Owl Nursery Class

“Play is essential for children’s development, building their confidence as they learn to explore, to think about problems, and relate to others. Children learn by leading their own play, and by taking part in play which is guided by adults.” (“Early Years Foundation Stage”, DFE, 2012)

At Compass Point, we support children’s learning through planned play activities, and decide when child‐initiated or adult‐led play activities would provide the most effective learning opportunities. We believe that it is important for adults to support children’s learning through play, by getting involved in the play themselves and modelling by example.

Although our Early Years currciculum is led by the children's interests, these are some of the themes they are likely to explore:

- Me, me, me!

- My family, my friends

- The Changing Seasons

- Vehicles and Transport

- Dinosaurs

- Plants and Animals

- The high seas - pirates, mermaids and all things water

- Growing up and moving on

In addition to the intended curriculum, the school is dedicated to expanding the children's cultural capital. Giving them exciting experiences from which to learn from. Our school offers the following additional experiences:

- All weather outdoor classrooms

-On site Forest school, plus regular trips to Tyntesfield Forest school provision

- Trips to Severn beach for Beach School provision

- A Large school field for play and exploration, with additional forest 

- Two school mini-buses to facilitate regular school trips

- Cookery skills

- Woodworking and tool skills

- Links with local artists and performers such as ACTA and The Tobacco Factory

suggested learning 22.02.21

Monday 22 February, 2021

Hello Owls, here is the suggested learning for this week. You were amazing last term with all your home learning. Keep it up and hopefully we will be able to meet in person soon. I miss you all.
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Monday 8th February

Monday 8 February, 2021

Good morning wonderful Owl Class. You have been absolutely fantastic continuing with your home learning this term. It is the final week of school - you deserve a rest and a brilliant half term.
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suggested home learning 01.02.21

Monday 1 February, 2021

Good Morning lovely Owl Class. Here is the suggested home learning for this week. Quote for the day: “If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.” – Roald Dahl
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