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Welcome to Nursery


Nursery is your child’s first exciting step as they begin their school journey. During the Summer Term before they begin their adventures with us, we welcome you to one of a visit sessions where the children are introduced to their new Nursery environment and teachers. This helps with the smooth transition from home to Nursery and this transition continues as the Nursery teachers visit each child's home which builds on home school links and encourages familiarity with staff ready for each child to bring a parent with them in September to settle them into their new classroom.


Our main aim during the initial weeks is to ensure that each child feels safe, settled and secure where they develop positive relationships and bonds with those around them. By the end of the first term you’ll be amazed by their confidence and ability.


At Hall Green, we know and understand that children learn rapidly through rich opportunities, where they explore, investigate and discover. Our topic based curriculum provides activities that are engaging, meaningful and fun. In order to achieve this, we carefully plan a progressive curriculum, guided by the children’s interests’ and questions to ensure all pupils succeed. We provide many hands on experiences and with the right balance of challenge and support. Children are actively involved in a range of memorable learning experiences which promote creativity, independence and enjoyment.


Kind Regards,


Miss Goulding and Miss Sims

(Nursery staff)



Information for Parents
Pronouncing the alphabet sounds correctly

Jolly Phonics Letter Sounds (British English)

Listen to the 42 letter sounds of Jolly Phonics, spoken in British English. Each letter sound is clearly spoken twice, before an example word is given. Perfect for parents, teachers and children who aren't sure how to pronounce the letter sounds.

Sounds of the English Phonic Code -Synthetic Phonics.wmv

Tami Reis-Frankfort, reading specialist and trainer, demonstrates how to pronounce the sounds of the English Phonic Code, when teaching children to read with Synthetic Phonics.

Home Learning Activities

Week Beginning 21.10.19

Week Beginning 4.11.19

Practice singing the Autumn song found below.

Week beginning 2.12.19

Seasons Song for Kids ♫ Autumn Leaves are Falling Down ♫ Fall Kids Song ♫ by The Learning Station

Enjoy our popular seasons, autumn (fall) and preschool song for children with lyrics, "Autumn Leaves are Falling Down" (To the tune of "London Bridges"). From the CD, Children's Favorite Autumn Songs & Fingerplays.

Friday 8th November

Today the children will be bringing home a book from the book box in a special School Book Bag.  Please keep this book and bag safe. 

Please find a letter and a Reading Record to read in the bag.  Parents are asked to support their child by sharing the book and filling in the record book on a weekly basis.  Details of this are to be found in the record book.  Books will be changed every Friday and any home activity to be completed will be placed in the book bag also.  



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A New Beginning - 2018-19


The children have settled into the nursery setting and are building up relationships with staff and each other.  They have begun to explore the resources nursery has to offer.

Who am I? - Autumn first half term 2018-19


This half term we have enjoyed finding out about ourselves and our family.

Let's Celebrate! - Autumn second half term 2018-19


This half term we learnt about different festivals and celebrations and how people celebrate them.

Pooh Bear's 4th Birthday Party 2018-19

The Nursery children had a great time celebrating Pooh Bear;s 4th Birthday party.  All the preparation, activities and tasks which were carried out in the weeks leading up to it definitely paid off!

Christmas Workshop 2018

The Nursery staff would like to thank all the adults for attending the Christmas workshop.  The children had a fabulous time spending quality time with their adult helper in creating Christmas cards.  This was a successful event and we hope you will join us for the next one!

Wheels, Wings & Water - Spring first half term 2018-19

Vehicle Workshop 2019

A successful workshop was held for parents and children.  The challenge for the session was to make a transport model.  The children (and parents) were very creative and lots of imagination was needed to make some fantastic models.  The children made cars, emergency vehicles, trains and even rockets.  A big thank you goes out to all those who attended and the nursery staff hope that everyone had a lovely time!

Book Week and World Book Day 2019
Rhyme Time - Spring second half term 2018-19

Parental support - summer term 2019

Over the past few weeks parents have been coming in to nursery to support their own child with name writing and cutting skills.  This will continue into next half term (summer 2nd half).  Please feel free to come in as your child arrives and support your child with these important skills to help prepare them for reception class.

A BIG THANK YOU to those of you who have accepted this invitation, it really is making a difference!

Who's hiding in the garden? - Summer first half term 2018-19


A visit from the mini-beasts

During Tuesday 21st May Nursery children spent some time looking at and handling some large mini-beasts!  The visit from Dudley Zoo gave the children the opportunity to learn about an African giant land snail, a hissing cockroach, a bearded dragon and mealworms.  

Splish, Splash, Splosh - Summer second half term


This half term's learning is about water.  We are learning about where we find water and how it is used.  We have opened an ice cream shop to sell ice creams and we will be exploring the sea and beach.