Nursery R 2019 - 2020

Mrs Roche

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Mrs Roche, Miss Davies and Miss Kaur

On this page you will find information about the current topic, news and updates regarding special events and dates to remember as well as access to photographs of the children and the fun things they have been doing whilst in school. 

Welcome to the new term

Spring 2 

Welcome back to the second half of our Spring Term.  We hope that the children have enjoyed their half term break and are eager and ready for our new term!

This half term we will be teaching the children through the topic of ‘How does your garden grow?’. During this topic the children will be developing their skills in all sorts of fun ways, exploring different foods and how they grow, understanding how to look after our environment and the living things within it. We look forward to sharing two popular children’s story books: these are; ‘Olivers Vegetables’ and ‘Walters Web’.

We will be looking at using different vocabulary to describe the properties and names of 2D shapes and size.  We will also be learning in-depth the numbers 1-5 and 5-10 as part of our maths learning. We have planned a number of engaging and inquisitive activities for our ‘investigation Fridays!’ that the children will be sure to enjoy.

 

Useful links:

‘Development matters’  This document supports our assessment. Please see all statements within 22-36 months and 30-50 months for all areas to support your child with development points for this term.

https://foundationyears.org.uk/files/2012/03/Development-Matters-FINAL-PRINT-AMENDED.pdf

TapestryThis is your child’s online Learning journal and will be a working document from the start of Nursery to the end of Reception. Please see the below notice…

https://tapestryjournal.com/

After our meeting on Friday 13th September '19, which gave guidance on how to use our online learning journey.  All parents should now have access to their child’s Tapestry online learning journey. If your child is new to Nursery or you do not have a login, please do come and ask a member of the Nursery team who will be happy to assist. On gaining access you will ocasionally receive email notifications making you aware when an observation has been posted.  The observation will highlight the learning thats taking place and their next steps. We ask that you please contribute towards the journal yourselves  evidencing progress your child makes with their next steps and general posts about fun, family activities.

Phonicsplay

The below link takes you directly to the free phase 1 learning zone where your child can access games to support their learning in school. As the year moves on please also access the phase 2 zone. 

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/Phase1Menu.htm

A few quick reminders…

Please do not leave the house without…..

  • A coat/jacket, rain or shine, we can never rely on the British weather.
  • A spare set of clothes; this can be in a labelled plastic bag as we ask that it stays in school so that we have access all times to a spare set of clothes for your child/children. If we do not have this, we will have to call you to either bring some, or collect your child and take home to change them.
  • A labelled water bottle (this must only contain water) Nursery is thirsty work!
  • A labelled pair of wellies, for jumping in puddles, we go outside rain or shine!
  • Their book bag (to store all their lovely pictures, homework and reading diary - once they have been given out).

 

Attendance and Punctuality – if your child is not in school on time or off school altogether they miss out on so much learning – please make sure your child is in school, on time, every day. 

Homework – The children now bring home their homework book on a Thursday.  This will contain at least one piece of homework linked to some of their current learning and we ask that you return their homework book by the following Wednesday.

Diary Dates:

 

*please remember every Friday afternoon we have an EYFS assembly, you will be invited to attend to see your child receive their certificates. If you would like to attend, please come to the main school reception for 2.00 pm a member of the EYFS team will come and collect you.  

Looking forward to working with you over the coming year!

Mrs Roche, Miss Davies, Miss Kaur, Miss Millington and Mrs Hodge

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Ashbury Meadow Community Primary School

Rylance St
Manchester
M11 3NA

Main Contact: Mrs Eve Peters

Tel: 0161 989 2999
admin2@ashburymeadow.manchester.sch.uk

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