Baby

Messy Play with the babies

April 2018

We have been doing a lot of exploitative play with our senses.  We have played indoors and outdoors, used all 5 of our senses and have developed some new skills. The key workers have recorded our development and progress  in our learning journeys and are planning new activities on what they have found out about

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ICT Challenge Winners

April 2018

Congratulations to the Baby unit who are this months EYFS Winners of the ICT Challenge. Within nursery, the staff in their rooms were set an ICT challenge. They needed to demonstrate how they use ICT with the children in a creative variety of ways. Mrs Hollis-Thompson, who was on a transition visit, sat and looked

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Surprise Visitor

April 2018

We had an unexpected visitor to the nursery today. It was Rachel’s day off but she came in with a new friend for us all to meet from her family’s farm, a new spring lamb. This was a new experience for many of the children who loved it and were brave enough to have a

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Please vote for us!! NDNA Nursery of the Year

March 2018

Smarties needs your help! Hi, I’m Nikki, a fellow parent at Smarties and mum to Jake and Ethan, who you might recognise from 3-4’s. As a family we are HUGE fans of Smarties as I know the boys have benefited tremendously from being in such an amazing setting and being so well looked after. I

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