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Awaiting the arrival of baby chicks

The children in Toddler Plus are very excited at the moment as they are waiting for their chicks to hatch. The eggs are in a incubator and the children take it turns to turn the eggs everyday with practitioner Sophie. During the daily visits to see … [Read More...]

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Nursery practitioner for our before and after school club

We are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic practitioner to join the Daisykins organisation at our before and after school club setting. The applicant will need to: Have a good working relationship with a highly qualified team Work in … [Read More...]

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Nursery Manager job vacancy

We are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic manager to join the Daisykins organisation at our Rugby Free Primary setting. They will be responsible for the day to day running of the setting. Applicants must hold at least a full and relevant level … [Read More...]

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Early Years Practitioner job vacancy

We are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic practitioner to join the Daisykins organisation at our Rugby Free Primary setting. The applicant will need to: Have a good working relationship with a highly qualified team Work in partnership with … [Read More...]

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Deputy manager job vacancy

We are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic deputy manager to join the Daisykins organisation at our Rugby Free Primary setting. The applicant must be capable and qualified to take charge in the nursery managers absence, and will also:   Have … [Read More...]

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Plans for the new nursery at Rugby Free Primary School

The management team and room leaders at Daisykins Nursery in Rugby, Whitehall Road, Rugby have been busy looking over the plans for the new nursery that is to open at Rugby Free Primary School in September this year. Pam Simpkins said … [Read More...]

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Unlocking the padlocks

Set out in the maths area in Pre School Minors was a tray containing padlocks and keys. Attached to each key was a keyring, each keyring had a different amount of coloured stickers ranging from 1 to 5. A practitioner wrote on the bottom of each … [Read More...]

Daisykins @ Rugby Free School Nursery

Due to the fantastic response we have had from parents and carers interested in a place at the new Daisykins @ Rugby Free School nursery here is a list of frequently asked questions to give you some more information. If your question has still not … [Read More...]

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I am the music man

Instead of playing with musical instruments, children were introduced to using other items to make sounds with. As it was time for song time at Daisykins Nursery, practitioners handed a basket of objects around for the children to choose from. The … [Read More...]

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Using Treasure Baskets in Nursery

Treasure baskets enable children to develop their cognitive development, this is done through exploring objects using their senses. Heuristic play describes the activity and play of babies and children as they play with and explore the properties of … [Read More...]

Nursery in Rugby

Mixing all the colours together

Practitioners from Daisykins nursery in Rugby observed the children during a messy play morning and identified that they were deeply engrossed in making marks with paint. The observations highlighted the children were using their fingers and tools to … [Read More...]

Being pirates

Pirates digging for their treasure

As the children in Pre School Minors displayed an interest in pirates practitioners decided to focus the week around pirates. Resources were gathered and activities were planned. The first item the children noticed on entering the room were the … [Read More...]

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Oh where has the woolly sheep gone?

The children from Daisykins Nursery in Rugby have been learning all about farm animals and to help teach them about woolly sheep a fun creative activity was set up for them. Shaving foam was placed on top of laminated sheep pictures to represent … [Read More...]

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Christmas Festive fun at nursery

It's the time of year at nursery where children have been joining in the Christmas festive fun. On some of the days it was all about the shiny glittery pictures and then on another it was day of singing Christmas songs. Both children and … [Read More...]

Being shopkeeper

I went to the shop and I brought?

Children in Toddler Plus had lots of fun taking it in turns to be the shopkeeper. Children looked what was on the shelf of the shop and asked "How many pennies" , the shopkeeper replied 10 pennies. On the desk of the shop children noticed the images … [Read More...]