Nursery Blog



Thank you for looking at our Blog page . This is where we will be sharing information about the children’s interest/ activities and any reminders.

Term 1 Weekly Blog 2021-22

Welcome to our Blog for Session 2021-22. We hope you enjoy reading the information and looking at all our learning. This week we have been busy creating, investigating and playing together

Week Beginning: Monday 4th October 2021

Rocketing Into Space

This week, the pupils have been showing an interest in Space. They have enjoyed making planets, playing with moon sand and pretending to be rockets. Look how high we can jump !!!


Parent Consultation : We have almost completed all our Parent Consultation calls for each group. It has been lovely to speak with everyone and we hope you have enjoyed hearing how your child is getting on. As always, please speak with us if you have any questions or concerns

October Holiday: Nursery will close on Friday 15th October at 12:30pm and open again on Tuesday 26th October at 8:30am for the October Holiday

Sickness: As we enter in to the Winter months , we are aware of rising numbers of colds, coughs and sickness bugs. Please keep you child at home should you feel they are unwell and let the Nursery know they will be off.

** Please Note, pupils with Sickness and/or Diarrhoea should remain off Nursery for 48hrs from their last bout of illness**

Dropping Off/ Picking Up : Pupils can be dropped off between 8:30am and 9:00am each morning and picked up between 2:30pm and 3:00pm. We ask that Parents/Carers use the times stated, unless agreed with staff otherwise, to avoid interrupting Nursery Sessions in the morning and staff planning time at the end of the day.

Week Beginning: Monday 27th September 2021

Maths Week Scotland

This week we have been celebrating Maths Week Scotland in Nursery. We have had great fun investigating Numbers and Shapes. Here are some of our pictures and comments

I’m painting numbers’ ‘1,2,3,4,5 where is 6,7,8,9,10’ ‘Look at my numbers’

Searching For Minibeasts

Last week we were really interested in looking at the ladybirds in the garden. This week, we enjoyed trying to find different types using checklists.


Parent/Carers Consultation

Parent Consultations will take place next week and the following week. Hopefully you have all received information on your appointment times. If you need any other details please speak to the Nursery Staff at drop-off or pick-up

City Of Edinburgh Council Parent/Carer Survey 2021:

The City of Edinburgh Council is seeking the views of parents and carers with children under 5 years of age to ensure we provide a high quality service that is responsive to the changing needs of our local communities.

Please complete the following survey giving your views:

Week Beginning: Tuesday 21st September 2021

Out In The Garden

This week we have been Making Trains, Cooking in the Mud Kitchen and Having a Picnic.

Symmetry In Action

Playing In The School Playground

The children had been interested in watching the bigger ones in the school playground. They even used bricks to look at them . This week so we took them out today to play in the ‘BIG’ playground
Here are some of our comments :

‘ It was good fun’ ‘We played on the pirate ship’ ‘ It was so cool!’

‘We played on the boat’ ‘We played Snakes and Ladders

Finding Minibeasts

We have loved looking for Minibeasts in our Bug Hotel and Garden. We found lots of different insects including a ladybird….. Can you spot it?


Lunch Update:

Please see the information from Chris Ross, Catering Manager

“Due to current national supply chain issues, we may need to change our menus at short notice as we adapt to the changing situation.  As you may be aware from the national media there is currently a shortage of HGV drivers, this in some cases may result in product substitutions. We are working closely with our catering suppliers to mitigate disruption and our catering teams are working to adapt menus at a local level based on product availability. Pupils with special diets will continue to be catered for, however menus may differ from those provided. In addition, COVID is having an impact within our catering team resources, in some isolated cases we are having to deliver a  packed lunch service offering, our teams are working incredibly hard to provide the best service possible during unprecedented times, we apologise for any inconvenience this may cause”.