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Pre-school - Chinese New Year - 06/02/2019

In February the children have been celebrating Chinese New Year. 

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New Year in Pre-school - 01/01/2019

In January, some of the children have also been carrying out their own experiments with ice; guessing how long it would take to melt.

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Welcoming the New Year in Acorns - 01/01/2019

This month in Acorns, we have started off the New Year with lots of messy play activities, including; sand, paint and sensory trays. 

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New Year in Saplings - 01/01/2019

In January in Saplings we have been enjoying lots of messy play activities, including; paint, foam, water, play dough and much more!

 

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Christmas in Acorns - 25/12/2018

This month we have been very busy getting into the Christmas spirit! 

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Christmas preparations in Saplings - 25/12/2018

In December in Saplings we were very busy doing lots of Christmas crafts. We made cards, calendars, tree decorations, reindeer food and much more. We all enjoyed getting into the festive spirit, wearing our Christmas jumpers and had a special visit & gift from Santa.

 

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Christmas in pre-school - 25/12/2018

In December the children enjoyed making chocolates and various Christmas crafts and some of the older children participated in the Nativity play. 

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Pre-School in November - 13/11/2018

In November, the children helped raise money for Children in Need by coming to school dressed up in fancy dress.

 

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Saplings in November - 13/11/2018

In November in Saplings the children have really enjoyed taking part in themed activities for Remembrance Day and Children in Need (when we spent the day in our pyjamas!)

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Acorns November 2018 - 13/11/2018

During November, in Acorns we have been exploring media and materials whilst making use of the reasonable weather by exploring the outdoor garden.

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Remembrance Day - 11/11/2018

The children joined residents at Bilton House to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War.

 

Mrs Yvonne Souter, a resident of Bilton House was born on on 3rd November 1918 at the end of the First World War.

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Acorns in October - 05/10/2018

This month in Acorns we have enjoyed doing lots of autumn and Halloween messy play, using stencils, glitter, paint, coloured rice and even messy noodles, Halloween style! 

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Saplings in October - 04/10/2018

This month the children have enjoyed exploring the outdoor equipment by pouring and filling in sand play, pushing themselves around on the vehicles and climbing on the outdoor play equipment.

 

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Forest Friends in October - 03/10/2018

This month, in Pre-school, we have been busy exploring Autumn. We have been looking at all of the changes that are happening in the garden and have talked about the colours we can see.

 

We had lots of fun using different leaf cutters and mixing a variety of colours to make some cheesy leaves to share with our friends and family.

 

 

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Acorns - Playing in the sun - 03/08/2018

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Developing our skills - 01/08/2018

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Art in Acorns - 16/07/2018

We have been developing new skills in Acorns

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Storytime in babies - 12/07/2018

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Sports Day - 26/06/2018

The preschool children had lovely hot weather for their annual sports day on 26th June, 

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Poppy Painting - 21/06/2018

The children joined residents at Bilton house to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War by painting poppies.

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Mini Meadows - 20/06/2018

The preschool leavers children enjoyed a trip to Mini Meadows.

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Trip to the park - 18/06/2018

The younger children and babies have been making the most of the lovely weather.

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Exploring the outdoors - 15/06/2018

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Dentist - 01/06/2018

As part of National Smile Month the children have been participating in a range of activities. 

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Trip to the park - 15/05/2018

Today we took advantage of the lovely day and had a trip to the park in Bilton with the toddlers. They had a wonderful time.

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Gardening event - 15/05/2018

As part of the National Day Nurseries Association children’s gardening week we invited parents and grandparents into the setting to share some gardening with us.

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Royal Wedding - 01/05/2018

Royal wedding - Pathfinders Nursery joined in with the royal wedding celebrations by holding a garden party.  

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Spring Flowers - 15/04/2018

We watered the flowers 

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Bilton House - 01/04/2018

The children have been enjoying regular visits to the care home and sharing experiences with the residents.

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New uniform designs - 12/03/2018

We are introducing a change to the the colours of our uniforms to reflect the Crescent School colours of grey and green to emphasise our partnership between Pathfinders Nursery and the school. 

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Pathfinders Nursery is launched - 28/02/2018

Alison and Steve have rebranded the nursery at Crescent School.
In future it will be called Pathfinders Nursery. 

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Slippery surfaces and change in weather conditions / CLOSE THE GATES - 01/12/2017

Please can we remind all parents to ensure that they close gates behind them as they enter and leave the nursery.

 

 

 

As the weather is getting colder ........

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Pre-school trip to Paradise Found Farm Park - 11/07/2017

The Pre-school children from both the our Cawston and Crescent nursery joined together on our annual preschool trip to Paradise Found Farm Park. 

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Playing in the park - 01/07/2017

Acorns have been on long walks and had lots of fun in the park

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At the dentist - 01/05/2017

Preschool made a visit to the dentist to learn about oral hygiene.

 

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Zoolab @ Crescent - 16/03/2017

The children in Pre-school had a wonderful time when  ‘ Zoolab’ came to visit.

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Valentines Day @ Crescent - 14/02/2017

The children in Saplings making a special card for Valentines Day on February 14th

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Forest School at the Crescent - 24/01/2017

The children are enjoying the new Forest School area.

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OfSTED 'Outstanding' rating for Nature Trails @ the Crescent - 24/08/2016

Nature Trails @ the Crescent gained an "Outstanding" rating at their first Ofsted inspection on August 24th 2016 

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