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
NURSERY TIMES: 9.00am – 1.30pm
Outside play equipment
Our outside play area
If you are starting Donacloney Nursery this is where you will find out all about it.
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.
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.
You can play at our different play areas.
When you are hungry you can wash your hands and have a healthy snack. You can have milk or water to drink at Nursery.
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.
Mrs Castles reads a story in the Quiet Room after tidy up time. It is fun doing rhymes and songs too.
Everyone sits together at Dinner Time.
Everyone has fun when Jo Jingles visits.
We learn new songs, play instruments and move to the music.
Dressing Up Day
Everyone came to Nursery in a costume and we made chocolate apples as a treat.
Christmas is a very busy time in Nursery.
Parents help to decorate the windows and get involved in creative activities.
Clifford the Big Red Dog visits Nursery. He is very friendly..
We visit the Book Fair when it comes to school each year. It is a great place to listen to a story.
We learn about baby animals and parents sometimes bring in baby animals from home or the farm.
We are always busy planting seeds, bulbs and plants.
Daffodil bulbs which are planted in the Autumn time come into bloom in the Spring.
Our Stay and Play Days
Mums and Dads have the chance to stay and play. It is fun for the children and their parents.
Happy Healthy Kids
Children at Donacloney Nursery have lots of opportunity for physical, energetic play.
We learn about 'People Who Help Us' and some Mums and Dads are able to come to Nursery to talk about their jobs.
In February we do a Food Topic and one day we set up a Pizzeria at Snack Time.
The School Cook talks to us about her job, what she wears and the food and equipment she uses. Everything is really big!
When we learn about hedgehogs we use clay to make our own prickly hedgehogs.
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.
Debbie Doolittle's Willdlife
At Nursery we learn about animals which live in the wild. Debbie brought some of her animals which she rescues and looks after.