Halloween Fun

Posted by Nikki Pargeter | Nov 10th 2016

Our youngest members of the nursery had lots of Halloween Fun. They dressed up, played with pumpkins, made messy pictures and had lots of messy fun. The staff had lots of fun too!
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Defibrillator Training

Posted by Nikki Pargeter | Nov 2nd 2016

At our last training day all staff attended defibrillator training. This was a follow up to the first aid training we did in February. In response to this the committee agreed to purchase our own defibrillator as we were informed that any adult or child suffering from cardiac arrest only has a 9% survival rate […]
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A Visit from the Fire Brigade

Posted by Nikki Pargeter | Aug 31st 2016

We were lucky enough to have the fire brigade visit – not because we needed them!!! – but because we thought the children would enjoy it. The firemen were superb not only did all the children have a chance to sit in the fire truck but they also had the opportunity to use the hose. […]
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Impromptu Visitors

Posted by Nikki Pargeter | May 25th 2016

At St Thomas Nursery we try and plan lots of exciting things for the children to do and see. Sometimes however something impromptu turns up and we make the most out of what has happened. Today we had a visit from 2 ducks who just turned up. The children took it in turns to go […]
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Farmer Gows Visit

Posted by Nikki Pargeter | May 4th 2016

We had a fantastic morning when Farmer Gows came to visit. Stuart the Goat was having a brilliant time wanting to get to all the bottles of milk that the children had to feed him. The lamb, who was yet to be named, was a little more shy but certainly enjoyed his milk too. Henrietta […]
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Trip to the Park

Posted by Nikki Pargeter | Feb 10th 2016

It may be cold, wet and windy but this did not deter the youngest children in the nursery from visiting the park. They wrapped up warmly and set off in the pushchairs, just in case they got tired later. A great time was had by adults and children alike as they explored the park and […]
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ZooLab Visit for Chinese New Year

Posted by Nikki Pargeter | Feb 9th 2016

On Friday 5th February we had a visit from ZooLab. The children from both rooms were very excited to see the animals but also very well behaved, they sat beautifully as the animals were brought out, listened very well to instructions and were brave enough to touch and stroke them too!! They got to see […]
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Queen Celebration

Posted by Nikki Pargeter | Sep 14th 2015

      On Wednesday 9th September the children at St Thomas Day Nursery celebrated the Queen being the longest reigning monarch in British History. Children and staff dressed in red, white and blue clothes, the nursery was decorated with flags and banners and the children enjoyed a traditional English tea party.
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Awards Ceremony

Posted by Nikki Pargeter | Jun 16th 2015

On Thursday 11th June Trudy, Caryn and myself travelled to Coventry to the Ricoh Arena for the National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA) Award Ceremony. We were nominated for two awards and we were chosen to win the Investing in Your People Award. It was a glittering occasion that we had to dress up for, with […]
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Fun Day!

Posted by Nikki Pargeter | May 31st 2015

  Our annual fun day was on Saturday June 6th at North Hinksey primary school, it started off a bit gloomy but at midday the sun came out just as the races began. A fun day was had by all, lots of face painting and children’s crafts, yummy lunches and cakes as well as competitive […]
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