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Halloween in the Oak Room🎃🦇🧙‍♀️🪄

This week the children in the Oak Room have really enjoyed all of the Halloween activities on offer. On Monday the children created their own pumpkin pictures using various different materials. Then using their pictures, the children decorated our room door and added some spooky spiders and cobwebs! 🕷🕸️ On Tuesday the children went up…

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Bonfire Night – get your glow items 🎇

We are selling glow items at the bonfire on Saturday 5th November. We have limited stock so if you would rather buy your items prior to the bonfire then please just pop in to the childcare centre. Items can be paid for with cash only.

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We have had a busy week in the Chestnut Room

On Monday Jo visited the centre for our first Safe, Strong and Free session with the Pre-School children. We were learning all about bullying and who our safe person is. Jo “Who keeps you safe?” Daniel “My mum”            Sydney “My dad”         Sorley “Melissa and Amanda” Jo “Where…

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Safe, Strong and Free (Oak Room)

This week we were lucky to have Jo from Safe, Strong and Free come to visit and teach us all about staying safe. Over the three days each workshop touched on a different subject bullying, strangers and secrets. The children really enjoyed these workshops and took away some important information/skills. 😊 ” You need to…

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Autumn incoming in the Oak Room!🍂🎃

  The Children in the Oak room have had a busy last week of term, undertaking some exciting autumnal activities. On Tuesday we walked to our local woods to collect some sticks to take back to nursery, these were going to be used for something amazing! ✨ On Wednesday the children used their sticks from…

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Stay, Play & Learn (Oak Room)

We had a lovely week of Stay, Play and Learn sessions with parents. It was absolutely lovely to have them join us for some fun, learning and play. We had three sessions: Messy Play: The children loved getting messy and creative with some orb balls, sand and water play, shaving foam and cooked spaghetti! They…

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Forest School Learning (Chestnut Room)

Yesterday we had a great day out at the woods where we learnt to cook outdoors. We learnt how to stay safe around a camping stove, while discussing different tastes and textures from our lunch Ollie “Thats disgusting” (Smash potato) Abel “It’s a thumbs up” Fabian “Sausages” Sydney “I want 1,2,3,4,5 sausages” Jaxson “I had…

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Stay, Play & Learn (Chestnut Room)

It was so lovely to be able to welcome parents back into the centre for our learning sessions. This term we had 3 sessions: Literacy: The children listened to the Gruffalo story and then made some story stones. The story stones, once made, encourage the children to retell the story back and list the order…

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🚲 Our first outing 🚲 Oak Room

We have been so lucky to have received these fantastic cargo bikes for the childcare centre, courtesy of Soirbheas. 🤗 Four members of staff undertook training yesterday with Kevin @42cycling to get familiar with the bikes and the maintenance requirements🪛🔧 These cargo bikes can carry up to 6 children in each, with a drop down…

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Oak Rooms visit to the library📖🪱

This week the children in the Oak room had a visit to our local library. The children each chose a book that they liked the look of to take back to nursery and share with their friends. The children had the opportunity to share their stories with friends and staff. Some of the children were…

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