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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February Fun: Pancakes, Valentines & Chinese New Year

What a busy month we have had in First Steps Junior Academy, we have had lots to celebrate. Our celebrations began with Valentine’s Day. The children made cards for special people in their lives mummies, daddies, grannies, grandads. The Pre School children enjoyed making Valentine biscuits, we have had no reports of broken teeth so […]

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First Steps Extension Opening Party

Some photographs from First Step’s open day. The mayor is Colin McCusker who officially opened the new extension, cutting the red ribbon in unusual warm winter sunshine! We had a brilliant day with a visit from Cinderella, Snow White, Jo Jingles, and The Party Professor. Emma was busy with Face Painting and Lisa with Glitter […]

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Holly House Nursery meet Izzy the Crested Gecko Lizard

A member of staff brought in their pet Lizard for the boys and girls of Holly House Nursery to meet! There were “ooohhhhsss” and “aahhhhhssss” and “I am not suressss” but the boys and girls thought Izzy the little Lizard was pretty crazy cool. The children were surprised at how soft little Izzy’s skin was […]

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People who help us

This week it was all happening for Holly House Nursery Pre-School. Relating to our monthly theme… First we had a visit from the Police, then we took a trip to the Fire Station and after that our local Lollipop man came to visit. Gosh it has been a busy week for us – but it […]

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Valentines Love at BT9

We are spreading the love theme this month and Sarah our cook has been busy making lots of cupcakes for the boys and girls to give to their valentine! Archie gave his cupcake to his mum Karen and Katrina received a cupcake and beautifully decorated card from daughter Alice. We hope you all are feeling […]

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