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Woodmansterne Primary

Early Years - Acorns Nursery Class & Reception

Acorns Nursery Class

Early Years Leader: James Hughes hughesj@wps.org.uk

 

Nursery Teachers:

Mrs A Griffin, Mon/Tues/Wed pm (griffina@wps.org.uk) & Mrs L Gowland, Wed/Thurs/Fri (gowlandla@wps.org.uk

Nursery Practitioners:

Mrs L Cook, Mrs L Davies, Miss R Louis

2023-2024 Enrichment Letter

Acorns Nursery Timetable can be found here. 

Parent Information PowerPoint can be found here.

EYFS and KS1 Maths Workshop PowerPoint can be found here:

 

 

Reception

Early Years Leader and Nursery Special Education Needs Coordinator (SENCO): James Hughes hughesj@wps.org.uk

 

Apple Class Teacher: Miss AL Jones (jonesam@wps.org.uk)

Cherry Class Teacher: Mrs D Brockwell (brockwelld@wps.org.uk)

Reception TAs: Miss G Pritchard, Miss N Jethwa 

 

Parent Information PowerPoint can be found here.

Reception Timetable can be found here. 

Ladybird Words for Reception can be found here.

Phonics Information can be found here:

 

EYFS and KS1 Maths Workshop PowerPoint can be found here.

Useful Documents

EYFS Curriculum Map

EYFS Progression of Skills End of Year Expectations 
Nursery Phonics Skills Pencil Grip Skills Cutting Skills

Our Themes

 Autumn 1

Which Dinosaur is the Biggest?

Get ready for a roaring adventure with 'Which Dinosaur is the Biggest?' This exciting journey will take you back in time to a world of colossal creatures. Join our friendly dino pals as they explore the prehistoric lands and discover who wears the crown for the biggest dino! With fun facts, colourful illustrations, and new vocabulary, young explorers will  learn all about these incredible giants. Who will be the champion in the world of dinosaurs? Join the quest to find out and embark on a thrilling, educational adventure with 'Which Dinosaur is the Biggest?'

Nursery PSHE information leaflet for parents can be found here.

Reception PSHE information leaflet for parents can be found here.

Autumn 2

Why Do Leaves Go Crispy?

Delve into the mesmerizing, colourful world of leaves with 'Why Do Leaves Go Crispy.' For curious children, this enchanting adventure explains why leaves change and become crispy in the fall. Join friendly characters and explore the playful science of leaves, where they transform into crunchy, golden treasures. With simple words and vivid illustrations, young minds will learn about the changing seasons and the beauty of nature's surprises. It's the perfect story to spark wonder and inspire their first steps into the world of science. Get ready for a crispy, crunchy, and delightful journey with 'Why Do Leaves Go Crispy!'"

Nursery PSHE information leaflet for parents can be found here.

Reception PSHE information leaflet for parents can be found here.

Spring 1

Who Helps Us?

Embark on a thrilling journey through the world of heroes in our everyday lives. 'People Who Help Us' takes you on a exploration of the champions who keep our world safe and thriving. From fearless firefighters to compassionate healthcare workers, uncover their gripping stories of courage and compassion. This captivating adventure will inspire, educate, and remind us of the extraordinary individuals who make our world a better place. 

Nursery PSHE information leaflet for parents can be found here.

Reception PSHE information leaflet for parents can be found here.

Spring 2

Are Eggs Alive?

Crack open the mystery of nature's hidden wonders with 'Are Eggs Alive?' This enchanting exploration delves into the magical world of animals that hatch from eggs. Journey with our young adventurers as they discover the incredible secrets of egg-laying creatures, from cuddly chicks to slithering snakes. With delightful illustrations and simple language, children will marvel at the idea that eggs can hold life within. Join us on this egg-citing quest to unravel the mysteries of nature and witness the incredible journey from egg to animal. 'Are Eggs Alive?' is the perfect adventure for young minds to hatch their curiosity!

Nursery PSHE information leaflet for parents can be found here.

Reception PSHE information leaflet for parents can be found here.

Summer 1

Will You Read Me A Story?

Prepare for a magical journey into the enchanting world of fairy tales with 'Will You Read Me a Story?' This delightful adventure invites you to join the world of classic tales like the Gingerbread Man, Three Little Pigs, and Little Red Riding Hood. These beloved characters come to life with vivid illustrations and engaging stories, perfect for bedtime or storytime. So, grab a cozy spot, and let's explore the land of talking cookies, clever pigs, and brave little girls. 'Will You Read Me a Story?' is your ticket to a world of imagination and wonder, one story at a time."

Nursery PSHE information leaflet for parents can be found here.

Reception PSHE information leaflet for parents can be found here.

Summer 2

Who Lives Under The Sea? 

Dive into a mesmerizing underwater world with 'What Lives Under the Sea?' This enchanting journey explores the mysteries of the deep blue. Join playful fish, friendly dolphins, and colourful coral in a captivating adventure. Discover the hidden treasures of the ocean's depths and the creatures that call it home. Young explorers will be mesmerized by the beauty and diversity of sea life. From shimmering scales to swaying seaweed, 'What Lives Under the Sea?' is the perfect introduction to the wonders of the marine kingdom, inviting young minds to explore and imagine."

Nursery PSHE information leaflet for parents can be found here.

Reception PSHE information leaflet for parents can be found here.