Before Easter, the Extended Service children helped plant willow to create a large willow dome for the Pre School’s garden. The Greenspace project joins together the Primary School, Pre School, Scouts and the Church community to create and enhance shared natural environments for all parties… Read More »Greenspace Bernie Project
Learning Through Play
This week, the children have been learning about the lifecycle of a Frog, but another activity the children have been doing is creating beautiful birds nests at our Mud Kitchen area. Firstly, the children moulded ‘eggs’ out of clay, then they painted the eggs and… Read More »Beautiful Bird Nests
Ms Mulhern is always seeking new ways to update our existing play areas to enhance play and learning experiences. We have been able to add a new seating unit to create a more cosy feel in our library area. This provides children with a designated… Read More »Play areas getting an upgrade!
Now all of the children are well in and settled, this years group of children started play in their outdoor classroom as part of their morning routine. Whilst the space may be small, Ms Mulhern our Outdoor Play facilitator knows a thing or two about… Read More »Back to outdoor play!
This week the children made ‘Superhero Salads at our mud kitchen area! Ms Mulhern provided children with a range of different vegetables, herbs, spices and oils throughout the week to encourage experimentation and exploration! Everything from beetroot to avocado from garlic to orange oil, it… Read More »5-a-day for Outdoor Play (and Extended Service!)
Our direct outdoor space has been out of bounds the past few weeks due to our roof being put on by the wonderful Freddie! We have been wanting a roof on our outdoor space as this helps us weatherproof the area and ensures children can… Read More »Our roof is on & wonderful new play spaces!
We have been super busy over the last weeks and now we are into the swing for our last term this year, we ae focusing on project themes each week. To coincide with Mental Health Awareness week 2 weeks ago, we introduced our new friend… Read More »Promoting wellbeing – The Colour Monster
A few weeks back, we had some new residents at Pre School. We had our lovely caterpillars, whom we have been observing closely as one of our themes for this term– lifecycles. We have enjoyed creating butterfly arts and crafts, singing caterpillar rhymes, looking at… Read More »Hello Butterflies!
For our seventh week of our planning cycle and as part of our weekly project themes, Ms Mulhern and the children explored the story sack ‘The Rainbow Fish’ – a story by Marcus Pfister. This story is about a very colourful fish who is reluctant… Read More »Week 7 (1st – 4th March) theme – The Rainbow Fish