Early Years

Mrs Wicks (Teacher) Miss Lawson (Teacher)/ Mrs Vanner/ Ms Sanderson
NURSERY

Welcome

“Welcome to Early Years! At Swalwell Primary School we believe that young children learn and develop through play and exploration. We provide a play-based curriculum focusing on the children’s own interests and needs with lots of opportunity for investigation, learning and fun!”

 

5 Very Hungry Caterpillars

Nursery have received some very special visitors - 5 hungry caterpillars. We have read the story of The Very Hungry Caterpillar and will examine our caterpillars every day hoping that they will soon spin their cocoons and turn in to...

Keeping Nursery Crime Free

Burglar Bear has been stealing objects from around Nursery! The children decided that the best way to stop him was to create a police station and work as police officers to solve the crimes and catch the crook. For more photographs see the Gallery

The Three Billy Goats Gruff

We have been reading the story of The Three Billy Goats Gruff in nursery this week. We decided to build our own bridges for the troll to live under. Whilst retelling the story we used positional language to describe where each of the characters was placed. [gallery...

World Book Day

Nursery have had a fun day celebrating World Book Day. We all dressed up as our favourite book characters and enjoyed listening to stories read by our special parent visitors. [gallery...

Nursery’s Fun Flipping Shrove Tuesday

Nursery have had a very busy Shrove Tuesday. We all had a go at making pancakes, exploring how the ingredients changed as we mixed them together. We then tasted our pancakes. Most of us decided that they were delicious! We played a pancake flipping game to practice...

Zoolab in Nursery

Nursery enjoyed a visit from Zoolab this week.They met giant snails, a giant millipede, a snake, two rats – Ben and Jerry, a spider and frogs.  Everyone enjoyed seeing the animals and had a go at moving in the same way as the animals. Photo...

The Room on the Broom

After reading the story, Room on the Broom, Nursery received a letter from the witch asking if they could help her to collect the ingredients to make a new broom. Children had to follow the recipe and search for the ingredients to add to the cauldron to make a truly...

Chopwell Woods

Nursery spent a lovely morning at Chopwell Woods. They went on a treasure hunt through the woods to find letters to make a Christmas word, collected leaves to make wreaths and decorated a willow star. Photos in the...

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