Brompton Westbrook Primary School

Kings Bastion, Brompton, Gillingham, Kent. ME7 5DQ

bromptonoffice@thewestbrooktrust.org

01634 844152

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Are you fed up with asking the question 'How was school today?' and getting the response 'fine'?

Our new weekly blogs will give you more information about what your child is doing in school.  This will mean that you can ask meaningful questions to find out about their learning.

Term 2

Week Commencing Monday 23rd November

This week our focus nursery rhyme is Polly put the Kettle on.  We are learning about washing our hands correctly and learning our hand washing song.  Some of us will be developing some skills through using play dough whilst others of us will be doing lots of mark making this week.  Mrs Pugsley will be working with us on Friday and she will be helping us to explore different ways to spread paint on our paper.

Week Commencing Monday 16th November

This week is World Nursery Rhyme week. We will be taking part. We will be learning the following rhymes

The wheels on the bus

Old MacDonald had a farm

Miss Polly had a Dolly

Hickory Dickory Dock

5 Speckled frogs.

On Friday we are having a Nursery Rhyme Character Dress up day. We are looking forward to seeing what costumes our children have come up with.  This week our skills focus is on developing our scissor skills.

 

Week commencing Monday 9th November 2020

This week our focus book is 'Room on the Broom'. We will be reading the story and learning the repetitive phrases. Our new nursery rhyme this week is 'Hickory, Dickory, Dock'.  We will be talking about the fireworks that we have seen, the sounds they make and the patterns they make. We will be exploring their movements. This week we will also have the opportunity to do mark making with different materials.

Week commencing Monday 2nd November 2020

This week our focus book is 'Where the Wild Things Are'.  We will be reading the story and looking at the different Wild Things. We will be thinking about how the Wild Things move and in our child initiated time children can choose to create their own Wild Thing using resources of their choice.  Some of us in our Letters and Sounds time will be starting some rhyming activities. Others of us will be continuing distinguishing between different sounds.  Our new nursery rhyme this week is 'Miss Polly had a Dolly'.

Week commencing Monday 28th September 2020

This week our focus book is 'Goldilocks and the Three Bears' and our new nursery rhyme this week is 'I'm a Little Teapot'.  We will be making porridge and tasting it.  We will be making marks for a purpose to show our favourite part of the story and some of us will be explaining the marks we have made.  We are practising our counting this week. Some of us will be rote counting and using different voices and some of us will be practising our careful counting.  A few of us have started our Dough Disco intervention to help us develop our fine motor skills.

Week commencing Monday 21st September 2020

This week we are beginning to get in to our small groups. During these sessions we will be learning each others names, developing our concentration by listening to a story and creating faces to show different feelings. This week we are reading the story "The Three Little Pigs"  We are trying to join in with the repetitive phrases. In our child initiated time children will continue to explore the different areas in the inside and outside areas.

Week Commencing Monday 7th September 2020

This week we welcome all of our children back to the nursery. We have some children returning to us and they will have opportunities to freely explore the nursery and re=familiarise themselves with the different areas. We will also be welcoming our new starters. They will be doing some play and stays with their parents first to get use to nursery and then starting alone on Wednesday. This week we will be focusing on settling back into our nursery routine  and exploring all of our different areas.