Life is tough at the moment, so we are constantly thinking of different ways to support our staff. Little gestures can help lift all of us, as well as the ongoing wellbeing support processes that we have. Looking after each other is a core part of our family-care ethos.
Following on from our new set of Core books, the children spent time in small groups listening to stories that had been chosen by them. The children were asked how many owls were in the story of ‘owl babies’ and whether the Mummy owl would return.
This afternoon at The Priory, we invited parents in to experience a “typical day” in preschool. Staff explained the routine of the day, in the moment planning and shared some of the lovely resources the children explore and discover. We then finished the afternoon with homemade biscuits and cakes.
We enjoyed a fun packed Teddy Bears Picnic on Durdham Downs. The whole nursery were able to go and had a lovely time exploring the surrounds, doing leaf and tree rubbing, playing football and chasing games. We had a lovely picnic prepared by our cook, Louise before walking back to nursery and having a much-needed …
Mornington House Pre-School ate some of their tomato harvest at tea time. This encouraged conversation about the growing process; what was done to help the tomatoes grow and whether they liked the taste of them. The children were very proud to have grown their own produce at nursery and then eat it!
We were very lucky that the weather changed and it was a beautiful sunny afternoon. Louise prepared a super picnic and lots of parents were able to join us. It was a lovely, relaxing and sociable event.
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!)
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!
Melissa at Mornington House has recently qualified as a Level 1 Football Coach and has been teaching skills to small groups of children in pre-school every Wednesday. They have been learning how to control the ball with their feet, dribbling skills and how to pass the ball to each other using the inside of the …
Eleanor’s mummy, Natalie, brought in their pet bird which is a Green-cheeked Conure called Billy. Billy has recently had quite an adventure! He escaped and flew up a tree so Eleanor’s daddy, Chris, climbed the tree to try to get him back in his cage. Unfortunately, Chris then became stuck in the tree! Natalie rang …