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Mother’s Day Preparations begin at Little Gems

We’ve been on a mission in Pre-school at Little Gems.  We’ve created some special invitations, and we’re sending them special delivery to our Mums!  We’ve had several walking trips to the post office to post our invitations to our Mother’s Day Brunch at the end of March!  We’ve learned so much during our adventures! All […]

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Sunny Bear’s visit from the Nurse

Last week Holly House Nursery had a visit from the nurse to learn all about caring for each other and how doctors and nurses help us. The nurse explained all the roles in a hospital and as she talked about the roles the children were able to dress up in the outfits belonging to that […]

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Biscuit Decoration with Sunny

What could be more fun than decorating a biscuit or two with Sunny bear?! Senior Academy had a great morning decorating biscuits with chocolate, coconut and spongy marshmallows. As always the best part is when you get to lick the spoon. Delicious!! 

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Fire Service Visit

Fire Service Visit Holly House!

Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service came for a visit today to Holly House Nursery. The boys and girls are learning all about people who help us and we’re all extremely excited to see the team! We talked about fire safety and what the fire fighters do to keep us safe. We got to launch […]

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Holly House – People who help us!

The Pre-school children at Holly House are certainly preparing for when the fire service, police and nurses visit the nursery in February. We have been performing a spot of roleplay to act as the People Who Help Us! To begin, we have been learning all about who the people who help us are. This includes […]

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Christmas 2018

It’s Christmas time again! It is that magical time of year, and the children have been busy singing and dancing their hearts out! The nativities and parties have been an absolute joy! The staff at Holly House, Kids@BT9, Little Gems, First Steps, Greendale and Clearly Kids have all been making the most of the festive feeling. […]

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W5 Visit

Holly House Goes to W5

From W5 to the Green Grocers – you wouldn’t know where we have been! Pre-school children have been super busy this last two weeks heading off on trips relating to their theme ‘Comparison and growing things’ and ‘Healthy Eating’ we decided to visit W5 in Belfast to learn all about how things work, grow, sizes, […]

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Little Gems Community Dancing

Here at Little Gems Pre-School, we are partnering with Jump Jiggle and Jive in an intergenerational initiative! This fun opportunity aims to promote movement, dance, music, and community building! We will be working at Dunlady Nursing Home on a regular basis in small groups. Everyone is taking part! These sessions will be tailor made to […]

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Autumn Fun at First Steps

Autumn has been a lot of fun here at First Steps Junior Academy in Portadown! It’s safe to say we have been having great fun exploring the outdoors, it is the season for adventure after all! Who doesn’t enjoy the colours of Autumn?! We have all been loving the new views and colourful scenes! Everything outside […]

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Kids@BT9 Leaf Picking

It’s time for some leaf fun! The Junior Pre-school children had another fun day collecting leaves for our monthly theme of ‘Autumn’! The children enjoyed picking their own different coloured and shaped leaves for the display board in the room. After all the hard work, we all had a great time rolling around in the […]

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