Welcome to Toner Avenue Nursery

We would like to give a warm welcome back to our returning children and to those that start their journey with us this term. Almost all of our new children have started, and we are so proud of how they have settled.

This half term will be very busy as we spend lots of time welcoming our new children and sharing with them what nursery is all about! This includes helping them leave their parents/carers, making new friends and sharing experiences,They will get to know the staff, the nursery routines and the environment, sing songs and listen to stories. I’m sure some of the children have already been singing some of our songs to you at home!

Once settled we move to our topic ‘All about Me’ which gives us a great opportunity to find out all about what our children like, what their favourite books/stories and toys are. Together we share our home life, talking about families. Finally moving on to what our bodies can do and exploring our senses.

We also celebrate Harvest time and will be learning some celebration songs that we will share with you.

As you may have noticed we are blessed with a huge garden, which we spend time in each session. Even in mild weather if can be quite muddy and wet. It would be extremely helpful if you could provide your child with some wellies to leave at nursery, they can be kept on the floor beneath their peg. We will encourage them to wear them when necessary. (Don’t forget to pop their name inside)

In the next few weeks we will be introducing library books to the children. At the end of the session on your specified day you can support your child in choosing a book from our selection. They can borrow this for the week and return the next week, to swap for another.

When library starts, days are as follows;

BEES- Tuesdays

LADYBIRDS- Wednesdays

We look forward to this term and sharing your children’s nursery experience.

Mrs Hunter and Mrs Hunt

Happy Summer Everyone!

We would like to thank you all for your fantastic support this year. Our children deserve a well-earned rest!


Good luck to all of our Year 6 children who leave us today for the final time – you have been an excellent class and we will miss you all. Enjoy the next part of your adventure!


We would also like to thank Miss Campbell and Miss Chapman who both leave us today. It has been lovely working with you and we wish you well for the future.


Children return to school on Tuesday 6th September…we look forward to seeing you then!


Have a lovely summer holidays everyone!

Nursery ‘Down at the Farm’

We visited ‘Down at the Farm’ to see all of the jobs that the farmer has to do. We did some jobs too!

We helped feed the baby lambs. We gave them milk in special bottles.They sucked very hard and were all very hungry.

We went on the big tractorto see the cows in the field. One cow had just had a baby calf. It was only one day old.

We gave the donkey a good brush. We made his coat nice a shiny.

We pretended to be the farmer driving the tractor.

Nursery Activities for week beginning 7th March

Next weeks story is ‘What the Ladybird Heard’ by Julia Donaldson.
Our Phonics songs are
y (to the tune of Apples and Bananas)
I like to eat, eat, eat, yogurt and bananas.
I like to eat, eat, eat yogurt and bananas.
I like to eat, eat, eat yogurt and bananas
y, y, y, y, y!
x (to the tune of Skip to my Lou)
ks, ks! Take an x-ray.
ks, ks! Take an x-ray.
ks, ks! Take an x-ray.
X-ray of my hand!

Nursery activities for week beginning 29th February

Our topic this half term is On the Farm.
The story for next week is ‘Farmyard Hullabaloo’ by Giles Andreae &
David Wojtowycz.
The sounds we are learning are ‘w’ and ‘v’.
The song for ‘w’ is to the tune of ‘He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands’.
I see the clouds moving,
w, w, w.
I see the kites flying,
w, w, w.I see the trees bending,
w, w, w.
The wind is blowing strong!
The song for ‘v’ is to the tune of ‘Go In and Out the Windows’.
Drive Vic’s van round the village.
Drive Vic’s van round the village.
Drive Vic’s van round the village.
v, v, v, v, v!