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Nursery, Reception & Year 1

General Information

 

Staffing: 

Teachers: 

Nursery: Mrs O'Brien

Reception/Year 1: Miss Kirkham, Mrs Podloga, Miss Atkins, Mrs Wiberg and Mrs Hutchinson

Teaching Assistants: 

Mrs Dearden, Mrs Mayfield, Mrs Barnes and Mrs Denton

 

PE: 

Our PE days are Thursday and Friday

 

Children will come to school dressed in their uniform and will bring their PE kit in a labelled bag.

 

All PE sessions will take place outside unless there are extreme weather conditions i.e. ice, snow or heavy rain.

 

Please ensure they have the appropriate kit e.g. jogging bottoms/leggings and a jumper/hoodie.

 

Outdoor learning:

Over the Autumn and Spring Term it can get very cold, please ensure your child wears a warm coat, hat and gloves as we will be outdoors everyday.

 

Home Learning:

Please support your child by reading to them as often as possible. Practising writing their name and ensuring that children can form their letters.

 

Each week, children will be sent home an activity to be completed in their home learning book. This will be a range of activities relating to their current topic, reading, phonics or maths that parents can complete with their children. Please do share photographs of your children carrying out the tasks by e-mailing them to 

fs@woodhousewest.sheffield.sch.uk (Reception)

nursery@woodhousewest.sheffield.sch.uk (Nursery) or share them with the year group's Twitter page. 

Project/s:

Summer 1

 

Books to enjoy at home: 

 

Summer 1

 

Jack and the Beanstalk: Ladybird First Favourite Tales by Iona Treahy 

Based on the traditional fairy tale Jack and the Beanstalk, this vibrantly illustrated story is sure to become a favourite in every home. Jack's mother is very angry when he swaps their only cow for some magic beans. But before Jack knows it, he is off on a big adventure!

 

 

Titch by Pat Hutchins 

A TITCH storybook by award winning author, Pat Hutchins. Titch is the smallest and the youngest in his family. His brother Pete and his sister Mary have bigger biokes than Titch, kites that fly high-up in the sky and instruments that make much BIGGER noises. But when Titch plants a tiny seed they all find out that starting off small is just the first stage of GROWING!!!

 

 

Oliver's Vegetables Mass Market by Vivian French 

Do you like chips? Oliver does. In fact, he won't eat anything else - until he plays a game with his grandpa.
Whatever vegetable Oliver finds in the garden, he must eat. On Monday, he pulls up carrots, on Tuesday, it is spinach...

 

Percy’s Bumpy Ride by Nick Butterworth

Percy the park keeper has been busy in his workshop for days. As his animal friends try to guess what he is making, Percy suddenly emerges sitting on top of a very strange machine. The animals jump aboard for what turns out to be a very bumpy ride…

 

 

The Queen's Knickers by Nicholas Allan

It's a busy year for the Queen - she has lots of important events to attend. Meanwhile, a little girl is wondering what knickers Her Majesty will choose to wear on a school visit! Will they be her 'at home' knickers - adorned with corgis - or her 'garden party' knickers, or perhaps her woolly Balmoral ones...?

 

Katie In London by James Mayhew

When Katie and her brother Jack visit London with Grandma, something very unexpected happens . . . One of the Trafalgar Square lions comes to life and takes them on a wonderful tour of all the best sights! Including Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London, Big Ben and the London Eye.

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