Armley Park Primary School


Welcome to the Nursery Class Page!


Class Teacher:  Mrs Wallace 

Support Staff: Mrs Billbrough, Miss Murphy and Miss Munday

Email: [email protected]


We hope you enjoy looking at our class page. We will update this regularly throughout the year with photographs of what we have been doing and also with key information which you may find useful. If you have any questions, please contact the class teacher who will be able to help. 

Welcome to Nursery! The adults in Nursery are Mrs Wallace, Mrs Billbrough and Miss Munday.

Nursery's Long Term Plan for Parents

Summer 2 - Knowledge Organiser: People Who Help Us

30th June -Star of the week - Jody for trying hard in all our focused sessions. Star Writer - Kene for holding his pencil correctly and writing the first letter of his name.

13th June - People Who Help Us -We had a visit from the Police! We learnt about their job and how they help people in the community. We tried on the uniform and even got to sit in the Police van! It was very exciting!

9th June -Our Star of the Week is Amar for always making good choices in Nursery, and our Star Writer is Lola for drawing some super pictures and writing her name on them. Well done both of you!

Summer 1 -In the Garden Knowledge Organiser

25th May -OUTDOOR ADVENTURE WEEK! This week we have been having fun outside in the sunshine! We worked together to build a shelter, we worked in teams to complete an orienteering challenge where we had to find objects of a certain colour as quickly as we could, we had marshmallows and brioche rolls on the firepit and we watched a bubble show!

24th May - Our Star of the week is Effie for trying hard to do things independently. Our Star writer is Nuala for trying really hard to write her name. Well done!

18th May - Our Star of the Week is Kosi for being a kind friend and sharing. Layton is our Star Writer for drawing a super picture of a caterpillar! Well done!

18th May - We were very excited to release our butterflies this week! We watched with awe and wonder as they flew up into the sky.

17th May -National Numeracy Day! In Nursery we had our own snack shop. The children all paid for their snack with their coins.

6th May 2023 - The King's Coronation. We had a tea party to celebrate the King's Coronation. We made flags by painting red and blue. We also made sandwiches -we used a knife to spread the bread with butter and jam, then we cut them into triangle shapes.

28th April - We have caterpillars in our Nursery! We have been watching them grow and change. We explored colour mixing in powder paints and painted butterflies.

We had lots of Easter fun in Nursery! We enjoyed baking bunny biscuits and going on an Easter Egg hunt.

Stars of the Spring Term! - Zofia is one of our stars as she always makes the right choices in Nursery and she is trying really hard in all of her learning. Rina is one of our star as she is such a great role model to others, she always makes good choices and often helps her friends if they need it. Well done both of you! I hope you enjoy your Easter eggs!

SPRING 2 -Knowledge Organiser - Shapes are Everywhere!

17th March -Star of the week is Layton for trying his best in his learning. Star Writer is Betty-Jean for drawing lots of shapes. Well done!

17th March - We have been getting ready for Mother's Day in Nursery. We made cards for our Mummies by choosing our favourite materials and colours and decorating the card. We also sang our Mummies a special song.

Snowy Day Friday 10th March

8th March -Star of the week is Connie for trying really hard with her number work. Star Writer is Frazer for drawing a super picture of 'Spider Mummy Legs'!

8th March - Artist of the Month -We have been looking at the artist Jane Davies. We talked about the colours and shapes she used in her paintings. We have made our own collages and paintings based on her work.

2nd March -World Book day -today the children came to Nursery in their pyjamas! We enjoyed reading lots of stories together.

23rd February - We're Going on a Bear Hunt! We read the story together joining in with the words and actions, we acted out and re-told the story and also did paintings of bears.

23rd February - Our Star of the Week is Rina as she has been so kind and caring to her friends this week. Our Star Writer is Alissia as she drew a super picture of herself. Well done!

Spring 1 -Stories Knowledge Organiser

20th February -Literature Week. This week we have been reading Fables. We started by reading 'The Fox and the Stork' and we learnt the lesson of treating others as we would expect to be treated. We did some super creative work of foxes and storks. We also read the fable 'The Whale Who Wanted More' and we learnt that by having lots of material things it doesn't make you happy, we need friends too. We all drew pictures of fish focusing on the shape, size and patterns. We invited our parents and carers in to Nursery to see our work.

10th February - This week Lola is our Star of the Week as she has had a super week in Nursery, she has been playing really nicely with her friends and has been very helpful and caring. This week all of Nursery were picked as Star Writers! All of the children did fantastic drawings of fish linked to our story The Whale who Wanted More in Literature Week. Well done everyone!

3rd February. This week we have been learning about materials. We went on a hunt around Nursery to see what we could find. We found lots of things were made of wood, plastic, metal or glass. We have also been drawing our own imaginary characters. We had some fantastic ideas!

