Happy and Successful Children

Whitecotes Lane, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S40 3HJ


01246 234381




Welcome to the Nursery class page. In Nursery the class teacher is Miss Bennett and the teaching assistant is Miss Bonsall. We love to learn through play and the environment is designed to be as interesting and stimulating as possible. We have a fantastic indoor and outdoor environment to explore which is split into a variety of learning zones.

We have some exciting themes this year which will ignite the children’s imagination these are: Once upon a time, Into the woods, It’s a wonderful world, Healthy me, Night and day and Mythical Creatures. Please feel free to look at our photos which demonstrate the fantastic learning that happens every day in the Nursery class


We consider ourselves partners in your child's learning. At Whitecotes Primary Academy we have an open door policy which means we are always ready to help and discuss anything concerning your child's welfare and education.


Curriculum Overview 2017/2018

Nursery yearly overview

Things to remember

-Please ensure all your child's belongings are named.

-Bring in wellies and  suitable outdoor clothing  (We love to learn outside in all weathers!)

-Forest School will begin in Autumn 2 and is scheduled for every Friday morning.


Class Newsletters

Autumn 1 Newsletter

Autumn 2 Newsletter

Spring 1 Newsletter

Spring 2 Newsletter

Summer 1 Newsletter

Our Fabulous Learning

Summer 1- 'Night and Day'

This term we will be learning all about the world we live in. We will be investigating key science topics; Light, reflection, solar system. We will be learning about nocturnal animals.  We will continue to explore lots of fiction and non-fiction books in relation to our topic.

Forest school

Forest School starts again on Friday 19th January! Get your wellies and winter woollies ready because we are going exploring! 

See information leaflet below: 

Forest School Information