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Nursery – ‘Cygnets’ Blog

17 May 2022

Jack and the Beanstalk

Our story of the week has been Jack and the Beanstalk.  The children have loved the story, especially the giant!  We have practised re-telling the story in our own words and in the correct order and the children have started to make their own versions of the story.  Their drawings and the vocabulary they have […]

12 May 2022

Roots and Shoots

We are continuing our “Roots and Shoots” theme and the Nursery children have been excited to see their potatoes and seeds starting to sprout this week.  Our beans have germinated really well and the children are hoping for a really tall beanstalk to appear!  In our Maths sessions all of the children have practised being […]

02 March 2022

Happy Pancake Day!

Nursery have been busy making some delicious pancakes topped with cream, fruit, syrup, lemon and lots of other tasty ingredients. How do you eat yours?!

11 October 2021

Autumn Outings for Nursery Children

Nursery visited the Pumpkin Patch at Winston Farm in Ellesmere on a glorious Autumn morning.

02 March 2020

Well-being Week in Nursery

We have been reading the book “The Colour Monster” about a monster who is confused because his feelings are all mixed up. It is important for children to be able to recognise and name their emotions as they begin to understand themselves and how they are feeling. We have talked about what makes us happy, […]

08 October 2019

Forest School Fun

Look at us in the Forest! We are learning about keeping ourselves safe in the Forest – how to sit in the Fire Area, how high to climb, to stay inside the boundary, to look after all the creatures we find and to come back when we hear the Forest school whistle.

12 May 2019

A great big thank you to Stans Superstore!

This week we are sending a huge ‘thank you’ to Stans Superstore, St Martins for their very generous donation of lots of lovely plants for our new Nursery garden.  We are very grateful and the plants have made a great difference to our garden. The children have been very interested in all the different varieties […]

12 May 2019

Writing crazy!

Everywhere we look this week there are children writing – birthday cards, messages, letters, stories, signs for our Ice Cream van and even using charcoal in the Forest!  

26 March 2019

What an exciting start to STEM week

RAF Shawbury ensured that we had an exciting start to our STEM week when two RAF pilots landed a Juno helicopter on our school field.  We were able to watch it land and take off, have a look around inside it inside it and talk to the pilots.  Back in Nursery some children made their […]