Presentation on theme: "Parents Information Evening Nursery Unit September 2011 Nursery Team - Kathy Embleton and Tanya Mishkorudnaya with Olga Beldy and Zoya Puchkaryova."— Presentation transcript:
Parents Information Evening Nursery Unit September 2011 Nursery Team - Kathy Embleton and Tanya Mishkorudnaya with Olga Beldy and Zoya Puchkaryova
Intended outcomes By the end of this session we will have: Established the links between classroom practice and the types of children we are helping to develop Provide you with an insight to your childs school day Provide an opportunity to ask general questions
The Learning Triangle Learning should be appropriate sufficient engaging appropriate sufficient engaging LEARNING
Learning in the Nursery The overriding purpose of early years education is to help children develop the skills and attitudes they will need both at this level and throughout a lifetime of learning. Children need an holistic educational experience that doesnt create artificial boundaries between different aspects of their development. The children learn via: Focussed activities Enhanced activities Continuous activities
The Nursery Curriculum The Nursery uses the International Primary Curriculum or IPC Our units this year will be Term 1Nursery RhymesFood Term 2Lets PretendBears Term 3Houses and HomesSand and Water 4 Strands of learning International learning outcomes We use aspects of the English National Curriculum for English and Maths where appropriate.
Our day in the Nursery 8.15-8.30Table top activities 8.30-9amCarpet time-story, songs, learning focus 9-10.10amLearning activities – Front/Back room 10.10-10.40amWash hands, snack, story, change for playtime. 10.40-11amPlaytime in Nursery playground 11-11.35Learning activities Back room/Playroom. 11.35-11.50amLearning review, story, songs Afternoon Nursery 1-2pmMaths/pre reading/pre-writing/ IPC extention 2-2.15pmPlaytime on main field 2.15-2.55Learning activities/choosing 2.55-3.10Learning review, story
Other places we learn… Library PE Music ICT sessions Outside area TV Cookery Trips Assemblies Visitors to school Performances School events
Home school communication Home school book Observations Song book Before/After school Termly Open evenings followed by Parents Evening End of Year Report Email address
Your involvement in Nursery Education is seen as a relationship between school, the child and the family Feel free to visit any of the rooms with your child to see what they have been learning – have a close look Speak to them about learning We complete assessments and observations, details of these will be fed back to you.
Organisation Nursery contact sheets Class parent representative Skills and interests Home and Host resources Behaviour – how we manage behaviour in nursery –positive behaviour management, time out chair, apologies House points – join for PG certificates/stickers School bags and PE bags Book bags Shoes and jackets Snacks Toilet Training Sick children and noses Useful items Outdoor play – extended classroom Mothers Day and Fathers Day Moving from pre-nursery to nursery Future workshops Concert and Nursery Assembly