The Squirrels

Welcome to Mrs. Wharton's Class blog

Hi my name is Zara Wharton and I have been teaching for 10 years. I have recently joined Lee Royd Nursery school and I am looking forward to working alongside the fantastic team! I have a passion for Early Years education and love to see children grow and learn. I create a friendly and caring environment in my classroom where children can feel loved and valued.

The Squirrels Blog

Have a Fantastic Half term!

What a busy half term we have had! Baking, cooking, Reading in unusual places, playing in snow, Chinese new year, 'Read and stay' workshops, parent workshops and Silly sock day! All of the children have grown and developed over the past few weeks, they are making friends, having fun and learning. I will see parents at the parent meeting during

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Newsletter 11th February

We are going to have a very busy week! Our book is 'Supertato' and we will be keeping fit and eating healthy foods. Monday is 'Stay and Read' if you would like to come along. Friday is 'Silly Sock Day' to raise money for the children's outside all-in-one suits. This weeks Newsletter is attached. We break up on Friday for

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Read and stay

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Accrington Library trip!

REMINDER: if you would like to take part in our trip to Accrington Library on Thursday 14th February please put your child's name down at the office. You will meet us at the library on the day and stay with your child. There will be fun storytelling sessions and activities. It is a first come first served basis. The letter

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Newsletter 4th February

I hope you have all had a lovely weekend and enjoyed the snow day! This week we will be celebrating Chinese New Year. On Tuesday children can come to Nursery in red, gold or black clothes. There will be lots of activities going on, please see the attached newsletter. Mrs Wharton :)

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National Storytelling Week!

National Storytelling week is taking place this week! Sharing stories and looking at books offers children opportunities to enhance their personal, social and emotional development along with communication, language, listening and understanding skills. This week we are reading lots of stories including 'Smiley Shark', 'Here comes the crocodile', 'Three little pigs' and 'Goldilocks and the Three Bears'.  We have exciting

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