sang lots of familiar songs and learnt how to tap a steady beat to them. The walking song was our favourite. 

 

Early Mark Making - October 2020

 

Early mark making everywhere in nursery this week, including a whole book retelling the story of Goldilocks and the 3 bears. #futureauthors

 

 

 

  

The Three Bears - September 2020

 

The 3 bears have moved in to nursery whilst Goldilocks tidies their cottage. We had to organise their belongings by size and problem solve how to make a high chair for baby bear. 

 

 

 

 

Nursery Skills - September 2020

 

Incredible skills here in nursery today. Balance, poise, accuracy and team work.

 

 

Building - September 2020

 

Reception have had lots of fun this morning looking at how houses are built.

 

After some careful planning, reception had a go at building their own houses using the blocks outside. Brilliant teamwork and lots of perseverance!

 

  

Superhero's - September 2020

 

We have been talking about all the things we are good at in nursery and have made our nursery superhero book. What are you good at?

 

 

Burglar Bill - September 2020

 

'Burglar Bill has visited Reception! Lots of crime reports needed to be written following the mysterious visit, as well as designs made for traps in case Bill came back.'

 

 

 

Supertato - September 2020

 

Supertato to the rescue! Nursery read the story Supertato!


Using the potatoes we dug up me made our own supertatos. We loved getting creative and using different materials to make our own Super potatoes. 


We are ready to save the day!

 


 

Building - September 2020

 

Reception have been very busy with their building this week, there has been lots of planning and decision making along with lots of talk reflecting on their ideas!

 

 

Potatoes - September 2020

 

Nursery children worked together as a team today to harvest the potatoes in the pot. We dug them up, counted them out and gave them a wash! Do you know that we grew 58 potatoes!

 

We then learnt the potato song, counting up to 7!

 

Welcome to Nursery - September 2020

 

We are so proud of our nursery children, separating from their carers at the gate so brilliantly and remembering the routine . Well done everybody

 

 

 

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