The class teacher for Ash Class is Miss Hurley. Please click on the following “This Is Me” document to find out more information about her:


The Teaching Assistant in Nursery is Miss Stenner.

In Ash class we have children who attend Monday to Wednesday and Wednesday to Friday. We also offer the full 30 hours Monday to Friday for families who are entitled to this and you can apply by clicking on this link:

If your child is three, please contact the office on 0117 9030050 where we can provide you with more information.



The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) is the stage of education for children from birth to the end of the Reception year. It has it’s own curriculum based on the recognition that children learn best through play and active learning.

The curriculum aims to develop the children’s skills, knowledge and understanding, and provides the basis for future learning. It is not just concerned with what the children learn, but with the Characteristics of Effective Early Learning, it considers how they learn. The children will develop and progress through milestones as they work towards the Early Learning Goals. The Curriculum is divided into three prime areas:

  • Personal, Social and Emotional Development
  • Physical Development
  • Communication and Language

And four specific areas:

  • Literacy
  • Mathematics
  • Understanding of the World
  • Expressive Art and Design

PE will be every Tuesday and children will need to wear appropriate clothing to school on this day.


We are very lucky to have two members of our Nursery staff trained in Forest School provision. Nursery attend the Forest school area within the school grounds at least once a week. Children have the opportunity to explore the woodland area and develop individual interests. We also provide opportunities for making sparks with fire steels, cooking on the fire, bug hunts, nature trails, using tools and much more!

We do provide waterproof trousers and welly boots so the children can have plenty of fun and enjoy the mud!


We’ve  provided a link to download a copy of the application form needed to register your child for a place with us together with a copy of our EYFS Prospectus which provides with further information about what we can offer your child when they join us.

As always, if you have any queries or you just want more information, then please do contact the office on 0117 9030050. We are always happy to talk with you.

Term 1

It really has been lovely to welcome the children to our Nursery class. This term was all about getting to know each other and taking the time to settle in. Please have a read on the following document to see more about how Ash class have spent their first term with us:


Well, Ash class certainly have been very busy during Term 2. They’ve spent lots of time learning about light and dark and enjoyed talking about fireworks. They also took part in our Nativity play and had so much fun too. Have a read on the following to see more of what Ash class have done during this term:


Well this term certainly has been an ‘arty term’. Ash class have been learning all about Chinese New Year and have created some wonderful pieces of art. Please have a read of the following to see more of what they have been doing this term:


Ash class had a snake in their classroom this term! Yes a real life snake called Tango. Jungle Jonathan came to visit and the children absolutely loved it! The ended the term with an Easter Bonnet parade and don’t they look fantastic? Please have a read of the following to read up on what else Ash class has been doing:



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