Goodbye and Good Luck!

Hope Pre-school said goodbye to our 7 fabulous leavers today! They will be moving on to big school in September. We wish them and their families well and the best of luck in the future. We also said goodbye to our fabulous deputy Debbie who will be enjoying a bit more free time from now […] Read More

Forest fun party day

The children enjoyed a super Forest Fun end of year party in the woods! They followed a trail of stick arrows to find the hidden treasure. They decorated wooden medallion keepsakes and were presented with a photo of their Forest Fun group. It has been a brilliant year of outdoor escapades and nature experiences. The […] Read More


Following an interest in observing snail shells at Forest Fun, we decided to make a temporary snail home at Pre-school. The home was kitted out with turf, leaves, rocks and plant pots, then watered liberally to create a damp, cool, snaily experience. Judith collected some snails on a wet Monday morning and the children helped […] Read More

Brush Your Teeth

Here’s another song which the children have enjoyed this week. Have fun brushing your teeth together!

Move Like the Dinosaurs!

The children have really enjoyed watching this and joining in with the actions. Click and enjoy!  

Spring and Easter activities

Recently, we have been celebrating spring time with the children. On a beautiful sunny Monday before the holiday, we took them for a walk around Hope village to see what we could find! After crossing the road we walked through the churchyard to experience the beautiful daffodils, then crossed two more roads and headed to […] Read More

All about Birds

To celebrate the annual RSPB Bird Watch and also because some of the children have shown an interest, we have been learning about birds this week. Bird Watch will take place over the final weekend in January. You can take part by watching the birds outside your home if you wish. Just register online and […] Read More

Welcome Back!

AllĀ  being well, Hope Pre-school will welcome children back after the Christmas holiday from Wednesday 6th January. We hope you’ve all had a restful Christmas break and that you are all well.    

Christmas Celebrations

The Pre-school children have really enjoyed the traditional Christmas activities in the last week of term, before breaking up for a well-earned Christmas holiday break. Christmas crafts such as making Christmas cards, decorations and pictures and singing carols and Christmas action songs had everyone involved in the festivities. At the beginning of the week we […] Read More