Category: nblog

nursery blog

The Gingerbread Man and Oliver’s Vegetables.

May in Nursery We have been continuing our topic Food Glorious Food this month by looking at two stories – The Gingerbread Man and Oliver’s Vegetables. Whilst learning about The Gingerbread Man, we have been practising our subitising skills by playing the roll and cover game – rolling a dice, seeing what number of spots …

Continue reading

Food Glorious Food

To start off the new term, we have been learning about Spring. We went on a Spring Hunt around the school grounds to see how many signs of spring we could find. We also used our observational skills to painting beautiful pictures of daffodils. We have started a new topic this month too – Food …

Continue reading

Down on The Farm

Well, what a busy month we have had in nursery! We started our new topic – Down on the Farm. We had some very exciting visitors when we looked after some eggs…and the chicks for a farmer. We were even brave enough to hold them. We created some fantastic observational paintings of farm animals – …

Continue reading

Opposites 2

This month in Nursery, we have been continuing with our topic ‘Opposites’. When learning about the opposite hot and cold, we created collage pictures using a variety of different materials in either hot or cold colours. As part of our floating and sinking theme, we investigated different objects from the classroom to see if they …

Continue reading


This month, we have started on our new topic ‘Opposites’. We have started with up and down. We made space pictures using chalk and talked about the different things you will find in space. We worked hard to make our rockets using the letters in our name. We have turned our role play area into …

Continue reading

December in Nursery

This month it has been very Christmassy in nursery. We performed our nativity to our grownups, we have made Christmas cards and calendars, wrapping paper and a Christmas lantern. We didn’t forget about Father Christmas’ reindeer and made some food to sprinkle outside on Christmas eve.

November in Nursery

This month in nursery we have been learning about different festivals and celebrations. We started the month learning about Remembrance Day. We made poppies in the style of a stained-glass window; we used our funky fingers to practice our cutting skills. Next, we have been learning about Diwali the festival of light. We made our …

Continue reading


We have enjoyed settling into nursery together this month and getting to know our new friends. We have now started our new topic ‘All About Me’. We have been learning about our bodies and keeping our teeth healthy. We have been working together to create some fantastic large scale pieces of art on what we …

Continue reading

June and July in Nursery

With the weather getting warmer, we have enjoyed playing outside in the front garden together. We had our Speaking and Listening Event this month; the children were tour guides for their adults showing them all the exciting things they get to do at nursery both inside and outside.  

April 2023 – Spring

We have been learning all about spring. We went on a spring hunt around the school grounds and used our mixing skills to create pictures of daffodils.   At the end of the month, we went on our school trip to Standalone Farm. We saw lots of different animals, enjoyed playing in the park and …

Continue reading