Mathemagicians

Magical Maths in Nightingales

Magical Maths in Nightingales

This week, Nightingales and Bees have been practising their addition skills by playing different maths games. We have had to use our understanding of place value as well as our addition, applying our problem solving and strategic thinking to try to score points...

Tremendous Transition and Transport!

Tremendous Transition and Transport!

On Monday and Tuesday, our children who will be starting reception in September spent some time in their new classes. Miss Calam and Miss Byrne were extremely impressed at how well mannered and happy the children were. The nursery staff are very proud of them! The...

Outdoor Activities in Nursery

Outdoor Activities in Nursery

This week we have made the most of the fine weather and spent a lot of our time outdoors. Our tomato plants are thriving and we have separated and re-potted some of them. We played a matching game on the interactive white board and paired different modes of transport....

Another wonderful week in nursery!

Another wonderful week in nursery!

This week we have participated in the whole school Olympics Celebration Day. We made some fantastic Argentinian Flags on Monday and Tuesday. We painted the appropriate sections light blue and glued on the Argentinian badge. We stripped some Willow sticks of their...

Rotting Rotbots in Nursery!

Rotting Rotbots in Nursery!

Our topics this half term are Summer and transport so we have shared stories with those themes during snack times. This week we have focussed on counting again in maths which we did through a variety of games both inside and outdoors. We made our own playdough and...

Another super busy week in nursery!

We have had another lovely week. We have tended to our seedlings which are thriving in their bigger plant pots and new greenhouse. However, some of our seedlings have been eaten by slugs so we have put some Rosemary in our greenhouse which will hopefully repel the...

Money, Money, Money in Year 2

Money, Money, Money in Year 2

This week, Bees and Nightingales classes have been learning all about money in maths. We have been recapping recognising coins, counting money and making amounts of money. We have really enjoyed working practically and having the opportunity to explore different ways...

Not a Stick!

Not a Stick!

During snack time we have shared the story, Not a Stick. We found a stick outdoors and re-enacted the story. We used our imagination to pretend the stick was an object. Some of chose items from the story and some of us thought of our own items like a flower and a...

Excellent counting skills in nursery!

Excellent counting skills in nursery!

On Monday we made some playdough. We demonstrated excellent turn taking and teamwork. We measured the ingredients accurately and counted the appropriate number of cup as we followed the recipe. We chose red food colouring to dye the playdough. During our maths...

Another Wonderful Week in Nursery!

Our new children have continued to thrive and make us proud. We have continued to be fantastic mathematicians again this week by sorting items into groups. We have continued to care for our sunflower seedlings by checking the moisture levels in their soil and watering...

Seedlings and much more!

Seedlings and much more!

We have had an excellent first week back after the Easter holidays. We have welcomed some new friends who have embraced nursery life and made us really proud. During our maths sessions we have focused on sorting. We categorised items into groups of straight...

Happy Easter from Nursery!

Happy Easter from Nursery!

This week we have continued to focus on Easter. We read The Easter Story and found out what Christians believe. We finished our Easter cards which look fantastic. We made Easter themed pictures on the interactive white board. We baked biscuits, added some icing in the...