Once Upon a Time

Welcome back to school Class Potter, we hope that you all had a wonderful half term break and enjoyed the glorious weather.

 

This half term we shall be exploring different traditional tales that will enable children to develop a good understanding of how stories are structured.  Children will be learning to retell stories using props within the classroom and those that they make themselves. As they develop their understanding of stories they will learn how different characters behave and the effect their behaviour then has on others.  You can support us at home by reading and sharing books regularly with the children, talking about the pictures and also events in the story.  The cbeebies website has some lovely story ideas that you can do at home with your child.

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Brrr . . . It's Cold

Welcome back to nursery. This term we have welcomed 12 new starters into our sessions who are settling in well.

 

Over the next couple of weeks nursery will be taking advantage of the cold weather and exploring the cold.

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On a dark, dark night . . .

Nursery have been enjoying the changes in the seasons.  We have noticed how the afternoons are becoming darker and colder!

 

To launch our enquiry into the dark lots of children joined in for our autumn story and fireworks.  It was great to experience the outside area in the dark alongside the firepit!

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Welcome to Class Potter

Welcome to Class Potter. Our nursery class has welcomed lots of new starters this term and we are so proud of how quickly they have settled in.

 

For the first couple of weeks in nursery we will be focusing on developing relationships, establishing routines and learning where things are in the classroom.  The majority of each is session allows children to play and learn independently within the provision. However, we also have two large group sessions where the children stop what they are doing and gather together.  We are currently using these sessions to develop listening and attention skills.  You can help with this at home by ensuring children stop and look at you when you are talking to them, sharing stories together and playing games.

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