Nursery News

Mark Making Fun!

The children at our Barkerend Nursery have enjoyed mark making on a BIG scale!  The children were free to express themselves creatively and it was a great way of them sharing their story. As well as using crayons, felt tip pens, chalks, paper the children also use twigs, fingers, sand, shaving foam to mark make. Looks like a lot of [...]

2019-02-12T16:17:37+00:00February 14th, 2019|Barkerend|

Forest Fun!

Our Summerfield and Gateway Nurseries have recently visited our Heaton Nursery's Forest. They talked on the bus about what they could see out of the window and what they were going to do when they got there. Whilst there, the children hunted for fairies in the trees and found some magic thread that the fairies make [...]

2019-02-11T15:12:31+00:00February 13th, 2019|Summerfield|

Forest Fun!

The pre-school children at our Daisy Hill Nursery all get the opportunity to visit our Heaton Nursery woodland area. Their Forest School practitioner, and two other practitioners, take a group of six children and they have a fantastic time exploring and discovering in the woods. Last week the group really enjoyed looking for birds and birds [...]

2019-02-11T15:10:12+00:00February 12th, 2019|Daisy Hill|

Coffee Shop Open!

The pre-school children at our Daisy Hill Nursery have turned the home corner into a coffee shop! They have been developing their mathematical development through pouring and emptying, exploring amounts and counting. The children have also been developing their literacy and reading skills as they have been writing down orders and looking at menus. This experience [...]

2019-02-05T15:04:33+00:00February 8th, 2019|Daisy Hill|

Fun Outdoors!

Our Barkerend Nursery is completely in love with anything involving nature and the outdoors.  The benefits of activities and experiences such as nature walks to the local pond are limitless with the children more engaged in their play and learning than ever before. Being outdoors, engaging and discovering new things about the world around us not [...]

2019-01-30T16:10:51+00:00February 6th, 2019|Barkerend|