A visit from the firemen

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… Read more »

Celebrating Harvest Festival

The children were invited to celebrate harvest festival with Reverend Kathryn at St Lawrence’s church. She read the story of Noah’s ark, which the children loved, followed by arts and crafts and refreshments.

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!

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!

Book of the week – ‘Sharing a shell’

    Book of the week ‘Sharing a shell’! The children went for a walk the church yard to collect a variety of leaves and shrubs. They then made their own snail out of pasta, play dough and leaves. They will be bringing their pet snail home this week!  

Celebrating World Book Day

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… Read more »

Celebrating Chinese New Year

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

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.

Tom’s Zoo

Tom brought all his animals into nursery for the children to look at. There was Bernard the enormous chicken! Oreo the guinea pig, Ted the rabbit and Timmy the hedgehog. Along with cockroaches, millipedes, giant snails and grass hoppers. The children were so brave at holding them all (much braver than the staff!) Thank you… Read more »

Bare Foot Walk!

The children had great fun today doing a barefoot walk in the sunshine! Spaghetti, porridge, shaving foam, sawdust………….lots of mess but lots of fun!!