Admissions and Attendance
Admissions and Attendance
Admissions Policy Oct 2017 .pdf
Attendance & Punctuality Oct 2018.pdf
Snow and Bad Weather Policy.pdf
Meet our Governors
What does our Governing Body do?
Annual Governors' Statement
Register of Business Interests
Academic Year 2017 - 2018
Academic Year 2016 - 2017
Academic Year 2015 - 2016
Our School Day
Our British Values
Teaching Schools & school to school support
Behaviour and Anti-Bullying
Equal Opportunities and Special Needs
Admissions and Attendance
Complaints and Whistleblowing
Visitors, Students and Volunteers
Safeguarding is everyone's business
Who cares about bullying?
Data Protection (GDPR)
South Normanton Nursery School - Inclusion and SEND Information
South Normanton Nursery School - Policy for Inclusion and Special Educational Needs
Derbyshire Local SEND Offer
Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum
Personal, Social and Emotional Development
Communication and Language and Literacy
Understanding of the World
Expressive Arts and Design
Early Years Pupil Premium
Tracking & Assessing
Applying for a Nursery Place
Makaton Friendly School
Rights Respecting Schools
Save Maintained Nursery Schools campaign
News and Events
06/03/2020: Spring has arrived, following interests, position and directions, World Wildlife Day, World Book Day and online safety
28/02/2020: Journey of the Antarctic flag, shrinking puddles, positional language, stories from the library...and lots of pancakes!
13/02/2020: STEAMing ahead with a fabulous activity day!
14/02/20: Days of the Week with Jasper, A visit from a real paramedic, E Safety for National Online Safety Day, STEAM learning and thinking about who we love and why on Valentines Day.
04/02/2020: Celebrating ECO Schools success
07/02/20: Counting and cardinality, African culture and Keeping our minds healthy for Children's Mental Health Week.
31/01/20: Walking Through Antarctica, Engineering, Chinese New Year and feeding the birds during winter
24/01/20: Liketobe scientist friends taking flags to Antarctica, Martin Luther King Jnr fighting for rights, patterns, sequencing and algorithms.
17/01/2020: Back to nursery. Welcoming new friends, Walking Through the Jungle, asking and answering questions, deconstructed role play and re-cycling and up-cycling.
20/12/19: A busy run up to Christmas. Our very own democratic vote, Christmas stories, Christmas lunch, A lovely Christmas concert and a party to remember.
06/12/19: Learning about the traditions of Christmas, decorating our very own tree, concert preparations, rhymes and rhyming and role modelling for our new children
29/11/19: Decorating the South Normanton Church Christmas tree, Learning how to save electricity for switch off fortnight, Online safety, problem solving in the nursery garden and exploring new toys in nursery!
25/11/19: World Nursery Rhyme Week. Sharing our rhymes with the whole world!!
22/11/19: Our Reading Activity Day was a fabulous occasion!
22/11/19: Learning this week. World Nursery Rhyme Week, practising routines and rules to keep us safe and a very special Rights Respecting Promise.
15/11/19: Learning this week. Remembrance Day reflections, Anti- Bullying week and the importance of being friendly, making and delivering decorations for the Postmill in South Normanton, surprise flooding and raising money for BBC Children in Need.
08/11/19: Our first learning of the new term. Bonfire night fun, sounds and safety, recalling our half term experiences, discussing the local flooding and starting to learn about Remembrance Day.
28/10/19: Willow lopping and weaving....What a productive start to half term! Fabulous teamwork and an amazing impact on the nursery garden.
25/10/19: Learning in our final week. Learning about the festival of light, E-safety with a very smart penguin, extending our physical and cooperative skills and practising our counting
18/10/19: This weeks learning. Run, run as fast as you can, counting all sorts of things, safe pathways around the nursery garden and Jackson Pollock poppies
11/10/19: A Mentally Healthy Week at Nursery
04/10/19: This weeks learning. Composting and learning not to be wasteful, adding to our Identity Tree, nursery rhymes and beginning to use words, expressions and signs to show our feelings
27/09/19: This weeks learning. Harvesting, helping the homeless, being re-cycling superheros, celbrating similarities and differences and raining money for MacMillan
20/09/19: This weeks learning. Our right to our identity, keeping safe in nursery and digging out some tyres!
