Sisefield Road, Birmingham, West Midlands B38 9JB

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Welcome to

St Paul's Catholic Primary School

Nursery

Welcome to Nursery Class page.
Our Teacher is Miss Grinnell and our teaching assistants is Mrs Skidmore.

Wednesday Morning- Reading books will be changed - Please share the reading book with your child every day and talk about the story.
Friday Morning- Forest school - The children can come in forest school clothes that can get dirty and muddy. Children should have wellies in school.

 

In Nursery we follow the Early Year’s Foundation stage.
We have prime areas which are:

Personal, social and emotional development:
• Making relationships
• Managing feelings and behaviour
• Self-confidence and self-awareness.
Physical development:
• Moving and handling
• Health and self-care.
Communication and language:
• Listening and attention
• Understanding
• Speaking

We also have specific areas which are:
Literacy:
• Reading
• Writing
Mathematics:
• Numbers
• Space, shape and measure
Understanding the world:
• The world
• People and communities
• Technology
Expressive arts and design:
• Exploring and using media and materials
• Being imaginative

Phonics
For phonics we follow the Letters and sounds programme. During the year the children will learn phase 1 of this program. The aspects covered in phase 1 are; general sound discrimination (environmental sounds, instrumental sound and body percussion), rhythm and rhyme, alliteration, voice sounds and oral blending and segmenting.

RE:
We follow Learning and growing as people of God to teach RE in our school.
This term we are learning about the following units:

Creation - We will think about God as the Creator of all and the idea of giving thanks. We will also learn how to make the Sign of the Cross.
Advent- Children will learn about this special time of year before Christmas. They will consider how to prepare themselves for the coming of Jesus and know the Advent wreath as an important symbol of this time.

Our Class Topic - Dinosaurs
We are going to read lots of stories about dinosaurs including Harry and his bucketful of Dinosaurs, How to grow a dinosaur, How to look after your Dinosaur, Dinosaur Roar.
Nursery’s Medium Term Planning
Attached

 

 

Our Trip to the Lickey Hills:
We enjoyed our trip exploring the Lickey Hills.