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  • Altrincham, Cheshire, WA15 6PP

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  • Headteacher: Mrs Kirsten S Warren BEd Hons MA


Colour monster and yellow Friday

Settled into nursery

Hello nursery we are looking forward to meeting you next week and have put up some photographs so you can have a look inside your new classroom.

Jungle fun finished with The Tiger who came to tea party

Virtual Sports Day


Zoom assembly


This week we have been sharing the story Superworm. We have read the story, talked about the characters and settings. We have explored patterns, sorted worms of different lengths, made symmetrical worm pictures and written shopping lists to buy the ingredients for our chocolate mousse Superworm. We have talked about different minibeasts and looked at rhyming words. 


Back to school

Tuesday 9th June 2020

Hello Nursery we hope everyone enjoyed the Whit holidays. We are finally back and beginning to get back into some kind of normality. It was absolutely wonderful seeing everyone on the Zoom chats. Mrs Barter and I have made a little video of the class room set up and it is on Tapestry please share with your child before returning. We will continue to send home learning ideas on Tapestry and look forward to your photo's and video clips. 

We can't wait to see everyone.

Take care and see you soon. 

Miss Peek and Mrs Barter 


Monday 18th May

Hello Nursery hope you had a wonderful weekend enjoying the sunshine. It has been fantastic seeing all the photographs and videos you are posting on Tapestry.

This week is Mental Health Awareness week. The theme this year is kindness. I would like everyone to spread a little kindness this week. Ring a friend you haven't spoke to in a while, bake a cake. I would also like children and adults alike to do one thing each day that makes them happy. It could be  closing your eyes and listen to the birds outside, go for a walk, paint a picture eat your favourite meal. 

It would be lovely if you shared some of your acts of kindness and happiness on Tapestry. 

Miss Peek

Monday 11th May Hello nursery hope you all enjoyed the beautiful weather this weekend. It has been wonderful looking at you photographs on Tapestry. I have been out and about taking a walk in the fresh air and thought I would make my walk a little more interesting by turning it into a hunt for colours. When you are out walking maybe you could set a challenge to look for colours, animals, mimibeasts, or anything you can imagine. Here are my photographs, look forward to seeing yours. Miss Peek X

Monday 27th April 2020

Hello Nursery 

Spring is definitely in the air the flowers are growing, there are blossoms on the trees, the birds are out singing and the sun is shining. Lots of animals are starting to have their babies. So this week I though I would add a little quiz to see if you can name the baby animals. Once you have finished the quiz perhaps you could draw a picture of your favourite baby animal. You could even have a look at Cbeebies and complete the jigsaw puzzles on 'Down on the farm'. 

Monday 20th April 2020

Hello Nursery 

This week I thought we could have some fun with play dough. On Tapestry in the documents section I have added a folder with some ideas to use with dough. 

In Nursery we follow dough disco most days (Funky feet playdough disco) I have added this to tapestry where you can find the link. All you need is a ball of dough and a partner. We love this activity. Why not try making some of your own dough too! It's really easy and lots of fun! I have added the recipe on Tapestry. 

Look forward to seeing your photographs.

Fri 17th April 2020

Good Morning Nursery. How are you today? I know a few of you have mentioned how much you are missing school. How about making a mini Willows in your house. You will need teddies/dolls/toys to be your class an you can be the teacher. You could make a little sound wall and sing the jolly phonics jingle for each sound. You could even show your class how to write the letter shapes correctly. Maybe you could show your class how to count and choose your own number of the week. Remember to start your day with the register and sing the days of the week song. You could always read your class a story. This is a good way to create a familiar role play, which will encourage feelings of safety and security. In Nursery we also have a big picture for the day. This is a selection of photographs/pictures of our school day (mini timetable). Perhaps you could make one for home and stick it up so you can change it daily. You could include your home learning, breakfast, lunch, chilling time, playing in the garden, exercise time. You can get pictures from Twinkl or draw/make your own or use photographs. It's a great starting point to any morning.

We hope you have a lovely weekend and look forward to seeing your posts. 

Take care 

Miss Peek xx

14th April 2020

Good morning Nursery we hope you enjoyed spending Easter together and of course eating lots of chocolate!!  Just an update regarding communication. Each day there will be activities set on Tapestry these will cover the Prime and Specific Areas of Learning. Please do not feel any pressure to complete all the activities set they are there as a guide.  I will post at least once a week here on the school website page with updates and news. I will also add a fun creative activity again this is optional and all about having fun with your child/children whilst we are in this new situation. Tapestry is checked daily where comments/feedback will be given.

We hope you making the most of this beautiful weather and getting outside in your garden? Perhaps you could have some fun making a bug hotel using items from your garden. You could check which creatures move in and make models/pictures of them and add a post on Tapestry. 

We can't wait to see who moves in. Make sure you check Tapestry for our daily updates it has been lovely seeing how hard you are working. Everyone is being a super star! Take care we miss you lots Miss Peek and Mrs Barter

Hello Nursery 

Please check Tapestry for daily updates and activities. 

Keep safe

Miss Peek and Mrs Barter