Children across the setting have been exploring the concept of ‘growing’. We planted sunflower seeds in our garden and have been observing their growth as they develop from a small seed into tall sunflowers.
Some of the children commented that they were the biggest flowers they had ever seen! The children told us that the sunflowers made them feel happy and smiley. Winds have blown some of the flowers down, so we decided to explore the leaves in our investigation areas. The children were fascinated by the bright colours and have used these to create our own artwork!
"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