In the past we have found that this is an excellent hands-on experience for the children. Taking care of an egg all the way through to hatching and the early life of the chick is a wonderful way to learn important life skills and natural science. Of course, it is also lots of fun! We […]
We started off Cooking Club by making fish pie. The children looked at the difference in colour and texture of cod, salmon and smoked haddock. They cut up the fish and sliced the potatoes for the top and chose whether they wanted to add sweetcorn or peas into the sauce. We had a chat about […]
Pre-School will be closed today due to adverse weather conditions.
Ni Hao, This week Pre-School celebrated Chinese New Year; we are leaving the Year of the Rooster and moving into the Year of the Dog. The role-play area was set up with a Chinese table cloth, dishes, spoons and of course, chopsticks with lots of different types of Chinese play food & menus. Children have […]
Can you believe it is nearly half term! This week some of the children have had a trip out to visit our friends at the Day Centre, lots of lovely chat and playing with playdough, making pasta necklaces, Lego and board games, great fun was had by young and old! A beautiful, crisp, sunny day […]
two different extremes at Pre-School!
Some of the books that we have been focusing on this week have been about a character called ‘Supertato’ whose arch enemy is ‘Evil Pea’, he escapes from the freezer to wreak havoc around the Supermarket until Supertato and his veggie friends come to the rescue. The children have absolutely loved these story books, sometimes […]
Welcome back everyone! We’ve had a lovely couple of days settling back into Pre-School after the Christmas break. Lots of chat from the children about their Christmas presents and what they have been doing in the holidays. They were all so excited to be back playing with their Pre-School friends again. We welcome some new […]
It’s been a busy week with lots of preparation for the Christmas Concert. The Christmas Crafts will all be coming home nearer to the big day – this week some of us have been sewing a tree, these have turned out beautifully. We also visited the Day Centre at Beaconsfield Hall on Thursday, our second […]