Nursery 2020 - 2021

Mrs Sullivan

Nursery Teacher

 

Welcome to Nursery

 

We hope you enjoy visiting our Nursery class page which shows the exciting learning that takes place both inside and outside of our classroom. Click on the links below and take a look at the photographs to see what we've been up to.  Please follow us on Twitter @CanonNursery for daily updates and reminders.


Our topic this half term is:             

 

     Big Wide World

 

This project teaches the children about the global community to which they belong. We will explore our local environment, our school environment and where we live. Then we will go on a plane journey around the world and stop at different destinations around the world researching the climate, animals, traditions and the culture of each country. We will have a visit from Pirate Captain Karl who will tell us about his voyages around the world.  

We we learn about different ways of travelling and transport. In design and technology we will create our own vehicles using various resources and joining techniques. In science we will experiment with materials that float and sink. The role play area this term will be a travel shop, where the children can talk abou the different types of holidays they may like to go on and pack their suitcases ready for their holidays.

In Maths, we will be doing lots of practical based activities based around numbers 1-10! We will work on comparing sizes, capacity and addition and subtraction.

For the children moving up to Reception, we will continue with Read Write Inc. phonics journey this half term. This will involve learning  set 1 sounds and practicing Fred Talk, which is segmenting and blending the sounds within words. Moving on to reading simple CVC words,

Home Learning:

MiniMash: Children are encouraged to explore MiniMash at home as well as in the classroom, trying out different activities linked to learning across the curriculum. 
 

Home Learning Project: We encourage children to complete a home learning project linked to their curriculum project being studied with some help from their grown up, if needed. Home learning projects provide a fun and creative opportunity for children to practise and apply new skills, as well as express their knowledge in a topic area.

                                                                 

Useful Links

MiniMash - Your child has their own login details to access the activities on this platform.

PhonicsPlay - Play Phase 1 activities to support early reading skills. Type in the following details username: march20 password: home

Oxford Owl - Free Ebook library - select any of the books in the 3-4 age category.

CBeebies Numberblocks   - Learn about numbers through fun songs and animations.

Topmarks - Early-Years fun games and activities.

Twinkl Resources -Early-Years    
Click the link and set up a free account with your own email address and password to access resources across the curriculum. Type in the offer code UKTWINKLHELPS.

 

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