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Nursery Latest News

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Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Valentine’s Day Fun at Nursery

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Children at Bolton School’s Nursery dressed in their finest red and pink outfits to honour Valentine’s Day! Boys and girls also had fun making Valentine’s Day themed artwork and baking special chocolate cakes together in honour of the day. To celeb...
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Tuesday, 31 January 2017

Ball Skills with Bolton Wanderers

BWFC Session - Butterflies balls on heads

Children at Bolton School’s Nursery and attending the Nursery Class for 3 and 4 year olds were treated to a fun skills session with a coach from Bolton Wanderers. The main aim for the younger children from the First Steps and Tweenies rooms was to g...
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Friday, 27 January 2017

Chinese New Year at the Nursery

Chinese New Year - Butterflies playing with the dragon

Children at Bolton School’s Nursery celebrated Chinese New Year with lots of exciting activities. Some of the children dressed up in Chinese outfits for the day’s festivities, and everyone enjoyed listening to some Chinese nursery rhymes and music ov...
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Thursday, 26 January 2017

Celebrating Chinese New Year with the Nursery Class

Nursery Class Chinese New Year - dragon puppets

Children enrolled in the Nursery Class for 3 and 4 year olds celebrated Chinese New Year with lots of themed activities. They created paper lanterns, Chinese dragon puppets and even dragon masks, all of which they were able to decorate using brightly...
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Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Exploring Nature at Haigh Hall

Haigh Hall - fountain

Children from the Butterfly Room at the Nursery enjoyed a delightful Nature Day at Haigh Hall! They wrapped up warm for the occasion so that the chilly January weather didn’t deter them from having lots of fun in the outdoors. The children explored ...
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Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Christmas Rhythm Time for Nursery Children

Rhythm Time Xmas 2016 bubbles dancing

The First Steps and Tweenies children at Bolton School Nursery had fun with their parents, grandparents, aunties and uncles at a special Christmas-themed sing-along with Sara and Sally from Rhythm Time. The children got to sing and play along to sea...
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Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Butterflies and Caterpillars Tell the Christmas Story

Nursery Nativity - Mary & Joseph

Children from the Butterfly and Caterpillar Rooms at Bolton School Nursery told the story of Christmas in their own special Nativity. The Nativity was held in Beech House hall, which was packed with the children’s parents and families for the occasio...
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Thursday, 8 December 2016

Wizard of Oz Delight for Children

The Wicked Witch of the West learns of the death of The Wicked Witch of the East

The Nursery Class, children in the Butterfly room and the whole of Beech House, Bolton School's Infant School, enjoyed a fabulous morning as they were treated to a musical adaptation of the old Christmas favourite, The Wizard of Oz. The excited chil...
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Monday, 5 December 2016

Christmas Party for Nursery Children

Nursery Christmas Party 2016

Children attending Bolton School’s Nursery were invited to join staff in the Arts Centre for the Christmas Party. The hall had been decked in balloons, tinsel and festive decorations, with a Christmas tree in the corner. Every table had a bowl of sat...
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Monday, 17 October 2016

Nursery Parents Benefit from Transition Meeting

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Parents from the Butterflies room and the Nursery Class had the opportunity to attend a transitions meeting as they start to think about their child moving up to Infant School. On the agenda was the interview process for Beech House Infant School, wh...
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