Robert just loves his 'Smore' Yummmmy.

First Steps After School Fun

What a great summer it was in After schools, no amount of rain would have stopped these guys. Every week was jam packed with games, activities, arts and crafts with topics such as, feelings, chill out, let’s get physical, great outdoors and lots more. Would you believe me if I said that the age old […]

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Clearly Kids Open Day

On Saturday the 22nd August, Clearly Kids had it’s official Open Day! The Mayor of Ards and North Down Alderman Alan Graham very kindly agreed to come along, cutting the ribbon with Audrey and Claire before getting a guided tour of the facilities and then spending a bit of time with the crowds of visitors. […]

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Yummy Cupcakes

Eva’s Graduation Celebration

Today we received yummy cupcakes from Eva who is leaving Kids@BT9 to start school in September. Eva has been with us since a baby! Best wishes from all the staff who have cared for Eva during her time at Kids@BT9 and many thanks Deirdre and Richard for the cupcakes and kind words of appreciation regarding […]

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Sammy the Squirrel

Summer Fun at Little Gems

The children have been enjoying many summer activities even with the lack of sunshine. The after-school children thoroughly enjoyed bringing their teddies along for a teddy bear’s picnic on Wednesday 22nd July! We made the most of the bad weather by enjoying some hotdogs, songs and their all-time favourite movie Annie. All of the rooms […]

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Talitha cannot wait to hold Milly.

Zoo Lab at After School Club

On Tuesday 21st July 2015 Sarah from Zoo Lab came to our After School Club. The children got to touch and hold some of the animals. Sarah told the children lots of interesting facts about the animals and creatures that she brought with her. Sarah told us that George the Cockroach has six legs, two […]

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Cole with Mum receiving certificate

Little Gems Graduations 2015

The Thursday 25th & Friday 26th June were very important dates in the pre-school calendar… Our pre-schoolers all graduated from Little Gems! The children sang a selection of songs from throughout the year before walking up the red carpet in their graduation gowns and hats. The rain stopped just in time for drinks and party […]

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We've Graduated!

Kids at BT9 Graduation 2015

There was a bitter sweet atmosphere in Kids@BT9 on Friday 19th June as we said congratulations and goodbye to our preschool children; all of whom have been with us for a lot longer than just their preschool year! After weeks of practicing the children were very excited as they put on their costumes and took […]

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Cupcake Thank You

Today the staff received a lovely thank you from Catharine and Sean O’Connor….. Cupcakes with our Kids@BT9 logo! Their son Colm has moved on from the Wobbler room to the Tweenie room and this is a thank you to all the staff for their continued care and for supporting Colm (and them!) through the transition […]

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We can't wait to cut the cake.

First Steps Pre School Graduation 2015

To all our special little graduates: It’s time to say good-bye One year has come to an end We’ve made more cherished memories And many more new friends We have watched the children learn and grow And change from day to day We hope that all the things we have done Have helped in some […]

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