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Nursery Latest News

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A Baby in Maurice’s Manger!


Caterpillars, Butterflies and the Nursery Class got the Nativity season at Bolton School off to a spectacular start when Maurice the Mule found a baby in his manger!   ‘Away in a Manger’, written by Niki Davies and performed by the three and four ye...
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Discovering Diwali at Hindu Temple

Nursery Class Hindu Temple Visit montage

The children in the Nursery Class have learned all about the Hindu celebration of Diwali. As part of this learning, the class, plus some children from the Butterfly Room at Bolton School Nursery, visited a local Hindu temple to find out what happens ...
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Children Enjoy Woodland Nature Area

Nursery Class Woodland Nature Area

Nursery Class Teacher Mrs Louise Browning and the new Nursery Class have been enjoying themselves as they make weekly visits to a woodland nature area on the School site. Mrs Browning said: "Although the children have daily access to outdoor learnin...
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Nursery Announces Employee of the Month

Khatija employee of the month

Parents and staff have been busily voting for the employee of the month. In September, the winner was Khatija Shabir! Parents commented that she is very warm and welcoming in the Tweenies room and goes the extra mile to enable everyone to settle well...
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Rhythm Time for First Steps

Rhythm Time babies

Children in the First Steps room at Bolton School Nursery enjoyed Rhythm Time with Sarah Brooks, who visits the Nursery every two weeks to deliver this session. They listened to and sang along with a host of nursery rhymes and were also able to play ...
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Cookery School Teaches Children about Healthy Eating

Cookery School - healthy eating

Every Friday afternoon, the Bolton School Nursery Class for 3 and 4 Year Olds has been joining children from the Nursery's Butterflies class to develop their skills in making, cooking and baking different types of healthy food from worldwide cultures...
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Nursery Class Starts Intergenerational Visits

Nursery Class at Park View Residential Care Home

Children in the Nursery Class for Three and Four Year Olds have enjoyed their first visit Park View Residential Home on Chorley New Road. The children shared songs and stories with the residents, as well as getting involved in art activities. One gen...
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Nursery Staff Raise Money in Memory of Tragic Toddler

When You Wish Upon A Star duathlon cheque presentation

This summer, members of staff at Bolton School Nursery took part in a duathlon to raise money for When You Wish Upon a Star in honour of Scarlett Walker, a toddler who died tragically last year. Scarlett’s grandmother Carol Walker works at the Nurse...
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Down on the Farm with the Caterpillars

Caterpillars Smithills Farm - donkey riding

Children in the Caterpillar Room at Bolton School’s Nursery visited Smithills Open Farm in Bolton to spend some time with the animals! The children got to feed the sheep, deer and llamas by hand. They were also able to hold some of the baby animals,...
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Children Learn About the Emergency Services

Emergency Services Week - Children with the Fire Engine

Children at Bolton School Nursery have enjoyed an exciting week learning about the emergency services and all the important work they do in the region. Older children enjoyed talks from the ambulance service, which involved looking at the different ...
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