Nursery Update


If you have any questions about the following dates please see a member of staff in Nursery. Also, please keep an eye on the school facebook page, twitter account, school website and Nursery noticeboard for any further updates.

Outdoor Friday

The Outdoor day we had last week was such a success, nursery staff have decided to continue learning outside every Friday from now until the end of this term. Please could we emphasise the importance of sunscreen and sun hats. Due to council policies nursery staff are not allowed to apply sunscreen to children, so it is very important that sunscreen is applied BEFORE children come to nursery. This should happen every day but even more important on a Friday when we will be outside all session.

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Loose Parts Play

In response to our recent Learning Environment survey the Nursery team have agreed to initially develop and review three areas of the Nursery.  On Tuesday we will meet to discuss progress and next steps.

As a team we all agree on the benefits of open ended resources and would appreciate your help to source the following items:

  • corks
  • glass pebbles
  • pine cones
  • pebbles
  • wooden pegs
  • shells


If you would like to know more about the benefit of open ended resources please follow the links below:
Loose parts play
Using Loose parts for play
Stimulating Learning
Community Playthings
Loose Parts Play Toolkit


Nursery Survey Feedback

Thank you to everyone who took time to complete the recent learning environment survey. The Nursery team will complete an action plan in response to your feedback.

A full copy of all the comments can be read in Nursery. Progress and next steps will be displayed in our self-assessment folder. Families and Staff are always welcome to contribute to our feedback.

Please click on the following link to view the feedback:

Nursery Feedback

Nursery Fundraising

To help raise funds, the Nursery we will be selling raffle tickets for our two Christmas hampers. We would also appreciate donations for the hampers and any other raffle prizes you are able to donate. Raffle tickets will go on sale next week.

img_8368The Nursery team would like to use money raised to purchase all weather suits or mini ipads but are open to suggestions from our families. After Christmas the children will be involved in deciding what the money will be spent on.