Happy New Year from all the Nursery staff. We hope you all had a fantastic, fun filled Christmas and here’s to a great New Year!

Our topic is Rumble in the Junglewhich will be taught through the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum, including the following areas of learning:  Religious Education; Communication and Language; Physical Development; Personal, Social and Emotional Development; Literacy; Mathematics; Understanding the World and Expressive Arts and Design.

In RE, we will be learning about Christmas, God our Father Care for Us, Lent—Jesus and his Father and Holy Week.

Our topic focuses on different stories about jungle animals including songs and rhymes. We will learn about the different environments they live in and become jungle explorers in our role play area and create many different animals in our creative area.

Here are some of the activities that the children will be taking part in next term:

Learning new jungle songs, rhymes and actions, drawing, painting and labelling jungle animals, practising writing their names, exploring animals poems and stories, using actions to sequence and role play stories, sorting jungle animals, creating patterns, ordering numbers, learning about life cycles, exploring different animal habitats and many many more leading from the children’s interests.

Thank you so much for all of the wow moments you have sent in last term. The children have really enjoyed sharing them with the rest of the class. Please continue to complete wow moment certificates when you feel your child has learnt something new. The focuses for this half term are:

Spring 1– Literacy (Reading and Writing)

Spring 2– Maths