1 Arundel Cottage, High Street, Ascot, SL5 7JJ

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Outline of activities

January

As we have some ‘eating’ activities – please let me know if your child has any food allergies.

Monday 6 - settling in week. Welcome new pupils and parents.

W/c 13 - Wintertime discuss weather. Read wintertime stories and paint tree pictures with glitter. Wintertime in French sessions.

W/c 20 - Discuss our new topic and start projects about ‘Transport’. Discuss feeding the birds in our gardens. RSPB School’s Bird Watch. Watching the birds in our garden, painting, sticking and colouring bird pictures, making fat balls to feed the birds. 25 - Chinese New Year – the year of the rat.  Cook and eat vegetable stir fry at snack times. Children to be given Chinese red packets with chocolate coins.

W/c 27 – Continue with wintertime activities and celebrate National Story Telling Week if any child would like to bring in their favourite story book, we will read it aloud together. Reading together is very important at this stage in a child’s development.

 

February

As we have some ‘eating’ activities – please let me know if your child has any food allergies.

W/c 3 – Continue with our topic.

W/c 10 - Prepare for Valentine's Day (14) by making heart shaped biscuits and heart printing. National Heart month – make children aware of the importance of healthy lifestyles, exercise and heathy diets.

W/c 17 – Continue with our wintertime activities and topic work.

W/c 24 and 25 – Monday & Tuesday – School photographs – younger siblings welcome to be photographed too – please let me know in advance so we can book a slot for you. 25 – Shrove Tuesday/Pancake day - sing song, make pancakes

March

W/c 2 – Celebrate St David’s Day (1) by making daffodils, Welsh cakes and learn some words in Welsh.

Wednesday 4 - Parents afternoon 1.30-3pm - see your child’s Learning Journal and meet their key person. 7 - World Book Day – look at different books and talk about the importance of books and reading.

W/c 9 - continue topic and raise funds for Sports Relief (13).

W/c 16 – prepare for St. Patrick’s Day (17) - colour Shamrock pictures and make cards for Mother’s Day (22), mention the first day of spring.

W/c 23 – Continue finding out about Spring, new beginnings, discuss baby animals, spring flowers and buds on trees and go for Nature walks. Paint kites to fly in the March winds.

W/c 30 - Conclude topic work and start Easter projects and prepare for Easter Bonnet parade

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April

Thursday 2 April provisional date for Easter Bonnet parade – more details to follow.

W/c 6– Easter egg hunt in the garden.

 

End of Spring Term: Wednesday 8th April - break up at 12.30pm

 

Wednesday 8 April - 12.30pm end of Spring term. 

Nursery closes for the Easter holidays.

 

Wednesday 15 April 

Nursery re-opens at 9am for the Summer term.