Caterpillars and Butterflies (Nursery)

Miss Clough

Welcome to Caterpillars and Butterflies

We like to explore and have fun.


AM – Caterpillars 8:45am-11:45am

PM – Butterflies  12:15pm-3:15pm

30 hours – 8:45am-3:15pm

A warm welcome from all of the Nursery team.

A typical day in Nursery will consist of; registration/good morning, a short focussed activity (maths or phonics), choosing time indoors and outdoors, snack time and story/singing.

Please remember to…

  • Name all of your child’s clothes, shoes and any items that they bring into Nursey.
  • Drop off and collect your child on time.
  • Encourage your child to look in their tray for pictures, letters, jumpers and models.
  • Hand lunch time cover money in every Monday in a named envelope (30 hour children).
  • Resist the temptation to do everything for your child and encourage them to try and do it for themselves. E.G. dressing and toileting.
  • Remember that no worry is too small, if you are concerned about your child please let us know so that we can help.


Early Years Book List





Outdoors, the Halloween fun continues…

More of our exciting new equipment arrived last week and coupled with Halloween we had double the fun. The tyres have been a great hit. So far we have made obstacle courses, trains and cars. We've rolled them uphill and rolled them down again.

Scary times in Nursery.

Halloween went down a treat in nursery last week with lots of exciting things to explore and do. Our scary area was very popular. We dressed up, wrote spells, created magic potions and cast spells. Around nursery we found some insects that had mysteriously been frozen...

Hauntingly good fun at the Halloween Disco!

At the Halloween Disco there was lots of creative costumes, daring dancing, fun food and perfect party games. Everyone had a great time and I particularly enjoyed the team game of wrapping up a Mummy!   

So disco!

At the Halloween disco for Nursery and Reception there was fun dancing, fun food and fun costumes. Have a look at the photos. If you're easily frightened, look away now!

Great excitement in nursery.

Nursery children were so excited this week as our new outdoor equipment began to arrive. It is fabulous and we cant wait to make full use of it. Also this week children explored our school grounds and looked for signs of autumn to make our Autumn Windows. We made...

Numbers, numbers all around…

Last week in Nursery, children were engaged in finding out all about numbers. We hunted for numbers indoors and outdoors, we counted sets of objects, fished up numbers from the water, made numbered cakes in the sand, counted sets of magic beans and matched them to the...

Now we can eat the bread.

After making and baking now came the best bit, eating the bread. Words like delicious and yummy were heard. Next week Nursery are having a maths focus. We shall also be reading the story of Jack and the Beanstalk.

This week in Nursery.

All this week we have been working on developing our fine motor skills. We have been using tweezers to pick googly eyes from the water, sorting pompoms, colour mixing using pipettes, threading cereal onto pipe cleaners to make bird feeders and so much more. We have...

Hola from Nursery

Children in Caterpillars and Butterflies had lots of fun in the sun today finding out about Spain. We looked at where Spain was on a map and discussed how we could travel there. We looked at and tasted Spanish foods and we focused on our cutting skills by making flags...

Reading is fun!!!

In Nursery this week we have been talking about our stories we love to read at home. The children have been very excited to look through our range of books and have been looking at them with both their friends and the adults in nursery. Our book of the week has been...

Our New Look Nursery

Take a look at our newly refurbished nursery indoor space. Doesn't it look big!!!! The children are really enjoying exploring the new resources and are loving the calming atmosphere.

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