Welcome to Yellow Ted 17-18

Yellow Ted is our nurture provision. It is led by our Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator, Mrs Robinson and delivered by Miss George and Mrs Thornton.

Up to 6 children access Yellow Ted Tuesday to Friday afternoons.

Where possible the children follow the Topic theme from their year group in the afternoon but with a nurture approach.

Children with social and emotional needs are supported in their learning and have specific targets to support them in being fully integrated into their own classrooms throughout the day.





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The queen




Summer term in Yellow Ted Nurture Group.

Welcome to a busy summer term in Yellow Ted Group. This week we are celebrating the Queen’s 90th birthday and doing lots of fun activities about her and her special day. We are making crowns and hats to wear on the day, as well as making flags and bunting to make the occasion really special. We are going to write her a special birthday message and practice the National Anthem. We love cooking in Yellow Ted and as part of the celebrations, we are going to make scones and eat them with jam and cream! The book that we are going to focus on this week is ‘The Queen’s Knickers,’ by Nicholas Allan, which is a fun text all about the different sorts of knickers the Queen wears for various occasions. We will enjoy making and designing a new design for the Queen to wear for a new occasion. We are also going to paint some portraits of our lovely monarch. The celebrations will culminate with a big party with the whole school in the playground where we will share cake and sing the National Anthem.




New Beginnings

This half term in Yellow Ted Group we are exploring our new topic, New Beginnings. We will be thinking about all the things that we are good at  and other things  that we would like to get better at.

We will also look at the story of Elmer by David Mckee and look at difference and what special qualities we all have that make us unique.

Yellow Ted has also been re-located to another room, near the hall and the Reception classes.

We will be inviting parents in towards the end of half term for one of our special family sessions and look forward to seeing all of you then.

We will be sending home your child’s ‘Home Link’ book on a weekly basis and encourage you to participate in the activities with your child.

Many thanks

Nurture Group Staff




Yellow Ted Group

This term we are looking at the topic Exploring stories. We have enjoyed looking at the story Where the Wild Things are, by Maurice Sendak. We have acted out the story and imagined what it would be like to go on a fantastical journey. We dressed up in wild thing masks and performed a’ wild rumpus dance’

We had fun making ‘wild thing’ cup cakes and creating ‘monster munch’ from a variety of ingredients.

We will be looking at Handa’s Surprise and tasting the fruits from the story. We will also be looking at Africa and in particular the jungle animals.





Nursery Rhymes and Exploring Stories

This half term the Yellow Ted Nurture Group have been looking at and enjoying nursery rhymes and well known stories.

It was lovely to see so many of our parents on our recent visit to the park, where we looked for signs of spring and enjoyed a play and snack time. The children looked really happy and we have some wonderful photos to share with you soon!

Coming up is our family activity Easter afternoon. We will be making delicious chocolate Easter nests and baskets to take them home in. This promises to be a fun filled afternoon for all and we look forward to seeing you all there.




Under the Sea!

This half term in Yellow Ted Nurture Group we are learning about ‘Under the Sea’.

We have looked at the story The Rainbow Fish, by Marcus Pfister. We have enjoyed playing with the puppets to help retell the story, and think about how the Rainbow fish feels and behaves through out the book.

We have enjoyed some cooking activities linked to this topic and recently made some fish cakes which were very successful and tasty!

We will be exploring various art activities, such as making clay sea creatures, exploring water colours and wet blends. The children are sewing their own Rainbow Fish and have been enjoying some ‘under the Sea’ dance with instruments and simple dance.

Next week Yellow Ted group are visiting the Time and Tide Museum as part of our topic.