The Russell School

Aim High, Have Courage, Be Kind


Spring Term 2017

Curriculum information

 Our current topic focus is displayed in the entrance. 

Nursery staffing

  • Teacher - Mrs Leo
  • Teacher - Mrs Field
  • Nursery Nurse - Mrs Kennealy

The Nursery day

9:00am                           Main Nursery door open

9:00am                           Registration and ‘Busy Fingers’    

9:20 - 9:30am                 Action Time - Wake and Shake    

9:30 - 10:00am               Adult-led activity / small group time        

10:00 - 11:20am             Child Initiated Learning / snack time    

11:25 - 11:45am             Phonics    

11:45 - 11:55am             Storytime  

12:00 midday                 Home time          

The volunteer rota is on the board in the entrance. Any time you can spare is greatly appreciated.

Weekly routines

  • Mondays - ICT suite; story bags returned
  • Wednesdays - story bags go home
  • Thursdays - Physical Education (PE)
  • Fridays - Show and tell   


  • Please do not let your child play with the outside toys or on the grass before school and ensure they dismount scooters at the school gates.

  • We are in need of spare clothes in fairly good condition for the setting; all donations are very much appreciated!