Today, both morning and afternoon Nursery were visited by Chrissy Milburn from Gateshead Library.  She came in to talk to the children about the Bookstart packs that she had brought in for them to take home.  The children listened to a story from the Bookstart pack and Chrissy also read a very spe


The children in Nursery and Reception had lots of fun watching ‘The Clumsiest Christmas Elf’. They sang Christmas songs, listened to stories, but best of all they helped Effie Brightbuttons find the missing keys to Santa’s workshop!


At Nursery, the children enjoy singing rhymes and songs every single day!  To celebrate ‘National Nursery Rhyme Week’ the children have been  doing lots of activities linked to their favourite rhymes.  We started the week by writing a list of our favourite rhymes and then discussed activities tha


This week the children have been finding out about bears.  They enjoyed looking at a non-fiction text on the interactive board about different types of bears.  The children were particularly interested in polar bears so we set up an arctic scene in the water tray.  The children were fascinated to


This week at nursery, the children have been excited to talk about their experiences of bonfire night.  We talked about fireworks and created our own firework pictures using marbles dipped in paint to roll across our pictures.  We made a pretend bonfire outside and ate marshmallows that we pretend


The boys and girls at Nursery have been doing lots of Halloween related activities this week.  On Wednesday, they came to Nursery dressed in Halloween costumes.  We shared lots of stories including ‘Meg and Mog’ stories, ‘Room on a Broom’ and ‘What’s in the Witches Kitchen’.  The children were fa


After reading ‘The Little Red Hen’, the Nursery children have been making their own bread rolls. They used their  fingers to kneed and stretch the dough before leaving it to rise.  The children were very excited to taste their bread when it was baked.


The children love to visit the playground to play with the equipment.  They have been developing their gross motor skills by riding the balance bikes and scooters and pedalling the trikes.  They have also been climbing and balancing  on the play frame.


This week, Nursery have been learning about Autumn.  The children enjoyed going on an Autumn walk in the school grounds.  They collected lots of Autumn treasure  which they have used to create pictures with, count and talk about.  On our walk, we also collected some tomatoes to eat that were gro