13/09/19: Welcome back to nursery everyone...what a great start to the new year
Time to say goodbye: 19/07/19
Sports Day excitement and some surprizzzzzzze visitors: 03/07/19
An Open Day to celebrate our outstanding nursery: 22/06/19
Farmyard Fun, Nursery trips to Chatsworth Farm Park: 20 & 21/ 06/ 19
Today we were all artists! Creating a nursery art installation for the Ofton Festival: 18/06/19
Heathy Eating Week and our Soccer Aid Playground Challenge to raise money for UNICEF and defend every child's right to play: 14/06/19
Term 6. Week 1. Some of our learning this week: 07/06/19
Term 5. Week 4. Some of our learning this week: 24/06/19
Bidiversity Day: 22/05/19
A Busy Term for Eco Schools: Spring 2019
A Celebration to Remember: 30 Outstanding Years: 01.05.19
The Next Steps for Nursery: 29/04/19
PANTS. Learning about staying safe, keeping our private parts private and respecting the right to privacy - supported by content from NSPCC: 04/19
Charity Fundraising for Comic Relief: 15/03/19
World Book Day. Special Story-tellers and our 'Favourite Book Photo Booth' : 07/03/19
Learning about other cultures and celebrations - Japanese Girls' Day 03/03/19
Pancake Day Antics - Learning about Shrove Tuesday: 05/03/19
Learning about Chinese New Year...the year of the pig: 05/02/19
Healthy Inside and Out. Children's Mental Health Week 2019: 04-10/02/19
Safer Internet Day 2019 - Together for a Better Internet: 05/02/19
RSPB Big Bird Watch Week and helping the birds in winter: January & February 2019
Learning about Martin Luther King Junior - a Rights Respecting Hero: 21/01/19
Remembering a very Merry Christmas and a very sad goodbye: 12/18
A Lantern Parade to remember: 10/12/18
The start of celebrating Christmas with our Christmas Crafts Activity Day: 03/12/18
Learning About St Andrews Day; 30/11/18
PANTS. Learning about staying safe, keeping our private parts private and respecting the right to privacy - supported by content from NSPCC: 30/11/18
World Children's Day 2018: 20/11/18
National Anti-Bullying Week: 19/11/18
Our Rights Respecting Superhero posters will help us with our ongoing learning: 16/11/18
Fudraising for Children in Need and Learning about the Rights of Every Child: 16/11/18
Remembrance Day 2018. One Hundred Years since the end of World War One: 09/11/18
Bonfire Night Celebrations: 05/11/18
Learning about Diwali Celebrations: 08/11/18
A glance at some of this week's learning: 26/10/18
Autumn Harvest Activity Day and a Rights Respecting Promise: 24/10/18
We've had some new signs at nursery: 10/18
National Eye Health Week and the importance of looking after our eyes: 24-30/09/18
Charity Support. Taking part in The World's Biggest Coffee Morning for MacMillan Cancer Research: 28/09/18
New members of the South Normanton Nursery School community and adding to our Identity Tree: 09/19
End of term circus fun with Captain Splat! 18/07/18
Mud is Good. It's International Mud Day; 29/06/18
We could be life savers...even though we're only little. Learning the basics of First Aid with Barry and Flat Stan: 28/06/18
It's HOT, HOT, HOT...and we're all Sun Safe Superstars! 29/06/18
World Cup Fever at Nursery: 29/06/18
Healthy Eating Week, a focus on positive mental health and wellbeing and a Sports Day to remember! 15/06/18
Scoot at nursery day- reinforcing learning about road safety: 23/05/18
Royal Wedding Celebration Day. Getting ready for the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle: 18/05/18
Another busy week of playing and learning at nursery:18/05/18
A Rainbow Activity Day to celebrate National Children's Day and some of our own very special achievements: 11/05/18
Everyone has a RIGHT to clean water. Learning on World Water Day 2018:22/03/18
Respecting our world by taking part in The Great British Spring Clean 2018: 22/03/18
PANTS & The Underwear Rule. Learning about staying safe, keeping our private parts private and respecting the right to privacy - supported by content from NSPCC: 21/03/18
