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Our Year in Pictures

Spring Term - What is a hero?


We have had a fantastic launch day introducing our history enquiry question: What is a hero? We have looked at each of our outfits and used words to describe a hero! We hope you like our outfits!

In Literacy we have been reading at the book ‘Supertato’ and have used expression when retelling the story. We also made our very own Supertato's.

Supertato expression

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Enrichment has been so exciting today, Supertato has been to read his story to both the morning and afternoon children. We loved every minute and joined in with the story. Thank you Supertato for coming to visit us!

We have had a super enrichment day today, discussing Chinese New Year and their culture. Thank you to the Red Lantern Chinese take away on Mansfield Road for donating the egg fried rice and prawn crackers. What a wonderful learning experience for Nursery!

This week we have carried on with our enquiry question: What makes a hero? We have designed capes for a Superhero and sequenced the story Supertato.

RD sequencing Supertato

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Autumn Term - Where Do I Belong?


Throughout the Autumn term our enquiry question is, "Where do I belong?" Here are photographs of our learning throughout the term.


What do I look like?

This week in nursery we have answered the question: What do I look like? We have drawn ourselves, discussed how we are all different and learnt the sticky knowledge: I am 3, I am going to be 4 next.

Sticky Knowledge Card I am 3.mp4

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Who is in my family?

Here is our learning from this week where we have been discussing our families. We have used the sticky knowledge card: I live with .... to talk about our families.

Sticky Knowledge Card I live with.mp4

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How do I change?

This week we have learnt a lot about how we grow and how every year we get older. We have made love umbrellas putting the people we love in the hearts and also discussed how we grow from a baby to an adult.

How do we change?

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How do we change?

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What does your house look like?

This week we have been talking about our houses and what they look like. We have made our own houses for Builder Paul, he asked us to build a stable and secure house for a bear to live in.

Sticky Knowledge video - rooms in the house.mp4

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Harvest Festival

We had a visit from Reverend Julie to talk to us about Harvest. We had stories, songs and prayers 🌾🌽

What materials are best to build a house?


This week we have been discussing the sticky knowledge: straw, wood and bricks. We have read the story, The Three Little Pigs and conducted an experiment of which is the best material to build a house.

Which materials are best to build a house?

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Councillor Sam Deakin


Today we had councillor Sam Deakin in to talk to us about all the work she does in Sutton in Ashfield. We spoke about features of our local environment such as Sutton Lawn, the importance of recycling /litter picking and the role of our bin men, and the improvements that will be happening in Sutton soon.

Talk for Writing - The Three Little Pigs

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We used our talk for writing actions to re-tell the story, "The Three Little Pigs".

Remembrance Day


We visited the cenotaph to pay our respects and lay the poppy wreaths that we made as part of our enrichment this week. We thought about the fallen and injured soldiers whilst completing a minutes silence. ❤️

Children In Need

Look at our outfits for Children in Need! We have discussed how their our less fortunate people than ourselves and how we can help them. We have also decorated digestive biscuits in a spotty pattern to help us think about children in different circumstances. Thank you for all your help and support with this day.

This week in nursery we have discussed the sticky knowledge, "I live in Sutton-in-Ashfield". We have made sun dials and discussed what we like to do in our town.

Sticky Knowledge: We live in Sutton-In-Ashfield.

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What other countries are in the world?


This week we have been discussing how there are other countries in the world. We have looked at the country Canada and discussed how Canada is different to England. We have learnt the sticky knowledge: The weather in Canada is colder than England. It is snowy and windy in Canada.

Sticky Knowledge: Canada is a country. It is colder in Canada than in England.

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Christmas Celebrations - Christingle


Reverend Peter came to talk to us about how Christians celebrate Christmas. We all made a Christingle and listened to the year four children talk about the importance of a Christingle to Christians.

Christmas Party Celebrations and Santa

Hot chocolate, cookies and a boogie to Christmas songs before we go out to sing Christmas Carols!