"Reluctantly, I wait for the holidays to come. I love coming to school. I am still doing cross country...the reason why I started was because Jessica Ennis inspired me."

Year 3 Pupil, Hesketh House

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Extra Curricular Activities

Rhythm Time

Discover the Magic of Music!   Confidence, Creativity, Coordination Children certainly learn from an early age that actively making music with others is a wonderful experience. Week by week, as they develop, so does their confidence, creativity and coordination. Rhythm Time is a really enjoyable experience for children but it is much more than...

Kids Rock

Kids Rock sessions are held at the Nursery on a regular basis. These sessions are for children aged 0-5 years. All rooms love to get involved in the fun new sessions our teacher brings! The sessions are lots of fun and include instruments, dance games, sign, live and taped music, voice, and much more. They are planned to develop the children at...

Ballet Lessons

Royal Academy of Dance Vision Leading the world in dance education and training, the Royal Academy of Dance is recognised internationally for the highest standards of teaching and learning. As the professional membership body for dance teachers, it inspires and empowers dance teachers and students, members and staff to make innovative, artistic...

French Lessons

Butterflies have the opportunity to learn French. The setting has a teacher of French who attends once a week, giving the children opportunities to learn and experience other countries and their cultures. The teacher provides children with the opportunities to: Differentiate between ranges of vocabulary and sounds Work together as a...

Swimming Lessons

Every week a group of eight children and two staff visit David Lloyd Health & Fitness club for a swimming lesson. The children are encouraged to dress themselves independently, as well as listen and follow instructions. The instructor teaches all children on an individual and group basis and is based in the pool at all times. The instructor...

Sing and Sign

What is Sign and Sing? As a part of typical development before speech is well established, babies naturally use a combination of gestures and sounds to help their parents understand them. Baby signing is wonderfully rewarding and fantastic fun! You will be amazed by what your baby is capable of telling you before being able to talk. Bolton...

Forest School Nature Days

“The classroom of the future should not be limited to a classroom at all - an ‘excellent’ curriculum would go beyond the traditional boundaries and offer real-world learning experiences outdoors.”Taking Learning Outdoors – LTS 2007 The beauty of teaching outdoors is that the children often do not perceive it as ‘learning’ and yet they learn...