St Gregory's

Catholic Academy

Parent Pay

Spring Garden Road, Longton Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST3 2QN

01782 235340

Part of

All Saints Catholic Collegiate


Welcome to the Nursery. We feel privileged to be sharing your child’s first experiences of school life. This is a time for new beginnings, making friends and learning lots of new and exciting things each and every day. Our days will be filled with lots of wonderful experiences and opportunities for learning and growing. To keep you fully informed of your child’s experiences in school, you will receive a termly curriculum leaflet and a weekly ‘Dear Parent’ letter is posted onto the News/Events page on this website.

Nursery Staff 

 Class Teacher/Assistant Headteacher  -  Mrs Mottram

Early Years Practitioner  - Mr Clancy   Caterpillar Keyworkers

Senior Early Years Practitioner - Mrs Mainwaring   Bumblebee Keyworker

  Early Years Practitioner  - Mrs Ogden   Butterflies Keyworker

Senior Early Years Practitioner - Mrs Brookes  Ladybird Keyworker

We like to learn in Foundation Stage One

We learn in the following areas:

Religious Education

Personal, Social and Emotional Development

Communication and Language

Physical Development

Literacy - Reading/Writing/Phonics


Understanding The World

Expressive Arts and Design

Throughout the curriculum areas the children are encouraged to play and explore, solve problems, be creative and think critically. Children are active in their learning and are given opportunities to take risks and develop resilience.  

In the interest of health and safety, no jewellery is permitted in the Early Years Foundation Stage – Nursery (FS1) and Reception – Sunshine’s and Rainbows (FS2). This includes earrings, thela and religious necklaces.

Please select the link for our Autumn Term Leaflet. This leaflet will inform you about your child's learning this term.


My Classroom - Indoors and Outdoors

Learning At Home

Home Learning

Please visit the link for more information on Home Learning  

Nursery Home Learning Page

Click here to access Home Learning During Covid-19

Click here to access Online Safety Guide


Useful Resources and Links

For lots of free activities and information on Communication and Language please see information on Stoke Speaks Out

 For free Phonics Games  see

For free Phonics resources see  

If you are looking for a new challenge or something to do during the school holidays then take a look at 100 Things before you are six

 t’s time to practise your singing. Join one of our local librarians for 'Singing Bears.'

Free access to parents due to school closure


In order to access free eBooks to read at home follow the link below, click on Oxford Owl for home  and register as a parent:

Oxford Owl free eBooks

Story Time Online


Little Bear's Playgroup

If you have a baby or toddler, you are very welcome to come along to our play group, held every Tuesday and Wednesday morning 9am

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

If your child has Special Educational Needs/Disabilies (SEND) go to the Information tab and click on SEND Information.

Health and Wellbeing

Children are encouraged to eat healthily and milk/water, fresh friut and vegetables are avaiable for the children to access throughout the day on the snack table.