Welcome to Young Explorers

We would like to give a warm welcome to all of our children in Young Explorers this year. We are now settling into our new classroom, getting to know our new friends and are ready for the busy year ahead.

The Young Explorers nursery classroom provides a stepping stone for 2-3 year-old children into school life at Marsh Green Primary. Each child’s specific needs are met through careful planning, that supports children as inquisitive, confident explorers who learn through play.

Communication and language development is a consistent focus. We support children’s development by providing a rich language environment, where conversations, singing and sharing stories become a regular part of the children’s day.

The children can access a range of activities both indoors and outdoors daily, these free-flow spaces allow the children to make links within their learning, become resilient problem solvers and gain independence

We will be starting the ‘open story time’ in a couple of weeks once all of our children have settled in and are familiar within their new surroundings. This is a chance to spend time with your child and enjoy sharing their favourite stories within Young Explorers.

Reminders -

  • Snack Money is £1.50 per week and to be paid every Monday
  • Please bring a draw string bag with your child’s name clearly labelled.
  • In the bag you will need: 2 sets of spare clothes, underwear, socks and if possible a pair of wellies.

After School -

  • Friday 28th September - Macmillan Coffee Morning
  • WC 8th October - Parents Meetings
  • Tuesday 16th October - Grand opening of New Build
  • Thursday 18th October - Opening evening

Thank you.

Mrs Winstanley , Class Teacher


Class Teachers

Young Explorers class teacher


  • Mrs Winstanley

Young Explorers teaching assistants


  • Mrs Otway - Classroom TA
  • Mrs Connah - Classroom TA
  • Miss Harper - Classroom TA
  • Miss Dainty - Classroom TA

Extra Information

Apply Online for Free School Meals, Pupil Premium and 2-Year-Old Nursery Funding

For more information about the Early Years Foundation Stage visit:
http://www.foundationyears.org.uk/files/2014/08/EYFS_Parents_Guide-amended.pdf


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