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I am Miss Shakespeare your class teacher, Key Group Worker for the Elephant group.

 

Mrs Meade is the Learning Support Assistant, Key Group Worker for the Monkey group.

 

Come and find out about all the fantastic things we do in Nursery. There is lots of exciting things happening this half term. We will be learning all about 'In the Forest' and we will have a special visitor come to school to do a Drama Workshop with all the children in Nursery.

Please follow us @BGI_Chicks for regular updates of all the exciting things we do in Nursery. Please note we will not follow back to ensure that our timeline is safe. Please @ us though and I will share your replies and mentions with the children. Thank you! smiley

With the warmer weather coming please remember to wear sun cream and sun hats to stay safe in the sun :)

Green at Birches Green

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We have been learning how to keep our school environment tidy. We used litter pickers to pick up all the rubbish in our playground.

World Cup 2014

World Cup 2014 1 Finger football
World Cup 2014 2 Practising our dribbling skills
World Cup 2014 3 Penalty shootout
World Cup 2014 4 Goal keeper ready to save the ball
World Cup 2014 5 Keeping scores
World Cup 2014 6 Painting the World Cup flags
World Cup 2014 7 Can you design your own football shirt?
World Cup 2014 8 Ordering numbers on the washing line
World Cup 2014 9 Can you write your name on the paint wallets?

Rotating

Rotating 1 Our physical word of the week...
Rotating 2 We rolled hoops.
Rotating 3 The children used fine and gross motor skills .
Rotating 4 Cleaning using circular motions
Rotating 5 Making circular movements.
Rotating 6 Passing the beanbag around.
Rotating 7 Twisting with hoops.
Rotating 8 Looking around to see what we could find.
Rotating 9 Making circles using ribbons.
Rotating 10 Rolling the tyres during transition.
Rotating 11 Twisting around.

Jumping

Jumping 1 Jumping through hoops.
Jumping 2 Negotiating, predicting and having fun.
Jumping 3 Preparing and getting the stance right.
Jumping 4 Having a go and achieving!

Pulling together as a team

Pulling together as a team 1 The words for this week are...
Pulling together as a team 2 Pretending to be a horse and pulling the barge.
Pulling together as a team 3 Covering with tarpaulin.
Pulling together as a team 4 Discussing and working together.
Pulling together as a team 5 Holding on tight.
Pulling together as a team 6 Tugging and taking a moment to reflect.
Pulling together as a team 7 Pushing and pulling.

Team Work - Skittles

Team Work - Skittles 1 We were taking turns
Team Work - Skittles 2 Enjoying and achieving
Team Work - Skittles 3 Keeping score
Team Work - Skittles 4 Aiming and concentrating
Team Work - Skittles 5 Hitting the target
Team Work - Skittles 6 Scored!
Team Work - Skittles 7 Lets see who has won
Team Work - Skittles 8 Good aiming skills
Team Work - Skittles 9 Working as a team
Team Work - Skittles 10 Targeting
Team Work - Skittles 11 Stacking the bottles

Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt

Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt 1 Bear hunters!
Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt 2 Little Red Riding Hood with the deep cold river
Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt 3 Sleeping Beauty in her castle with the long grass
Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt 4 The Bears hiding in the cave with the mud
Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt 5 Snow White and the seven dwarfs with the snow
Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt 6 Goldilocks
Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt 7 A big dark forest!
Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt 8 A big dark forest!
Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt 9 A big dark forest!
Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt 10 A big dark forest!
Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt 11 We're going on a bear hunt!
Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt 12 We're going on a bear hunt!
Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt 13 We're going on a bear hunt!
Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt 14 We're going on a bear hunt!

Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt! Can you find yourself in all the photos?

Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt! Can you find yourself in all the photos? 1 One of the Bear Hunters
Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt! Can you find yourself in all the photos? 2 One of the Bear Hunters
Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt! Can you find yourself in all the photos? 3 Deep cold river!
Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt! Can you find yourself in all the photos? 4 Deep cold river!
Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt! Can you find yourself in all the photos? 5 Deep cold river!
Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt! Can you find yourself in all the photos? 6 Sleeping Beauty
Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt! Can you find yourself in all the photos? 7 Long wavy grass!
Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt! Can you find yourself in all the photos? 8 Long wavy grass!
Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt! Can you find yourself in all the photos? 9 Long wavy grass!
Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt! Can you find yourself in all the photos? 10 Long wavy grass!
Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt! Can you find yourself in all the photos? 11 Snow White
Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt! Can you find yourself in all the photos? 12 One of the Seven Dwarfs
Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt! Can you find yourself in all the photos? 13 One of the Seven Dwarfs
Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt! Can you find yourself in all the photos? 14 One of the Seven Dwarfs
Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt! Can you find yourself in all the photos? 15 One of the Seven Dwarfs
Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt! Can you find yourself in all the photos? 16 One of the seven dwarfs
Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt! Can you find yourself in all the photos? 17 Swirling whirling snowstorm!
Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt! Can you find yourself in all the photos? 18 Swirling whirling snowstorm
Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt! Can you find yourself in all the photos? 19 Swirling whirling snowstorm!
Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt! Can you find yourself in all the photos? 20 Big dark forest!
Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt! Can you find yourself in all the photos? 21 Big dark forest!
Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt! Can you find yourself in all the photos? 22 Big dark forest!
Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt! Can you find yourself in all the photos? 23 Thick oozy mud!
Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt! Can you find yourself in all the photos? 24 Thick oozy mud!
Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt! Can you find yourself in all the photos? 25 Thick oozy mud!
Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt! Can you find yourself in all the photos? 26 Thick oozy mud!
Nursery's Assembly - We're Going on a Bear Hunt! Can you find yourself in all the photos? 27 It's the bear!

