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Beckford Primary School

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This Term

Our topic for the first half of the spring term is ‘Where the Wild Things Are’

We will use the texts below to plan activities across the Nursery that enable learning in all seven areas of the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum:

Our key texts will include:

Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

The Monsters’ Party by Joy Cowley

The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson

Our topic for the second half of the spring term is ‘Food and Festivals’

Our key texts will include:

Chinese New Year  (traditional story)

The Tiger Who Came to Tea by Judith Kerr

The Hungry Giant by Joy Cowley

The Gingerbread Man (traditional story)


You will be able to see some of the key ideas we will have been thinking about on our ‘Learning Wall’ next to the carpet area in the classroom.

If you would like to come into Nursery to share stories or songs in your home language please let us know. The children really enjoy the experience!

For more information about the Spring term at Nursery, please see the attached letter below