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Our Vehicle for Autumn 2nd half term is: Let's Celebrate!
We are focussing on families and celebrations, including Bonfire Night, thinking about who cares for us at home, who cares for us at school, Remembrance Day, the Hindu celebration of Diwali, Birthdays, Advent and Christmas.
Focus stories that we will be sharing in class are below.
Please share these stories are home by clicking on the images to take you to an online version of each story. There are also some powerpoints below, which you can use to share some of the stories.
In Nursery we have been talking about how we are all unique. We are all different and all special no matter what colour our hair, our eyes, our skin. We are all unique and special.
We all have special gifts and talents which should be celebrated.
We have been sharing two wonderful stories:
'Handa's Surprise' by Eileen Browne, which is set in Kenya, and 'Coming to England', the true story of Floella Benjamin coming to England from Trinidad as a young child.
Click on the images above to take you to an online version of each story.
We discovered that people were not always nice to Floella when she first arrived in England.
We also found out that Floella had always had a dream - to meet the Queen, a dream which we were thrilled to see she achieved:
In Nursery, we are trying hard to have kind hands, kind feet, kind mouths and kind hearts.
The vehicle driving our learning this half term (Autumn 1) is:
Nursery Rhyme Time
Please see below for a copy of the 'Nursery Rhyme Time' vehicle web, which was sent out on Friday 4th September, showing an overview of the learning activities.
There is also a copy of the Welcome Letter, an overview of the Early Years curriculum, and information about our routines.