Learning through Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths for British Science Week 2018: 12-16/03/18
A successful Open Day...Spreading the word about our outstanding nursery school: 10/03/18
World Book Day...snow and potato character fun: 01/03/18
Mixing, whisking, flipping Pancake Fun! 13.02.18
Children's Mental Health Week: 05-09/02/18
Safer Internet Day 2018: 06/02/18
Lots of Learning at Nursery this Week: 02/02/18
We're Adding to our Identity Tree: 28/01/18
An Activity Day to celebrate the New Year...and prepare for Chinese New Year too: 26/01/18
What a busy few weeks: 19/01/18
A Christmas Party to Remember: 19/12/17
What a Wonderful Nativity: 19/12/17
Changes in the nursery garden...we'll be climbing to new heights! 11-15/12/17
Christmas Jumper Day to raise money for Save the Children: 15/12/17
Let It Snow! 11/12/17
Yum! What a Delicious Christmas Dinner: 08/12/17
Family Christmas Craft Experience...and a Special Visitor: 06/12/17
What a Wonderful Lantern Parade: 04/12/17
World Children's Day 20/11/17
National Anti-Bullying Week 13-17/11/17
Poppy Rocks. 'Let's Remember' with the village of South Normanton 10/11/17
Some of this week's learning shared: 03/11/17
The success of 'Food Drop Friday' continues...Helping the homeless in collaboration with Gears of Goodwill: 10/17
Some of our learning this week: 10/11/17
Our learning last week and the start of Christmas celebrations: 01/11/17
This Week's Really Important Learning 13/10/17
Some of last week's important and exciting learning: 20/10/17
We're Adding to Our Identity Tree: 10/2017
World Animal Day: 04/10/17
Taking part in 'The World's Biggest Coffee Morning' and raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support: 29/09/17
Autumn Harvest Activity Day Fun: 26/09/17
Learning and Celebration: International Peace Day: 21/09/17
Our exciting Nursery Open Day...with a very special visitor: 15/07/17
Mud is Good, fun and learning to celebrate International Mud Day: 30/06/17
Everybody has the right to vote...make yours count. Our Nursery General Election: 08/06/17
Wildlife Workshop Fun and Learning: 26/05/17
We Are All Sun-Safe Superheroes! 26/05/17
Learning How to be Fantastic First Aiders with Barry and Flat Stan: 17/05/17
Supporting Your Child's Learning at Home: 14/04/17
PANTS & The Underwear Rule. Learning about staying safe, keeping our private parts private and respecting privacy - supported by content from NSPCC: 05/04/17
An Activity Day Packed with Learning...Respecting Rights and Water. 22/03/17
The Culture and Traditions of St Patrick's Day: 17/03/17
Great British Spring Clean: 06-10/03/17
World Book Day: 02/03/17
Flipping Good Fun on Pancake Day/ Shrove Tuesday: 28/02/17
Learning About Chinese New Year...The Year of the Rooster: 27/01/17
A Special Invite to The South Normanton COOP Re-launch:24/02/17
Our Identity Tree has Some New Additions: 11/02/17
Bring your Scooter to Nursery Day. Learning about scooter skills and road safety:08/02/17
Safer Internet Day 2017: 07/02/17
A Visit from the Police and a Special Vehicle in our Nursery Car Park: 06/02/17
ROAD SAFETY. A visit from Eileen, our Local Crossing Patrol Person: 02/02/17
Continuing Our Friendships with Our International School in Missouri USA. Update: 02/02/17
Our First FOOD DROP FRIDAY. Supporting the homeless people of Derby in collaboration with Gears of Goodwill: 22/09/17
Nursery Trip to the Tropical Butterfly House: 06 and 07/ 07/ 2017
Our Blogs Archive
'Time to Say Goodbye'. An End of Year Musical Extravaganza...Celebrating Outstanding Progress! 24/07/15
Yum Strawberries! Our First Fruit of the Summer.
We are Sun Safe Superstars!
Nursery Trips to the Tropical Butterfly House. 18/06 & 19/06 2015
Wildlife Workshop. 22/05/15
Our Frozen Open Day: 09/05/15
A word from the Head - settling in!
Onwards and Upwards...A New Door Opens.
