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      Whilst scouring the web for some inspirational montessori information we came across a brilliant informational youtube video talking about the benefits of montessori. It explains the differences between a montessori classroom and the conventional… 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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      Here at nursery we are lucky enough to get to go on lots of fun outings to learn first hand about our current topics. This term we have been learning all about Autumn so… Read More

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    Easter has arrived and with it has come lots of fun and exciting things for us to do. This week each group have made their very own Easter Hats out of brilliant crafting materials. As we have all… 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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    Since Monkey Puzzle began, we have had a fantastic response and have never looked back. There is nothing as re-assuring as hearing what parents think about our school. Here are a few recent comments. Read More

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      Bertie’s Nanas Cookies Bertie has been telling us all about the delicious cookies that he makes with his Nana when he has a spare couple of hours at home. Nana was kind enough to… Read More

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      The snow has finally abated enough for us to go back to our normal working hours from tomorrow Thursday 14th March. Both the school at Les Cotils and the nursery at Kings will be… Read More

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      Despite the wind and snow we have made it in today to open the school. Please be very careful if you make your way in as the roads are a little treacherous and slippery. … 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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      As many of you have noticed, there havent been many blog updates for the children and parents over the last week! I was hoping you would not miss me for the week but that one… Read More

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      ONCE AGAIN IT IS THAT TIME OF YEAR where we have to say goodbye to some of our friends at Monkey Puzzle. We will all hold fond memories of the years we have all… Read More

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      We are in our final couple of weeks of summer scheme and each week we have had a different theme for the children to follow. This week it was the turn of animals. We… Read More

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    Recently I came across a brilliant blog post where the author had made some rather funky cupcake cones for a kid’s party. I thought this would be a fun activity for the children to join… 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

Important dates for your diary – School!!

 

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 anything.

Monday 3rd December 10am               Dress rehearsal and filming of Nativity play for
                                                                      Citrus and Cherry tree groups only

Tuesday 4th December 10.30               Performance of “The Fairytale Land Nativity show”
                                                                      Citrus and Cherry Tree

Thursday 6th December 1.30pm          Harry Bound Room Performance “There’s something special going on”
                                                                       PREPS MULBERRY WILLOW AND APPLE groups only.

Tuesday 18th December                        Christmas Party please see posters in the class rooms

Thursday 20th December                      Term Time children last day before Christmas

Friday 21st December                             Holiday club and final day before Christmas

Thursday 3rd Jan                                    Monkey Puzzle Reopens Holiday club

Friday 4th January                                  Holiday Club

Monday 7th January                              Spring Term begins

 

Please note that this year’s Staff trip to Brighton is next weekend. A back plan is in place should we be delayed by bad weather or broken planes ! Keep your fingers crossed!