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Longmoor Primary School

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DUCKLINGS (Mrs Wilson and Mrs Byard)

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*** In September, we have places for our 15 hour funded Nursery sessions 

Please call 0115 9733368 for more information**


**There are limited places available, so if you know anyone with a three year  old who is looking for a Nursery place please recommend us and encourage them to come and look around.

Picture 1 Mrs Wilson - Nursery Teacher and EYFS Leader
Picture 2 Mrs Byard - Nursery Teacger
Picture 3 Mrs Edmonds- Teaching Assistant for Nursery

Our Nursery teachers are Mrs Wilson and Mrs Byard and our teaching assistant is Mrs Edmonds. Mrs Wilson is our Nursery teacher on Mondays, Tuesdays and alternate Wednesdays and Mrs Byard is our Nursery teacher on alternate Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.


Mrs Wilson started working at Longmoor school in April 2014 after relocating from Yorkshire. She is also our Early Years Foundation Stage leader and member of the Senior Leadership Team. 

Mrs Wilson enjoys shopping, baking and spending time with her family, especially her children Rosie and Ollie.


Mrs Byard started working at Longmoor School in October 2018 as maternity cover for Mrs Wilson. In her previous employment Mrs Byard was a SENCO in Derby City Council and Key Stage 2 teacher. 

Mrs Byard has two children Kai (10) and Maisie(3) . She co-runs a playgroup in the local area and likes to walk her dog in the countryside.


Mrs Edmonds has been our teaching assistant in Nursery since 2003. She enjoys knitting and baking. Mrs Edmonds is a Brownie leader and a keen football fan. She spends many of her weekends supporting her local football team!  






Longmoor Nursery Parent Leaflet

 In Nursery we learn through a play based curriculum. 


Mrs Wilson, Mrs Byard and Mrs Edmonds plan using the Early Years Foundation Stage to ensure all children learn in a fun and exciting way. 


We pride ourselves on ensuring children feel safe, secure and are happy to learn in the nursery environment. We work closely with parents and carers to provide the best for the children within our care.




Here is our Nursery!

Example of our class timetable:

Welcome back!

We hope you had a lovely October break.



Our topic this Autumn half term is..




How do we use colours to celebrate?



We shall be asking the questions.....

How do we celebrate bonfire night?

How do we see colours in the night sky?

What happens at a party?

What colour is Winter?

Do you know the Christmas story?

How do we celebrate Christmas?





We shall be using a range of texts to support our learning and also be supporting our language development by continuing singing our rhymes and songs. Please see our planning on the Nursery notice board to find out what we shall be covering each week.



We shall be promoting our British Values in Nursery this term by learning to use our manners and share equipment with our friends. We will also be learning about how British people celebrate Bonfire Night and Christmas.




Our Medium term plan provision and activities are planned in order to develop your child's skills and deepen their learning. If you require information about recent plans and your child attends our Nursery then all planning is displayed in a paper format on the Nursery notice board.

Newsletters 2017/18


Dates for your Diary..


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Monday 4th November - INSET DAY.

Tuesday 5th November - Term starts - children in school

Friday 8th November - Longmoor Primary Christmas Fair

Friday 15th November - Children in Need non-uniform day

Wednesday 20th November - Reception Open Day 10-11am for children starting school in September 2020

Tuesday 17th December - EYFS Christmas performance 2pm

Wednesday 18th December - EYFS Christmas performance 9.30am

Friday 20th December - Break up for Christmas!






If your child attends our Nursery we may be entitled to extra funding called Early Years Pupil Premium. All parents  will receive a form when their child starts Nursery to fill in and to check their eligibility.


Please see the leaflet below and/or our nursery staff for details, Thank you for your support.


DCC Extra Funding for your child leaflet


WHISPER - Anonymous Reporting Tool


Sometimes it is really hard to tell an adult if you feel like you are being bullied. That is why we have subscribed to WHISPER. It is an anonymous reporting tool which allows you or your child to report any incidents of bullying and cyber bullying in confidence.


Click on the web link below to fill in a report. It will then be emailed to Miss Hughes (Online Safety Coordinator). Messages are checked as often as possible. In order to resolve issues effectively and promptly, please include your name. This will be kept in the strictest of confidence.


If you have any concerns or worries about your child regarding online safety and would like further advice, please contact Miss Hughes or Mr Lyons, the school's online safety co-ordinators or speak to Mrs Dainty, Headteacher.