Parent Update

Our Learning this Week

Nursery week ending 8/1/16


Language, Literacy and Communication


This week Ben and Betty have introduced us to the sound k. The children have listened to Kipper stories and stories about kittens and Kangeroos. They have learnt the shape of the letter and looked for the letter in the sand and around the classroom. They have collected items beginning with k and placed them in our basket. The children have based their work around the rhyme Old King Cole. They have role played the rhyme. They have found out about kittens ,kangeroos and koala bears. They have learnt new vocabulary like khaki and kiwi fruit.

Mathematical Development

The children have been practicing their counting skills again this week and learning to recognise numbers 1 to 5. The children have responded well to stories about the numbers 1-5.The children have made kites and ordered the numbers 1-5 on them. The children have made their own kites and counted the strings to attach to them. The children have revised their counting rhymes and learnt some new ones.

Knowledge and Understanding of the World

 The children have learnt about kangeroos and koalas this week. They have learnt about Khaki and camouflage and they have tasted kiwi fruit. They have made fruit kebabs and talked about healthy eating.






Personal and Social Development, Wellbeing and Cultural Diversity.

The children have been reminded about taking turns and sharing toys and equipment again this week. We have been talking about being kind and what we can do to show kindness to others.

 Creative Development.

 The children have painted kites and painted khaki patterns. The children have learnt new movement songs and learnt to move like kangeroos and koalas.

Physical Development

The children have played some new games this week and learnt some simple rules. They have practiced their fine motor skills and their cutting skills are improving. We have enjoyed playing outside with the balls and using the bikes and scooters.

Welsh Language Development

The children are continuing to develop their greetings and they are now responding well to simple instructions. The children are responding well to stories read to them in welsh and responding to welsh stories on the whiteboard.

                      Anything else.

 Welcome back and Happy New Year! The children have settled well and we hope to have a fabulous 2016! Please pop in to see us with any problems or concerns. Diolch.


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