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Cygnets, Nursery, 2020/21

We would like to welcome you to Holly Hill nursery. You will see Mrs Tompkins Monday - Thursday, Mrs Clay Monday - Friday and Miss Morrison Thursday morning & all day Friday.

Don’t forget to accept your child’s school place for September 2021 

Click on the image below for more information on how to do this if you haven't already


Look at all the learning and fun we have at nursery

HollyHill nursery, HollyHill nursery looking through your telescope……. What did you see?

Sports Day 2021

Sports Day 2021

Sports Day 2021

There’s a shark in the park (in Whisper’s).

Fun in the sun ☀️

Knowledge Organiser - Shark in the Park (W/C 7th June and 14th June)

Holly Hill’s own little Wombles. Clearing the litter in the woodland. Fun on the hill followed by ring games and hot chocolate and a biscuit 😋

WOW! The Three Little Pigs, performed by Pinxton Puppets.

Fe,fi,fo,fum. What a enormous giant. Great team work guys.

Knowledge Organiser - Jack and the Beanstalk (W/C 17th May and 24th May)

Bug 🐜 🕷🐞🐛 hotels and muddy puddles

Back on the BIG playground. More room to pedal, balance and glide.

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🎶Come on let’s crawl to the ugly bug ball 🕷🎶

We “wheel- ly” love our bikes, scooters & balance bikes.

Porridge tasting

It’s a kind of magic......... Porridge pot style

What a busy week..... making porridge. Baking flapjack. Playing in the home corner. Teatime in the mud kitchen.

Knowledge Organiser - The Magic Porridge Pot (W/C 3rd and 10th May)

Knowledge Organiser - We're Going on a Bear Hunt (W/C 19th April & 26th April)

Investigating the power of water

WOW! We went on a bear hunt sensory walk



love from all your nursery teachers x 

This is a great game to practise listening skills and tune in to different environmental sounds (Phase 1 Phonics). 

Guess the Sound Game | 20 Sounds to Guess

Guess the Sound Game | 20 Sounds to GuessGuess the sounds before the time runs out. Play 'Guess the Sound' with friends or family!Hit 'Subscribe' above to en...

Painting in the sunshine

March 30th .... would you believe it...... blue chicken eggs

March 29th 2021. Easter bunny’s

Pedal power

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Baking time

Artists at work

HollyHill on wheels

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Knowledge Organiser - Farmer Duck (W/C 22.3.21 & 29.3.21)

Friday March 19th How many red noses in Whispers Woodland?

Look at me go .....🚲

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World Maths Day (16.3.21) - 1 is a snail 🐌, 10 is a crab 🦀 



We listened to the story 1 is a snail, 10 is a crab which is a counting by feet book.

We have recognised numerals up to 10. We have explored sea creatures in the water tray by counting arms on star fish and legs on a octopus. We even found a crab in there! We discovered how many sea creatures we could catch in the nets. We’ve all had a go at drawing a crab with 10 feet and we learnt that their front two feet have a second job as claws. What a busy day! 

Satipn songs/ Jolly phonics Phase 1 songs/ Jolly phonics phase 1/

practice the letter sounds through songs

Outdoor fun on wheels & balancing

Masked Reader Answers

Holly Hill's Masked Reader!

Come back tomorrow to find out the answers!

World Book Day at home

What a busy nursery. We have practiced our cutting skills. We have made play dough aliens. We have danced like an astronaut. Then we came to school in our fancy pants . Just like the Aliens.

In Whisper’s today we played with the parachute- great fun!

Knowledge Organiser - Space (Alien's Love Underpants W/C 22.2.20 & 1.3.21 How to Catch a Star W/C 8.3.21 & 15.3.21)

Have a much needed rest over half term with love from us all at nursery :) Remote Learning will begin W/C 22nd February

Knowledge Organiser - Supertato

Can the superheroes save the city from the evil pea?

We are all superheroes with super powers 💥

To infinity and beyond

Snow much fun in Selston ⛄️ ❄️

Knowledge Organiser - The Gingerbread Man

Take a look at our star bakers! We have really enjoyed the story of the Gingerbread Man

Our core book to begin the term is You Can't Take an Elephant on a Bus! 

Please see all the activities linked to this book by clicking on the remote learning icon at top of this page.  

It’s a PJ’s and hot chocolate sort of day. With a special assembly from Mrs Steed. Happy Christmas 🎄 xxx

Send a parcel to Santa xx

A Special message from Santa 🎅

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Happy Christmas from nursery

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Happy Christmas

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Happy Christmas everyone xx

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The panto came to school. Oh no it didn’t. Oh yes it did 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

Getting ready for Christmas

This week's Nursery Rhyme

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Glow in the dark dodgeball. Great fun 🙂

Christmas Knowledge Organiser