Ofsted ‘Outstanding’

We are over the moon to announce that The Nursery remains ‘Outstanding’. Please read our report here.  

We’re on fire at The Nursery!

We had another visitor from someone who helps us this week …. a firefighter!  The children were amazed to see the uniform he had to wear and even more excited when they were able to try it on!  [...]

Hello Officer George!

We were so lucky to have a visit from Officer George this week!  The children we so engaged and had so many questions and things to tell him.  They had the opportunity to feel and try on the real [...]

Getting a little green fingered at the garden centre

We took our nursery minibus on it’s first adventure to Cadbury Garden Centre this week – the children loved it! First we visited the pet section where we learned all about different [...]

Our brand new curriculum has now launched!

As of 1st September 2021, the revised Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation stage came into effect.  This is a legal document that all Early Years settings have to follow and adhere [...]

Wallace & Gromit – a very personal appeal

As you’ll all know, our wonderful colleague and friend, Rachael Holland, gave birth to a beautiful baby girl, Eva, earlier this year. Please read her story below to see why she is raising [...]

Farm School – new skills!

This week we learnt what whittling was. We collected sticks and used potato peelers to take off the top layer of bark and spoke about the difference this made to the look and feel of the sticks. [...]

Farm School – Sizzling Sausages!

The children learnt some more life skills this week as they cooked and made their own snack.  Using the firepit the children cooked sausages and put them inside bread they had buttered themselves [...]

Farm School – what’s up, buttercup?

So much exploration and learning happened this week at Farm School.  We used the large field to just run, have races and look at all the different flowers we could see.  One child found a [...]

Farm School – feeling toasty!

Following on from last week’s Farm School, we used our fire pit this week to make our snack. The children remembered all of the safety rules they needed in order to keep themselves safe and [...]