Nursery

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Autumn Term Knowledge Organiser for Journeys

Please find below the Knowledge Organiser for Autumn Term 2.  This will show you what we are learning about in Nursery and key information the children will be learning.  Please support your child with the key vocabulary and concepts for the topic.

Week commencing 21st November
 
This week we had a visitor come in to speak to the children to share his experience of steam trains. He wore his train drivers uniform and showed the children. He showed the children some of the equipment that would be used. He also showed them some of his models of steam and diesel trains. The children enjoyed his visit and had lots of questions.
Week commencing 14th November 
 
Another fun packed week in Nursery! We have been learning about transport past and present. We made our role play area into a steam train. Children worked together to do a painting of a steam train.
For Children in Need the children coloured and painted some Pudsey Bear pictures and they also made their own Pudsey Bear ears.
Week commencing 7th November
 
This week the children have enjoyed a variety of activities. We have been learning about journeys from our PKC (Primary Knowledge Curriculum), so we had our own journey walking around the school.We read the story of ‘The Journey Home from Grandpa’s’ and the children made their own story map. With the brighter days children have enjoyed a picnic style snack outside.The children came up with some good ideas for an obstacle race.
It was lovely to hear the children’s excitement about the fireworks that they had seen at the weekend and they enjoyed painting a group firework picture.
Week commencing 31st October 
The children all had a lot of fun this week with our pumpkins, kindly donated by a nursery parent.
SCARY PUMPKIN HAIR! We made this with watermelon fruit kebab sticks. The children enjoyed eating these at snack time.
Autumn Term Knowledge Organisers

Please find below the Knowledge Organiser for Autumn Term 1.  This will show you what we are learning about in Nursery and key information the children will be learning.  Please support your child with the key vocabulary and concepts for the topic.

Week7
 
This week we have been learning that there are four seasons. We have been talking about what happens in Autumn and used natural resources in our play, arts and design.
This term the children have really enjoyed going out to Forest School with the Active Play leaders.
Week 5
This week we have carried on learning more about the emergency services.
Children planted some seed bombs in our garden area, which they had made in forest school a couple of weeks ago.
Week 4
This week we have been learning about ‘People Who Help us in our Community’. We then went on to learn about people who help us in an emergency - firefighters, paramedics and police officers. Together the children chose different resources they needed to make a large model of a fire engine.
Week 3
This week we have been learning about ‘Our Local Environment and Maps’ we talked about where we live and where our Nursery school is. We looked at a map of Ely and all the different features it has.
The children had a go at drawing their own map of the nursery playground.
 
Week 2
This week we have been learning ‘All About Me’. The children have been looking at their faces in mirrors and describing them, they then used different resources to make their face. We also learnt about different body parts, the children drew around one of their friends and then labelled the parts.
Friday 16th September 2022
This week in nursery we have spent time welcoming our new nursery children and getting to know them. Throughout the week we enjoyed doing a range of fun activities including apple printing, playing in the sand and water tray. The apples we used to print with were collected from the Nursery playground.