The children from Nursery, Reception, Maple and Willow classes all went to the hall yesterday to meet a very special guest. We were very lucky that the poet Joseph Coelho came to Netley to visit us. He read some of his poems from his poetry book and we joined in with some of them. We even wrote a new […]
Netley hosted 30 teachers today. They had come from all over London to learn about Mathematics in the Early Years classroom. Our very own Janine led a training session on ‘mark making and activities that get children to record their mathematical ideas’. Mr.Morris showed the teachers how Ten Frames could be used to help children […]
Today we made sushi in the Nursery. It took quite a long time because we had to wait for the rice to get really cold after cooking it. We fanned the rice to help it cool down a bit quicker. We carefully chopped up some carrot and cucumber into long slices. Then put a sheet of seaweed on […]
The children in RCY have spent lots of time observing the movements and behaviour of different garden creatures. Snails have been handled very carefully. We have enjoyed watching our caterpillars grow and change. Soon they will spin cocoons.
This week we made chapatis in the Nursery. First we sieved the flour and then mixed it together with water and some oil. Then we kneaded it well to make the dough. After that we had to roll out small pieces of dough into very thin circles and fry them in a hot pan. When they were […]
As part of the topic work, ‘Out and About in the Garden’, the children in RJD searched for living things in the wildlife area. Due to the very cold weather lots of the mini-beasts were hiding, but a fox and the ducks provided lots for us to talk about and look at. Did you know? Foxes […]