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Rye Park Nursery School

Playing together, learning together, achieving together.

Walton Road, Hoddesdon
Hertfordshire EN11 0LN

01992 462820

Rye Park Nursery School Centre

'Nurturing Every Child To Fulfil Their Potential'

Coronovirus and family learning at home 

We are very sorry to have temporarily closed the school to most of children and families. In the meantime, we will use the school website, our Facebook page and Marvellous Me to help you whist you are home together.

While school is closed it will be very important for you to have a regular daily routine and there are lots of things that you will have time to work on whilst you at home, to help your child become independent and ready for school.

Click here for Important information for seeking help if your child is unwell


Top tips for planning your day

Support your child to get dressed on their own, learning how to do tricky things like putting on their own socks and doing up fastenings; this will support their fine motor skills

Eat meals together at the table and help your child to use cutlery independently; this will help them when they have lunch at school

Get out for walk everyday regardless of the weather and follow social distance rules

Set aside time to play games and do puzzles together; this will support their literacy and maths skills

Be active and keep fit eg dancing to different types of music and exploring different beats; this will support their physical and creative development 

Limit children's screen time; this will help them to be sociable and use language as form of communication

Read lots of books at least 3 a day; this will develop their story telling language and imaginative skills

Sing favourite rhymes and learn some new ones; this will help to develop their phonic knowledge

Have quiet moments using peaceful music to listen to; this will help them to learn to self regulate and keep calm

Here are some recipes if you'd like to do some cooking at home:

Cupcake recipe

Pizza recipe

Gingerbread man recipe

Here are some indoor and outdoor learning challenges to do at home:

Indoor learning challenge

Outdoor learning challenge

Here are some useful visuals and SEND resources -please also refer to the DSPL 4 Website for more information  

Visual timetable for home routine

SEN resources and links

VI information for Early Years