Staff and Committee


Pre-school Manager

Esther Hartley – 1st Class BA Honours Degree in Early Years Leadership and Early Year Teacher Status


Deputy Manager

Ingrid Fearnley – NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Child Care and Education


Key Persons

Lisa Newman – NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Child Care and Education



Katie Walsh



Chairperson – Rachael Mackenzie

Secretary – Laura Pickup

Treasurer – Lisa English

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Terrific Transport

This half term the children will be looking at the topic Terrific Transport concentrating this week on cars. Activities will include playing with the garage in the small world area, making junk models in the creative area, role-playing using wheels, tool boxes and registration plates, painting pictures of cars using sponges, building with wooden blocks in the construction area and playing with the remote control cars.  The Book of the Week is Mr Gumpy’s Motor Car and will be read at every circle time.  While listening to the story the pre-school children will discuss two words that appear in it, ‘squash’ and ‘deeper’

Phonics Activity: The phonics activity for the 2 year olds is positional language – on, in and under. The 3 year olds will listen to The Gruffalo and the pre-school children will play I Spy.

The Book of the Week: Mr Gumpy’s Motor Car

Nature Explorers: Drawing with charcoal

Homelink Activity: The homelink activities this half term will all be focused around how we manage our feelings and look after each other. This weeks activity is to take part in a cosmic yoga session on YouTube. The link below will take you to a session that also tells the story ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’