Belfast’s Young Scientists learn about Germs

Queens University Belfast came along to Kids at BT9 as part of their community outreach programme. The kids were given yellow lab coats to dress up in, and learned all about germs and the importance of good hand washing. Visit the Queens University Research Centre webpage for the full write up!    

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Holly House Summer Scheme 2014

Holly House Summer Scheme kicks off on Monday 21st July 2014 for Five Action Packed weeks of Fun in the Sun (we hope!) We have a range of activities this year from making strawberry ice lollies to frequent Park Outings as well as designing your own T-Shirts… Most importantly our big trip this year is […]

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Little Gems 15th Anniversary Party

Little Gems Celebrated their 15th Anniversary on Saturday 21st June. Past and Present staff and families all joined together to celebrate with a garden party at the nursery. The weather was wonderful, as the sun shown everyone enjoyed fresh scones, savoury bites, strawberries, shortbread not to mention all the goodies for the children. One of […]

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First Steps Summer Scheme 2014

First Steps Junior Academy are gearing up for some fun summer activities this year… Our aim this year for our summer scheme is to focus on fun activities that the children enjoy engaging in. We have been listening throughout the year to requests from the children and we have tried to include these in our […]

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Clear Nursery Graduations 2014

We had our pre school graduations this week, and boy did they put on a show! Congratulations to all the children who are moving onto big school. We’ll miss you! Scroll down to see all the nurseries, or click one of the links below. Greendale Graduation First Steps Graduation Kids@BT9 Graduation Little Gems Graduation Holly […]

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Clear Nursery Staff Professional Development Courses

Four staff members from Clear Nurseries have just received certificates of attainment for attending courses in Supporting Practice in the Early Years and Developing Children’s Language & Communication Skills. The presentation was made on Tuesday, 17th June 2014 in the Drama Theatre, Central Building. (L to R) Dr Carmel Gallagher, General Teaching Council Northern Ireland […]

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Kids at BT9 “Happy” Video

We are all so happy! Said Jill McWilliams, Nursery Manager, after Kids@BT9 won the nursery of the year 2013 within Clear Day Nurseries. All the staff got together and made their own ‘Happy’ video with a special appearance from Audrey McCracken (Operations Manager) and Colin Johnston (Director). Everyone really got into it and we feel […]

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Foam Fire Hose Fun, Portadown

Senior Academy Trip to Portadown Fire Station

During May 2014 our Pre School children talked about “People who help us.” On 14th May 2014 the staff and children took a trip to Portadown Fire Station.  Prior to our trip and during circle time, there were discussions about the Fire Service, the number that we use when we need help and the dangers […]

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