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EYFS (Nursery and Reception) 2022-2023

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We will be sharing photos from all of our visits and enriching activities in Early Years! 


All of Early Years




Visit from a pilot

We have had a real life Pilot visit us and we made our very own Little Gems Airline. 

The children made their own passports and Airline tickets and enjoyed their trip. 

Chinese New Year

The Early Years celebrated Chinese New Year 

We all enjoyed dancing and playing music to Chinese music and we also all had a go at Dragon Dancing 

We all enjoyed some prawn crackers for a taste of

Chinese cuisine!

Literacy- Reception

Reception have also loved reading and sharing the story 'Astro Girl' this half-term. As part of this we have read about Astrid baking cookies with her Papa. We decided to make our own chocolate chip rocket biscuits which the children all loved making!


Food tasting

Reception we enjoyed tasting real life Space Food and they kindly shared this with Nursery-it was an amazing experience. We all tried freeze dried fruits and even some real life freeze dried chocolate ice-cream!  

Spring Term 


Space Dome

We started the Term with a Sizzling starter in the Early Years and enjoyed the Space Dome to enhance and explore our

Space Topic 

Nursery and Reception enjoyed the experience together and seeing all the cool projections of Space! 

Wishing Everyone a Happy New Year from us all in the

Early Years 

Early Years Christmas Concert

I am sure you will all agree, all the Nursery and Reception children did so well in their Christmas Concert. We are so proud of them and so pleased we could share this with you.

Nursery Santa Run

Nursery joined Year 6 and had a great time in the

Santa Fun Run 

All the children were given a Santa Hat 

Santa Run- Reception

Reception Joined Year 4 and had a great time in the

Santa Fun Run 

All the children were given a Santa Hat at the end!

Santa Came to visit 

Pantomime Trip

Reception and some of the Nursery children all enjoyed visiting the Pantomime with the whole school! What a great show and a lovely way to get into the Festive Spirit!


To celebrate the end of the year, we invited Zoe from perform to visit our school. She came and led a workshop with the children to train them to be elves- they all absolutely loved this and had a wonderful time!

Early Years Fun in the Snow 

Early Years Christmas Craft Open Morning 


A big thank you to all the parents who attended our EYFS Christmas Craft Morning! We had a lovely time making Christmas Crafts and delicious treats!

Reception and their Buddies walk to the Village

Mrs Johnson planned a wonderful morning for the Year 4 and Reception children. We all walked to the village to sing Christmas songs, hand out the Christingles the children had made and to eat a delicious snack!

Christmas Cards

Nursery and Reception made Christmas Cards with the year 3 and 4 children. These cards will be given to different members of our community such as the shop owners and support staff in our school.

Reception and Year 4 making Christmas Cards

Posting letters to Santa

Nursery and Reception enjoyed walking to the village to post their letters to Santa. We enjoyed looking at all the signs of Christmas as well as looking at the Christmas Tree and lights on the village green.

Superhero Dress-Up Day

Nursery and Reception both loved their Superhero dress up day. They enjoyed taking part in Superhero training and showing off their superpowers all day! What great fun! 

Gymnast Visit

Nursery loved their visit from Courtney Tulloch- an Olympic gymnast. Nursery enjoyed going to Assembly to watch him demonstrate some of his moves. 

We also had a session with him in the hall trying out different moves. 

Cross Country School Run

The Early Years enjoyed joining in with their

Brookmans Buddies ran with Reception and Year 6 children ran with Nursery.

Nursery- Children in Need

The Nursery children and staff all looked snug in their PJ's when we all got dressed up for Children in Need. The school raised money for such a good cause. Brookmans Park School also received a special message from Andy! (from Andy and the Dinosaurs) 

This Term we explored the Topic

'People who Help Us' 



Police Visit

As part of our people who help us topic, we had a visit from some local police officers and from Leo's dad who is a police officer. The children all really enjoyed both of these visits and had lots of questions about their jobs!

Firefighter Visit

The local firefighters came to visit Nursery and Reception. We got to see their fire truck and all the different emergency equipment they use!

Dr Parry the Vet Visit

Dr Parry, a local vet, came to visit us. He brought a special guest with him that the children all enjoyed stroking and feeding-Terrence the Turtle!

Vet visit to Nursery

Nurse/Paramedic Visit

We had a visit from a nurse- Mrs Bouma. She showed the children how to feel their pulse and let them use a stethescope, bandages and some slings.

We also had a visit from Mr Belsey (Leo's Grandad) who is a paramedic. He gave Mrs Ingram, Miss Mattison and Mr Peacefull a check up and showed us how to use some of his machines

Reception celebrating Diwali

Mrs Patel (Niam's mummy) came to visit, to share pictures and videos of her and her family celebrating Diwali. All the children had lots of questions and enjoyed finding out more about the festival of light! The children also enjoyed making their own Rangoli patterns and Diva lamps to take home!

Nursery Celebrating Divali