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Claires Court Maidenhead

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Mrs Wilding’s Weekly Words Summer 10

Wow what a week for weather! As with this time last year we had to keep the children inside for most of the day because of exceedingly high temperatures. Water play was certainly an essential part of the curriculum and we made sure that the children were outside at the very start of the day before the sun got too hot. Lots of 3D minibeast models have been made including snails and 2D creations of ladybirds adorn the rooms. The caterpillars are growing so the children are eagerly awaiting the next stage of development. The children have also been caring for the new children who have been visiting this week and have done an excellent job, showing boundless empathy. 

Transition children have continued learning about minibeasts. They went on a minibeast hunt in the garden, played an associated bingo game, made 3D models of these creatures and in their gym session moved like different ones. Having watched the caterpillars develop in the classroom they released five painted lady butterflies this week.

During the week commencing 3 July the nursery children will be learning about weather, the colour blue, the number 9 and the letter p. Any small, weather related toys would be ideal as their “Show and Tell” item this week. Transition children will continue learning about minibeasts and the letter g.

Important Dates

Friday 6 July will be the Nursery Department Sports Day, starting at 9.15am and ending approximately an hour later. We would like all children to take part even if Friday is not a regular session. On the day please send your children in wearing shorts or leggings and suitable footwear. Parents are invited to watch and take part so get your training programme started this weekend!

Please note photos may be taken for private use only, and images showing children other than your own should not be shared on any social media. We will be uploading a gallery of the day on our own communication channels after the event for you to enjoy.


Please put sun cream on your child each morning before coming to Nursery. 

If sending in sunglasses for your child please name them.

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