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Welcome to Donacloney Primary School. School starts back on Tuesday, 28 August 2018. First day back is a half day. Children go home at 12.30pm before lunch.

Nursery

Welcome to the Nursery Class page. Here you will find some general information about the Nursery curriculum and the activities on offer. You can also see some of the children’s amazing Art work.

 

NURSERY TEACHER: Mrs K Castles

NURSERY ASSISTANT: Mrs L Keery

ASSISTANT: Mrs S Patterson

 

NURSERY TIMES: 9.00am – 1.30pm

Nursery Class

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Picture 3 Outside play equipment
Picture 4 Our outside play area

Starting Nursery

If you are starting Donacloney Nursery this is where you will find out all about it.

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The Nursery teacher is Mrs Castles and the Nursery Assistant is Mrs Keery.
They will play with you and help you to learn new things.
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You will do self-registration and hang your coat up on your own coat peg.  You can keep your wellie boots in Nursery and you will need them when you play outside.
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You can play at our different play areas.
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When you are hungry you can wash your hands and have a healthy snack.  You can have milk or water to drink at Nursery.
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You can use the bathroom whenever you need to and there are little toilets and sinks which are easy for you to use.
You can choose to go out to play.
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Mrs Castles reads a story in the Quiet Room after tidy up time.  It is fun doing rhymes and songs too.
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Everyone sits together at Dinner Time.
Our trip to Oxford Island.

Celebrating World Book Day in Nursery

Clifford the Big Red Dog visited Nursery. He was very friendly.
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Our visit to the Book Fair.  We heard a story about a lion.
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We have been learning about baby animals and had a special visit by a little lamb.
It is great when grandparents get involved in Nursery activities. Joan is a baker and showed us how to make some tasty tray bakes as a special treat.

Outdoor Learning

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Our Stay and Play Days

Mums and Dads had the chance to stay and play.  It was fun for the children and their parents.

We have been learning about 'People Who Help Us' and some Mums were able to come to Nursery to talk about their jobs as a doctor and a nurse.  Some children dressed up as doctors and some pretended to be the patients. 
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In February we do a Food Topic and one day we set up a Pizzeria at Snack Time.
The School Cook talked to us about her job, what she wears and the food and equipment she uses.  Everything was really big!
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Pancake Day

We have been learning about hedgehogs and used clay to make our own prickly hedgehogs.
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Nursery Nativity 2017
We enjoyed trying on our costumes and everyone had an important part
Our Christmas Party
Learning about birds from the education team at Oxford Island.

Big Bedtime Read

Mums, Dads and Grandparents were invited to our special Pyjama Day Story time.  It was lovely to see everyone snuggling up for another story before home time.

Amazing rockets made out of junk

Having fun in the snow!

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