Nursery

Nursery Overview 2021-2022

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2

Topic: Families

Topic texts:
1. Owl Babies
2. Boo Hoo Baby
3. Peace at Last
4. Time for Bed, Fred

Maths Texts:
Hooray for Fish
Ship Shape

UW Texts:
Busy Dogs

Hook/Awe:
Photographs of children as babies and of families, birthdays, world map for home countries, home corner role play, visit from
Parent / Baby

Theme day:
Family breakfast

Parental involvement:
Key worker meeting, visits from parents to talk about new babies ans our families



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Topic: Bears

Topic Texts:
1. We're Going on a Bear Hunt
2. A Beginner's Guide to Bearspotting (NF)
3. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

Christmas Whole School Text:
4. Mog's Christmas

Math Texts:
Crash! Boom
The Big Carrot
I Spy Numbers

UW Texts:
Bears

Hook/Awe:
Teddy bears, picnic bear cave roleplay, bear hunt, small world

Theme day:
Bear day

Educational visit:
Trip to library

Parental involvement:
Winter Concert, visits to talk about how they celebrate e.g. Eid, Diwali, Christmas, Prize Giving, stay play and learn sessions, sing along




 

Topic: Our Wildest Imagination

Topic Texts:
1. The Gruffalo
2. Aliens Love Underpants
3. Supertato

UW Texts:
People who help us books (NF)

EAD Texts:
Sam and Dave Dig a Hole

Hook/Awe:
Chinese New Year, space small world, superhero roleplay

Theme Day:
Alien day / Superhero day

Educational visit:
Trip to library

Parental involvement:
Chinese Dragon Dance, stay and play sessions, sing along



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Topic: Traditional Tales

Story:
1. Three Little Pigs
2. Goldilocks
3. Jack and the Beanstalk

Hook/Awe:
Giants castle roleplay, three little pigs small world, home corner turns into the three bears house

Theme day:
People who help us day
Prince and Princess day

Educational visit:
Visits from the fire bridge / police / nurse
Trip to library
Visit from Dental Playbox

Parental involvement:
Visits from people who help us, stay and play sessions, sing along, field sessions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Topic: Changes

Story:
1. Titch
2. The Enormous Turnip
3. Jaspers Beanstalk

UW Texts:
Birthdays

EAD Texts:
How to Lose a Lemur

Hook/Awe:
Deconstructed roleplay, Jungle small world

Theme day:
Field day with parents - planting seeds

Educational visit:
Visit to Whitworth Park
Trip to library
Trip to Church

Parental involvement:
Field session with parents, stay and play sessions, sing along, visits from parents to read stories



 

 

 

 

 

 

Topic: Living Things

Story:
1. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
2. Click, Cack, Moo: Cows That Type
3. Farmer Duck

Math Texts:
Mouse Shapes
Albert's Amazing Snail

EAD Texts:
On Sudden Hill
Socks

Hook/Awe:
Caterpillars / Butterflies

Theme day:
Butterfly day (release)

Educational visit:
Trip to library
Trip to Mosque
Trip to Smithhills Farm

Parental involvement:
Graduation Ceremony, Summer Prize Giving

 







 

 

 

 

  • Phonics
  • Guided Reading
  • Maths - Friday focus on talk, circles and shapes
  • Literacy circle
  • Phonics
  • Guided Reading
  • Maths - Friday focus on talk circles and shapes
  • Literacy circle
  • Phonics
  • Guided Reading
  • Maths - Friday focus on talk circles and shapes
  • Literacy circle
  • Phonics
  • Guided Reading
  • Maths - Friday focus on talk circles and shapes
  • Literacy circle
  • Phonics
  • Guided Reading
  • Maths - Friday focus on talk circles and shapes
  • Literacy circle
  • Phonics
  • Guided Reading
  • Maths - Friday focus on talk circles and shapes
  • Literacy circle

 

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Heald Place Primary School

About Us

Heald Place is a very successful primary school situated roughly 2 miles from the centre of Manchester. It serves a rich and diverse community. At its heart are vibrant local businesses with the universities, Manchester Museum, and the Whitworth Art Gallery all within walking distance of the school.

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Heald Place, Rusholme, Manchester, M14 7PN

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0161 224 7079

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