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Planned trip to the Bluebell Wood - Tues 4th May

Planned trip to the Bluebell Wood - Tues 4th May

  • 30 Apr 2010
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The children have really been enjoying their nature walks and have been very interested to learn about the wild flowers.We have the opportunity to go to the Bluebell Woood (above Beckford) on the tractor and trailer next Tuesday 4th May and would like to invite the parents of children attending on Tuesday to share the experience with us.There...


The cook, St. George, the dragon,and the volcano!!

The cook, St. George, the dragon,and the volcano!!

  • 26 Apr 2010
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Last week (19th - 23rd April) the children really enjoyed baking with Ruth. They made cookies and banana muffins and received a special request for their next recipe - so expect some chocolate brownies this week. We found the story of St. George and the dragon on the internet, then used our cutting, colouring and folding skills to make...


Out and About - wk. beg. 12th April

Out and About - wk. beg. 12th April

  • 20 Apr 2010
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  Last week all of the children, were able to spend time in the orchard area we plan to use regularly for Forest school activities. They found woodlice and ladybirds, feathers and a molehill and lots of wild flowers. All ages were able to explore for themselves and start to learn Forest School rules.   We also went out for a walk...


Meet the new staff!

Meet the new staff!

  • 20 Apr 2010
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I would like to introduce you to the new faces in our team: Ruth and Jenny. Both are level 3 qualified nursery nurses.   Ruth has a young family and has had lots of experience, particularly with the younger children, she has been nannying and is enjoying returning to a nursery environment. She will be working 3 days a week.   Jenny...


Visit to the lambing sheds - 9th April

Visit to the lambing sheds - 9th April

  • 10 Apr 2010
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On Friday morning the excited nursery and holiday club children (joined by friends who attend on different days throughout the week and their parents) were driven by Farmer Jake, in a tractor and trailer, up Bredon Hill to the lambing sheds at Park Farm. Inside the shed Farmer Jake told us all about how the lambs are marked and tagged...


Trip to the lambing sheds.

Trip to the lambing sheds.

  • 6 Apr 2010
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We have had some lovely walks to see the new lambs in the fields but this Friday (9th April) @ 11am we are going (in the tractor and trailer!!) to the lambing sheds. The children who usually attend on Friday mornings will be accompanied by all of the staff, if your child does not attend on Fridays but an adult is free to accompany them we...


Tesco and Sainsbury's vouchers

Tesco and Sainsbury's vouchers

  • 6 Apr 2010
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. We are collecting both Tesco and Sainsbury's vouchers again this year, so if you have any we will gladly take them off your hands!   Last year we collected enough to get a Beebot - programmable robot from Tescos and the tools for our digging pit from Sainsburys.   With your help I am sure we can get something which will bring...