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Early Years



Silver Class - Miss Malcomber

Gold Class - Mrs Greenway

Apple Class - Ms Patel

Mulberry Class - Mrs Ruso



Our topic this term is 'Amazing Me'


Nursery - Important Information


Nursery give out homework every Friday. The homework is always based on topics that we cover in class. We also change the children's books once a week. 


Every Thursday children are selected from Gold and Silver class to be the 'Stars of the Week'.

They have the opportunity to take home the class bears, Super Ted and Henry and write what they do with them inside the class 'Star of the week' book.


Nursery Recommended Reading List

Parent Volunteers

We value the contribution of our parent volunteers at Downderry Primary School, they enhance the learning opportunities for our children as well as the support they can give to enhancing the environment. 

If you are interested in working with the children at Downderry Primary School please contact our school office for more information.

Healthy Schools

Full time nursery and reception children can be provided with a hot lunch or bring in a packed lunch from home. Healthy snacks are provided throughout the day, as well as milk and water for all children.


Nursery lunch begins at 11:20am with reception following at 11:30am.

Parents Open Morning


Thank you to all the parent and carers who attended our open morning. The children had a great morning sharing their learning and activities with you. We hope you enjoyed it too. Thank you for all your support. 

Star of the week

Gold class' Super TedSilver class' Henry

As you may have seen, our class bears go home on Thursdays, to someone who we feel has been a super star throughout the week. The book is filled with their adventures and returned for the next star. 

Start with a BANG!

Though it is only the start of the year, the children are already producing some fantastic work, linked to our weekly topics. The children has really enjoyed exploring different areas of the classroom, and have showed their artistic skills in many ways. 

Autumn trees

Autumn trees 1

The city streets

The city streets  1

At home

At home  1


Potions  1

Through the forest

Through the forest  1

Wow Work

Wow Work 1

Reading for pleasure


Thank you so much for attending our literacy workshop, we hope you enjoyed learning alongside your children. Our reading snug is very popular, so consider making your own reading snug, at home, where your children will love to read. 



Our topic this term is 'Magical Me'.




Every child has a home learning folder that will be given out every Friday. Inside will be an overview of what we have learnt this week and what we will be learning next week. There will also be a maths or literacy challenge for your child to complete. This folder needs to be returned by Wednesday. The children also are given two reading books that should be shared each evening. These books are changed once a week. 



Reception have PE on Mondays.

Children need to wear black shorts, a red t-shirt and a pair of plimsolls or trainers. Please ensure your child has no earrings in and that long hair is tied back on this day.


Please ensure your child's name is on all items of clothing.



Spare Clothing

In the event of ------ ensure that children have spare clothing kept at school at all times.


Reception Recommended Reading List