Useful information for Parents and Carers of children in our Nursery classes.

Welcome to our Nursery class page.

Nursery Staff

Nursery’s class teacher is Philippa Gibson supported by Julia Cronin, Chaima Mezelzel and Dinisha Shibnauth

Classroom Locations

You can find the Nursery class inside the main building, on the ground floor, to the far left as you enter from the playground.

Parent-Teacher Times

Philippa, holds a regular weekly parents’ time when she will be available speak to you. Please email the office and let them know when you’d like to catch up, or drop in. Of course, any short messages can be conveyed at drop off or pick up.

Nursery – Philippa : Monday  3.30pm-4.00pm.

If meeting or speaking at these times is not convenient for you, then please contact the school office to arrange an appointment.


Autumn:  All about me

Spring: People who help us

Summer: Plants and animals

Please see below links for information on Autumn term topics

Autumn letter 2023

Autumn Topic web Plan 2023

Autumn knowledge organiser 2023 My World

Water Bottles

All children must bring in a water bottle, clearly labelled with their name. These will be used by the children throughout the day, so please try and ensure that they are able to open these independently. These will be sent home each afternoon for cleaning and refilling for the following day. Please encourage your child to take responsibility for remembering their water bottle every day.


Please send in your children with suitable clothing and footwear for learning and playing in all day.  During the summer months, please ensure your child wears items that cover their shoulders, as well as coming in with sun cream already applied.


All children will receive a new book in their PACT bag on a Wednesday (we will provide bags for every child.) We would like you to read with your child throughout the week and return the book in the PACT bag each Wednesday. Unfortunately, if you do not remember to bring in the PACT bag on a Wednesday, we will be unable to change your child’s book.

Inside the bag you will find a reading record where will keep track of the books that have gone home. You’re welcome to write a comment if you wish


We follow the Early Years Foundation Framework.


Flipchart for Phonics – Link to follow

How you can help

If you  have any knowledge, skill, or artefacts related to what we are learning in school, then please do get in touch with your child’s teacher.  We lobe having our parents and carers come in and help us all to learn.


If your child needs to keep medication at school (e.g. epipens, inhalers) then please make sure that you bring in 2 – 1 for the classroom and 1 for the medical room. Please make sure that you bring this medicine in its prescription packaging on the first day and that you keep a record of the expiry date.

Weekly Update

At the end of every week, Yerbury sends a Weekly Update to all parents who have signed up for it (see the bottom of the website home page to sign up). This includes a lot of information both on a school level and for individual class information.  We strongly encourage all parents to sign up to it so you are kept up-to-date.