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Phase 1 Nursery

Summer Term 2018

Here Comes Summer!

Here Comes Summer! 1 Creating spaces and tidying up.
Here Comes Summer! 2 Creating office spaces and being busy.
Here Comes Summer! 3 More tidying up in the mud kitchen!
Here Comes Summer! 4 Planting up our top allotment.
Here Comes Summer! 5 Planting up our bottom allotment.
Here Comes Summer! 6 Listening to beach day risk assessment.
Here Comes Summer! 7 One person starts to dig a hole
Here Comes Summer! 8 joined by another...
Here Comes Summer! 9 then three...
Here Comes Summer! 10 then five!
Here Comes Summer! 11 Three on an adventure across the mudflats.
Here Comes Summer! 12 Base camp on the beach.
Here Comes Summer! 13 Finding lots of shells.
Here Comes Summer! 14 Time for a paddle
Here Comes Summer! 15 The tide almost wet us during snack!
Here Comes Summer! 16 "It's fun on the beach."

Spring Term 2018

Rainy days and egg days

Rainy days and egg days 1 Construction doesn't stop for the rain
Rainy days and egg days 2 Adding wheels to make it into a caravan
Rainy days and egg days 3 Wood fire inside to keep us warm
Rainy days and egg days 4 Water tray in use under the canopy
Rainy days and egg days 5 Decorating the Easter Tree
Rainy days and egg days 6
Rainy days and egg days 7 Checking on the frogspawn
Rainy days and egg days 8 Even closer look

It's all been about the babies this week

It's all been about the babies this week 1 Bathing the babies
It's all been about the babies this week 2 Lots of soapy suds
It's all been about the babies this week 3 Real babies joining in
It's all been about the babies this week 4 Big brother looking after baby sister
It's all been about the babies this week 5 Brushing the baby
It's all been about the babies this week 6 Dressing the baby

Finally!

Finally! 1 Keeping warm and resting
Finally! 2 Lots of interest from parents
Finally! 3 First dip!
Finally! 4 Getting close!
Finally! 5 "He's so soft!"
Finally! 6 "He's soft and comfortable!"
Finally! 7
Finally! 8
Finally! 9 They love to swim!

Day 2 and 3 Waiting Patiently for the Ducklings

Day 2 and 3 Waiting Patiently for the Ducklings 1
Day 2 and 3 Waiting Patiently for the Ducklings 2 Can you spot a small crack in an egg?

The Ducklings Are Here!

The Ducklings Are Here! 1 Day 1 Eggs in the incubator

Snow Week

Snow Week 1
Snow Week 2
Snow Week 3 Snow is handy to transport tools
Snow Week 4
Snow Week 5 Snowman!

Chinese New Year Celebrations in the Nursery

Chinese New Year Celebrations in the Nursery 1
Chinese New Year Celebrations in the Nursery 2 Our Dragon Dance took us through the school.
Chinese New Year Celebrations in the Nursery 3
Chinese New Year Celebrations in the Nursery 4
Chinese New Year Celebrations in the Nursery 5 Exploring colour with our light cube
Chinese New Year Celebrations in the Nursery 6

BC@50 Celebration this week

BC@50 Celebration this week 1
BC@50 Celebration this week 2 Lego workshops
BC@50 Celebration this week 3
BC@50 Celebration this week 4
BC@50 Celebration this week 5
BC@50 Celebration this week 6
BC@50 Celebration this week 7
BC@50 Celebration this week 8 Painting a dragon for Chinese New Year
BC@50 Celebration this week 9

Another busy week

Another busy week 1 'Take a picture of my ghostbuster car.' Done!
Another busy week 2 Building a track around the BC model
Another busy week 3 Birthday Party Picnic
Another busy week 4 Taking turns playing the Shopping Game
Another busy week 5 Mark Making in salt
Another busy week 6 Number 2 turned into Mummy
Another busy week 7 Working together to make cubetto move
Another busy week 8 Making 'space sandwiches' like Chris Hadfield

Creating a lasting legacy for the BC@50 celebration

Creating a lasting legacy for the BC@50 celebration 1 Working with Dave Taylor to create a hand print
Creating a lasting legacy for the BC@50 celebration 2 Even dolly got to make a footprint
Creating a lasting legacy for the BC@50 celebration 3 Lots of shells to make different patterns
Creating a lasting legacy for the BC@50 celebration 4 Pushing shells into clay to make an impression
Creating a lasting legacy for the BC@50 celebration 5
Creating a lasting legacy for the BC@50 celebration 6

Lots of physical activity this week

Lots of physical activity this week 1 The tinkering blocks were popular
Lots of physical activity this week 2 Careful hammering
Lots of physical activity this week 3 Getting a good view to explore the tree tops
Lots of physical activity this week 4 Threading numbers
Lots of physical activity this week 5 Football on the MUGA
Lots of physical activity this week 6 Great ball skills
Lots of physical activity this week 7 Rubbing flour and butter together
Lots of physical activity this week 8 Making scones for special snack

Welcome back! Spring Term 2018 promises to be full of surprises!

