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Family Engagement Board

Have you had a look at our Family Engagement Board yet? Here you will find information about what is going on in our centre, details of our improvement plan for 2019/2020 and recent survey results about our summer holiday club. Have your say! At Glenurquhart Childcare Centre we know the importance of parent/carer collaboration and…

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5,4,3,2,1 Blast Off! πŸš€

Β                  The children from the Chestnut room have been busy learning about space for the past few weeks. On a recent visit to the Glen Urquhart Care Centre they made rockets with some of the residents and had great fun counting down from 5 to ‘blast off’….

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Site visit to Cnocan Burraidh

The preschool children have enjoyed a site visit to Cnocan Buraidh this morning. Repairs to the wall and fence railings have started and the children were able to have a look around the site and hear about the planned improvements. The children had a look at the graves and we had a discussion about the…

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Dinosaur world! πŸ¦–πŸ¦•

During Forest School last week the children from the chestnut room gathered lots of natural resources – sticks, conkers and docken leaves for the dinosaur world they are busy creating. The children were developing their map reading skills to decide where they would like to explore and while they were in the woods, built a…

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Cnocan Buraidh Project

Our children are currently working with Nicky MacLennan from Soirbheas on their local Cnocan Buraidh project. This is a restoration project for the Cnocan Buraidh burial ground in Drumnadrochit – just next door to the childcare centre. Children will be given experiences over the next few months to help them gain a knowledge and understanding…

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Open Day 2019

Open Day 2019

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Sgoil Araich Newletter September 2019

Sgoil Araich newsletter Please click on the link above to see our first Sgoil Araich newsletter 😊

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Gaelic Nursery – Sgoil-Γ raich

The children have all had a wonderful start to their Gaelic journey at our new facility at the primary school. We are delighted that the numbers for this grew by double in the first week! The children will have a phrase of the weekΒ  – this week we are all learning ‘Madainn Mhath’ which means…

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Oak Room – Animals and Pets πŸ±πŸ¦ŠπŸ„

The children in the Oak Room have shown lots of interest in learning about animals and pets. They have been discussing what they already know about animals and sharing ideas about what they would like to more about; “when my daddy was small he lived in Africa, what animals bite in Africa”?, “I want to…

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Chestnut Room – Smoke and Steam! πŸ”₯

  The children from the Chestnut room have expressed a keen interest in learning about fire. Some of their ideas about what they could learn include; “does steam come from fire”, “if we rub sticks really fast will they turn to fire”and “if there is a fire what could we do”. The children begun their…

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