Welcome to Nursery

Nursery Class Key Information

Teacher: Miss Hadfield   Email: rhadfield@victoriousacademies.org

Teaching Assistants: Miss Lord & Miss Hindley

Who to follow on Twitter: @MissHadfield

PE days: Monday am & Wednesday pm

Epic Reading code: xqq5530

What’s happening in Autumn term?

In Autumn 1 our topic is ‘All About Me’. During this topic, we are going to be learning all about ourselves and discussing how we are all unique. We will be talking about our families and who we live with. We will also be thinking about our different feelings and emotions. We will be looking at different  types of homes and the kind of property we live in.

Some of our activities will include;

  • Making a self portrait on paper plates.
  • Looking at different types of homes and making junk model houses.
  • Using story stones to retell our story ‘The Three Little Pigs’.
  • Looking at what makes us healthy.
  • Exploring our senses.
  • Thinking of actions for our emotions.

In Maths, we will be focusing on a number each week. We will be looking at the different representations of that number.

We will also looking at simple 2D shapes.

Phonics will take place everyday.

Our Autumn 2 topic m is ‘People who help us’. We are going to be looking at the all of the people that help us from the adults we live with, teachers, police, firefighters, doctors, nurses and dentists.  We are going to learn about how they helps and why we sometimes need their help.

Some of our activities will include;

  • Making emergency service vehicles with our junk modelling.
  • A new role play area where children can use their imaginations to act out different scenarios.
  • What to do in an emergency.
  • Designing our own heroes

In Maths, we will be focusing on reciting numbers from 1-10 and counting up to five objects.

We will also looking at shapes in the environment.

Phonics will take place everyday.

What’s happening in Spring term?

Our topic in Spring 1 is Transport. We are going to be learning all about  different modes of transport.  We will be talking about how we can travel from one place to another and  which mode of transport would be the best for that journey.

Some of our activities will include;

  • Making vehicles from junk modelling.
  • Making larger scale vehicles with our construction equipment.
  • Many activities linking to our topic books.
  • Talk for writing

In Maths, we will be focusing on  number problems and making arrangement s with shapes.

Phonics will take place everyday.

Our topic in Spring 2 term is ‘Keeping Healthy’.

We going to be looking at the different ways that we can stay fit and healthy. We will be looking at diet, exercise and health and well-being.

Some of our activities will include;

  • Food tasting
  • The similarities and differences between Ashton and Africa
  • African necklace making
  • Change4Life activities

In Maths, we will be focusing on the precise counting of objects, knowing that two groups of objects are the same and 2D shapes.

Phonics will take place everyday and we will be focusing on alliteration.

 

 

What’s happening in Summer term?

Our topic in Summer 1 is ‘Growth’. We are going to be focusing on plant growth. Our class story will be Jack and the Beanstalk.

Some of our activities will include;

  • Planting potatoes outside.
  • Planting sunflower seeds.
  • Junk modelling our very own castles.
  • Acting out the story
  • Learning about the life cycle of a sunflower.

In Maths, we will stretching our knowledge of 2D shapes and using mathematical vocabulary. We also be

comparing groups of numbers and understanding that the total is the same.

Phonics will take place everyday and we will be focusing on alliteration and voice sounds.

 

Our topic in Summer 2 is ‘The Seaside’ and ‘Moving On’. We are going to be looking at the features of the beach and a seaside resort. We will also look and compare the seaside in the past to how it is now.

We will be preparing your child for their transition from Nursery to Reception and looking at all the fun things that they can expect from their new class.

Some of our activities will include;

  • Our very own Ice Cream Parlour role play area.
  • A classroom beach!
  • Punch and Judy.
  • All about me booklets.

In Maths, we will be revisiting all of the amazing learning that we have done this year, counting to 10, 2D shapes and their properties, comparing groups, positional language and we will be learning all about representing numbers.

Phonics will take place everyday and we will be focusing on alliteration and voice sounds and initial sounds.

Class Reading Books