Miss Emma T & Miss Annalise attended a two day Paediatric First Aid course.

Miss Sophie attended a training course on ‘Raising Early Achievement in Literacy’.

Janet attended a leadership course.

Miss Terri attended training entitled ‘Supporting Positive Behaviour in the Early Years’.

Miss Tracy attended a two day Forest School practical skills course at Brockholes Nature reserve.

Miss Sarah attended a moderation meeting, discussing expectations of young children in the area of Mathematics.

We took part in the NDNA’s annual ‘Healthy Body Happy Me’ campaign which encourages better health and happiness. The children made smoothies, fruit kebabs & vegetable pizzas and took part in lots of physical activities.

Croft House Plants


The Wise Owl children are having great success growing cabbages at the allotment.

Busy Bees are growing ‘Beanstalks’ as part of their activities centred around the Jack & the Beanstalk story.

We have been busy spring cleaning in Nursery and the Wise Owl stairs & corridor have been redecorated.

We were inspected by Environmental Health and were once again awarded the highest score of FIVE for our food handling practice and cleanliness in the kitchen.

Croft House Food Hygiene Rating

We held a parents’ meeting for all children who are due to move into the Wise Owl Room by September this year.

We held another Family Forest Fun session – ‘Pond Dipping’ run by Russell Headley, lots of our families attended and enjoyed the event.

Busy Bees have been trialing an electronic method of recording our observations. This is working extremely well and drastically cuts down the amount of time we need to spend away from the children updating Learning Journeys.

Employee of the month goes to: Miss Sarah for her dedication to Nursery and for setting an example to others.

Miss Sarah

Nominations were also made for the following people:
Miss Toni, Miss Kerry & Miss Terri – for supporting their colleagues.
Miss Lindsay Mc – always having a positive, friendly approach.
Miss Annalise & Miss Tori – for ‘putting Nursery first’.
Miss Megan – for her diligence when carrying out tasks.
The Wise Owl Team – for successfully completing parents meetings.