Events and Visits

Physical Development and Experiences

As part of our Healthy Schools Award we are engaging in experiences to support our Physical Skills and Development. We participated in the Gateshead Schools Dance Festival at The Sage Gateshead, by dancing to a Mary Poppins Melody. We took part in a Gateshead Schools...

Our Garden Party

To celebrate the achievement of being graded Outstanding by Ofsted for both the Nursery School and Daycare we enjoyed a Family Garden Party. We made party food and played games together....

Time to fly!

We observed the life cycle of the butterfly and closely watched the changes from a caterpillar stage to a cocoon and were amazed as the butterflies hatched. The children were very excited to release our butterflies into the nursery garden and observe them flying away!...

End of Term Party!

To celebrate the end of the Summer Term and sadly say goodbye to the children leaving for school, we enjoyed a magic show with Mr Merlin the Magician! The children were fascinated with Mr Merlin's 'magic wand' and were excited to discover Trixie the rabbit appeared in...

Many hands make light work…

We have been incredibly fortunate this term, to have had a fantastic team of trainee teachers support the development of our outdoor environment. The trainee teachers could not have completed such a brilliant project without a little help from you; our children and...

Egg-cellent Egg Decorating

Wow! Just take a look at some of our cracking entries to this year's Easter competition. We really enjoyed sharing all of your imaginative and original ideas. You have all been very creative. A big well done to all participants. Have a Very Happy Easter! Traditional...

Chick eggs!

Bill Quay farm have kindly provided us with an incubator full of eggs. We have made a special area in our nursery to keep the eggs safe and warm. We are enjoying learning about how the chicks change inside the eggs and are eagerly counting down the days until they...

Breakfast Week!

As it was National Breakfast week, we invited our families to join us every morning for a range of healthy and tasty breakfast combinations. We celebrated a different country each day. Starting with crumpets and a Traditional Fry-up for England on Monday. On Tuesday,...

Rain, Rain Go Away!

January brought us lovely weather for ducks... and us! We were amazed by the transformation of our nursery garden. Where once there was grass, became a huge, deep and muddy duck pond! In the water we explored depth, texture and different sounds as we waded through....

Gathering our Christmas Trees

The weather outside was frightful, but we felt so delightful! It was time to collect our Christmas trees from Chopwell woods. With a little help from the caretaker of Carr Hill Primary School and a lot of festive cheer, we headed to the woods to choose the greenest...

Children in Need 2015

On Friday, staff and children dressed in a range of funny and super clothing in support of Children in Need. Some of us even brought along a teddy to join in with the fun. We thought hard about looking after each other, being friendly and caring for people who are...

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