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1. Key Information for Ducklings Class


In this section you will find a quick reference guide to your class including your Forest School and Wheelie Wednesday rotation, letters and uniform requirements. There is also a copy of the welcome booklet for your class - please do refer to it throughout the year because it contains lots of useful information about what to expect in this class, how long homework should take each week, samples of age-appropriate handwriting and more. 

Your teachers in Ducklings class are:


Mrs Maura Patterson

Mrs Jenny Berry

Mrs Stacy Giles

Mrs Ana Marsh

The Welcome Booklet for Ducklings class is here:

Letters for Ducklings class can be found here:

Home Learning

Our Nursery children will have a Family Learning book. This will be returned to school each Monday please and will be sent home on a Wednesday. We will send home a weekly update on learning themes and may suggest family activities to support learning in school, suggest resources to collect or a question to ponder. These tasks will be fun and engaging - however they are not compulsory! Please also use this book to share those “WOW” moments at home, your own observations and feedback are invaluable to build a holistic view of your child’s development. 

Uniform requirements

A full list of the school's uniform requirements is on the school website here []. In Nursery, points to note are:


Core school uniform No special notes for this class

1. Small book bag (school logo optional)

PE / games

No uniform required, In Nursery we simply take off our shoes and socks for PE.

2. What is going on in Ducklings class?


Your class teacher will update this page at least once per term with photos and information on recent events or activities. 

Picture 1 Storytime
Picture 2 Outdoor Friday
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Barefoot Friday

We are excited to share a new initiative at Bridgewater School. Following a discussion at our Parents Forum we would like the children to experience some 'barefoot time'. Please see the attached information sheet compiled by one of our Bridgewater parents. On a Friday morning the children have some barefoot time in our Nursery between drop-off and getting ready to go outside into the meadow. This is voluntary!

Nursery have been making ice sculptures during their time in the meadow.


The children in nursery have been experimenting with the water tray, we have had all sorts of colours and objects for them to play with, a particular favourite is the bubbles !!

In the run up to the Easter holidays we have also tried colour mixing, shape challenges, and have been playing outside in the courtyard.