Our Children In Need Event 2017

Thank you to everyone who supported our Children in Need events last Friday. Our theme for the day was “Wearing Spots for Pudsey” and we saw some fabulous outfits! Lots of fun activities were on offer during the day, including spotty face painting, making spotty cakes and biscuits, and lots more. A big thank you to everyone for supporting this event, your generosity, as always,
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Pudsey Waving

“Wearing Spots for Pudsey” for Children in Need next Friday, 17 November 2017.

Once again we will be raising money for Children in Need this coming Friday, 17th November. We will be “Wearing Spots for Pudsey”! and we will also be making Pudsey faces, spotty cakes and Pudsey biscuits. The children will be taking part in a sponsored jump. All the teachers and practitioners will be skipping, and we have spare skipping ropes for any parents who
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Our “Pumpkin Picking” Trips and Halloween Activities

Following the success of last years “Pumpkin Picking” trips, we once again arranged trips to Kenyon Hall Farm. Small groups of preschool children attended the farm over a  period of 2 weeks.The children absolutely loved the experience,after having their picnics and choosing their pumpkins, they brought the pumpkins back to nursery to carve. We had some fabulous and very imaginative carvings! For our Halloween
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Our new “Cookery Sessions”.

Our kitchen team are delivering some fabulous cookery sessions at nursery. This week Nicky, one of the nursery’s cooks and qualified food technology teacher, has been sitting down with small groups of children to teach them how to make “hedgehog bread”. The children loved the sessions and were taught how to pinch the dough to create the hedgehog’s nose and how to shape the
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We are going Pumpkin Picking again !

Its that time of year again! We are taking preschool children on trips to Kenyon Hall Farm to pick pumpkins. It was a huge success when we did this last year and the children absolutely loved it! Picnics will be prepared for the children to take along with them and they will be choosing their own pumpkins to carve. At the farm they will
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Our exciting new Spanish lessons

An award winning language company are coming to nursery next month to deliver Spanish lessons to preschool children. “Kidslingo” will be delivering these “Spanishtastic language classes” through the use of songs, dance, games, stories and drama.Children have a natural ability to learn languages and these sessions will be delivered in a fun-filled way engaging positively with the children and promoting an early interest in
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Our fabulous new book collection following “Listening Week”

We would like to say a huge thank you to all parents who have donated money towards our ‘Listening Week’ last month. Your support and generosity has helped us raise over £1,000. together with the Usbourne books promotion, allowing us to purchase over 120 fantastic new books for the children to enjoy. The children are already engaged in reading the books, looking at the
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The Owls Nursery Festival Day

What a fabulous day we had on Tuesday when all the children enjoyed the outdoor activities, music, face painting and festival food. Everyone got into the spirit of the day wearing festival clothing, including the obligatory wellies! The children thoroughly enjoyed their burgers and hot dogs whilst sat in the garden and under the marquee. Thank you to everyone who supported the event.  
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This Weeks Events

We have a particularly busy week ahead of us at nursery and wish to remind all our parents and carers of the events taking place. Tuesday 26th September: Festival Day. Outdoor music and activities, picnics and refreshments in the garden. Festival clothing to be worn, including wellies and shorts weather permitting! Parents welcome to join us in the garden after 4.00 pm Wednesday 27th September: Parents
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Our New Physical Education Classes.

The physical development and well being of all children is of paramount importance and, with this in mind, we endeavour to offer all children as many opportunities as possible to engage in fun-filled activities to promote this area of development. We already provide many sessions to promote physical development including yoga, swimming, baby ballet and dance and we are sure the new PE sessions
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