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New Mud Kitchen

Improvements to our outdoor area are well underway. Mud Kitchens are more than just the chance to explore mud, get messy and have fun. They also provide a whole variety of different learning opportunities including sensory, imaginative, creative and exploratory play

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‘Unfair’ disqualification rules for nursery staff removed

‘Unfair’ disqualification rules for nursery staff removed 02 Jul 2018, Katy Morton Following a public consultation between May-July 2016, the Department for Education has removed the rule banning early years staff from working with children in non-domestic settings and schools because of who they live…

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Communication Skills

Communication is a vital skill that all children need to learn. Over one million children in the UK have some kind of speech language and communication needs. This is known as SLCN for short. Every child is different. Their needs depend on different factors, including:…

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April Learning and Development

Learning and Development in the next two months Babies, Toddlers and Preschool All of our age groups will be celebrating Spring which starts on 20th March. We will also be looking forward to Easter and our activities will be centred around these two events. This…

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Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day, a day to honour our mothers. Mother’s Day is a special day celebrated worldwide. Every year on the fourth Sunday in Lent, people show their appreciation to their mothers with gifts. This tradition has been going for about 400 years and is believed…

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Learning and Development January 2017

Babies & Toddlers.  Babies and Toddlers will be celebrating Valentine’s day and incorporating this with topics about ‘Love’ and ‘Family’. Preschool Preschoolers will be looking at ‘animals from around the world and where they live’.  They will also be junk modelling and exploring materials Our…

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Developmental milestones ages 3 through 5

Knowing what to expect as your child grows can reassure you that your child is on track with his peers or alert you to potential concerns. Below are some developmental milestones to watch for during the preschool years. Since birth, you’ve watched your child grow…

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Summer BBQ party 2017

We are hoping to hold a summer BBQ party for parents, families, and friends of Orangutans.  We will keep you posted about this event.  We hope that our parents will support us by making cakes, providing food and drink, or donating a prize for our…

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Chinese New Year

Celebrations Chinese New Year This year, Chinese New Year – The Year of the Rooster – begins on Saturday January 28 and lasts until February 15th, 2018. The new year, also known as the Spring Festival, is marked by the lunisolar Chinese calendar, so the…

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Staff updates January 2017

Lindsey Greensmith is stepping down as Deputy Manager. As the nursery, has grown we feel we need someone who can deputise on a full-time basis and all year round. We are grateful to Lindsey for all the support she has given us and offer her…