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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 Words Summer Week 8

    Published 24/06/22, by Catherine Corrigan

    This week has been full of fun activity learning about lifecycles. The children were amazed to hear that the spiky caterpillars would eventually transform into beautiful butterflies. 

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  • Nursery Words Summer Week 7

    Published 17/06/22, by Catherine Corrigan

    Our topic on minibeasts started this week and the children have been using various media to create an array of bugs. 

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  • Nursery Words Summer Week 6

    Published 09/06/22, by Anneliese Brackin

    This week we started our topic of ‘Planting and Growing’ and there are explosions of colour everywhere. The children have been planting seeds, watering the flowers and vegetables and learning scientific words for parts of a flower.

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  • Nursery Words Summer Week 5

    Published 27/05/22, by Anneliese Brackin

    This week everyone has thoroughly enjoyed having the chicks. From Nursery to Sixth Form, parents to teachers have all spent countless moments staring at these special little time wasters.

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  • Nursery Words Summer Week 4

    Published 20/05/22, by Anneliese Brackin

    This week the children have been exploring their creative side. The pond was opened up as an observation area instead of for pond dipping, and the children took the opportunity to use a variety of media to create what they saw.

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  • Nursery Words Summer Week 3

    Published 13/05/22, by Anneliese Brackin

    We have been learning all about frogs in the past couple of weeks; the colours they are, the noises they make and their lifecycle. We sadly still haven’t had any frogspawn in our own pond area, but the children have spent lots of time in the pond area, observing what they see and even engaging in observational drawing.

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  • Nursery Words Summer Week 2

    Published 06/05/22, by Catherine Corrigan

    What a Wonderful World! 

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  • Nursery Words Summer Term Week 1

    Published 29/04/22, by Anneliese Brackin

    Welcome back! We are looking forward to a term filled with exciting opportunities for the children.

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  • Nursery Words Lent Week 11

    Published 01/04/22, by Catherine Corrigan

    Despite the sudden drop in temperature this week, the Spring and Easter craft and activities are in full swing. The children have loved exploring the jumping chicks and rabbits, discovering paint mixing, sorting sizes of eggs and hearing the real story of Easter.

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  • Nursery Words Lent Week 10

    Published 25/03/22, by Catherine Corrigan

    This week, we have simply been looking at ‘blossom’. It is a great indication that Spring is on its way and that Easter is just round the corner.

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  • NurseryWords Lent Week 9

    Published 17/03/22, by Catherine Corrigan

    The Nursery completed their last week of ‘Above the Atmosphere’ and we can definitely say that the children (and staff) have thoroughly enjoyed it.

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  • Nursery Words Lent Week 8

    Published 10/03/22, by Catherine Corrigan

    The children have continued with their topic on ‘Above the Atmosphere’ this week, building on their knowledge and understanding and extending their vocabulary about the moon, stars and planets.

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