Spring/ Easter Activity Day: 23/03/15
Re-cycling Walk: 26/02/15
kung hei fat choy - Learning About Chinese New Year: 19/02/15
Mix, Stir, Fry, Toss, Catch...Pancake Day Fun! 17/02/15
'Stranger Danger' and the important job that the police do - A visit from Barry Thacker: 23/01/15
Yum! Jam Tarts...Baking Fun at Nursery
A Visit From Lindsey, A Veterinary Nurse: 16/01/15
It's Cold for Chickens...
Thank You for your Christmas Generosity
Welcome, Welcome back and a Very Special Birthday...
Christmas Party Fun with Santa and Goodbye to our Headteacher Angela 19/12/14
Our Christmas concerts have moved to the next level! 18/12/14
A Visit from Olaf! 12/12/14
Wear a Christmas Jumper to nursery Day...Christmas Cheer with Jazzy Jumpers and Festive Knits! 12/12/14
A Lovely Lantern Parade 08/12/14
Christmas Activity Day and Sensory Room Opening: 03/12/14
South Normanton Lantern Parade Concert Songs
Splash, Drip, Dribble…A Wonderful Water Wall!
Tesco Visit (Farm to Fork Project): 24/10/14
Exciting News! Our New Multi-Sensory Room Has Arrived.
Harvest/ Autumn Activity Day: 23/10/14
One Potato, Two Potato, Three Potato, Four...
'New Look' Climbing Frame
Microcephaly Awareness Day: 01/10/14
Flowers, Fruit, Veg and a Lick of Paint!
Welcome and Welcome Back
Leavers Concert 2014. Audio Files
Multi-Sensory Room...Coming soon!
Goodbye and Good Luck
Leavers Parties and Concerts: 22/07/14
Anniversary Celebration and Activity Day: 14/07/14
Summer time at Nursery
Fun at the Farm: 26 & 27/ 07/14
New Baby Chicks!
Waiting for Hatch Day
06/06/14: Tesco Farm to Fork Project
Brigg/ Green Staff Visits
Welcome Back Debra
Wildlife Workshop 2014
Our New Outdoor Sand Pit
Mud is Good!
Nursery Open Day Success!
02/05/14: African Ark
Welcome to Our New Staff
Easter/ Spring Activity Day: 06/04/14
Winter at Nursery
Christmas Activity Day: 12/12/12
Children in Need Fundraising Day: 16/11/12
Half term for our animals too!... 29/10/12
Bear and Giraffe group visit to the library in South Normanton: 10th & 11th/ 10/ 12
Jeans for Genes Activity Day: 05/10/12
Breaking News...Cracker and Lilly: 17/09/12
Arial & Cindy: 10/09/12
Welcome Back: 05/09/12
Olympic Activity Day: July 2012
Nursery Trips to Chatsworth Farm: 28 & 29/ 06/12
Look at our wonderful new stepping stones, plaque and Royal Oak tree: June 2012
Jubilee Activity Day: June 2012
In the Garden: June 2012
Hot, hot, hot! June 2012
Visit from Wildlife Workshop: 22/05/12
The chickens are back: 08/03/12
Willow weaving in the nursery garden: 23/02/12
A word from the Head - our new website! 12.10.15
Fun and Learning at the Autumn/ Harvest Activity Day. 22/10/15
Learning About Diwali: 12/11/15
Supporting Children in Need: 13/11/15
Singing in the village...it's nearly Christmas now! 21/11/15
Christmas Craft Activity Day. 03/12/15
Lantern Parade Fun: 07/12/15
Christmas Dinner...Yum! 09/12/15
Text Santa - Charity Fund Raising Day. Wear a Christmas Jumper to Nursery: 11/12/15
How Exciting! A Letter From Santa: 14/12/15
Watching the Tim Peake Space Launch: 15/12/15
Christmas party fun 18/12/15
How Exciting!...We're Hatching Chicks. 20/01/16
Learning About Chinese New Year. Kung Hei Fat Choy: 08/02/16
Safer Internet Day: 09/02/16
World Book Day 2016: 03/03/16
'Guess How Much I Love You' Themed Activity Day: 04/03/16
African Ark: Creative Expression: 16/03/16
Learning About Saint Patrick's Day: 17/03/16
Orange Phonics group trip to the Library 14/4/16
The Queen is 90!...Happy Birthday Your Majesty. 21/04/16
Learning Through the Story of Monkey Puzzle. 29/04/16
Learning about staying safe, keeping our private parts private - supported by content from NSPCC - The Underwear Rule 29/04/16
Learning Through the Story of The Very Hungry Caterpillar: 06/05/16
LOOK at all the fun we've had learning in our opticians role play area: 13/05/16
A trip to the Opticians 23/05/16
Wonderful Fun and Learning at The Wildlife Workshops: 27/05/16
Forest Schools Fun: (Term 5. 2015.16) 10/06/16
Finger Exercising Fun on International Disco Dough Day: 09/06/16
Sports and Healthy Eating Week: 13-17/06/16.
