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Allotment Weekly – w/c 29 April

We have been celebrating ‘National Gardening Week’ with this year’s theme being ‘Love the produce that you grow’. We put up a small display on the allotment gate of the fruit and veg which we like growing and eating. There was no shortage of ideas. The poly tunnel crops are coming on really well and […]

Allotment News for w/c 15th April

This week has been all about the shed, which has been moved and restored to the level of an ‘allotment palace’! The children and staff are delighted with the end result. We have been hard at work to get as many seeds planted this week as possible. We managed to plant the following; Chard, Kale, […]

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Tweenies Weekly – w/c 8th April

This week the Tweenies have been busy exploring our local community. We took the group to St. marks park and spent the morning exploring the large spiral slide, plying on the swings & climbing frame, while also climbing on the rope to work on balance. The group tackled puzzles and shape sorters. The Tweenies worked […]

Tweenies Weekly – w/c 1st April

This week the Tweenies have been engaging interest in animals and sensory play, we created an animal habitat with different materials that we had collected from our walks and from the nursery garden. Everyone had great fun identifying different animals and pointing out the different coloured leaves and flowers. The Tweenies had their last Step […]

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Tweenies Weekly – w/c 11 February

This week, the Tweenies have been busy creating Valentine’s cards and pictures to take home. The children made these using a range of materials which they glued onto cards and then used paint brushes with a mixture of colours to make marks onto paper. We also explored a shaving foam sensory tray adding some different […]

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Babies Weekly – w/c 4th February

This week, our Babies have been busy exploring animal story books, animal nursery rhymes and exploring our animal habitat. Our Babies have been resting on mats and this is still a successful transition for the majority of our Babies. We have been getting messy by using Greek yoghurt and food colouring to explore and create […]

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PreSchool Weekly – w/c 28 January

This week, the children have been keen to explore the frosty weather. We have had a range of outdoor experiences including a long-awaited return to the allotment! The Preschoolers have been looking at the changing properties of water and have been eager to see how quickly the water they use in the mud kitchen freezes […]

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Tweenies Weekly – w/c 28 January

This week, the Tweenies have been particularly interested in animals. We created an animal sensory edible play tray using cereal, raisins, icing sugar and some biscuits. The children had great fun tasting some of the foods while feeding the animals and making it rain hoops. The Tweenies got messy exploring the icing sugar as they […]

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Allotment Weekly – w/c 28 February

By Ros This week, the Pre-school group requested a trip to the allotment so we made our first visit of the year on Wednesday. We had a lovely time getting there through the frosty but sunny conditions. We did some tracking in the park which was very exciting and finally made it to the allotment […]