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Flower Pressing

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Our beautiful garden has given us lots of blossom and flowers. We used some of them to create natural art works using the Japanese technique Hapa-Zome. (We saved lots for the bees. “I want the bird blueberries to connect to the fabric” “It’s all mushed up” “We made paint” “It’s…

More Growing!

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The sunshine & children’s commitment to taking care of our micro-farm means that things are coming along nicely. Our potatoes are way above the ground, the nasturtiums have survived the snails & our first attempt at growing cauliflowers is looking hopeful. The children have been growing cress in a new…

Special Visitor

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Today we had a very important visitor…our Headteacher’s dog. It was Bobby’s first ever visit to The Grove. With permission from parents some of the children visited Bobby in the office & brought him sticks. Our chef even made him tasty dog treats. Bobby was a very good boy.

Eid celebrations

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Children have been returning to Nursery after enjoying Eid celebrations. They told us about their gifts, praying at the Mosque & eating special food. Parents have shared wonderful videos/photos which we all enjoyed looking at. So many lovely conversations & lots to learn.

Dawn Chorus Day

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On Sunday 1st May people from all over the world will be waking up early to hear the sweet sound of birdsong. You don’t have to go to the park or the woods! You can just open your window, or step outside, at about 4.30am and listen out for song…

Ladybird Poem

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We are currently learning a poem entitled “Ladybird”. We have included the poem below so that you can take some time to learn the poem at home with your children.   There’s a ladybird in my garden. She has lots of spots. She climbs upon the plants and along the pots.…

Our core rhyme

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Our core rhyme is Old Macdonald. You can see the rhyme below so please take some time to go through it with your child at home. “Old MacDonald Had a Farm” Old MacDonald had a farm, EE-I-EE-O, And on that farm, he had a cow, EE-I, EE-I-O With a “moo…

Eid-al-Fitr

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Many of our families will be celebrating Eid-al-Fitr to mark the end of the Holy month of Ramadan. It is a very special time and we would like all of the children at Nursery to learn about how their friends and families celebrate Eid. If you would like to come…
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