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Mrs Kirby's Weekly Words

Every week the Bulletin newsletter is sent home from the School Office highlighting important forthcoming dates and events, along with a round-up by Mrs Ainsley, Nursery Manager, of the week gone by. 

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  • Nursery's words Autumn week 3

    Published 24/09/21, by Hayley Johnston

    From Mrs Ainsley

    We’ve had another happy and fulfilling week with the children getting used to our free-flow ethos. This means that they can choose to go outside or choose from either of the rooms. This has encouraged independence, confidence and self-esteem. We have adult led activities but most importantly we can allow the children to initiate their own learning and as adults we are able to extend that learning in a situation where the child feels happy, relaxed and willing to learn.

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  • Nursery's words Autumn week 2

    Published 17/09/21, by Hayley Johnston

    We have had a lovely first full week back and the children are all becoming familiar with the routine of the nursery. We are just a week in and the children are settled, happy and loving exploring their new environment.

    Our topic this term is ‘Light and Dark’ but as always we have gone with the flow of the children’s interest too.  This week so far, we have explored castles with accompanying knights plus built dens outside.

    Miss Nicola was back for her Monday afternoon dance session and there were some great moves and rhythm. I can’t wait to see what they do next!

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  • Nursery's words Autumn week 1

    Published 10/09/21, by Hayley Johnston

    Welcome back to each and every one of our Junior Boys, Junior Girls and Nursery School pupils. The past two days have been full of energy and excitement for both staff and pupils. It has been wonderful to get to know our new members of Claires Court, and I know they will enjoy their time with us, taking full advantage of everything we have planned for this year.

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  • Nursery's words summer week 11

    Published 08/07/21, by Hayley Johnston

    From Mrs Ainsley

    With the end of term approaching fast, the staff and children have been enjoying their last week chatting, reminiscing and talking about upcoming holidays and days out with family and friends. I can’t believe that we are nearly at the end of some of your children’s Claires Court journey. The staff can not help but to develop strong attachments and we have loved watching them mature, achieve, grow in confidence and become kind, considerate beings. 

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  • Nursery's words summer week 10

    Published 02/07/21, by Catherine Corrigan

    With the weather looking doubtful over the weekend, we were overjoyed that on Tuesday morning the rain stayed away, the sun made an attempt to come out and our Sports Day was able to go ahead.

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  • Nursery's words summer week 9

    Published 24/06/21, by Hayley Johnston

    We have been eagerly awaiting the chicks hatching from their eggs and once they did there was much excitement. After spending the weekend gaining strength and growing, the children were able to hold them. The children were also taught the importance of looking after them and helped to change their water and give them fresh food.

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  • Nursery's words summer week 8

    Published 17/06/21, by Hayley Johnston

    What a wonderful week of glorious weather and being outside. We are starting to see our Nursery Garden in full bloom and the children are tending to everything diligently.

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  • Nursery's words summer week 7

    Published 11/06/21, by Hayley Johnston

    Welcome back!  I hope you had a wonderfully relaxing half-term break.  Nursery children have returned with great enthusiasm, helped by the glorious weather we have been experiencing.  To see what fun activities we have been taking part in this week, please click here.

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  • Nursery's words summer week 6

    Published 27/05/21, by Hayley Johnston

    Since the beginning of term the children have been looking forward to their trip up to the Junior Boys’ site. So with wellies and puddle suits packed, we were ready for an adventure.

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  • Nursery's words summer week 5

    Published 21/05/21, by Hayley Johnston

    Watch the Nursery children having fun in their PE class at the link below.

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  • Nursery's words summer week 4

    Published 14/05/21, by Hayley Johnston

    Watch Mrs Ainsley and the Nursery children enjoying a dance party in their music lesson at the link below!

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  • Nursery's words summer week 3

    Published 07/05/21, by Hayley Johnston

    To watch Mrs Ainsley and the children fishing for Newts and exploring in the garden, please click the link below. 

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