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Kindergarten Stage 2

Pre-school is for children aged 3 and up.

Please find available to download the some pre-school information and autumn term plan, and also the presentation from the pre-school parents' evening of 13th September 2016.

Children attend five mornings (8:30-11:30) or five afternoons (12:30-3:30) a week. Children are admitted once they have had their third birthday and places become available. 

Our innovative "log cabin" reception and pre-school classrooms provide excellent opportunities for a curriculum that is delivered both in and outdoors, all year round. There are three external zoned learning areas and a wood. The "ambience" of the builing and environment never fails to attract positive comments from visits. "Being physically creative" has its foundations laid here!

The first half an hour of the pre-school morning of afternoon session allows the children to enter pre-school at their own pace and to join in with activities which are available to them before all children are called together for registration. This also allows time for parents to speak to the teacher and tro ensure that their child is settled and ready for their morning/afternoon at pre-school. The children in pre-school experience whole class learning time every day as well as a daily session of letters and sounds. They also have adult-guided sessions and child-initiated activities available every day in both the inside and the outside areas. The teaching and activities available to the children are topic-led and are planned alongside the Reception topics to allow continuity of the learning experience from pre-school into reception. The pre-school children have regular experience of playing in the reception building and meeting the reception staff before the term in which they are due to start school.

If you are interested in your child starting in Somers Park Kindergarten, please complete the application form and return to the school office.

For enquiries about pre-school, please contact Miss Baker at preschool@somerspark.worcs.sch.uk 

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  • Miss K Baker

    Class teacher

    Mrs R Birch

    Teaching assistant / nursery nurse

    Miss L Wickett

    Teaching assistant

    Mr B Robertshaw

    Sports coach

  • Pre-school blog Sept 2016

    During the last three weeks, the Pre-School children have been busy settling into their new classroom! It can be a challenging time for the children when they move to a new environment however they have all embraced their new routine and we are very proud of them! The children have…

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  • Pre-school blog: Mud Kitchen!

    Mud kitchen! Wow- what a fabulous time we have had in the mud kitchen this week! We have explored the equipment and used it to make mud pies, pumpkin soup, chocolate pudding and gruffalo crumble. We have investigated ways that we could weigh out our ingredients and we even broke…

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  • Pre-school blog: Exploratory Play

    Exploratory play! The children have been eager to get their hands messy in Pre-School this week! They have used their sense of touch to explore ice sculptures and investigated what happens when the ice begins to melt.  It has been fun exploring the texture of shaving foam and using it…

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  • Pre-school blog: Snack bar

    Snack bar This week we have introduced the ‘snack bar’ at Pre-School! The children have been very excited about accessing the snack bar independently and have quickly mastered their new routine. Each day the children decide when they are feeling hungry or thirsty and when they would like to access…

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  • Pre-school blog: Diwali Party!

    Diwali party! Last week, the Pre-School children celebrated Diwali, ‘the festival of light’, with a party! We tasted rice, onion bhajis, vegetable samosas, vegetable pakoras, naan bread, korma sauce, mango chutney and poppadoms! Most children tried everything and surprised themselves with some of the food that they enjoyed. Well done! 

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