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      Today we all took part in our Harvest Festival Assembly and had a brilliant time showing our friends the songs that we had learnt about harvest. This year we decided to raise money by… Read More

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      We had a terrific find at a local car boot sale at the weekend with us acquiring this fantastic rustic tree trunk furniture from one of the vendors. He had carved and crafted the pieces… Read More

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      This week our Preps class were invited to sing some Christmas carols for the elderly at The Russells Centre to help spread a little Christmas cheer. They all sang their hearts out, putting a… Read More

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      Today is a big day for everyone at Nursery as we are full of sugary goodness with our bakesale to raise money for Make it Pink Day. We have been inundated with cupcakes, tray… Read More

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    Congratulations to Thomas for winning our fantastic gingerbread house, handmade by our Preps Class. We managed to raise a further £33.60 for Purple Pinkie Polio Day. That’s another 168 vaccines for the children to protect them… Read More

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      We have had our annual inspections this last week at both school and nursery and we are happy to say that nothing went wrong! Linda even happily had her photo taken whilst she was… Read More

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      This year we have decided to put a team together to help raise money for Cancer Research UK by joining the Race for Life. We have held a very successful bake sale to help… Read More

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    A very interesting read on the merits of Montessori. You can read the article here: The Monterssori Mafia

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      Monkey Puzzle @ Kings are taking part in Wear it Pink Day, on Friday 26th October. We will be holding a cake sale with some delicious baked goods, and asking the children to come to… Read More

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      As you can imagine the arrival of Christmas is on every childs mind. The christmas chocolates are in shops, the christmas adverts have begun, and the christmas play rehearsals are well under way.  We… Read More

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      Please take a note of these important dates for the coming weeks…..   World Book Day Thursday 7th March Bring your favourite book with you to read together in your class Red Nose day… Read More

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      It is that time of the year again when we fill your diaries with important dates… Please make sure that you have these all written down so that you do not miss out on… Read More

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      Now that October has rolled around and we have all settled into our new routines we have been thinking of some ideas for those dreaded healthy packed lunches. Getting that variety and choosing the… Read More

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    Here at Monkey Puzzle, we love to keep the children’s’ creativity flowing by taking part in lots of arts and crafts activities centred around our current topic work. At the moment the children have been… Read More

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    Well summer has truly arrived at Monkey Puzzle. The children have been burning off lots of energy out in the playground, enjoying the time in the sunshine all with fun activities that have been planned… Read More

A good excuse to raid the herm shop….

This weekend the Monkey Puzzle staff were treated to a trip to herm under the ruse of having a training session.

We all gathered in the White House hotel to talk through the new changes which are being implemented in the UK for the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). We had a morning of brain storming, role playing and learning about how we can grow with this new structure.

We all left Herm feeling rather inspired and with a few extra bags than what we had come over with. Who can ever resist raiding the herm shop….?