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What a wonderful week we have had in Nursery, firstly with our Odds Farm visit and the glorious weather, but also the excitement of making pizzas after enjoying the story of 'The Little Red Hen Makes a Pizza'.

The Nursery staff would like to say a massive thank you for the help and support given to us during the Odds Farm trip. The children had a magical day due to all your help. THANK YOU!


Peek of The Week:

We are due another week of excitement in the Nursery!

Activities planned are: Silk painting a butterfly, Science wax resist-drawing of a butterfly, learning to pour with a real teapot (no hot water!),  name recognition & writing, and revisiting number recognition to 10.


Tea Party (end product):

We have invited Reception to join us for story time and squash and biscuits.


Story Activities Planned:

Ten Little Princesses & Ten Little Superheros books- with crowns and capes!

'Goldilocks and the Three Bears' & 'The Three Little Pigs' with soft toys!

'Oi Frog!' and 'Oi Dog!' books & films


Outdoor Tea Party:

Science Day! (Thursday) Please come in Science Fancy Dress.

Planned Activities:

Mini Volcanoes, Magic Colours, Giant Bubbles and Light up the Dolls' House!

Open Door: Reports on our experiments and a parade of the Nursery scientists!


Nursery Summer Uniform: White Castleview polo shirt, Castleview sweatshirt and plain black trainers with plain black shorts, for both boys and girls.



Please, no cycle shorts or leggings as these are not the Nursery uniform.


Ways to support your child 


Please read a story to your child each evening this week in support of our end-product.

Please discuss with your child each day the activities they have taken part in, and update their learning journal with their comments of events taken place that day. I look forward to the feedback!


Monday & Wednesday -please see activities planned above as your child will do two of the activities each day.

Tuesday- Stories for Tea-Time;  see above

Thursday- Science Activities; see above

Friday- Music


Dates for the Diary

Thursday Open Door -Science Day

Nursery as normal 25th May (Only the school closes early on this day)

Nursery Closed for Inset 4th June (Monday after the holidays)