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Welcome to Nursery

Academic Year 2023-24

 Class Teachers are: 
Mrs Ana Garcia - Monday to Thursday
Mrs Coralie Tringham - Friday


Welcome to Bishops Down Nursery!

In Nursery our focus is on learning through play. The casual observer might consider that children are merely playing with sand, dough, bricks and so on. The children are in fact working hard to make sense of and to master their environment.

We use our online journal ‘Tapestry’ to record, track and monitor children’s learning and progress. Please do add contributions from home to your child’s journal!

Please click the link below for the New to Nursery Booklet to find out more about the Nursery Curriculum.







EYFS - Useful Websites


Reception children should be using numbers up to 20, reading them, writing them and putting them in order. Also exploring addition and subtraction within that range.


We have learnt all the single sounds and some diagraphs (two letter sounds). When using ‘Phonics Play’ or other phonic websites please focus on the Phase 2 games. As the phases do not relate to our ‘Read Write Inc’ phonics scheme there may be some sounds the children are unfamiliar with.

Also during school closure, are offering free parent access using:

User name: march20
Password: home


Outdoor Learning

General Ideas


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