It's that time of year again; the leaves are changing colour and the days are getting colder. Autumn is well and truly upon us, so we've been doing lots of autumn activities with our preschoolers here at Holy Apostles! Starting with investigating nocturnal animals, we...

Finding out about birds at Holy Apostles’ Pre-school! We have been finding out about birds at Holy Apostles’ Pre-school. The children and nursery staff looked at birds that we might spot in our gardens and decided that robins and blackbirds were amongst our favourites! We talked...

Den Building Week at Playgroup 26th June 2017   This week, at Holy Apostles’ Playgroup, we are den-building and donating money to Save the Children.The children have been learning about the importance of shelter and how different countries may encounter problems such as hurricanes or earthquakes, which...

WHAT IS PLAY? "Children need the freedom and time to play. Play is not a luxury. Play is a necessity.” -Kay Redfield Jamison At the playgroup we really value the importance of play; we give the children time to follow their interests and use resources to fuel...

The Human Body This week the children at playgroup are learning about the Human Body following children’s requests. We started thinking about our five senses and explored our touch with our ‘feely box’ activity. We had to guess the contents of the box, which contained jelly, baked...