Potato Bucket Challenge

Maple Cross Nursery 18/19 now Reception 19/20 entered the Potato Bucket Challenge set by Rickmansworth Garden, Arts and Homecrafts Society. They were given 10  buckets, each containing three seed potatoes and were asked to grow the potato plants over the next few months. We are pleased to announce that Maple Cross won with the largest combined weight of potatoes. Mrs Biss has just collected the winning certificate and trophy. Well done to all involved.

 

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People who help us

Yesterday,  we finished off our theme of people who help us by having a new born baby come and visit Nursery.  The children realised that a baby needs lots of help as it can’t feed or change itself. Quite a few of the children in Nursery have smaller siblings and were able to tell us about their baby brothers/sisters.

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People who help us

Today, Nursery had a nurse call in to speak to them. The nurse explained a little bit about her job and where she worked and then she explained the importance of washing our hands thoroughly. The children asked lots of questions and learnt and practised the correct way to properly wash their hands.

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Amazing sports week in Nursery

This week in Nursery, just like the rest of the school, has been all about sports.  We have had some amazing support from the rest of the school.  Each day we have sampled different activities.  On Monday we tried running skills on the playground, Tuesday we sampled ballet,  Year 1 on Wednesday led a ball skills session and today, Year 6 organised and delivered different activities for the Nursery and Reception children on the field.  Thank you everyone for your support, we’ve learnt new things and had lots of fun!

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