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Welcome to Nursery

We hope you all had a wonderful half term and shared lots of exciting adventures together. This term we will be learning about 'Fabulous Food and Celebrations'. We will be looking at a range of celebrations including, Bonfire Night, Diwali, Birthdays, Chinese New Year and Christmas. We will also be exploring signs of Winter. As part of our topic we will be going on a Winter Walk and visiting the local shop to buy ingredients for our cooking. More information about what we are learning can be found in our Knowledge Organiser.


This term, we are supporting the children to become more independent. We would like all parents to leave the children at the classroom door and allow the children to put their things away themselves. We will be starting our day with morning rhymes and Wake and Shake as part of our carpet time. Please ensure children arrive promptly to the start of session AM: 8:30am and PM: 12:30pm. Children arriving late in unsettling for all children and means they miss out on vital learning. 


Please ensure your children bring their PE bag, water bottle, book bag and coat on the first day back. 


Thank you, 

Mrs Fabian and the Nursery Team


Key Dates

Monday 4th November: First Day back at school

Friday 8th November: Nursery Diwali celebration (children are invited to wear brightly coloured clothes)


Tuesday 12th November: Children in Need 'Stuff the Bustard' donations welcome

Wednesday 13th November: Athlete visiting school to complete challenge. Sponsorship money due in

Thursday 14th November: Individual and sibling photographs


Monday 25th November: Open morning to share stories (more information to follow)

Monday 16th December: Nursery Christmas Performance (9:30am & 2:30pm- more information to follow)

Friday 20th December: Last Day of term (Nursery condensed session AM-8:30-11:00am and PM- 12:00-2:00pm)

Monday 6th January: First Day back 


Please do check this page regularly for any updates. 


Our Nursery Adults

Our Nursery Adults 1 Mrs Fabian (Class Teacher)
Our Nursery Adults 2 Miss South (Nursery Nurse)
Our Nursery Adults 3 Mrs Careswell (Teaching Assisstant -morning)
Our Nursery Adults 4 Mrs Parmenter (Teaching Assistant- morning)
Our Nursery Adults 5 Mrs Ash (Teaches PE Tuesday morning)
Our Nursery Adults 6 Mrs Plank (Lunch-time Care)

Our Nursery Class

Our Nursery Class 1 Morning Nursery Session
Our Nursery Class 2 Afternoon Nursery Session

Our topic for term 2 is 'Fabulous Food and Celebrations'. 



Our Book Talk story this term is 'The Gingerbread Man'.

Our Rhyme of the term is 'Pat-cake, pat-a-cake bakers man' and 'Muffin Man'

Poem of the term is 'Rockets'

Picture 1

Supporting us at home

Please help us at home by:

-Encouraging us to get dressed ourselves, put our own shoes on and coats on

-Encouraging us to go to the toilet independently, to wipe ourselves and wash our own hands

-Encourage us to tidy up our toys when we have finished

-Sharing story books everyday (talk about the pictures, let us turn the pages, talk about words we might not understand)

-Sing Nursery rhymes

-Sing Counting Songs



We have PE in the morning every Tuesday and in the afternoon every Thursday.  Please ensure your child has a named PE kit in school every day which includes trainers for outside PE.  We will return PE kits at the end of each term. 


If you are interested in volunteering in school please come in and see us; we love having helpers in!

(You will need to be DBS checked, if you haven't already been checked please see Mrs Drew in the office.)


Please do come and see any us should you have any concerns. We want you and your child/ren to be happy at East Wichel.


Many thanks for your continued support.


Mrs Fabian and the Nursery Team