Today we had some very special visitors at THNS. Oak the Guide Dog and her owner Marian came to teach our children about the role of guide dogs and how they support people with Visual Impairments. All of our children had the chance to meet Oak and give her a stroke! We were very proud of some of our children who were a little nervous at first but built the courage to take a turn. Thank you Marian and Oak! Please click here to see our photos from today.
The snow didn't stop us from celebrating World Book Day at THNS today! Children (and staff!) dressed up as their favourite book characters. Please click here to have a look at the photos from our celebrations.
Children at THNS have loved exploring the snow today. They have enjoyed making shapes, leaving footprints, travelling on home-made sledges and some have even made snow angels! For many of our children, this has been their first experience of snow. Click this news story for more photos...
THNS is open as usual today. We are expecting further snow this afternoon and evening but always strive to keep our school open. If there are updates they will be posted on our website, Twitter account (@THNursery) and families will receive a text message. Please be cautious and safe on your way to school today.
Our Family Language ESOL started today. Many thanks to Sue from CALAT for leading this course for our parents and their children. These families will be attending every week until June so we're excited to see what progress they will make. Well done!
This week our 2 year olds have been learning through 'The Three Little Bears'. They have been learning about the concepts of number, big/ small, hot/ cold and reciting familiar phrases from the story in their play. Today the children made porridge and shared this with their friends.
We've had a great week learning about 'people who help us'. Unfortunately the fire fighters had to attend to a real emergency so couldn't come and visit us, however this didn't stop the children at THNS using their imagination and creating their own role play fire engine. Please click here to have a look at our photo galleries. We'd like to wish all of our children and families at THNS a happy and safe half term and we look forward to welcoming everyone back on Monday 19th February.
As part of our 'People Who Help Us' week, we received a visit from the Thornton Heath Neighbourhood team who were kind enough to let us try on their uniforms and explore the patrol car. The children had a lot of fun, showed exemplary behaviour and asked the officers questions to find out more about how they help our local community each and every day. We were even allowed to turn the siren on and off!
THNS children and their parents/ carers thoroughly enjoyed our cooking workshops today. They learnt how to make scones and all joined in with mixing, pouring, cutting, spreading and even tasting! Thank you to Helen and Donatella for arranging and leading this popular workshop. What shall we make next time?