Welcome back! Spring Term 2018 promises to be full of surprises! 1 Lots of large block building this week.
Welcome back! Spring Term 2018 promises to be full of surprises! 2 We built a den using different materials
Welcome back! Spring Term 2018 promises to be full of surprises! 3 We built a den with a hard roof
Welcome back! Spring Term 2018 promises to be full of surprises! 4 Peepo!
Welcome back! Spring Term 2018 promises to be full of surprises! 5 Time to tidy up the allotment
Welcome back! Spring Term 2018 promises to be full of surprises! 6 Water butt in a new position.
Welcome back! Spring Term 2018 promises to be full of surprises! 7 Mud Kitchen in full swing
Welcome back! Spring Term 2018 promises to be full of surprises! 8 New alphabet bags in the Lending Library

It's all been about construction sites and temporary dwellings this week

It's all been about construction sites and temporary dwellings this week 1 "I'll just dump that there!"
It's all been about construction sites and temporary dwellings this week 2 "Let's get building!"
It's all been about construction sites and temporary dwellings this week 3 "You knocked it over!"
It's all been about construction sites and temporary dwellings this week 4 "Time to clear up!"
It's all been about construction sites and temporary dwellings this week 5 "Take your shoes off!"
It's all been about construction sites and temporary dwellings this week 6 "Do you want a narna?"

Exploring models in 3D

Exploring models in 3D 1 "Mine's the tallest."
Exploring models in 3D 2 "These are rectangles, triangles and circles."
Exploring models in 3D 3 Bridge building indoors
Exploring models in 3D 4 Adding bricks to a 2D map of the school
Exploring models in 3D 5 "Mine is that school over there!"
Exploring models in 3D 6 "This is the big school on the back of my school."

It's been all about the pumpkins this week!

It's been all about the pumpkins this week! 1 Mixing primary colours to make pumpkin orange
It's been all about the pumpkins this week! 2 Trying different shades
It's been all about the pumpkins this week! 3 Pumpkin soup!
It's been all about the pumpkins this week! 4 Just add soil!
It's been all about the pumpkins this week! 5 Let's have a go at growing some pumpkins
It's been all about the pumpkins this week! 6 Pumpkins in place in the allotment.

Last Belfair Wood Visit this week

Last Belfair Wood Visit this week 1 Lots of concentrated looking
Last Belfair Wood Visit this week 2
Last Belfair Wood Visit this week 3
Last Belfair Wood Visit this week 4
Last Belfair Wood Visit this week 5
Last Belfair Wood Visit this week 6

Harvest Festival, something new in the nursery this week and Belfairs Wood

Harvest Festival, something new in the nursery this week and Belfairs Wood 1 Taking our donated goods to the main school
Harvest Festival, something new in the nursery this week and Belfairs Wood 2 Sorting the tins into the correct tray
Harvest Festival, something new in the nursery this week and Belfairs Wood 3 Checking it is the right tray!
Harvest Festival, something new in the nursery this week and Belfairs Wood 4 Photographing the school environment
Harvest Festival, something new in the nursery this week and Belfairs Wood 5 Wow! These are brilliant for balancing on!
Harvest Festival, something new in the nursery this week and Belfairs Wood 6 Developing our vestibular system by balancing
Harvest Festival, something new in the nursery this week and Belfairs Wood 7 Digging deep to to find interesting creatures
Harvest Festival, something new in the nursery this week and Belfairs Wood 8 Being curious about the earwigs we collected
Harvest Festival, something new in the nursery this week and Belfairs Wood 9 Oh look! Our first glimpse at a pony!

Start of Family Group Time and 1st Belfairs Wood Trip

Start of Family Group Time and 1st Belfairs Wood Trip 1 That is a brilliant capture with the tweezers
Start of Family Group Time and 1st Belfairs Wood Trip 2 The scoopers are great too!
Start of Family Group Time and 1st Belfairs Wood Trip 3 Checking the equipment before we start!
Start of Family Group Time and 1st Belfairs Wood Trip 4 Look what I found in Belfairs Wood
Start of Family Group Time and 1st Belfairs Wood Trip 5 We collected leaves from different trees
Start of Family Group Time and 1st Belfairs Wood Trip 6 Following Mr Creighton to the unknown
Start of Family Group Time and 1st Belfairs Wood Trip 7 This is the stick I want
Start of Family Group Time and 1st Belfairs Wood Trip 8 Can you carry it? Yes I can!

Investigating and Exploring our Environment

Investigating and Exploring our Environment 1 Familiarisation with the whole school site
Investigating and Exploring our Environment 2 Taking photos of interest
Investigating and Exploring our Environment 3 Up close photography
Investigating and Exploring our Environment 4 Checking out the view through binoculars
Investigating and Exploring our Environment 5 Using upper arm strength to control the bucket
Investigating and Exploring our Environment 6 Making arrangements by size. Wow!

Our Learning Experiences in Phase 1 2017-2018

First week of adventures and new experiences

First week of adventures and new experiences 1 Exploring in the water tray
First week of adventures and new experiences 2 Swinging on the rope swing
First week of adventures and new experiences 3 Looking at the magpie nest in the nursery garden
First week of adventures and new experiences 4 Turning on the tap in the mud kitchen
First week of adventures and new experiences 5 Putting more cakes in the oven
First week of adventures and new experiences 6 Making friends and sharing resources
First week of adventures and new experiences 7 Exploring the balancing frame in the garden
First week of adventures and new experiences 8 Lining up the train to get over the bridge
First week of adventures and new experiences 9 The guinea pig came for a visit
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