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March 25, 2019
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When babies are born, they have billions of brain cells! These cells are not yet connected into the networks required for thinking, playing and interacting and so their relationship with their main caregiver/parent is key in helping to develop these

Little Parts, Big Adventures!

February 18, 2019
Imaginative Play

The theory of Loose Parts has been exciting us as early years practitioners for many years. You may well have noticed the amount of loose parts we have been introducing into the nursery over recent months (if not years!) –

Celebrating Me

January 21, 2019
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With the start of a new year, there is plenty in the media about a “new year, new you”! Maybe, though, it is more about “new year, more you” and having more confidence in who you already are and being

Cosy Christmas

December 19, 2018

Christmas can be such a magical time, especially for children, who are filled with a sense of wonder and excitement about the season. Nothing can beat watching children’s faces light up at the sight of Christmas surprises and treats! In

“Children are made readers on the laps of their parents.”

October 18, 2018
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This week is National Libraries Week! In the nursery and pre-school, we are big advocates for reading and sharing these experiences together. We have a large focus on early literacy skills as part of our everyday provision, providing a variety