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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 3 Blog 2021-22

Happy New Year!! and welcome to our Term 3 blog. We have lots to look forward to between now and the Easter break including looking at the themes of Winter and Spring. It will be lovely to experience all the exciting changes in the Nursery garden and woods as we move through the seasons. We will also be investigating our Scots heritage through activities, songs and poetry. As always, we will continue to plan other themes and activities using the interests of the children . We hope you enjoy sharing our journey!


Week Beginning : Monday 10th January 2022

Winter Fun

This week the children have enjoyed looking at some the signs of Winter. They enjoyed playing with the ice in the garden. They explored their senses together and thought it was cold and wet to touch. The children then broke up the ice to make different shapes. Can you guess what shapes they made?

The children also enjoyed playing with ‘snow’, building igloos/snow castles and playing with artic animals

Bird Feeding

The children have also been busy feeding the birds in the garden and decided to make their own Bird Feeders

Information/Reminders

P1 Deferrals

If your child’s date of birth is between 18 August 2017 and 28 February 2018 you are able to apply to defer their school entry until August 2023. Please follow the link below for more information or contact the Nursery staff if you have any questions.

https://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/deferredentry

Incredible Years

We are delighted to let you know about a new Incredible Years Group in starting January 2022 in the North West Locality (please see attached flyer for details).  Incredible Years is specifically for parents and carers with children aged 3-6 years displaying difficult behaviour. Since 2014 there has been over 100 Incredible Years and Triple P courses delivered in Edinburgh and they continue to accept applications from professionals and parents and carers using this link https://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/incredibleyears.   Over 80% of parents and carers report that their child’s behaviour has improved after taking part in these courses.