REFUGEE WEEK

On Tuesday morning, the nursery children found a lost, little creature outside, looking in through the window.  It seemed very sad.  Mrs Lilley brought it in and it was shaking.  The nursery children wanted to look after it.  It could not understand our words, but seemed to understand when we used Makaton sign language.  We didn’t know it’s name, but decided to call it Fluffy.  Fluffy was shivering so we gave it clothes, was sad, so we tried to find out what Fluffy likes.  We don’t know where Fluffy comes from but he needed somewhere safe.  We made a lovely bedroom in our snuggly area and put signs on the door with his name on.  The children decorated the room with pictures that we thought that Fluffy might like.  To show Fluffy that everyone here is good friends, we made friendship bracelets

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We tried hard to think what it must be like to have no home.  We joined in with “Share the Journey” by walking a whole mile with our parent/families/carers while we thought about this.  We all love our home.  It is where we feel safe and loved.

STEM WEEK!

Some exciting visitors came last week as part of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) Week in school.  Mr Bonello, who is an Automotive Technician, brought his amazing motorbike into school.  He talked to us about what it is like to do his job.  Inside his toolkit, there were tools of all different shapes and…Continue Reading

Royal Wedding Party

We were so excited to find out about the royal wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle.  We used the internet to find out who they are and what happens during a royal wedding.  We made bunting to decorate our nursery.  On the day, we made cucumber sandwiches and strawberries for a tea party, just…Continue Reading

STEM WEEK!!!

Last week was STEM week in school.  This stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.  Throughout school, in all classes, we had visitors who talked to the children about their various careers in these fields.  It was so inspiring and helped the children to think in more detail about the sort of work that they…Continue Reading

Nursery – Traditional Tales

This has been such a busy term. We have had fun in our role play area, which has been set up as “The Three Bears’ Cottage”. We have really enjoyed listening to and playing all sorts of traditional tales. The children have loved them. The repetition of familiar phrases really helps with language development. There…Continue Reading

Chinese New Year!

We have been learning about celebrations, preparing the children for how we celebrate Mass.  We learned about how Chinese people celebrate new year, including the story of the animal race.  We made lanterns and tried Chinese writing.  We cleaned and decorated our home corner and tasted noodles and prawn crackers, using Chinese crockery and chopsticks. …Continue Reading

Early days in Nursery

We have had such a busy time in Nursery.  Some children were returning after the summer, looking as if they had grown like sunflowers.  We have also welcomed many new starters who have settled down to enjoy their day.   These first weeks are so important.  The children are getting to know us and the…Continue Reading