Kirkdale St Lawrence C of E Primary School

"Together, with God in our heart, the path to our dreams will start"

0151 922 2775

Fonthill Road, Liverpool, Mereyside L4 1QD

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Welcome to Nursery






Nursery Class 2022 - 2023


Hello everyone, welcome to our nursery class web page. We hope that you find the information on here useful and it gives you an insight into some of the learning and experiences that take place in our class. 


Autumn term

Welcome to the new academic year! 

It's the start of a new school year and in Nursery we are welcoming back some children who started nursery in the previous Spring and Summer terms and we also have lots of new children starting our school. We would like to welcome our new children and their families to our class and school community. I'm sure the children will settle really well and make lots of new friends.

During this first half term we will be supporting the children to follow nursery routines and to establish positive relationships with the adults and each other. The adults in class will complete some short assessment activities with the children in order to plan for individual needs and we will use the children's interests as a stimulus for our learning.

We are pleased to be able to offer 30 hours nursery education (full time) for those eligible parents. Places are limited and if you think that you meet the criteria set by the government please feel free to speak to me at school.

This first half term is always very busy and it is important that we support all the children with transition and settling into nursery. I am here to offer help and guidance and I am available to speak to parents with any concerns or queries that you may have.

Thank you for choosing our nursery and school for your child.


Miss McArdle - Nursery Teacher

Mrs Hughes - Nursery Nurse



 Everyday activities to help your child's learning and development

Parents and carers play a vital role in their child's learning and development and there are lots of activities you can do at home or when you are out that will help.
  • counting up and down the stairs
  • setting the table with correct amount of cutlery and plates
  • sorting the washing into groups e.g. pairing socks
  • listening to the sounds in the environment when walking to the shops/the park
  • using climbing equipment in the park to develop muscles and co-ordination
  • sharing a book and talking about the pictures and the story line
  • singing nursery rhymes
  • putting coats on independently and practising zips and fastening buttons
  • putting on socks and shoes



Newsletter for  this week

 week ending Friday 16th September

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 Nursery times and sessions

Morning session 8.45am - 11.30am

Afternoon session 12.15pm - 3.15pm

Full time nursery 8.45am - 3.15pm

If you require a 8.30am start for morning nursery please speak to Miss McArdle.


Key Information

Miss McArdle is the Nursery teacher and the Early Years Foundation Stage Manager. Mrs Hughes is the Nursery Nurse. We also work closely with the Reception class staff.


Nursery snack money is £1 per week. This helps to provide a daily snack and goes towards buying ingredients for play dough and when we do cookery activities. The type of snacks we have are cereal, toast, yogurts, cheese and crackers for example. Children can have milk or water to drink.


If you child attends nursery full time they can have a school dinner at the cost of £2.00 per day or alternatively they may bring a packed lunch. 


We take part in a short PE session once a week in the school hall. Children should wear pumps or trainers for our PE lesson.


Weekly newsletters are sent home at the end of the week to let parents know what we have been learning about.


Click on the link below to read the short information leaflet 'Welcome to Nursery'. If you require further information about Nursery or Reception class please contact Miss McArdle at school.



Welcome to our Nursery