You may think considering how to ‘teach’ young children about internet safety is rather odd but there are things we can do to support safe use of the internet for the youngest children and, establish good habits for them keeping themselves safe. Nursery IT support is provided by 123ICT and they are running an internetContinue reading “Internet Safety for Young Children”
Safeguarding the children is our top priority at Nursery. We have a duty of care for all the children at the setting to make sure they are safe, secure and have a high well-being so that they can relax and enjoy their play and learning. We all have a duty to care for the childrenContinue reading “Safeguarding and Child Protection”
Rally the kids, head out for some fresh air together, and see your neighborhood in a new way. We’ve put together an activity trail around our beautiful Hinksey Park to keep you entertained over lockdown.
Last week “Sneezing Sid” came to visit: he was sneezing everywhere! The children were able to remind him to use a tissue, sneeze into an elbow (he had to borrow one as he hasn’t got one of his own!) and put the tissue in the bin…
This week, to expand on our Autumnal theme, we hope to be pressing apples with the children. Thanks to the apple press that we’ve borrowed from Hogacre Common Eco Park. If anyone wants to add a few more apples to our collection that is waiting to be pressed then they’d be gratefully received and alsoContinue reading “Apple pressing”
Term 1 will begin on Monday 7 September 2020, at 8.45 Please be aware of our new sessions times of 8.45-11.45, 11.45-2.45 We will also be following advice regarding the situation with COVID19 and will inform parents of any changes to normal operating conditions that this may mean as soon as we have the relevantContinue reading “September start”
As part of our strategy to recruit new members to nursery, Committee member Maddy (who is a freelance journalist) wrote a guest article for parenting website Oxford MUMbler in return for some coverage. You can read the article ‘3 secrets to raising happy children’ here and check out all the latest events for families in OxfordContinue reading “Lake Street mentioned on Oxford MUMbler”
We had a visit from the Oxford Mail last week and the children had lots of fun posing for photos and testing out the paints for our sponsor a plank initiative, which is part of our 50th anniversary celebrations. Read the article here. For the sponsor a plank drive, we’re inviting old members (as wellContinue reading “Nursery featured in Oxford Mail”