How tall can they grow?

This week the children have been interested in sunflowers, how tall they can grow and if the sunflowers were taller than the children. We did some measuring with our sunflower in the garden and some research on our tablets to find out how tall they can grow. Learning outcomes: Sunflower can grow up to 3 […]


Some of the children at The Priory have been interested in bumblebees so resources were provided to create their own. They used paint and fingerprints to form the body and then used cocktail sticks to create the lines across the body, legs and antenna. The children then finished the bumblebees by adding wings using their […]

A Trip To The Park

With having such beautiful weather recently, The Priory took the opportunity of visiting Canford Lane Park. They took the bus and saw some very exciting things on their journey, including a hospital and some beautiful houses which the pre school children pointed out.

Pre-School Sports Day

The children at Mornington House made medals with Melissa before the day, using recycled jar lids and foil.  On the day we did: Races – running, jumping, hopping Tug ‘o’ war in teams of two Throwing balls into a bucket and counting the score Team games – ball over the head and between the knees, […]

Woodworking for Beginners

The children in pre-school at Mornington House have been learning how to use the woodwork table independently and safely. Here is Mahmood demonstrating his new skills. He also taught Maja, our work experience student, how to hammer a nail properly.

Race for Life

Jo, Carla, Tia, Louise, Rachelle and Jemima of Mornington House all took part in the Race for Life on Saturday.  They raised an amazing £818.75 for cancer research and had such a fun time! We’re looking forward to next year now when the whole team plans to participate!

Glastonbury 2019

The children at The Court House Day Nursery last week decided to host their own Glastonbury 2019. With wristbands, stalls, tents, music and even porta loo’s! Ned was the headline act and fun was very much had in the sun by all. Even BBC Radio Bristol attended! (Video in post!)

Gardeners in Training

The pre-school children at Mornington House have had great success with planting this year.  We have sunflowers, wild flowers, green beans and tomato plants growing beautifully!  The children have been really engaged with daily watering and have painted pictures of the pretty flowers.  We are now looking forward to eating the tomatoes and beans!

Doctor Pert

Rufus’ dad, Dr Ben Pert came to talk to us about his job as a GP.  He brought in a stethoscope, thermometer and an oroscope for the children in pre-school to try.  They were able to see inside their friend’s ears and listen to their heartbeats. He also brought in little vials of medicine and […]

Thank You from The Priory!

The Priory team would like to thank all the parents who made our family picnic on Wednesday a great success. Children and parents enjoyed a very bubbly atmosphere and had an opportunity to speak with other parents and build relationships with each other. We hope you enjoyed the evening as much as we did!