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We’re Recruiting: Early Years Practitioner

We’re recruiting for an Early Years Practitioner. For more details and to apply, please see our post on Indeed.

2018 Autumn Term 1 – Our Favourite Stories

This term, we will be looking at some of the children’s favourite stories. We’re going to be sharing story sacks, looking at stories around harvest festival and getting the children to explore and extend some of their favourite stories. The children will be drawing some of the characters from their favourite stories and will take part in a sensory walk with some of the

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World Book Day

On the 1st March 2018, it’s World Book Day which is a celebration of books and reading. We’ve allowed children to come in as their favourite book character or bring in their favourite book to read for the whole of this week. Today, one of our children came in as Horrid Henry and brought in Ten Little Fishes for us to read. We are

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Upcoming Activities

Over the next few weeks we are continuing with looking at The Tiger Who Came to Tea and have designed some activities to explore and extend the story further. This is our role play area set up for a tiger tea party. We will also be making some items for Mother’s Day and Easter that will also follow the tea party theme. We are

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Spring Term 2 – Continuing ‘The Tiger Who Came to Tea’

The children have loved looking at this classic 1969 book by Judith Kerr so much, that we are continuing to explore it next term too! We shall also be celebrating Mother’s Day and Easter at Summerfields by making cards and doing some baking.

2018 Spring Term 1 – The Tiger Who Came to Tea

Next term at Summerfields Nursery, we will be looking at the classic children’s book “The Tiger Who Came to Tea” by Judith Kerr.  First published in 1969, it tells the tale of a little girl called Sophie and a very hungry Tiger who drops by unexpectedly!   We have lots of fun activities planned covering all learning areas including making some of our own

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Children in Need 2017

The Nursery has raised money by guessing what Pudsey’s favourite food was and having a duck race!  We beat last year’s total and raised a fantastic amount for this worthwhile charity. Well done everyone!      

We have been rated GOOD!!!

We are delighted to say that we have been rated as GOOD in all four key areas following our Ofsted inspection last week! Thank you to our parents who spoke with the inspectors.  We are very proud of all our children and our staff! EY293942 Summerfields Nursery InspectionReport

2017 Autumn Term 1 – The Gruffalo

Our theme for Autumn Term 1 will be one of the children’s favourite stories The Gruffalo. We are planning a series of fun activities that can be extended depending on levels of engagement from the children including: Making Gruffalo crumble and cakes Building a forest using recycled resources Gruffalo hats and masks Harvest festival and where our food comes from Grandparents stay and play

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Promoting Healthy Eating and Physical Activity

At Summerfields Nursery we believe that healthy eating and physical activity are an important part of a child’s learning and development. Nursery HEPA Grant We applied for and have been awarded a grant from East Sussex County Council. We had to be audited and produce an action plan detailing how we will use the grant to increase physical activity and promote healthy eating in

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