November2012

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New Website is Online!

Date: November 22, 2012 Author: Admin Categories: News

We’re very proud to announce that our new website is now online! Initially, we only have a small set of pages, but we’ll be adding lots more content in 2013: everything from information on the High Scope philosophy to baking recipes that that the children use in the Centre. Naturally, we’ll be keeping the Facebook…

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School Age Club

Date: November 20, 2012 Author: Admin Categories: Playrooms

When you’ve made that important trip to big school you’re welcome to join us daily after school is out. We love to hear the news of day and how school was. We are so different to school. We’re here to unwind, chill out, and have fun—indoors, outdoors—most of our games and play comes from great…

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Senior Montessori

Date: November 20, 2012 Author: Admin Categories: Playrooms

In our bright and airy new Montessori room, we enjoy an action-packed morning, using the Montessori materials with baking, gardening, messy play and science built into our busy schedule each week. Tying in with Aistear and Siolta, our curriculum covers all areas of a child’s development, while remaining faithful to the traditional Montessori approach. An example of…

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Junior Montessori

Date: November 20, 2012 Author: Admin Categories: Playrooms

Welcome to Junior Montessori. In our bright and colourful room you can spend all morning playing. We have shelves bursting with fun things to explore. Our practical life materials gives each child the opportunity learn encouraging independence, helping with motor-skills, developing concentration & also hand-eye co-ordination. Working on these skills will bring out great confidence…

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Senior Pre-School

Date: November 20, 2012 Author: Admin Categories: Playrooms

Our room is flooded with light and rotating interest areas to capture the ongoing curiosity of the growing minds of all who enter our room. Everyday we love to share news with parents and family. Being part of the community is of great importance to us and we arrange visits to our centre or we…

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Junior Pre-School

Date: November 20, 2012 Author: Admin Categories: Playrooms

Fun and learning are the two important aspects to this room. Learning and play are guided by weekly themes, for example Apple, Trees or My Family. Children are introduced to Montessori work in this room, with daily sessions with a Montessori teacher. Other activities include story-time, circle-time, outside play and table top work. In line…

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Senior Toddlers

Date: November 20, 2012 Author: Admin Categories: Playrooms

We like to sing and dance and play our music very loud so that everyone can hear us! We like the fun in our red kitchen cooking great breakfasts and dinners. When we feel like having quiet time we play with our puzzles, have a rest on our sofa, read books from our library. We…

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Junior Toddlers

Date: November 20, 2012 Author: Admin Categories: Playrooms

We have a bright colourful playroom opening on to our garden. Our toys and equipment are just right for inside and outside play. To keep things interesting and new we rotate our resources. Although Wide Eye sits on our shelves he flies down with Little Hoot and all his friends from the Natterjack forest to…

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Senior Babies

Date: November 20, 2012 Author: Admin Categories: Playrooms

Our older babies take the biggest step of their little lives when moving to Senior Babies. Our new room, new staff, new games, new challenges are all explored in a gentle and encouraging way. Soon everyone is busy checking out all our nooks and crannies! Wait until you see outside… Leaves falling from our shrubs…

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Junior Babies

Date: November 20, 2012 Author: Admin Categories: Playrooms

Junior Babies is the start of a super journey of meeting and greeting, exploring and recognising, making new friends and babbling, asserting ‘me’ and accommodating ‘you’, crawling and creeping and rolling and testing, sitting and sliding and sitting again! Tasting new things, dribbling and drooling, patiently waiting for teeth to come through, for hands to…

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