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Robins - Nursery

Afternoon spaces available for January 2017! 

Welcome to Robins

If your child is due to start school this September please have a look at the Surrey County Council Book 'Getting Ready For School', it is full of useful information and advice. 

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Please remember the deadline for applying for a school place is 15th January 2017. 

This half term in Robins our topics are Autumn, Bears and Woodlands and Christmas. 


We will be learning about a different story each week. There will be a range of activities available for the children to explore and participate in, related to the story of the week. For example pretending to make porridge for the Three Bears, building a new chair for Baby Bear, Going on a Bear Hunt in our outside area, painting story characters or using shapes to create bears. There will be lots of opportunities for the children to join in with the stories and retell the stories using props or as part of out role play activities. Each week a new song will be added to your child's Poetry book, related to our story of the week, for you to sing together at home. 


Our focus stories this half term will  include:

  • Owl Babies
  • We're Going on a Bear Hunt
  • Goldilocks and the Three Bears
  • Little Red Riding Hood 
  • The Grufflo
  • Stickman
  • The Christmas Story




Important Information


Session Times


Morning Sessions  8:50-11:50


Afternoon Sessions   12:30-3:30


If your child will be attending nursery all day, you can choose from one of the following options:

  • Packed Lunch
  • Pay for a school lunch which is £2.25 per day
  • Take your child home for lunch



PE Days are Monday Mornings and Thursday Afternoons. 


Forest School will start once the children are settled and will take place on Wednesdays. 


Please ensure your child has their book bag, coat and wellies in school everyday. 

In Robins we use 'Development Matters in the EYFS'. This helps us to ensure that we meet the needs of all our children and that all children make good progress through exciting and engaging activities. The document below is part of the Development Matters guidance and shows the seven areas of learning in more detail.