Sling Training

The baby room team at the Court House really enjoyed the opportunity to take part and experience Sling training with Anna from Bristol Sling Ladies – http://bristolslingladies.co.uk/ Different slings and different size dolls relating to different weights of ‘real’ babies were provided for us all to try. Anna gave the group a short talk and […]

Happy Easter

…from The Priory!

Easter Celebrations at The Court House

We are celebrating Easter with our Preschool groups this week. All of the children are sharing their experiences of Easter Egg Hunts and bringing in Easter stories for us to share together. Katie, our teacher here at The Court House has followed the children’s interests by setting up activities for us all to explore today. […]

Donation of Bras

We are delighted to have donated 45 bras to the charity Smalls for All. The bras in good enough condition will be sent to Africa and those that are too worn are sold to a family-run recycling company to help raise funds. Smalls for All say “in many more remote or poorer parts of Africa, […]

World Book Day at The Priory

On Thursday 7 March all the children took part in World Book Day. We had some amazing costumes. The 2s room recited the story of ‘The Three Little Pigs’. They used a story map to tell the story, and continued this with a song that they danced to with ribbons. This continued as the children […]

Partnership with parents

Partnership with parents is something we feel passionate about at the Priory. In accordance with the Partnership with Parents policy,  we invite parents in to speak with their key person about their child’s progress in all areas of learning. The key person and parent will identify strengths and discuss any areas of concern, putting support […]

Cake Sale at Mornington House

Our cake sale, for the Jessie May Trust raised £20.20. Thank you to everyone who supported the sale. We were inspired to fundraise for the Jessie May Trust by Melissa who had seen that our local Sainsburys had been raising money for the Trust but unfortunately the large collection box was stolen. Being part of […]

Snow Day at The Court House

On Friday 1 February we all woke up to snow. The staff who were able to get to nursery have had lots of fun with the children. We made a snowman and had a huge snowball fight before going back indoors to warm up with a lovely lunch. This is the part of our jobs […]

Owl Babies Story Sacks

Thank you to Justine Richardson, manager of The Priory, who has made one of these amazing Owl Babies story sacks for each nursery. Owl Babies by Martin Waddell, illustrated by Patrick Benson, is a favourite book and Justine has created really amazing cosy, cuddly owls for practitioners to use to bring this book to life […]

Did you know that Lush will recycle plastic bottle tops to make their black pots?

Lush have a free-post address where you can send bottle tops – FREE-POST, THE GREEN HUB – or you can take them in to Lush stores.  We will be doing this at BCC nurseries. We are undertaking an environmental audit and looking at different ways that we can reduce our waste and impact on the […]