Today we carried out our first Forest School class with parents, as well as our children! We spoke to the parents about what Forest School is and how we incorporate it in our nursery. Parents shared their ideas from home, discussing how their children explore the natural world around them at home. Everyone involved enjoyed […]Read Full Story
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The Little Farmers at The Gables have been learning all about our environment and the importance of recycling. We have discussed the benefits of recycling and we even had a go at sorting some plastic and paper items into the appropriate bins. The Little Farmers demonstrated care and concern for their environment as they went […]Read Full Story
The older children at The Gables have been getting very creative by inventing new perfumes & potions in their mud kitchen! They added different smelling herbs from their sensory garden, glitter and spices then mixed, mashed and whisked their mixtures together. This helps the children with their physical development, fine and gross motor skills, by […]Read Full Story
"Staff have an excellent knowledge and understanding of the children's individual needs and provide a stimulating environment where all children are excited and motivated to learn. Observations of children are consistently used to plan for children's individual next steps in learning."
Linda Shore, Ofsted Inspector
"This provision is outstanding . All practitioners have high aspirations for children's achievement. This means the nursery is exceptional in the way it meets the needs of all children, including those with special educational needs and/or disabilities, and they make very rapid progress towards the early learning goals."
Ofsted inspector Caroline Midgley
"The Staff always make my child feel happy, safe and secure. The Staff are always approachable, welcoming any queries, concerns and often encourage new ideas from parents and children. My daughter often get comments she is lovely and often models herself on the staff."
Scott, Olivia's Dad
"My son, eats food at nursery that he wouldn't / doesn't eat at home. Which is fantastic! I think the other children eating well shows him there something more to this dish than he thinks."
Laura, Austin's mum