Miss Davies, Mrs. Pitt & Mrs. Cluer
NA & NB
Hi everyone, I have worked with Nursery age children for many years and love meeting new children and their families each year. In my spare time, I love to keep healthy and active by doing lots of yoga and going for long walks. I also like to read every day and my favourite book is ‘Charlotte’s Web’. I like to learn new things and to be able to share my knowledge. Did you know that a polar bear's hair is not white – it's colourless!
My favourite place that I have been to on holiday was Mexico and I got to swim with giant sea turtles!
When I was in school my favourite subject was History. I enjoyed learning about the Romans, Alexander the Great and Genghis Khan. Before I became a teacher, my job was to make computers and check that they were working correctly.
If I wasn’t working in Nursery my other favourite job would be a sign writer and make Disney signs for people.
Mrs De-Gare Pitt
In my spare time, I enjoy walking along the canal with my dog and spending time with my family. I enjoy baking cakes, listening to music and playing the piano (badly). I love puzzle books and doing crosswords. I like to learn new things. I have just learnt how to crochet.
My favourite place that I have been to on holiday is Egypt. I especially enjoyed snorkelling in the Red Sea and going inside the pyramid.
I love Italian food and my favourite restaurant is Zizzi. I order the Rustica Picante pizza every time I go there.
When I was in school I enjoyed running and taking part in the Town Sports competitions. My favourite subject was Music and I enjoyed composing songs. When I was young my favourite books were the ‘Chronicles of Narnia’.
I trained to be a Nursery Nurse when I left school and have worked in this school ever since I qualified. I worked in Sainsbury's whilst I was in college.
If I wasn't a teaching assistant I would like to own my own cafe somewhere on the seafront.
In my spare time, I like to walk my dogs and enjoy looking after my animals at home. If I'm not doing that I like watching marvel movies and gardening in the nice weather.
I like eating out, especially Toby carvery, can't beat a cooked dinner.
I like going on holiday anywhere in the world, but my favourite place is going home to Portsmouth, sitting on the beach and going to the fair.
Whilst growing up I enjoyed reading Roald Dahl books and my favourite was ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’. When I was in school I loved PE and running. Rounders was my favourite game.
What will we be learning throughout the year?
‘I Spy with My Little Eye’
For this topic, we will be learning all about our friends, our Nursery environment, and our homes.
‘Explorers of the Earth’
For this topic, we will be exploring interesting places on planet earth. Do you have an interesting place you would like to explore?
For this topic, we will be learning about all the animals in the world, our favourite animals, books and what would be our favourite pet and how to take care of it.
During these topics, we will be learning all about our outdoor environment, growing fruit and vegetables, and learning about the changes in the weather. We will also be learning about different countries, languages of those countries, traditional foods, and animals that live there.
If you would like to help with these topics and share ideas, experiences, photographs, or anything else please let me know!
We will also be celebrating many festivals such as Diwali, Hanukkah, Christmas, Easter, and Holi
and again would like you to help us with these celebrations.
What pupils say about being in Nursery?
What can you do at home to help?
To help with our topics at home, if you have any items that you think we can use we would love to see them in the Nursery. We would also like to know if anyone would like to visit the Nursery and share something topic-related with us! (Cooking, speaking a different language, unusual pets. Etc.)
Books we will be reading this year:
Brown bear brown bear what do you see?
This book is really good to learn about the things all around us and to help us learn about size and colour. This book will begin our Autumn topic.
This book will take us to places all around the world, we will learn different languages, traditional foods, native species, and cultural beliefs.
Rumble in the Jungle.
This book will explore the different animals found in the jungle and help us to learn about them in more detail.
Children do not have to bring in PE kits for Nursery.
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