Taking risks enables us to try new experiences. Without an element of bravery, we would never have the confidence to start a new job, learn new things and skills, make new friends or move to a new house. Don’t all the
At Harpole Day Nursery, we love celebrating World Book Day every year. This Year, World Book Day takes place on Thursday 7th March. As part of this day, your child can dress up as their favourite character from a book
Primary school teachers pick up where we left off. If your child is able to recognise the letters of their name by the time they leave Harpole Day Nursery, then we pass this information on to your child’s new school
We are very lucky at nursery to have an enclosed garden, but even luckier to have a Secret Garden tucked away at the back! Here we do some of our best messiest play, including the classic mud-pie making. No amount
The children really got into the Olympic spirit this month. We printed the Olympic rings and painted world flags.
A real snapshot in time. These pictures are so beautiful. [slideshow_deploy id=’2246′]
Panicking about travelling abroad with your little ones, this summer? Our Senior Manager, Heather Clark, has recently returned from her first family holiday abroad with her two nursery-age children. Here are her top tips for all Harpole Day Nursery parents.
Dear Parents As you may already be aware, we have begun to move away from documenting your child’s development in ‘Profiles’ (the folders we normally show you at parents evening) and have begun using an online system called Tapestry to
Another nursery favourite from the brilliant Dinner Lady cookbook. We’ve adapted the quantities (the dinner lady version calls for over 5kg mince!) Rachael, our cook, also does a version with Quorn mince for our little vegetarians and that’s fab, too!
I remember making mud pies with my sisters in our back garden. We had a Rhuss tree and used to mash up the tiny rust-coloured furry balls from the seed heads into our potions. I can still remember the distinctive