Red Group

Miss Chesson (am) / Miss James (pm)


We would like to offer a warm welcome to the children and parents who belong to Red Group. Miss Chesson is morning key person and Miss James is afternoon key person.

Together, with the children and their families we have been exploring our new nursery environment, indoor and outdoors and getting to know our new friends and key person.

Please enjoy the photos we have shared with you to show how much we are enjoying settling in and playing with our friends.

Our Class Blog

A Visit to The Baltic

We visited "The Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art" with our families to take part in a "Big Draw Event". The artist demonstrated how to create marks and patterns using different types of media. We then experimented to explore using various methods. We used both hands...

A visit to the local Post Office

The children were inspired by a letter that they received from Denise when she visited London. They created their own pictures and letters to send to their families. We placed our pictures in envelopes and went for a walk to the local Post Office. We looked closely at...

Enjoying books and puppets

Sharing books together, looking at illustrations. Taking on a role in play by pretending to be an adult on the story chair reading to others. Looking at books independently and following interests. Engaging together by having a puppet show using favourite...


The children went for a walk in the local community and looked at seasonal change. We noticed some of the Autumn leaves were on the trees and some of the leaves were on the ground. The children collected leaves in their basket and discovered that the leaves were...

A visit to the shops

  We went to the shops to buy some ingredients to bake cakes for Macmillan Coffee Day.     When we returned to nursery we unpacked our shopping bag and looked at everything that we had bought.

Playing and exploring together!

This week the children have been curious about exploring different media together. They shared their experiences with friends. Investigating making marks together in shaving foam! Exploring using sieves in dry sand and observing what happens. Painting the garden fence...

Bicycle Safety

We investigated how to use the different bicycles, learning how to balance carefully and negotiate them around obstacles. Follow the leader!

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