Sports Relief 2014

Sports Relief 2014 1 We added all our money to the sheet.
Sports Relief 2014 2 The children tried really hard to skip.
Sports Relief 2014 3 What a fantastic try at skipping Nursery :-)
Sports Relief 2014 4 Look at us jumping high!
Sports Relief 2014 5 Wow look at us go :-)
Sports Relief 2014 6 Fabulous action shot!

Skipping for Sports Relief 2014

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Nursery went to the hall to all do a skipping session together. It was very tricky but we all tried really hard and some of us were able to pick up the technique. What superstars!

Singing while we are cleaning

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The children worked really hard to make our outdoor area sparkle and shine. Listen to them singing while they worked!

Spring cleaning our outdoor area

Spring cleaning our outdoor area 1 We used lots of soapy water.
Spring cleaning our outdoor area 2 We are cleaning the house with brushes and cloths.
Spring cleaning our outdoor area 3 We made sure everything sparkled clean!
Spring cleaning our outdoor area 4 WHAT AN ACHIEVEMENT! :-)

Sandwich experiment update...

Sandwich experiment update... 1 There is a small green mark on the corner
Sandwich experiment update... 2 The other side is starting to turn green

Chicks P.E Lesson

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We are going on a bear hunt through the forest. Watch out for us sliding along the muddy swamp and balancing across the old rickety bridge!

We're going on a bear hunt...

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Oh no! We are covered in mud!

We're going on a bear hunt...

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Climbing up the small hill and carefully jumping to safety

We're going on a bear hunt...

We're going on a bear hunt... 1 Balancing along the log, avoiding the crocodiles!
We're going on a bear hunt... 2 Getting ready to jump on the lily pads
We're going on a bear hunt... 3 Through the cave & sliding across the mud swamp

Chicks Sandwich Experiment

Chicks Sandwich Experiment 1 We are doing an experiment with a cheese sandwich.
Chicks Sandwich Experiment 2 What do you think will happen to the sandwich?

Toni's Tots Drama

Toni's Tots Drama 1 Toni showed us 'Tot' fast asleep in the bag.
Toni's Tots Drama 2 We were waiting for a train on the platform.
Toni's Tots Drama 3 We had a picnic but there were 'snakes' hiding.
Toni's Tots Drama 4 We were looking for animals in the forest.
Toni's Tots Drama 5 We swam around the room with our magic fins.
Toni's Tots Drama 6 The magic fins made us swim even faster.
Toni's Tots Drama 7 We tried to catch all the bubbles.
Toni's Tots Drama 8 The bubbles floated above our heads.
Toni's Tots Drama 9 We all made a Songbird.
Toni's Tots Drama 10 We flew our Songbird's around the forest.
Toni's Tots Drama 11 The Songbird helped us to find the bee's honey.
Toni's Tots Drama 12 We rowed our boats really fast away from the bear.
Toni's Tots Drama 13 We ate up all the honey we had found in the cave.

In the Forest

In the Forest 1 Look at our new writing area
In the Forest 2 We found branches and sticks to decorate
In the Forest 3 We can do some super writing
In the Forest 4 There is a waterfall hiding inside
In the Forest 5 We can look at the information books about forests

Valentines Disco

Valentines Disco 1 We had our faces painted with hearts
Valentines Disco 2 We made Valentines Cards
Valentines Disco 3 We all wore our party clothes to the disco
Valentines Disco 4 We had lots of fun!
Valentines Disco 5 There were some great dancers!
Valentines Disco 6 The Junior children helped us to decorate biscuits
Valentines Disco 7 We danced all afternoon to all the hits!
Valentines Disco 8 We decorated Valentines Cards with sequins

Nursery Business Enterprise - 'Tweet, Tweet'

Nursery Business Enterprise - 'Tweet, Tweet' 1 We wrote a letter to Mrs Ricketts asking for £20.
Nursery Business Enterprise - 'Tweet, Tweet' 2 Mrs Ricketts thought it was a fanastic idea.
Nursery Business Enterprise - 'Tweet, Tweet' 3 She gave us £20 to start our Bird Feeder business.
Nursery Business Enterprise - 'Tweet, Tweet' 4 Mrs Ricketts sent us a response to our letters.
Nursery Business Enterprise - 'Tweet, Tweet' 5 This is what it said...
Nursery Business Enterprise - 'Tweet, Tweet' 6 Our Managing Directors.
Nursery Business Enterprise - 'Tweet, Tweet' 7 We made our logo by painting birds.
Nursery Business Enterprise - 'Tweet, Tweet' 8 We made our logo by painting bird pictures.
Nursery Business Enterprise - 'Tweet, Tweet' 9 We made posters to advertise around school.
Nursery Business Enterprise - 'Tweet, Tweet' 10 We have been working hard making bird feeders.
Nursery Business Enterprise - 'Tweet, Tweet' 11 A sneak preview of some of our merchandise!
Nursery Business Enterprise - 'Tweet, Tweet' 12 We have all had a go to make one.

