18 Jul · Jo Straw · No Comments

End of Term Fun – Date change!

Tuesday 25th July Miss Sparkle will be visiting the children Due to the wet weather forecast for Wednesday we are changing the date of the Beach Party day to TUESDAY 25th July. We will be saying goodbye to all of the children who are leaving us to go to school in September – we hope …


18 Jul · Jo Straw · No Comments

Outstanding Health & Safety Performance Award 2017

We were delighted to welcome Bryn Jones on Monday from Elite Health and Safety in Education who presented the school with a Gold Health and Safety award for Outstanding Performance in 2017.


14 Jul · Jo Straw · No Comments

Obstacle Course Fun

We had a successful fundraising event well supported by all of our families raising funds for literacy resources. The children and families had lots of fun developing the physical skills – thanks to everyone involved So far we have raised £313.57    


12 Jun · Jo Straw · No Comments

Learning to write

Lots of parents joined us today Monday 12th June 2017 to explore the process of how children learn to write. Staff offered parents information on how we help children develop their physical skills in preparation for writing. There were lots of pictorial examples of activities that the children engage with that help to prepare their …


7 Jun · Jo Straw · No Comments

School Readiness

We know that the next important change that happens for parents and children is when they begin the transition into the next phase of their education. Parents have been supported to ensure their children are ready for school. We held meetings on Tuesday 5th June 2017 to relieve stress for both parents and children. We …


16 May · Jo Straw · No Comments

Register now: The on-line checker for Extended Free Childcare Offer (30 Hours) and Tax-free Childcare is available

The online checking system for the extended free childcare offer for 3 and 4 year olds is now available to parents.   Currently all 3 and 4 year olds are entitled to 570 hours of free childcare a year as a universal offer. In September 2017 this will be increased for eligible working families up …


12 May · Jo Straw · No Comments

Our workshop has been very busy

Our workshop has been very busy. Children are learning to control and manipulate real tools and materials which is encouraging high levels of engagement and concentration. The children are being empowered with skills for life and are motivated to employ their own ideas. The characteristics of effective learning are very evident as there has been …


2 Apr · Jo Straw · No Comments

There is a unicorn and a fairy in the middle of our garden!

Our Fairy Garden ignites imaginations and offers the opportunity for children to create their own captivating memorable moments. Magical Gardens can be created easily and at little or no cost.  Parents are most welcome to come into the garden and have a look at our  Fairy Garden. If you need any further information on how …


1 Apr · Jo Straw · No Comments

Little Explorers have been busy creating Potato Heads this week

Little Explorers is a friendly group set up to offer an enriching environment for children who have not started nursery yet and their parents. We provide a range of stimulating activities suitable for giving them the opportunity to explore and discover in a safe environment.  We aim to give parents information on good practice in playing …


23 Mar · Jo Straw · No Comments

Time to say goodbye to your child’s dummy?

Do you need help and advice in supporting your child to say “goodbye” to their dummy? Come and see Fiona in the Garden Room on Monday 27th or Tuesday 28th March


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Lord Street Nursery School
Lord Street
DE24 9AX
Telephone: 01332 349363