Tregolls School Nursery (2017-18)

“Excellent leadership of the Early Years Foundation Stage has already secured an outstanding start for all children.”Ofsted (2014)

Our Nursery day consists of a balance between independent learning and adult led activities. Our learning is topic based and links to the EYFS . Children are encouraged to learn through play and exploration and to have fun in a safe and stimulating environment.

Tregolls Nursery is a purpose built pre-school for children aged 3 and 4 years old. We are situated within the main building of Tregolls School – An Academy, Chellew Road, Truro.

The Nursery is staffed by a fully qualified and caring team who are dedicated and very experienced at offering a high standard of Nursery provision

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Nursery places are available for 2018.

All 3 and 4 year old children are entitled to 15 hours FREE Nursery Education and some children are entitled to 30 hours FREE depending on family working circumstances.

We offer 5 FREE sessions per week for all 3 and 4 year old children.

We admit children in the half term of their third birthday

For details regarding a Nursery or Reception place please contact us on 01872 274020.

We still have some Nursery places available for this new Autumn Term 2018
The Government has introduced up to 30 HOURS FREE NURSERY EDUCATION for families who are entitled and ALL 3 AND 4 YEAR OLD CHILDREN WILL STILL RECEIVE 15 HOURS FREE
If you know somebody that may be interested in a Nursery place for their child, or you would like more information about the 30 hours entitlement, please talk to a member of Staff or phone school to arrange a visit Tel: 01872 274020

Can we take this chance to remind everyone that the Nursery sessions start at 8.45a.m and finish at 11.45a.m.
Children are entitled to 15 hours free Nursery education i.e 5 sessions
Children may also stay for packed lunch (at a cost of £2) and afternoon wrap-around care (at a cost of £10)
Morning Session 8.45a.m– 11.45a.m
Lunch 11.45a.m–12.45p.m
Afternoon nursery/ wrap-around care 12.45p.m-3.15p.m

Stay and Play sessions are open to all children age birth-4 years old. They take place in the Nursery room and are FREE OF CHARGE! These sessions offer the perfect opportunity to play alongside your child whilst also meeting other parents and carers. Just come along and join in the fun !

Sessions run from 1.30 – 3.00 every Monday and new families are always welcome.

Monday’s 1:30-3:00 during term time for all children up to 4.

Welcome Back!

Welcome back to the new Autumn Term at Tregolls Nursery! We hope you all had an enjoyable Summer break and are looking forward to the start of another exciting school year in Carnon Nursery Class! Please do check out our welcome back letter (Summer Term Newsletter).

This year we will be following a creative curriculum which will offer lots of fun activities and learning opportunities. The grids below show the planning for this term’s work.This terms topic is called ‘All About Me’

The children will be encouraged to take part in a range of activities to promote learning in the seven areas of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum.

  • Personal, Social and Emotional Development
  • Communication and Language
  • Physical Development
  • Literacy
  • Mathematics
  • Understanding the World
  • Expressive Arts and Design

Activities are planned to enable children to follow their interests and ideas and participate in a broad and balanced range of activities to develop their learning and understanding through their play.

To help children access the outdoor area more easily, we are asking for your support in helping to make all children independent in being able to put on their own coat, taking off their shoes and changing into their wellington boots, then putting their own shoes back on again. It would be fantastic if all children could be independent in these self care skills.


Encourage children to become independent in self-care skills like washing their own hands, changing their shoes and using the toilet

We hope you find this information useful in supporting your child’s learning.

Thanks again to all our brilliant parents and carers for your support. It really makes a difference to the children when you are involved in their learning.

We hope to arrange lots of opportunities for grown ups to join in our activities this term. Watch this space for information.

Whilst at Nursery, children’s progress and assessment will be recorded in an E-format Learning Journey called ‘Tapestry’ . This can be accessed on line by providing school with an e-mail address and then using a log on password. These assessments take the form of photographs, observational notes and assessments and make a comprehensive and lovely record of your child’s ‘Learning Journey’ in the Foundation Stage
If you have difficulty logging on to your child’s Learning Journey, please speak to a member of the team.

Our local community is important to us and we welcome guests and visitors into Early Years to enhance our learning. We love them to help us with creative projects, watch our performances and help to eat the tasty food we have prepared!

We work closely with parents and encourage parents to come into school through transition meetings, open afternoons and family learning sessions. Parents are always welcome to make individual appointments with teachers after school. We encourage parents to come and share in their child’s learning

Autumn Term Pictures

Wow Days!

For our WOW DAY for this term we will become ‘Photo Detectives’ and hunt for clues in the EYFS garden

Previous ‘WOW DAYS’ have been lots of fun too !

We had lots of fun dressing up as story characters ! We had to watch out for The Big Bad Wolf !

We had great fun being ‘Puddle Detectives and finding lots of different puddles to splash in around our school playground !

We have also dressed up as pirates “Ahoy There!”. Captain Big Beard and the crew of The Good Ship Scallywag had lots of fun playing pirate games!

We also had fantastic time on our ‘Wow Day’ riding our bikes, scooters and wheeled toys around the ‘road’ on the big playground ! There were lots of traffic lights to stop at and roundabouts to negotiate! Some excellent driving skills displayed by all!

The children really enjoyed making and eating their own pizzas and it was lovely to see all the Grown Ups who came to join us.

We enjoyed animal face painting and dressing up ! There were lots of lions and tigers in Nursery that day !

Our Newquay Zoo trip was wet but great fun ! Everyone loved the monkeys !

The ‘Tregolls Nursery Clothes Shop’ sold some really lovely clothes which we enjoyed trying on!

We visited Malpas Park to explore a water environment and feed the ducks !

Here are some of our ‘Wow Day!’ photos for you to enjoy.

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