Welcome to Nursery

Mrs Linder and Miss Ainscough are the staff team in Nursery.

Summer Term 2021


This half term we will be continuing to recognise letters and words, knowing that print has meaning. The children are beginning to spot letters and words that they see and in the nursery.

We will be continuing to listen to sounds and identify them, copy sounds and patterns. We are will be continuing to work on identifying sounds that rhyme.

In English in our writing, we will be: writing about emergencies, labelling people who help us, making marks, symbols and letters, developing pencil grip and control, thinking of ideas to write, story mapping, and changing the words

In English in our reading we will be: Reading the book Emergency, continuing to learn a wide variety of Nursery rhymes and actions, recounting, reading some Phase 2 graphemes, knowing we read letters, words, left to right and top to bottom, recognising simple words and logo, recalling information from the story, predicting the outcome of the story and talking about the characters, main events and settings


In Maths we will make pairs and recognise doubles, combine 2 numbers, say numbers in order to 10 and back again, recognise numbers to 10, order some numbers, count objects 1:1, share objects equally and begin to recognise odds and evens.

In Maths I will recognise and understand Zero. I will compare numbers. I will recognise and understand 4,5,6,7,8,9,10. We will make pairs and combine groups of objects.

In maths we will be talking about shapes and their properties, copying shape pictures, showing interest in shapes in the environment, making shapes out of shapes, copying patterns and making models. We will be understanding and describing positional language, recognising photos from above and making obstacle courses.


We will be reading “Emergency” by Margaret Mayo. We will be learning about people who help us and different vehicles, uniforms and equipment that might be needed. We will be learning about holidays in the past. We will be filling in the missing words, recalling information, ordering the events in the story, talking about the characters and setting, learning new vocabulary. We will be opening our own vets.

We will be learning how to make things move such as the bee bot and code a pillar.

We will be continuing to observe seasonal changes on regular walks around school.

We will be painting and drawing pictures of people who help us, vehicles and equipment.

We will be developing our material selection and cutting skills to make models emergency vehicles.



Nursery rhymes to sing and watch
Counting games
Listening to sounds
Letter formation
Shape recognition
Stories to listen to