Nursery - Easby Class 2023 - 2024

Miss Strawbridge

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Teachers: Miss Strawbridge & Miss Hinchliffe
Teaching Assistants: Mrs Gittings and Miss Wray

Nursery at St. Albans

Our aim is to create a happy and caring environment that enables children to succeed as unique individuals. We provide a safe and secure surrounding, where the children are stimulated and inspired to develop their love of learning. We have high expectations and aspirations for all our children, with a genuine commitment to ensure that our children get the best possible start to their learning journey.

Our Curriculum

We use Development Matters to support learning in Nursery.  Your child will be learning skills, acquiring new knowledge, and demonstrating their understanding through 7 areas of learning and development. Our first priority for children in Nursery are the three Prime areas.

These are:

  • Communication and language
  • Physical Development
  • Personal, Social and Emotional Development

 These prime areas are most essential for your child’s healthy development and are the building blocks of all future learning. As your child grows, the prime areas will help them to develop skills in the four specific areas.

These are:

  • Literacy
  • Mathematics
  • Understanding the world
  • Expressive arts and design

Children in the EYFS learn by playing and exploring, being active, and through creative and critical thinking which takes place both indoors and outside. The 7 areas of learning as set out by Development Matters are used to plan your child’s learning in school. You can find more information about this on our long-term plan below:

Important information


Please make sure that your child’s belongings are clearly marked with their name so that they can be easily recognised. 

Snack time/Water bottles

The snack table is available to children throughout the day. They can enjoy fresh fruit, water, and milk.   Children are encouraged to have a drink from their own water bottle – please ensure that this is sent in daily and has your child's name on it.

Physical Development

Physical development is part of our daily routine, however, we do have an allocated time slot in which the children participate in an additional physical educational activity. This takes place every Tuesday morning. Please ensure your child comes to school dressed in their PE kit and has the correct coloured top on for their house team. 

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