Orchard Park Community Primary School

A place where children are empowered to reach their full potential, with the highest possible aspirations and passion for learning. With values and respect, our children are confident to move from our nurturing environment to explore and succeed in the wider world.

Welcome to Caterpillars

Welcome to Caterpillars class! Our class is the first step into Orchard Park Primary School. Our youngest children focus on personal, social and emotional development, and communication and language development. Learning to play alongside other children, understanding our feelings and emotions and those of others, is a key skill in nursery. Outdoor learning is very important to us in Caterpillars class. Daily challenges in our designated nursery garden, as well as welly walks to explore the school field, promote healthy lifestyles for children. Sensory and mark making activities provide opportunities to develop the necessary fine motor skills to ensure that children are ready for writing. We cover a wide range of experiences for the nursery children based on our key topics as well as building on the individual interests and fascinations of the children.

Our topics include:

  • All About Me
  • Celebrations
  • People Who Help Us
  • Traditional Tales
  • Animals, Minibeasts and Growing
  • Holidays and Travel

Mrs Fletcher

Long Term Overview

 Caterpillars Long Term Overview.pdfDownload
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Knowledge Organisers

 Caterpillars Knowledge Organiser Sp2 2024.pdfDownload
 Caterpillars Knowledge Organiser A1 2023.pdfDownload
 Caterpillars Knowledge Organiser Sp2 2023.pdfDownload
 Caterpillars Knowledge Organiser Sp1 2023_docx.pdfDownload
 Caterpillars Knowledge Organiser A2.pdfDownload
 Caterpillars Knowledge Organiser A1 2022.pdfDownload
 Caterpillars Knowledge Organiser Su1.pdfDownload
 Caterpillars Knowledge Organiser Sp2.pdfDownload
 Caterpillars Knowledge Organiser Sp1.pdfDownload
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Key Documents

 Expression of Interest for Nursery.pdfDownload
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Nursery Admissions 2024 - 2025

Nursery Term Dates 2023 - 2024