Welcome To Nursery

Expectations for the end of Nursery and on entry to Reception

Children should be able to:


  • Count to 20
  • Recognise numbers to 10.
  • Order numbers to 10
  • Count objects one at a time
  • Recognise some 2D shapes: square, triangle, circle


  • Recognise their name
  • Know the phase 2 sounds
  • Be able to blend VC and some CVC words
  • Write their first name.


  • Put their coats on and take them off.
  • Have some understanding of how to hold a pencil.


  • Sit and listen for 10 minutes
  • Sit at one activity for 5 minutes

C & L

  • Answer simple questions: what, where, who, when
  • Speak to friends in a small group.

Parents & Carers

Parents can obtain more information about the curriculum by visiting the school and arranging a meeting with your child’s class teacher. We also hold regular curriculum coffee mornings and termly parent consultation days.