Our Nursery

We played Pass the Parcel and lots of other party games. We had lots of fun.

We played Pass the Parcel and lots of other party games.
We had lots of fun.

Middleton Nursery

We are a Nursery with 52 part-time places in the morning and 39 part-time places in the afternoon, for children who are 3 and 4 years old. Our friendly and caring atmosphere complements a positive learning environment within the nursery.

Our staff consists of 2 teachers (Mrs Ruth Fletcher and Mrs Ann Morrell) and 2 teaching assistants and we work very closely with the Reception (Foundation 2) staff.

We operate as a combined “Foundation Stage Unit” with 52 Nursery children and 60 Reception children. All these children have access to the whole unit. However Nursery children are taught their “focus activities” by the Nursery staff and Reception children by the Reception staff. The children have the opportunities to access a range of provision covering the seven areas of learning (Personal, Social and Emotional Development, Communication and Language, Physical Development, Literacy, Mathematics, Understanding the World and Expressive Arts and Design). We have a fantastic outdoor area where the children can also access a range of activities covering the seven areas of learning.

Morning Nursery runs from 8.35am until 11.35am and afternoon Nursery sessions are from 12.35pm until 3.35pm, so each child has 3- hour daily sessions, therefore comprising 15 hours of free Nursery education each week.  Children attend either every morning or every afternoon, 5 days a week.

To apply for a place at our Nursery you will need to fill in an application form for your child which can be obtained by following the link or from our school office. Please note that our Nursery is popular and over-subscribed and that we may not be able to offer you a place immediately, or offer you your first choice between morning or afternoon.

We encourage parents and carers to visit our Nursery to gain a feeling of our vibrant, caring environment. To do so please get in touch in person, by email – kim.brown@middleton.nottingham.sch.uk or by phone – 0115 915 3261.

 

Kim Brown Early Years Co-ordinator

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What we’ve been up to…

Year 5’s Greek Food

Year 5 have been designing a salad.  For the last few weeks we have been learning about the kind of food that the ancient Greeks would have grown and eaten.  We have been thinking about what we would like in our own Greek Salad and have begun to design what it would be like.  Here are some of their ideas.  Next we are going to have a go at making...

Middleton’s Hockey Team at Quicksticks Tournament

Middleton’s Hockey Team were outstanding at this week’s Quicksticks Tournament. Not only did they play with enthusiasm and skill, they showed excellent sportsmanship and were great ambassadors for the school!

Year 6 – Kingswood

As we settle in for night 2 at Kingswood, we have shared our favourite moments. So far highlights include: raft building, zip wire and archery (oh and of course the food). We are looking forward to the climbing wall tomorrow. We have had lovely weather for the most part and are all happy and healthy. We will continue to send regular messages through marvellousme. We are looking forward to seeing you all Friday.