Little Conkers Pre-School
A BIG WELCOME TO YOU!
Thank you for visiting our page.
We're really excited to share with you some of the lovely things we get up to each day!
You will often find us outdoors - we love running, climbing, balancing, chasing, hiding, constructing and, of course, jumping in puddles!
SO MANY WONDERFUL SPACES TO EXPLORE...
We believe the natural world is very important in developing our all round wellbeing, physically, socially, mentally and emotionally. We spend lots of time investigating plants and minibeasts, and taking full advantage of learning opportunities that the varied seasons and weather bring our way.
OUR BUMPER PUMPKIN HARVEST!
We experience so much when we grow our own fruit and vegetables. In the school allotment we planted small pumpkin plants we had grown from seed. We watered them reguarly and were amazed at the harvest!
BEING PART OF OUR COMMUNITY
We enjoy walking around the village. When we went to buy ingredients for baking, the staff in the CO-OP were so friendly. We even scanned our items at the till!
Little Conkers are becoming famous for their tasty bakes! These have included bread rolls, little cakes and shortbread biscuits. Real life experiences such as baking hold lots of super learning moments - measuring, counting, following a recipe, increasing vocabulary, taking turns, working safely and hygienically, changes in materials as they are combined, heated or cooled...
The activities and resources provided are very much led by the children's interests. Their inquisitive questions prompt investigations in diverse directions. We use these teachable moments to move the children forward in their learning.
Having fun and making memories at special times are precious to us.
LEARNING AND GROWING
You will find many, many books in Little Conkers!
We enjoy finding creative ways to nurture a love of books. Story sessions with our book of the week are fun times for all of the children to share in. It is delightful to watch children retelling the story to their friends using animated voices and remembering the repeated phrases. Each day also has plenty of singing including nursery rhymes and number songs, and we love adding actions!
SNACK TIMES AND LUNCHTIMES
These are important periods in the day for rest and for developing social skills. Times to connect, sitting around the tables, sharing food together and chatting about our day.
The children have access to free fruit and milk each day. Most children bring a packed lunch, but hot meals can be ordered and purchased from “The Farm Kitchen” who supply the main school.
The children each have a personal, secure online Learning Journey using software called Tapestry, which builds into a lovely record of their learning, including photos, comments and observations. Parents are able to view this continually and are encouraged to add their own photos and observations from home. www.tapestryjournal.com
We very much value the partnership with you in ensuring that your children continue to be confident, excited and super little learners!
Please come and visit us to find out more!
WE ARE OPEN DURING TERM TIME
MONDAY TO FRIDAY 9.00AM - 3.00PM
Extended provision is available in our school breakfast club, Early Birds, from 7.30am each morning.
Our Pre-School provision is registered for 3 and 4 year olds. Funded hours can be taken the term after a child’s third birthday, but paid for sessions are available as soon as a child turns 3.
We offer 15 hours per week universal government funded places, with options for additional paid for sessions.
We also offer 30 hours per week extended funded places, for those families who are eligible.
If you are looking for fun filled learning for your child in spacious and stimulating indoor and outdoor environments, then Little Conkers Pre-School
is the place to be!
Our experienced staff team are always happy to show you around and talk with you about your child’s specific interests and needs, and how we can make their pre-school experience a very happy and enriching one.
Our contact details are: email email@example.com
phone: 01526 832424