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Irk Valley Community School

Respect

The importance of valuing others, listening to different viewpoints, taking care of belongings, manners, appreciating the diversity which exists in our community and beyond

Excellence

The determination to reach the highest standards, every day.

Aspiration

The desire to grow and develop, achieving the best for ourselves and each other.

Cooperation

The knowledge that working with others, asking for help when needed and supporting others to develop are the foundations of growth.

Happiness

The importance of joy in what we do, discovering our strengths and using them.

Our Curriculum

Here is an overview of what your child will be learning over the year in Nursery... simply click on the link below 

Our Nursery weekly timetable

Autumn 1 Our topic is ' Marvellous Me' . Your child will learn about themselves,their family and how they differ from others , please click on the link below to see our topic plan.
Autumn 2 Our topic is  'Fairytales' . During this time your child will be enriched with lots of new stories and vocabulary to feed their love of books. The three main stories we will be reading during this time is 'The 3 little pigs' , ' Little Red Riding Hood' and 'The Ginger bread man' . Please click the link below to see our topic plan
Spring 1 . Our topic is 'People who help us' . During this time your child will be learning all about the emergency services and all the different people that can help them. Click on the link below to see our topic plan.
Spring 2  Our topic is 'Animals' .During this time we will learn about lots of different animals and where they live from Wild animals, Pets and Farm animals. We will also visit Heaton Park petting farm during this half term, as well as having 'living eggs' joining us in nursery, this is a very exciting half term for the children ! click on the link below to see our topic plan
Summer 1 Our topic is 'Minibeast'. During this time your child will learn about simple life cycles, lots of new vocabulary related to insects and their habitats. Click on the link below to see our topic plan. 
Summer 2 Our topic is 'Sand and Water' . During this time your child will learn about the difference of story and non-fiction books. Also they will learn about the habitats of sea creatures. We will finish our topic with a lovely visit to the beach where we will have a lovely day. Click on the link below to see our topic plan. 

A Guide to Learning: 'What to Expect When'

This is a document to explain what children should be doing in line with their current age and stage. Use it as a guideline to help you develop your child's learning at home. Please feel free to come and talk to your child's class teacher or Miss Watson if you would like to discuss this further.

https://www.foundationyears.org.uk/files/2015/09/4Children_ParentsGuide_Sept_2015v4WEB1.pdf

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