Forest Fun in September 2016 information

FOREST FUN From September Forest Fun will take place on Friday mornings, whatever the weather! We will meet at Hope Primary School, in the School playground, and continue from there to the woods via Green Drive. On alternate weeks we will go to the Mud Kitchen at Hope Primary Conservation Area. The children need to […] Read More

We have chrysalides!

We have transferred our chrysalides into our butterfly enclosure in preparation for the emerging butterflies! We now need to watch and wait for the Painted Ladies to cast off their final layer of skin and show off their new wings. We will feed them with fresh fruit and sugar water, then after a few days […] Read More

Forest Fun update

Now that we have a smaller group for Forest Fun because of school visits, we are making use of a different site for a change. If you go a short way up Pindale Road, cross the road and walk along the footpath there is a lovely clearing next to the river. The group explored the […] Read More

Full Days from September!

From September 2016 we will be offering two Full Day sessions each week. These will be Mondays and Thursdays and will run from 9.15 a.m. until 3.15 p.m. Please contact us for more details or to book your place!


We have welcomed five caterpillars to share our space at Preschool! The children seem fascinated by the tiny creatures, at the same time as learning about the life cycle of butterflies. Each day we have a look to see how they have progressed. The caterpillars should take 3-5 weeks to become a chrysalis. By that […] Read More

Pirates in the Woods!

We’ve been having a smashing time playing pirates in the woods!¬†First we used the sea creatures along Green Drive as stepping stones to cross the raging ocean. Then we built a pirate ship with branches and string. We added our Jolly Rodger flags!   Our pirate story was The Pirate Cruncher, where all the pirates […] Read More

Show and Tell

The children have been taking part in “show and tell” over the last few days. Each child brings something in to show us all. It can be anything (within reason!) Maybe a toy, a book, “something interesting”, it’s really up to the child. Hopefully they will be able to tell us something about their item, […] Read More

Farm visit to see the new lambs

On Monday 11th April we visited the new lambs at Watson’s Sheep shed. The weather was kind to us and there was lots to explore. Mr. and Mrs. Watson kindly let us take as long as we wanted, even though they were very busy! We saw lots of sheep and lambs, cows, pigs and piglets […] Read More

Happy Easter!

The children have been exploring and hunting for different things in the run up to the Easter holiday. Everybody enjoys a challenge! We walked across to the churchyard of St. Peter’s church and met with Reverend Josephine who showed us features of the church. Then we went on to explore the churchyard, hunting for daffodils. […] Read More

World Book Day

The staff decided to treat the children to one of their favourite stories! Debbie read Monkey Puzzle. We also welcomed one of our mums to come and do Storytime. Thankyou Jane! How did all those children fit into the Book Corner??