A Visit to the Dentist for Holly House Pre-School

Today we had a cool visit to the Dentist… we never thought we would enjoy the dentist so much until we met our new friend ‘Buddy Brushalot’ Buddy helped us to see the importance of brushing your teeth as well as letting us sit up in the big dentist chair to have our teeth all […]

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Beep, beep arrival of new Holly House Vehicles!

On Friday October 17th, Holly House had a surprise delivery of 3 brand new vehicles for our kiddies to travel to and from school and on outings. They are slightly different to the old ones, as these ones are white and match the logo on our staff’s tunics. Some of the kids were taken to […]

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Greendale’s Nature Walk

Greendale nursery school went on their first trip this week, even though it was raining we had a great day out. The rain made lots of puddles for us to splash in!! We went to Stormont to collect some lovely Autumn goodies. We got lots of leaves, pinecones, conkers and acorns. We are going to […]

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Book Fair 2014

At Greendale this month we are hosting our very first book fair! In the month of October each room in the nursery will be promoting literacy and listening skills and building on communication between the children. Reading books with children has many exciting benefits like: · building stronger relationships with parents · encouraging academic excellence · […]

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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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