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Welcome to St Josephs Nursery Class
Who will be looking after my child? Nursery
Mrs Stewart (FS Team Leader) Mrs O Milegan (Class Teacher) Miss Halpin (Class Teacher)
Mrs Davis (Teaching Assistant)
Important things to know:Nursery Hours
Full time Nursery: Part time sessions: 8.45am-3.15pm 8.45am- 11.45am
Late collections please collect from the school office .Spare set of clothing on your childs peg. (trousers, socks, pants, shirt)Wellies on wellie rack for outdoor shoes in wet weather (names please!)Indoor shoes Velcro plimsolls (with names labelled please) Water bottles with names on (can be purchased from the school office) Please label ALL clothing items (hats, scarves, gloves, coats, cardigans etc) No toys please (only on show and tell days and drop into box) Full time Nursery children: Library books (Monday) Time to talk to your teacher (after pick up) Please always check the notice board for updated news and information .
UniformWhite Polo Shirt with Nursery LogoBlue Jumper with Nursery LogoNavy Tracksuit trousers or navy blue shortsVelcro plimsolls for indoor shoesWellie boots for outdoor shoes in wet weatherCoat for winter (dark colours including navy, black or dark grey) PACT folder (book bag) Please ensure a spare set of uniform is left on your childs peg at all times in case of any accidents.
Parental Involvement in the Nursery Pact Folders- Every Monday the children drop off their pact folder book in the red box provided in the cloakroom.
School Visits- Monday library Visits 1.15pm-2.15pm children take book home)- - November trip to Islington City Farm (List 99)
Parent Reader- Every Wednesday we invite a parent to read a book to the children. This takes place at 3.00pm. If you wish to join us for this activity please sign your name on the roster provided on the Nursery Board.
New online access to childrens learning journeys _ all parents to please provide emails to set up (please complete the register before you leave 0 thank you) Big books photos and artwork (available at parents meetings to view and comment) Show and Tell: see timetable posted on Parents Notice board ( next slide)
Show and Tell Timetable
What will your child be doing?First 6 weeks are all about settling in- happy in their environment , making friends, gaining confidence to ask for help, separating w from parent/carer with confidencePSE focus- making friends, sharing, turn-taking, independent in toilet routineOur curriculum is based on learning through play , practical real life activities , counting, writing and reading for a purpose. For this reason role play is significant in assessing the children's skills. Maths focus: Counting 1- 20Recognise 1-10 Recognise basic shapes COM Focus: Listen and maintain attention at circle time, follow simple instructions Literacy focus: Letters and Sounds Phase 1 Name writing- No capitals please.
Other areas of learning: EAD, UW, PD, RE...planning and activities develop according to the children's development and needs See activities sheet for further ideas on parents notice board
Behavioural Expectations in the Nursery Catholic ethos of the school motivates us to create a peaceful and happy environment. Joining in with school prayers. Positive behaviour management strategies used by all members of staff. Traffic light system used throughout the schoolHouse points Good sitting, good listening star of the day, make a fuss mum and dad! Star of the Week Assembly Time Out will inform Parents of incident Open door policy- inform any changes at home etc
Dates for your diary
Inset Day Friday, 3rd October (school closed) Welcome Liturgy- Monday, 13th October, 9.15am , Infant/ KS1 Hall Parents 1:1 Meetings Thursday, 23rd October 1pm- 7pm (Children to be collected 1pm)Half- term: 25th October -2nd NovemberSchool Outing Islington City Farm, November - Date TBC
School Website http://www.st-josephs.islington.sch.uk/Check our website for our curriculum information. Buying uniform and uniform expectations. Check our weekly blog for nursery news, photos and more!
Lastly, dont forget to fill in the email list with your class teacher too! Thank you
Parent Questions Thanks for attendance