Your Vote Counts: European Referendum: 23/06/16
Learning About and Celebrating the Culture and Traditions of Nigeria: 01/07/16
Splats Circus Day. Fun and Learning New Skills with our Children and Families: 22/07/16
Harvest and Autumn Activity Day: 18/10/16
Learning About Remembrance Day: 11/11/16
Anti-Bullying Week 2016: 14- 18/11/16
Charity Fund Raising for Children in Need 2016: 18/11/16
Celebrating Our OUTSTANDING OFSTED Achievement: 25.11.16
Learning About St Andrews Day: 30/11/16
Community Lantern Parade Fun: 05/12/16
A Christmas Themed Craft Activity Day: 08/12/16
Saying Goodbye: 02/12/16
Christmas Party Fun: 16/12/16
SNNS Nativity 2016: 20/12/16
Changes at nursery.
Summer Concert: Audio Files
Goodbye and Good Luck
Update: Nursery Rhyme Ramble
End of Year Musical Celebration: 17/07/13
ECO Activity Day
Hot, Hot, Hot!
Nursery Rhyme Ramble
Fun at the Farm
ECO Award Success
Springtime at Nursery
Nursery Open Day Success!
Tutti Fruitti Theatre company: Hue Boy
Wildlife Workshop: May 2013
Celebration/ Easter & Spring Activity Day
Snack Money Table
OFSTED 'OUTSTANDING'...Third in a row!
SAVE ELECTRICITY...Switch off the lights
OFSTED REPORT...Coming soon
Re-Cycling Walk to South Normanton
A Visit from Barry the Police Officer
Knitted Santa/ Snowmen
Winter time for our animals
Christmas Concerts: 18 & 19/12/12
A visit from Uncle Michael the Clown: 17/12/12
Community Lantern Parade in South Normanton: 10/12/12
Let's Remember. Thinking about Remembrance Day: 11/11/15
Tia Ten is coming soon to Ten Town
The Nursery Garden is Evolving!
First Egg of the Year...Welcome Back Chickens
Reach for the Stars!
Wanted! Diggers & Planters, Seeds & Plants
Signing is fun!
Ten Town Log Ons Now Available
Ten Town Update
Growing numbers...welcome new staff
Nanyuki Preparatory School Kenya...Thank you
Check out Ten Town
It's Cold for Chickens
Wow! A Willow Dome!
Christmas Concert 2013. Audio Files
Christmas Activity Day: 06/12/13
Lantern Parade Success!
It's cold for chickens too!...
Christmas at Nursery
We've been making lanterns...
Thanks for supporting BBC 'Children in Need'
the 'Trim Trail' is complete.
Harvest Activity Day: 14/10/2013
'Trim Trail' -coming soon
HAPPY BIRTHDAY FRAN!
Community Events and Links
Debra and Baby Abbie
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Charity & Fundraising
Accessing Nursery sessions for 2,3 and 4 year olds - 15 hours, 30 hours entitlement, additional hours ...
Support with childcare costs
Attendance and Punctuality
Healthy School, Healthy Children!
Home School Agreement
Transition into Infant School
In The Event of Snow
Together Time @ Zion
Wrap Around Care
Learning Through Science
Supporting with Maths
Supporting with Phonics and Early Literacy
Supporting with Reading
Learning Bags and Library Books
Supporting With Toileting
Learning at lunchtime
Every Child a Mover (ECAM)
Every Child a Talker (ECAT)
Being emotionally ready to learn .....
International Schools - new friends
Understanding of the World
Personal, Social and Emotional Development
Expressive Arts and Design
Communication, Language and Literacy
Our Nursery Garden
History of Our School
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