25th Anniversary

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Thank you to everyone that came to our nursery garden party to celebrate 25 years of St Lawrence’s Day Nursery and Pre-school. It was lovely to see so many families from past and present coming together to join in with the celebrations.  

Coffee Morning


For both nurseries the parents and children attended our Coffee Morning, where we enjoyed meeting new and existing parents.

Our trip to the Local Care Home

The children have enjoyed being out in the community this morning, where the children have taken part in Arts & Crafts with the residents at Gingercroft rest. It was such a great experience for the children to engage and explore a different environment in our community.

Autumn Fun!


This month we have been talking about Autumn. The children have enjoyed taking part in nature walks around the church yard where they have collected leaves, twigs, cones and conkers. They have been sorting and matching, leaf printing, talking about autumn colours, learning about animals that hibernate and celebrated Harvest festival and Halloween.

From Caterpillars to Butterflies


Our Pre-school children have been learning about the life cycle of a Butterfly! They have observed the growth and changes as the Caterpillars have developed to Butterflies. It has been a lovely experience for them all to watch.

Graduation 2023

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Congratulations to all our pre-school children who graduate this term. It has been a pleasure to watch the children flourish and grow during their time spent at nursery and we will certainly miss them when they start school in September. Thank you to all the parents that attended the graduation party this week to watch […]

A Farmers Wedding!


All the children enjoyed watching a wedding this summer! The children was able to see the Bride and Groom leave the church, hear the wedding bells ring and drive away in the tractor. This was a fantastic experience for the children.

Clover came for Tea

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Clover came to visit the Nursery this week, she enjoyed having a walk around our playground. The children followed on activities with drawing her to show the parents.

Happy Easter


Our Children have enjoyed our Easter activities this week!

World Book Week!

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At the nursery this week we have enjoyed seeing the children dress up as their favourite book character or come in their pyjamas and bringing in their stories from home. The staff team have read all the lovely stories that have been brought in with the children this week. We have focused our activities on […]

Our Easter activities

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In the Easter holidays we have enjoyed going on a Easter Egg Hunt around the Church yard, finding all the treats the Easter Bunny has left. We have also made some yummy cakes to take home!

When Clover came to visit

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Clover came to visit all the children at St Lawrence’s Day Nursery. The children enjoyed feeding, bathing and watching her explore the nursery.

Our Little Chicks

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Our new additions to the nursery! The children have been watching the eggs in an incubator for the past 3 week. They have finally hatched and we now have 7 happy little chicks. We will be watching them grow over the next few weeks until they are strong enough to go outside in their new […]

A visit from the firemen

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The children have been following the theme ‘people who help us’. As part of this, Gnosall fire service came to visit with their fire engine. The children were very excited to sit inside the big engine and they even got to spray the big hose! This was followed with lot’s of exciting art and craft […]

Going on a bear hunt

Going on a bear hunt

The children had great fun going on a bear hunt! We recreated the weather on the bear foot walk to give the children a wonderful sensory experience.

Bugs and insects week!

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In the 2 to 3’s room we have been out collecting twigs, leaves and foliage to try and encourage bugs and insects to come to nursery! We used our magnifying glasses to look at ladybirds and wood lice!

Celebrating World Book Day

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We had lot’s of fun celebrating world book day! The children, staff and some of our parents dressed as their favourite book character. We had the Gruffalo, Alice in wonderland, Iron man, characters from Beauty and the beast, and many more come to nursery! There were some fantastic costumes and the children all received a […]

Celebrating Chinese New Year

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Our children enjoyed celebrating Chinese new year with lot’s of fun activities. Our babies made a pig to symbolise the ‘year of the pig’. The preschool children made a Chinese dragon and toddlers made fun ‘pig’ masks.

Visit by a policeman

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As part of our drive to promote British values, we had a visit by Inspector Ian Gould. He talked to our preschool children about why rules matter and ‘stranger danger’. The children loved it and were really engaged.