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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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First Steps Autumn

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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Pirate Invasion at Little Gems!!

First things first, if you want to be a pirate, you have to dress like a pirate. YAAARRR! No pirate costume would be complete without a sword which the children made and of course face painting.  They played various pirate games such as scrub the deck and walk the plank. They made their own pirate […]

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KidsAtBT9 Graduation Celebration

Kids@BT9 Graduation Is it that time of year again already? It’s Graduation Season once again! At the end of June, we waved a fond and teary eyed farewell to our Pre-School room. It was a day for celebrating and partying as the children leave to start a new adventure at primary school! We had everything […]

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Trip to the Zoo Part Two

Kids@BT9 Trip To The Zoo What’s better than one trip to the zoo? Why two trips of course! Last month, it was the turn of the Pre-School room to embark on a wonderful journey to the zoo! We trekked from the gift shop all the way to the penguins, gorillas and beyond, seeing everybody relaxing […]

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First Aid

First Aid Evening with KidsAtBT9

First Aid Evening Kids@BT9 hosted an extra special First Aid evening for our parents at the beginning of June! We had a great and informative evening training our parents in first response medical aid! This is so they can hopefully be our first line of response in the event of any medical emergencies. (Though we […]

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Little Gems Botanic Adventure

Little Gems Botanic Adventure With the sun finally shining, it’s time to get out and about! Last Thursday, the excitement was building as we took a bus to Botanic Garden for a great day of exploring and observing all the signs of spring.  We saw lots of things in the natural world coming to life […]

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Butterflies at BT9

  Kids@BT9 Butterflies The children in the Junior Pre-school Room at Kids@BT9 have really embraced the Spring theme this year! Each of our rooms had their very own butterfly garden! The children watched closely as they started off as caterpillars. They then formed their cocoons and transformed into beautiful butterflies, all whilst being cared for brilliantly […]

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First Steps Easter Competition

First Steps Easter Bonnet Competition The month of March has been an exciting one for us over here at First Steps!  We have all been getting ready for our Easter Bonnet Competition! The task was set to each of our rooms (First Steps, Junior Academy, Senior Academy and After Schools) to design an Easter Bonnet. […]

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Greendale Summer Fun 2017

Summer time is over at Greendale and therefore it is back to school time for the children! The children in our after-school room had so much fun throughout the summer and took part in many activities as part of our summer scheme. They enjoyed all of the activities each day and got to go to […]

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