Nursery

1Nov2019

The Nursery children have been busy harvesting the vegetables that we planted in the garden last spring.  They were amazed to find carrots, turnips, potatoes and parsnips of all different shapes and sizes.  After we had dug them all up, the children helped to cut off the green leaves with scissors

1Nov2019

The children in Nursery enjoyed dressing up for Halloween and having some spooky fun this week.  We read ‘Squash the Spider’ and then found out about spiders.  The children made spiders in the dough area and counted their legs.  They also developed their fine motor skills threading wool onto card

4Oct2019

This week at Nursery, we have been reading Old Bear stories by Jane Hissey.  The children have enjoyed getting to know the characters in the stories and have thought about the problems they have encountered in each story.  After reading Old Bear, the children  tried to make their own towers that

1Oct2019

This week the children have been reading the well known traditional tale ‘The Little Red Hen’.  The children have enjoyed exploring the characters’ thoughts and feelings in the book.  They have also learnt how bread is made and made their own bread rolls.  During an outdoor learning session, the

23Sep2019

This week the children have been splitting into small groups for welcome time.  They have enjoyed completing the group message board each day.  This consists of counting how many children are in the group, discussing the weather and learning what day of the week it is.  Staff also tell the childr

13Sep2019

This week we have welcomed some new children to our Nursery as well as welcoming back our returning children.  For many children, it is the first time they have stayed at our Nursery by themselves and we are very proud of how well they have settled in.  The adults in Nursery have been spending lot