Flying Start @ Helston Visit Roskillys Farm!

Flying Start @ Helston Visit Roskillys Farm!

The children at Flying Start @ Helston were very excited to go on the mini-bus on a trip to Roskilly farm!

They sat on the big tractor, and looked at all the baby chicks, chickens, rabbits, goats and pigs!

They then went to the milk parlour and looked at the machines that help milk the cows…

And finished off their trip with a delicious ice-cream from the café!

    

What a great day out!

Flying Start @ Helston Pre-School Do Woodwork!

Flying Start @ Helston Pre-School Do Woodwork!

The pre-school children at Flying Start @ Helston have been having great fun exploring the world of woodwork, with their special child-friendly equipment sets…

They’ve been putting on their special protective clothing for doing woodwork, and having a go at hammering the nails…

Using the drills and the special tools…

And making woodwork masterpieces!

The new equipment is so fun, and a safe way for children to try out and enjoy woodwork… great work, Helston!

Flying Start Managers Go On Annual Away Day!

Flying Start Managers Go On Annual Away Day!

The Managers from all of our Flying Start Nurseries got together in Wadebridge for their annual Away Day!

This is a chance for all the managers to train together, enhance and improve areas of their professional practice, and get creative with trying a new skill or activity…

This year, they did a sculpting workshop with acclaimed local sculptor Richard Austin.

They all got stuck in and had a go at crafting these fantastic big clay heads!

Thank you to Richard for the expertise during the workshop, and well done to our managers for their amazing efforts. Thank you also to all our customers and families, for understanding the importance of our annual training day – so that our managers can inspire and lead!

Flying Start Team Leaders Train & Get Creative on Annual Away Day!

Flying Start Team Leaders Train & Get Creative on Annual Away Day!

The Team Leaders from all of our Flying Start nurseries had a great time on their Annual Away Day… it is a chance for all of our team leaders to get together and train, develop and enhance their practice, as well as try something new or creative!

The Team Leaders got the opportunity to work with local artist Charlie Pollard to explore print techniques, and get creative!

It was a great day of learning and discovery for all – which they will be bringing back to their nurseries to cascade and inspire others!

Flying Start @ Helston Toddlers Make Oat Biscuits!

Flying Start @ Helston Toddlers Make Oat Biscuits!

The toddlers at Flying Start @ Helston have been busy doing some baking…

Firstly, they mixed up all the ingredients for their oaty biscuits, and took it in turns to stir it all up…

Then they shaped them using biscuit shape cutters…

And then members of staff helped to take them away and bake them in the oven!

Mmm delicious – well done Helston!

Flying Start @ Helston Bake Chocolate Brownies!

Flying Start @ Helston Bake Chocolate Brownies!

After their recent trip into town to the local bakery, the toddler department at Flying Start @ Helston decided to have a go themselves, and bake some delicious treats!

They discussed all their favourite types of treats and decided that chocolate brownies were the best…

So they mixed up all the ingredients carefully in a big bowl, and all had a go at stirring it and mixing it all up together… then the staff took them off to the hot oven, and they could all smell the delicious smell as they cooked!

Then they got to all take a piece home to have after their tea!

Flying Start @ Helston Visit Their Local Bakery!

Flying Start @ Helston Visit Their Local Bakery!
The toddler department at Flying Start @ Helston have been getting out and about in their local community, and this week they went to their local bakery!
They walked into town, and went into the bakery, where they looked at all the pretty decorated cakes and yummy warm breads, and spoke to the kind bakery staff!
They talked all about how it links to their current theme book of ‘The Magical Train Ride’, where they enter the land of cakes!
For being so well-behaved on their trip, they even got some cookies to enjoy back at nursery… delicious!

Flying Start @ Helston Pre-School Explore Local Park!

Flying Start @ Helston Pre-School Explore Local Park!
The pre-school department at Flying Start @ Helston spent the morning at their local park, after all walking there together…
The children really enjoyed being able to run up and down all the hills and exploring all the fun equipment and climbing equipment the park has… they were setting themselves challenges and racing each other to the top of the climbing frame!
They all took it in turn and shouted words of encouragement to their friends as they climbed!
What a lovely morning spent within the community and in the fresh air!

Flying Start @ Helston Babies Explore Ocean Role Play!

Flying Start @ Helston Babies Explore Ocean Role Play! 
The babies at Flying Start @ Helston have been busy exploring their new role-play theme of the ocean…
The baby room staff created a boat that the babies can climb in and out off! Inside the boat there is a pool that has sand inside and blue sheets for water with animals all along it…
The children have really enjoyed getting stuck in and messy with the sand and finding all the different animals in the water!

Flying Start @ Helston Enjoy A Fun Sports Day!

Flying Start @ Helston Enjoy A Fun Sports Day! 
Flying Start @ Helston had great fun hosting their sports day at the local park, where they were joined by lots of Mums, Dads, and relatives!
The children took part in all sorts of races including the bean bag and bat race, dressing up race, and an egg and spoon race!
The parents even joined in at the end when they got very competitive in the Mums and Dads race!!
Great fun had by all, and a lovely chance to get out in the fresh air, and in the local community!