Bird Week - Gyrfalcon

Bird Week - Gyrfalcon 1 We had a special visitor come to Nursery.
Bird Week - Gyrfalcon 2 Inside the black box was a Gyrfalcon!
Bird Week - Gyrfalcon 3 He has sharp claws and a pointed beak.
Bird Week - Gyrfalcon 4 All the children were able to look at him closely.
Bird Week - Gyrfalcon 5 His feathers were grey and white.
Bird Week - Gyrfalcon 6 He kept looking at everything around him.
Bird Week - Gyrfalcon 7 He was very hungry!
Bird Week - Gyrfalcon 8 His name is DJ and he is 3 years old.
Bird Week - Gyrfalcon 9 This was how he arrived to Nursery.

Bird Week 2014

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January 2014 - Our new topic -Transport

January 2014 - Our new topic -Transport 1 Making a fantastic train
January 2014 - Our new topic -Transport 2 We have been using junk modelling materials
January 2014 - Our new topic -Transport 3 We have talked about road safety
January 2014 - Our new topic -Transport 4 We made tracks using paint on car wheels
January 2014 - Our new topic -Transport 5 What fabulous cutting skills! Superstar!

Look what happened when Santa answered his door...

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Chick & Cygnet Christmas Sing-a-long

Chick & Cygnet Christmas Sing-a-long 1
Chick & Cygnet Christmas Sing-a-long 2
Chick & Cygnet Christmas Sing-a-long 3
Chick & Cygnet Christmas Sing-a-long 4

All our Christmas Stars! Can you find your picture?

All our Christmas Stars! Can you find your picture? 1 Our Christmas Tree
All our Christmas Stars! Can you find your picture? 2 Our Christmas Star
All our Christmas Stars! Can you find your picture? 3 Our Christmas Present
All our Christmas Stars! Can you find your picture? 4 Our Christmas Elf
All our Christmas Stars! Can you find your picture? 5 Twinkle Twinkle Christmas Star
All our Christmas Stars! Can you find your picture? 6 Twinkle Twinkle Christmas Star
All our Christmas Stars! Can you find your picture? 7 Twinkle Twinkle Christmas Star
All our Christmas Stars! Can you find your picture? 8 Twinkle Twinkle Christmas Star
All our Christmas Stars! Can you find your picture? 9 Twinkle Twinkle Christmas Star
All our Christmas Stars! Can you find your picture? 10 Twinkle Twinkle Christmas Star
All our Christmas Stars! Can you find your picture? 11 Twinkle Twinkle Christmas Star
All our Christmas Stars! Can you find your picture? 12 Angel
All our Christmas Stars! Can you find your picture? 13 Angel
All our Christmas Stars! Can you find your picture? 14 Angel
All our Christmas Stars! Can you find your picture? 15 Sunshine
All our Christmas Stars! Can you find your picture? 16 Snow girl
All our Christmas Stars! Can you find your picture? 17 Snow girl
All our Christmas Stars! Can you find your picture? 18 Snow boy
All our Christmas Stars! Can you find your picture? 19 Icicle
All our Christmas Stars! Can you find your picture? 20 Icicle
All our Christmas Stars! Can you find your picture? 21 Icicle
All our Christmas Stars! Can you find your picture? 22 Icicle
All our Christmas Stars! Can you find your picture? 23 Icicle
All our Christmas Stars! Can you find your picture? 24 Christmas Cracker
All our Christmas Stars! Can you find your picture? 25 Christmas Cracker
All our Christmas Stars! Can you find your picture? 26 Reindeer
All our Christmas Stars! Can you find your picture? 27 Reindeer

December 2013

December 2013 1 Chicks loved their balloons for the website launch
December 2013 2 We enjoyed our visit from Father Christmas.
December 2013 3 We all decorated a bauble and hung it on our tree
December 2013 4 The Cinderella pantomime was really funny!

Rainbow Room - Chicks Classroom

Rainbow Room - Chicks Classroom 1 Rainbow Room
Rainbow Room - Chicks Classroom 2 Our Writing Area
Rainbow Room - Chicks Classroom 3 Our Creative Area
Rainbow Room - Chicks Classroom 4 Messy Hands Area
Rainbow Room - Chicks Classroom 5 Come and read a book in our Reading Cave

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