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The Owls Nursery Sports Day 2018

Just to remind all our parents that our annual sports day is to be held next Friday 17th August and will commence at 2.00 pm.The children will compete in four teams and will take part in a  variety of races including: Egg and Spoon Race, Running Race, Sack Race and Dress Up Race! The winning team will receive The Owls Nursery trophy for 2018.
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Listening Week Was Once Again a Huge Success

This year’s ‘Listening Week’ has been a huge success once again! The children have enjoyed listening to a wide range of stories both in nursery and at home, and the support from parents has helped us raise over £1,300 to spend on Usborne books.The children have recently been exploring the outdoor world, focusing on wildlife and how flowers grow, so we have taken this opportunity to order
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The Owls Nursery Graduation 2018

We had a beautiful day for our Graduation on Saturday and the children gave us a special treat to commence proceedings, by singing a song learned in their Spanish lessons.They all looked amazing and very grown up in their graduation caps and gowns. Preschool staff gave a presentation to parents about their individual key children, with some lovely comments about the children’s  progress whilst
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Blackrod’s Scarecrow Festival 2018

What a fabulous day we had at this years Scarecrow Festival.The weather was absolutely beautiful and the barbecue went down extremely well.The large slide and bouncy castles in the garden were very popular with the children, as was the face painting, cake stalls, games and activities.Well done to all the rooms at nursery and all who created the amazing scarecrows from the Julia Donaldson
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We are taking part in Blackrod’s “Scarecrow Festival” once again this year.

Once again this year we will be taking part in Blackrod’s Scarecrow Festival this coming Saturday, 30th June from 10.00 am until 4.00 pm. Our theme this year is “Julia Donaldson” and the inspiration for the scarecrows will be characters from her wonderful books, including The Gruffalo, the Gruffalo’s Child, Room on the Broom and many more. Each room within nursery have created various
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The “Wind In The Willows” Performance is coming to The Owls Nursery.

We are very excited to have the Grand Dame Theatre Company coming to nursery to perform their Early Years friendly performance of “The Wind in the Willows” which will be interactive and very high energy!. The children will join in an adventure to meet new friends along the river bank. The performance is accompanied with music and promises to be a huge amount of
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We are participating in “Listening Week” once again this year.

Following on from the success of Listening week last year we will be participating once again this year. The idea behind listening week is to celebrate and encourage a lifelong love of books and reading at home and school, we will be running our sponsored listen between the 11th to the 15th of June. The project is being organised in conjunction with our local
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Our Exciting Summer Events

We would like to remind all parents of our upcoming Summer events as detailed below: 12th June: Wind in the Willows Performance by Grand Dame Theatre Company for all Preschool children and Wise Owls children. 30th June: Scarecrow Day. Our theme this year is Julia Donaldson and the inspiration for the scarecrows will be characters from her wonderful books.There will be bouncy castles, a mega
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The Mayor of Blackrod Unveils our Millie’s Mark Plaque

We had a very important visitor to nursery this week, the Mayor of Blackrod came to officiate the unveiling of our Millie’s Mark plaque.We were also joined by “Feathers”, our nursery mascot, who took part in all our celebrations. A group of preschool children welcomed the Mayor and watched the unveiling of our plaque.The award was given as a result of much hard work
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Celebrating Millie’s Mark.

            Next Tuesday we are arranging a day of celebration following the nursery’s recent “Millie’s Mark” award. All children are invited to dress up as doctors and nurses and we will be having a very important visitor, the Mayor of Blackrod, to unveil our Millie’s Mark plaque in the nursery. In the afternoon we will be having a party
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