September Nursery News

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What we've been up to...

Oral hygeine

Our nurseries are going to be focusing on oral hygiene and involving the children in learning opportunities around this subject in the coming weeks. 

During Early Years’ Foundation Stage, a child’s first experiences with oral health can impact on the rest of their life.

That’s why it’s so important to teach them about their mouth and introduce them to good habits as soon as possible. 

To find out more, please visit: www.dentalhealth.org/early-years-foundation-stage 

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child in forest picking flowers

Forest school

We are excited to announce that we are in the process of introducing Forest School training to all our nurseries!

Learning experiences outside the classroom are often the most memorable, they help children to make sense of the world around them, and the person within.

By providing the children with “Walk and Wander” also known as “Forest School” they will enjoy an inspirational environment that provides all learners with opportunities to develop confidence and self-esteem through hands on learning experiences in a natural environment.

This way of learning is a specialised approach that compliments the wider context of outdoor education. Walk and Wander aims to promote the holistic development of all those involved, fostering resilient, confident, independent creative learners.

The process helps and facilitates more than knowledge-gathering, it also helps the children develop socially, emotionally, physically, and intellectually. Our approach to risk means that the children constantly expand on their abilities on problem solving, building self-belief and resilience.

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Nursery Fees

We would like to remind all parents that our fees are due on the first of each month.

If you need to discuss this, please speak to your nursery manager.

Failure to pay may lead to you losing your nursery place. 

Story of the month

We are thrilled to share we have some new ‘Story of the months’ in the making!

Each month a member of our team will share one of their favourite stories with you.

Our September story is out now, click here to have a watch!

filming crew for story of the month
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