Its that time of year again when we look at new life and life cycles, this year, as well as looking at the life cycle of a caterpillar we are also rearing stick insects! Here are some pictures of our stick insect eggs and our baby caterpillars, we will keep you posted on their development.
On Friday 29th March we said a sad farewell (but not goodbye!) to Katie who has been given the amazing opportunity of working abroad for 6 months., We wish Katie all the best of luck in making her new memories.
Whilst one member of staff leaves we are also welcoming back an old face to nursery, some of our long standing parents may remember Vicky, the manager of the nursery who left to have her baby in 2015. Vicky will be returning to us on Tuesday 30th April and will be working in the outdoor classroom. Vicky has got many years of experience and now that her children are a little older wants to get back into the job that she loves.
We are pleased to announce that Jess gave birth to a healthy 7lb baby girl, Aubree Rose on Sunday 31st March, such an amazing Mother's Day present! Mother and baby doing really well, congratulations to Jess and her lovely family.
On Saturday 2nd March, Amy, Emma, Clare, Sarah, Stacey, Jess, Sophie, Chloe and Kerry completed their first part of their Level 3 Paediatric First Aid refresher. The day consisted of learning how to give life saving first aid such as dealing with choking, giving chest compression's and rescue breaths, using a defibrillator and dealing with blood loss. Here are a couple of photos of the learning that took place.
With thanks to First Response First Aid Ltd
On Friday 15th March 2019 we will be raising funds for Comic Relief by having a crazy hair day! So come along and show us your wackiest hair styles.
We would like to welcome you to our new nursery pets, Frank and Dave the goldfish! Next to their tank is a feeding schedule, if they haven't been fed and you would like to feed them just pop your name down to say you have fed them and the time.
On Thursday 7th March 2019 we will be celebrating world book day. We will be reading all of our favourite books and taking part in activities around books, we will also be dressing up as our favourite book characters and would love for everyone to get involved. To coincide with world book day we are also fundraising for Crackerjacks Children Trust, who are raising funds for a little boy from Walsall who requires the aid of a walking frame, which he currently doesn't have. We are asking for £2 donations to contribute towards this worthwhile cause.
Picture Source: worldbookday.com
With Valentines Day on Thursday we are asking our lovely parents to share what they love about their child. We have two boards in our entrance areas that parents can get involved in, one for adding comments about what your child loves or what you love about your child and one for a Valentines Day activity, so come on and spread the love!
Tomorrow sees the start of Chinese New Year - the year of the pig. To celebrate we will be having a special Chinese inspired lunch and themed activities going on across the nursery. If you would like to get involved at home here's a link to a fabulous website with lots of ideas for Chinese New Year activities https://www.activityvillage.co.uk/chinese-new-year
Happy New Year!
Source: Activity Village
We are extremely happy to announce that Amy has given birth to a beautiful baby girl! Lucy-Florence arrived at 10.29pm last night weighing a healthy 7lb 7oz. Mother and baby are doing really well :)
The Old Railway Care Conductors
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