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30 Hours Funded Childcare

For children of pre-school age, we have now started offering the government 30 hours funded childcare. To find out more please click the links below.

For working families in England
With 3 and 4-year-old children
An extra 15 hours a week of free childcare – so 30 in all
Parents of children born on or after 1st […]

September 12th, 2017|

Farm Animals

Reception have been learning about Farm Animals.  This week we have been concentrating on the ‘cow’.  We have compared how a cow was milked long ago to how it is milked today.  We made butter using an old butter churn and shaking milk.  This was hard work!  We also made some delicious ice cream.


May 19th, 2017|

Animals & Mini Beasts!

This term the Smallwood Pre-School children have been looking at animals in the Squirrels’ Room and mini beasts in The Owls’ Room for our topics. The Squirrels enjoyed making animal biscuits and were really delighted with the finished products. They were also really tasty!























In the Owls’ Room we have been […]

May 6th, 2017|

Mini Farm Experience

The Smallwood Pre-School children are learning about different animals this term and so this week they enjoyed a fabulous hands-on experience when we had a mini farm come to visit! There was lots of excitement and chatter as the children stroked the animals and described how each animal felt to touch.  Many thanks to Mrs […]

May 6th, 2017|
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