3rd February -The Star of the week this week is Louis for settling in well to Nursery and trying lots of activities. Our Star writer is Zofia for drawing a fabulous imaginary character. Well done both of you!

27th January - This week we chose Gracie-Mae as our Star of the Week as she has been very kind and caring towards all her friends. Sebastian is our Star Writer as he has been mark making lots this week and also writing the first letter of his name. Well done!

27th January - This week we have read the story The Gruffalo. We enjoyed listening to and joining in re-telling the story. We have done lots of creative work too.

20th January -Our Star of the week is Ivan for being a super listener and joining in all our activities. Our Star Writer is Leo as he has been drawing some lovely pictures and writing his name on them.

20th January - This week we have been learning about the Chinse New Year. We listened to the story of the animals race across the river and learnt about the traditions people do to celebrate. We enjoyed dressing up in Chinese clothes, having a Chinese restaurant role play area, making Chinese lanterns and also trying some Chinese food.

Stars of the Week -13th January 2023. Chris is our Star of the Week as he has had a fantastic week in Nursery, trying hard to join in all focused activities and always having a smile on his face. Elsie is our Star writer as she has done some fantastic drawings of Stickman. Well done to you both!

13th January -This week we have been reading the story Stickman. We have joined in re-telling the story and have drawn pictures of him in pencil, pen, chalk, and also paint. We have also made our own Stickman characters using a stick and some materials. In Maths we have been learning about patterns. We have looked at patterns all around us, talked about the patterns we can see, and also continued a repeating pattern.

STARS OF THE AUTUMN TERM! This term Frazer and Leo were chosen as our Stars and Miss Caine presented them with their certificates and chocolate treats. Frazer was chosen as he has made consistently good choices and has been a super role model for the other children. Leo was chosen as he has made huge progress in managing his feelings this term. Well done boys, we are very proud of you both.

Christmas fun! We had lots of fun celebrating by having our own Nursery party. We danced, played games and had some party food. We also had a very special visitor!

Knowledge Organiser -Autumn 2 -Let's Celebrate!

Early Years Christmas Nativity 2022! This week the children put on a fantastic Christmas Nativity! Thank you to those families who were able to come and watch. We all thoroughly enjoyed it and are all very proud of all the children.

30th November - Star of the Week is Lilah-Rae for joining in all of our activities with a smile on her face! Star Writer is Kiya for mark making inside nursery and outside using chalk, paint and pens. Well done!

30th November - Wedding celebrations. This week we have been learning about weddings. We read a story called 'Maisy goes to a Wedding' and we talked about some of the traditions such as dressing up, having flowers, cake, confetti etc... We had fun dressing up in Nursery!

23rd November - Star of the week is Zofia for joining in and trying hard. Star Writer is Ivan for drawing a super picture of the Little Red Hen.

23rd November 2022 - This week we have read the story of the Little Red Hen. We joined in telling the story and we used masks to act it out too. We have drawn pictures of the red hen in pen, pencil and paint. We all helped to make some bread and made the loaves into little hedgehogs.

16th November - Star of the Week is Jody for listening and following instructions. Star Writer is Gracie-Mae for drawing some super pictures of Nursery Rhyme characters. Well done!

16th November - World Nursery Rhyme Week! -This week we have enjoyed singing some nursery rhymes, dancing, and making models linked to each rhyme.

Birthdays - This week we have been learning about birthday celebrations. We made cards and wrapped up presents, we had a party and dressed up. We practised our counting by counting out the correct number of plates, cups and balloons for the party.

9th November -Our Star of the week is Thabiso for being kind and sharing with his friends. Our Star Writer is Connie for drawing a picture of her family and for drawing with chalk outside.

Our Star of the Week is Leo for making super choices in Nursery! Our Star Writer is Chris for drawing a super picture of a ghost for Halloween.

4th November - Autumn , Halloween and Bonfire Night. The children in Nursery talked about the season Autumn and the changes that take place. They did some lovely Autumn collages. They talked about Halloween and their own experiences of it and enjoyed dressing up and making potions in the water tray. In maths we sorted some natural resources into groups; there were conkers, sticks, pine cones and leaves. They also did some super firework paintings by flicking the paintbrush.

This half term we are learning 'All About Me'


19th October - This week Sebastian is our Star of the Week for trying hard to listen during our carpet sessions.  Kosi is our Star Writer for drawing a super picture of a cupcake.  Well done both of you! 

Enterprise Week - Cake Sale! The Nursery children chose to bake some chocolate rice crispy buns and have a cake sale in our role play area. They all enjoyed measuring out the ingredients, mixing it together with a spoon, and filling the cake cases with the mixture. They enjoyed eating them too!