Thomas Willingale School and Nursery

Autumn Term

Welcome to nursery!  We have really enjoyed meeting you all this week.  We had lots of fun in our outdoor and indoor area, making new friends and meeting all our new teachers.  Next week, we are looking forward to seeing you all again.  There are lots of fun activities waiting for you.

Making friends

Week beginning 13th September 2021  


This week the children have been settling into nursery. We have been exploring the nursery grounds lots, learning new routines and making new friends. We have started to create lovely pieces of art work and are reinforcing our understanding of colour.


Next week we are looking forward to a full week of whole class sessions to embed our new routines and continue our learning about colour.   

Week beginning 20th September 2021 

This week the children have been very busy learning their shapes and using these to make lovely shape houses. They have continued their learning about colour to sort pom poms and objects into groups. We have played lots of number games and sung number rhymes together and had a lovely time exploring the school library. 


Next week we will be exploring the colours orange and green and enjoying more fun music and PE lessons.       

Week Beginning 27th September 2021  

This week we have continued to explore colours, we have sorted colours into groups and found objects around the nursery to represent red, blue, yellow, green and orange. 

The children have also painted their names using a variety of colours and we have enjoyed our weekly PE lessons with coach Danielle and singing with Mrs Bartels.   


Next week we will be exploring the colours pink and purple and creating beautiful rainbows. 




Week beginning 4th October 2021

This week we have been busy counting Pom poms and sorting using the colours pink and purple. We have created lovely printing picture using pink and purple paints and then combined all the colours to create beautiful rainbows. 


We celebrated Drop everything and read day by sharing lots of lovely stories and poems. 


Next week we will be looking at the colours black, white and grey to create repeating patterns.  

Week beginning 10th October 

This week we have been exploring the colours black, white and grey. We have sorted objects by colour and we have explored the season Autumn time. We have explored different autumnal objects such as leaves, pine cones and conkers describing each object as we explored. 


Next week we will be finishing our self portraits and reinforcing all our colurs.   


Week beginning 17th October 2021

This week we have been playing lots of listening games, we have set up a rainbow flower colour mixing experiment. We have enjoyed continuing to explore colurs and shapes in the nursery environment. 


We hope you all have a lovely half term and we are looking forward to seeing you all back in nursery on Monday 1st November where we will start our new theme Celebrations. Well done Everyone!