Armagh Planetarium Visited by First Steps

Who would have believed that we arranged our trip to the Planetarium on the same day as the Solar Eclipse! We were lucky and got a sneak peak just as we were heading up the stairs. It was fun watching the film about the little star and our guide thought we were great singers… In […]

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Easter Egg Competition at BT9

It’s Easter and to help get into the spirit with this eggciting time of year each room had the challenge of painting hard boiled eggs! Everybody got involved with a fun yet competitive challenge. There was no yoking about and it turned into quite an eggstravaganza! Take a look at the photos and the winning […]

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Easter Egg Fun at Little Gems

Hope you all had an Eggtastic Easter. The boys and girls at Little Gems had lots of fun with their Easter Egg competition. And this is the winner Phoebe from our Wobbler Room with her winning egg. The winner from our Junior Pre-school Room who also took part in the Easter Egg competition is Jessica. […]

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Zoolab Visit to BT9

The children in Preschool and Junior Preschool were very excited to hear that some special visitors would be coming on Monday 23rd March. Sarah from Zoolab brought a variety of her friends with her to meet the children. The boys and girls were very brave holding everything from Ziggy the snake to George the cockroach! […]

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Mothers Day 2015 at BT9

What a fabulous and yummy Mother’s Day tea party we had at Kids@BT9! It was great to have so many Mums, Grans and Aunts join us in putting their feet up for a well-deserved rest whilst enjoying fresh cream cakes (we didn’t count the calories) with tea and coffee. We wish all mums a ‘Happy […]

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Police Visit, Red Nose Day & Library Bus

We had a busy month this month. Newtownabbey Community Police came to visit our nursery school. They taught the children all about keeping safe and how the police are here to help us. The children got to get inside the police car, see the lights and hear the sirens. The Policemen were so friendly and […]

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Mothers & Grandmothers Smile at First Steps

What a turn out we had for our Mothers and Grandmothers celebrations. Our babies were busy with finger painting, while First Steps were busy decorating pots and planting seeds. What fun they all had digging in the soil. The children in Junior Academy loved having their mummies and grand mothers playing with them in their […]

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Mother’s Day Brunch at Little Gems

Little Gems shared a fantastic morning with all our special mummies, grannies and aunts. It was a busy morning with planting, decorating buns, singing and making vegetable soup in the water tray. After such a busy morning it was time for mummies to enjoy some tea and coffee and yummy treats.

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World Book Day 2015 at Little Gems

Little Gems Pre-School celebrated World Book Day on Thursday 5th March. The children came to nursery dressed as a character from their favourite book and the local librarian came along to read some favourite stories to the children.

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People Who Help Us at Greendale

February was full of learning about people who help us. We really loved the dentist coming to visit the nursery. The children had a chance to explore with gloves and masks and were shown how to check each other’s teeth! We have a new chalk wall as the pages just were not big enough for […]

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