St Ambrose Catholic Primary School

Grow through the love of Jesus


Welcome to Nursery.

This half term we are learning:

Our topic is 'Hocus Pocus'

Our focus books will be:

  •  'Jack and the Flum Flum Tree' 
  • 'Danny McGee Drinks the Sea'

We will be learning about:

  • Designing and creating objects (boats)
  • Programming BeeBots in ICT
  • How to build stories around props and using our imaginations 
  • Songs and rhymes about pirates
  • Role playing different fantasy scenarios
  • Solving everyday problems that arise 

In Maths we shall: 

  • Ordering and recognising numbers
  • Matching numeral to quantity
  • Solving problems
  • Begin to use the language of position and direction
  • Begin to recognise 2D shapes

In language and Literacy we shall:

  • Continue to hear a wide range of stories
  • Continue singing a range or Nursery Rhymes
  • Give meaning to marks made
  • Continue to develop fine motor skills
  • Continuing listening to sounds in the environment 
  • Act out fantasy scenarios
  • Create our own collaborative stories

RE: Our topic this half term is New Life. We will be learning about:

  • Easter and Jesus rising from the dead
  • Jesus being a gift for us 
  • Jesus will always be with us  
  • Who Mary is and why she is special  


Our homework for this half term is:

We will be sending home the children's Talk Books every Friday so you can discuss the coming week's topic. 

We will be sending Book Bags home this half term, to help encourage the children to handle books carefully and further prepare them for Reception. 


Nursery PE is timetabled on a Tuesday morning. 

A kit is not needed in Nursery, they will take off their shoes and socks. 



Class Mission Statement 

  • We learn about God, Jesus and their family.
  • We are all part of God's family.
  • We know that we are part of the St. Ambrose Church.
  • We try our very best so we can learn.
  • We are kind and caring just like Jesus.