Nursery - Miss Dixon 2017 - 2018

Ms Dixon

Mrs Fiorini

Miss Jones

Mrs Rehman

Ms Prescott

            Welcome to our Nursery!                 

This half-term our question is

What are Fairy Tales?




EYFS Areas of Learning


Personal, Social and Emotional Development: We will be continuing to learn how to take turns and share and we will be developing our friendships with others. We will be learning how to express our emotions and will be learning about how to be caring to others.

Physical Development: We will be developing our moving skills through using outdoor equipment and making traps for the wolf indoors and outside. We will be developing our fine motor skills through a range of fine motor activities and doing lots of mark making in different areas!

Communication & Language: We will be developing our communication skills through discussions based around our chosen topic books and through asking questions throughout our topic. We will be role playing and sharing our own experiences, as well as acting out traditional stories. We will develop our Speaking and Listening skills using our ‘Big talk’ area with the adults in class and during Floor book activities. We are also going to be retelling our own stories and acting them out.


Literacy: We will be reading traditional tale stories and other topic books, as well as non-fiction books based around our topic. We will be writing messages, postcards, shopping list, letters and general mark making in different areas of the classroom.

Mathematics: We will be making pictures and models using 2D and 3D shapes. We will be learning about shapes and numbers as well as learning number rhymes and simple counting

Understanding the WorldWe will be finding out about the world around us and using different technology in our play. We will be finding answers to our own questions through our Floor book work. We will be learning about the woods and about animals that live there.

Expressive Arts & Design: We will be making large scale traps outdoors for wolves and bears. We will also be making role play masks to use as part of our play.






We will:

Develop our communication skills through learning to make friends, chatting about our activities, talking about how we feel, joining in with rhymes and stories. We will develop reading and writing skills through reading a variety of books and writing for different purposes and in different places in the classroom.

We will:

Use the computers, voice recorders, listening centres, cameras, I pads and phones in our classroom as part of our play.

We will:

Be thinking about what we are good at, things that make us special and what makes us smile. We will learn to take pride in ourselves and our achievements.

We will:

Learn to make friends, share resources, think about others, respect other cultures and beliefs and celebrate differences. We will value our families and people close to us.












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Crosslee Community Primary School

Croslee Road

Blackley, Manchester M9 6TG

Tel: 0161 795 8493