Welcome to Ladybirds! We are the Nursery class. In and out of the class we have lots of fun exploring and learning!
We are very lucky because we have two teachers in our class. Mrs Turner is the teacher on a Monday and Tuesday and Mrs Pickering is the teacher on a Wednesday, Thursday and Friday! Every day Mrs Turner and Mrs Pickering are joined by Mrs Mitchell, Mrs Fearne-Smythe and Miss Coles. On a Monday, we are joined by Miss Browne.
The staff are always available if you have any questions or concerns. We understand that our Ladybirds are young and so we are happy to share with you what they have done through the day and what they have eaten etc.
There are lots of things to think about when coming to school so it would be really helpful to have some things in school all the time to make it easier for all our little Ladybirds:
Ladybirds need to bring a water bottle that they can drink from through the day as and when they need it. They will get milk and fruit every morning.
On PE days (Wednesdays through the year and Tuesdays after October half term) it would be really helpful if children could have their earnings taken out on the morning.
Please also make sure that all items of clothing and footwear has your child's name in. They sometimes find it difficult to remember what is theirs!
This term our Learning Challenge is all about Celebrations! Each week, we will be looking at different types of celebrations from different religions. We are really looking forward to enjoying more books, creating more art, learning more skills and preparing and eating more food together!
Our books this half term are:
Week 1 - Owl Babies
Week 2 - Can't you sleep little bear
Week 3 - Kipper's birthday
Week 4 - Lightning the lamp
Week 5 - The Christmas story
Our Learning Challenge this half term is 'Are we all the same?'
We are finding out more about ourselves through reading a different book every week.
Books to be read this half term
Each week in Ladybirds, we have a book that is our focus. From this book we have thought about some activities that link with the story. We also listen and look at the creativity of the children. We are led by the children and explore what they want to explore.
Week 1 and 2 - Goldilocks and the three bears
Week 3 - Peace at Last
Week 4 - Whatever Next
Week 5 - Brown Bear Brown Bear
Week 6 - Because I love you
Week 7 - We are going on a bear hunt
During each week, normally on a Tuesday we will be preparing and sampling some tasty treats. This is so the children can develop their fine motor skills, learn how to prepare and make simple foods, but also to try different tastes with their friends.