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Stay and Play

Stay and Play Spring Term 2024

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Another wonderful stay and play session!  It is lovely to see so many parents/carers coming to join our sessions.  The children have loved sharing these experiences with you.  The afternoon was very busy with Valentines card making, exploring making noodles and Chinese food in the malleable area with playdoh, reading stories, counting and matching numbered hearts, building towers, making ‘friendship fruit kebabs’, mixing in the mud kitchen to create pancakes and much more! 

Parents views 

“Thank you for a great afternoon. It was lovely to see Poppy so enthusiastic and comfortable in the preschool classroom as she confidently showed me around the different areas. Have a brilliant half term break!”


“Thank you for organising it for us all, it was lovely”


“I loved it. It was great to see how Mabel’s confidence has improved since September. Thank you”


“Thank you preschool team we had a great play. You all do such a fantastic job in that room!”





Stay and Play Autumn term 2

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Another fantastic stay and play session this morning in Pre-school.

The children loved showing you all the areas of learning in the classroom and it was wonderful to see you joining in with the Christmas activities. We had lots of busy children wrapping presents, decorating gingerbread men that the children baked yesterday, making snowmen with the playdoh, counting pom poms on the Christmas trees, writing letters to Father Christmas, making decorations and much more.

Parents views 

“How lovely! Thankyou so much for holding the stay and play sessions it’s fantastic to come in and share the children’s learning with them!”

Stay and Play Autumn term 1 2023

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Pre-school welcomed their first stay and play session for the Autumn term.

Thankyou to all the parents/carers that came this afternoon to the Stay and Play session. It was wonderful to see you sharing the learning environment with your little ones and exploring all the areas! The children enjoyed creating rockets in the creative area, emotion faces in the malleable area, building in the construction, colouring space and colour monster pictures. The outdoor was very busy in the mud kitchen, mixing coloured water and using jugs to pour and measure. Digging in the sand, balancing on the obstacle course and riding the bikes! A very busy and wonderful afternoon, hope you all had a wonderful time.

Parents views 

"Thank you for all your hard work ladies! It was a lovely afternoon."

"It was nice to spend the afternoon with my daughter. It's great to see her happy and settled in Pre-School."

"We had a fab afternoon!! Thank you for providing such a lovely space for the children. My son absolutely loves it!!

"We had a great time! Thanks you so much for having us, it was great to see my daughter showing me all her favourite places to play."

"You are all amazing with the children and create a lovely environment for them to learn and grow, thank you!"

Start children off on the way they should go and even when they are old they will not turn from it.
- Proverbs 22:6