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Chester Half Marathon - Good Luck Kim

(Posted on 27/04/18)

On Saturday 29th April one of our parents, Kim Sweeney, will be running the Chester half marathon to raise some extra funds to support our nursery.We are really happy that Kim chose to donate her sponsorship to us for this challenging event and wish her well on Saturday.Thank you for your support

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The Great St Mary's Obstacle Challenge

(Posted on 27/04/18)

On 1st May the children will be facing a double challenge. A challenge to complete our really tricky obstacle course 5 times!AndA challenge to raise much needed funds for our schoolIt is about the children having fun but also a serious plea for your help and support.We are hoping to raise enough for a new picnic bench for our outdoor area.Get ready to wriggle, climb and leap! 

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Find Out Friday - 9th March

Find Out Friday - 9th March

(Posted on 16/03/18)

Today we have been playing with some old bike wheels.  We have rolled them, spun them, tried to catch them.  Many of the children have bikes of their own so this has sparked some great conversations.We have then used the wheel to inspire some art work: using all kinds of wool and material we have created a woven masterpiece.Katie Tyrie

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Find Out Friday

(Posted on 16/02/18)

Last week we made our ‘Saucepan Wall’ for music making. We had a great time. We also made a lot of noise!What really interested the children was not the finished wall but how to make it; How to get the heavy saucepans to stay up? They tried string? Laces? Ribbon ? Clothes pegs? Masking tape?Today’s challenge is more like ‘Fix It Friday’.Mrs Tyrie has been very messy again...

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St Mary’s World Famous Saucepan Orchestra

(Posted on 09/02/18)

Crash, bang, wallop, thud,pans, lids and spoons.You’ll never guess (maybe you can!!) how much noise we makewhen thrashing out these tunes!  Today we have made a music wall using all those lovely old saucepans you brought in. We have explored and experimented to see what makes the best sounds, the loudest sounds and we even tried some very quiet “scratchy” sounds using washing...

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Time to Shine

(Posted on 07/02/18)

One of the most important things we can give children as parents, teachers or carers is our time.Over the coming weeks I will be taking small groups of children to engage in activities specifically designed to help them learn “even better”.It may be giving quiet or the very young children the chance to speak up – or those who stand back from an activity the chance to be the first...

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