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๐ŸŽWelcome to our Nursery Class Page. On our page you will be able to see all the different activities and learning experiences that we have in Nursery.๐ŸŽ

Article 28 states that every child has the right to an education. 

We have an excellent team in our Nursery. Mrs McCormick is our teacher. Mrs McCloskey is our classroom assistant. Mrs Lavery and Marlena volunteer in our Nursery. 

Article 3 states that all adults should always do what is best for you. 

Let’s play..........

In our Nursery garden........

Article 31 states that every child has the right to play and relax.....

Routine is so important in Nursery. Routine helps us to settle and prepare to learn. Our snack routine is very important. We wash our hands, eat our snack and have a refreshing drink each day. 

Article 27 states that every child has the right to.... food......

๐ŸŽˆPlay helps to nurture our imagination and allows us to explore and learn. We learn essential skills such as problem solving, sharing, working with others, language development and making choices. We love to play in Nursery. ๐ŸŽˆ

Article 29 states that every child has the right to an education which tries to develop your personality and abilities as much as possible......

The 26th of September is European Day of Languages. In St. Columba’s Nursery we had lots of excellent language experiences this week. Mrs Lavery taught us some German ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช and Marlena sang some Polish ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ rhymes and number. We also read a story about Dora the Explorer with Spanish ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ words in it. We are learning to bless ourselves so Mrs McCormick showed us how to bless ourselves in Irish. ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช 

Article 30 states that every child has the right to practice their own religion and use their own language.

๐Ÿšถ๐Ÿผ‍โ™€๏ธIn the month of October we will be looking at the topic of “All About Me”.๐Ÿšถ‍โ™‚๏ธ We will also have lots of fun Halloween activities.๐ŸŽƒ

This excellent activity was an opportunity to allow the children to talk freely about themselves. In a language-rich environment modelling language is so important. 

Let’s play.........

๐Ÿ“We have begun our Yoga lessons as part of our Mindfulness. Yoga is a very positive experience in Nursery. It allows the children to take a little time out to relax and focus, breath and be calm. We love it. ๐Ÿ“

โญ๏ธEvery child is special. Every child is a pupil of the week!! Each week Mrs McCloskey and I will highlight something special that a particular child has achieved or done. Everyone will receive this Award. This is a great opportunity to teach children about resilience and life skills. โญ๏ธ

๐ŸŒธNursery Pupil of the Week 11th October.๐ŸŒธ

Article 31 states that every child has the right to play and relax......

๐Ÿ October......๐Ÿ‚

In Nursery we had great fun completing many creative Halloween activities. 

Every month we cook or bake or decorate food with Mrs McCloskey. We are a very healthy Nursery but we do have some treats. 

We dressed up for Halloween. We had a Halloween parade. It was very exciting. Look at all our costumes. 

๐ŸŽƒ Party, Party, Party.....๐ŸŽƒ

๐ŸŽƒ Nursery Pupil of the Week 18th October ๐ŸŽƒ

๐ŸŽƒ Our All About Me and Halloween Displays.๐ŸŽƒ

๐Ÿ‚ November ๐Ÿ‚

In the month of November we are learning about the season of Autumn. 

๐Ÿ๐Ÿ‚Outdoor Classroom Day in Nursery.๐Ÿ‚๐Ÿ

Harry the Hedgehog came to Nursery and he really enjoyed our visit outdoors. 

Article 3 states that all adults should do what is best for you.

โญ๏ธDitch the Dark Day๐ŸŒŸ

Ditch the Dark day teaches us about keeping safe outdoors as the days becomes darker. 

๐Ÿ๐Ÿฆ”Our Autumn Displays.๐Ÿฆ”๐Ÿ

๐ŸŽ…๐ŸปDecember ๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿป

 

Article 15 states that every child has the right to be with friends....

๐ŸŽ„ Christmas is such a special time in Nursery. We will learn lots of Christmas songs. We will complete creative activities, read Christmas stories and bake cookies. We will have our Christmas play and we will dress up too.๐ŸŽ„

๐ŸŽ„Christmas Preparations.๐ŸŽ„

๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿป The Snowman at Sunset. ๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿป

Article 29 states that every child has the right to an education that develops your personality and abilities as much as possible.....

๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿป The boys and girls put on a fabulous Christmas production. Mrs McCloskey and I were so proud. The singing was beautiful. Everyone looked perfect. Well done Nursery. ๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿป

๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿป๐ŸšSanta came by helicopter with Mrs Claus to visit St. Columba’s. It was so exciting.๐Ÿš๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿป

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โ˜ƒ๏ธ Christmas Jumper Day. โ˜ƒ๏ธ

๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿป Our Christmas Displays.๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿป

๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿป Merry Christmas from Nursery. ๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿป๐ŸŽ„

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