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If you’re looking for exciting winter activities for pre-schoolers, then Stickman is your friend!  The pre-school children at Holy Apostles have been learning all about story-making, and how we use our story boxes at Holy Apostles’ Pre-school.   We introduced our topic by reading the book, Stickman by Julia Donaldson. It is a favourite story among the...

Holy Apostles’ pre-schoolers have been learning all about British birds as well as some from further afield! We started our topic at the end of January to coincide with the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch that we take part in each year. The children were introduced to...

At Holy Apostles’ Preschool, one of the best preschools in Gloucestershire, we have started to learn some words and phrases in French. In week one we had fun listening to Mrs Unsworth’s new picture storybook “SPEAK SCRUFFY! HAVE A GO!”.  We widened our vocabulary and began to speak some French!  We learnt...

Parents of prospective pupils looking at local preschools, often ask us when they visit Holy Apostles if we plan topics around the children's ideas and interests. The answer is yes! We planned a topic on transport which was a direct response to children’s interests. We thought...

The pre-schoolers have been having lots of fun finding out about pirates this term. We often ponder the question: what makes a good preschool? In short, the answer is nurturing the children's passions and talents. With this in mind, we chose the topic because a...