Oxhey Wood Primary School


Nursery Spring Term 1 Medium Term Plan

Welcome to Nursery


Our class teacher is Miss Miss Douglas-Law.

Our key workers are:


Mrs Imansoura – Key worker all day

Mrs Kennedy - Keyworker in the morning

Miss Smith – Key worker in the afternoon


Our Nursery day starts 9am. Doors are open at 8.45am. All children should be in Nursery by 9am. The morning session finishes at 12pm. Doors are open between 11.45am - 12pm.

We also offer afternoon sessions for children that qualify for 30 hours funding which is until 3pm. 


This half term our topic is 'Traditional Tales'. We will be learning the stories 'The 3 Little Pigs', 'Goldilocks and the 3 Bear', and 'Jack and the Beanstalk'. We will learn about the Chinese New Year, E-Safety, Children's Mental Health Week, Valentines and we will be joining a Trust Enrichment Day. We will be learning a different nursery rhyme or poem and a makaton sign each week. 


Books we will be reading this half term linked to our topic are:

  • The 3 Little Pigs
  • Goldilocks and the 3 Bears
  • Jack and the Beanstalk
  • Other Traditional Tales e.g. Little Red Riding Hood, 3 Billy Goat Gruffs 
  • Information books on The Chinese New Year



We will be learning about Smartie the Penguin. Resources can be accessed via:


There are many ways to help your child at home make progress in their learning.  Some examples of this are:


- Reading with your children every day - they will be taking home a school library book for you to share with them

- Working on 'Fine Motor Skills' – including play dough, Lego, tweezers, threading etc (please see link below)

- Mark making - including finger painting, using chalks, crayons etc (please see link below)

- Counting and recognising numbers - e.g. counting how many steps from the car to the front door, counting how many cars they are playing with etc (please see link below)

- Talking to your child about your day and they may then talk to you about their day.

- Talk about past events such as their birthdays, going to the park etc.

- Helping your child to practise writing their name.

- Help your child to be independent by putting on their own coats and shoes



Miss Douglas-Law

Nursery have enjoyed completing a range of activities to celebrate Christmas

Nursery enjoyed a visit from an entertainer

Nursery visited the Christmas Fair with the help of Year 6

Maths - fishing, Numicon and repeated patterns

Anti-Bullying Week and 5 Ways to Well-being

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Our First Week of Nursery