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St Rose's

Catholic Infant School

We live, love and learn happily in our work and play as part of God's family

Nursery - St. Francis - Mrs Pritchard and Mrs Butler

Welcome to Nursery -

St Francis of Assisi


Home Learning w/b 22nd June 2020

Home Learning 15th June 2020

Home Learning Week Beginning 8th June 2020

Home Learning Week Beginning 1st June 2020

Home Learning Week Beginning 18th May 2020

Home Learning - Week Beginning 11th May

Home Leanring - Week Beginning 4th May 2020

Our learning grid has been updated, a daily Maths activity grid has been added giving a suggested Maths activity for each day, this is the same for phonics. Please do not hesitate to email us on our Nursery email address, it is lovely to hear from you all and support you with your learning from home. 

Suggested whole school VE day learning activites.

Home Learning Week Beginning 27th April

Home Learning Week Beginning 20th April

Easter Home-Learning Project

Home Learning Week Commencing 30th March 2020


Home Learning – Week Beginning 16th March 2020

Phonics – ‘d’

  • Our sound for this week is d. Please go on a sound hunt around your house and find objects that start with the d sound.  


  • Sing the Jolly Phonics ‘d’ sound (tune of ‘This old man)
    Action – Beating a drum up and down


‘See me play on my drum, playing drums is lots of fun,

With a d/d/d/d/d/d/d/d/d

Playing drums is lots of fun


  • Practise forming the letter d in different ways (with crayons/felt tips/pencils/paint/tracing d in flour or shaving foam)


Maths – Exploring Numbers 1-5

  • Adult to write numbers 1-5 on paper, children to recognise these numbers and put them in order. Count out the correct number of objects to match the numeral (toys/teddies/pasta).
  • Number hunt around the house – where can you find/ see these numbers.
  • Explore shapes (square, circle, rectangle, triangles, pentagon). Can the children find these shapes in the house. If you cut up these shapes can they make a rocket/ aeroplane out of these shapes.


  • Encourage your child to practise writing their names, using different forms of media.
  • Share stories with your children. Talk about the characters and events in the text.


  • Talk to your child about the importance of saying sorry and what it means. Write a sorry prayer together for something they need to say sorry for.

Other learning opportunities

  • Encourage your child to dress independently, practise buttons and zips.
  • Using scissors correctly, cut over some simple patterns drawn on paper.
  • Build a tower using bricks (or stackable objects).



Nursery Teachers; Monday - Wednesday Mrs Butler, Thursday & Friday Mrs Pritchard

Nursery Key workers: Mrs L McDonagh and Mrs S Abdelmassih 

Our morning nursery session runs from 8.45 -11.45. We have a lunch club that runs daily in our nursery from 11.45-13.00. Our afternoon session runs until 15.00.


Key Information:


Our P.E. day is Friday. Long hair needs to be tied back and earrings are not allowed to be worn in school at any time. 


A Typical Day in St Francis Class

8.45 - Classroom doors open

8.45 - 9.00 - Funky Finger Activities

9.00 - 9.15 – Register, calendar and prayer.

9.20 - 9.40 – Phonics

09.40 -10.00 – Snack

10.00 -11.15 – Child Initiated Learning

11.15 - 11.30 - Group Time

11.30 -11.45 – Story, Singing, Prayer and Home Time (for 15 hour children)

11.45 - 13.00 - Lunch

13.00 - Register and story/singing

13.15 - Group Time

13.30 - 14.45 - Child Initiated Learning

14.45 - Story, Singing, Prayer and Home Time

Take One Picture Week W/B 20th Jan

This week, we looked at the work of Andy Goldsworthy.


The children explored making art out of natural resources. 


Here are some pictures of our work.