Flying Start @ Penryn Host Charity Cake Sale At Local B&Q!

Flying Start @ Penryn Host Charity Cake Sale At Local B&Q!

Flying Start @ Penryn Pre-school went on a special trip to their local B&Q, where they set up a cake sale stand and raised money for Macmilian charity!

They raised lots of many and the community loved the cakes – and meeting the lovely children who helped sell them the cakes!

Great work, Penryn – a lovely way to be out into the community, whilst raising money for a really worthwhile charity! Thanks to the local B&Q for also letting the children host their cake sale stand!

Flying Start @ Penryn Visit Their Local Library!

Flying Start @ Penryn Visit Their Local Library!

The toddlers and babies at Flying Start @ Penryn had a lovely visit to their local library…

The children really enjoyed looking at lots of different books, hearing lots of different stories, and doing colouring for their mummies and daddies!

 

Smiles all round, and a lovely way to get even more involved with the local community!

Flying Start @ Penryn Enjoy Beach School!

Flying Start @ Penryn Enjoy Beach School!

The pre-school department at Flying Start @ Penryn had a great time at Beach School!

During their time at the beach, they had fun making lots of different big pictures in the sand…

…as well as picking up seaweed and pretending to be sea monsters!

      

The children had lots of fun searching for different textured stones and shells and they were excited to show their friends and the staff what they had found!

They even enjoyed their snack on a picnic rug on the beach…

And all went back to nursery very sandy and happy!

Flying Start @ Penryn Explore Home Theme!

Flying Start @ Penryn Explore Home Theme!

For the first week back of term, the babies and preschoolers at Flying Start @ Penryn have been focusing on a theme of ‘home’.

They’ve been exploring the theme through role play, and lots of specially set up activities…

The children have particularly loved being Mum & Dad, cleaning up with their Hettie the Hoover!

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 @ Penryn Visit A Donkey Sanctuary!

Flying Start @ Penryn Visit A Donkey Sanctuary!
Flying Start @ Penryn went on a very exciting trip… to the Flicka Donkey sanctuary!
The children and staff met lots of friendly donkeys… they got to stroke them all nice and gently, and even had a go at grooming them as well!
They also met a big fluffy donkey called Big Bertie!
And there was even a little baby donkey who was only a few weeks old!
The children really enjoyed meeting all the donkeys and petting them, and learning lots from the friendly staff at the Donkey Sanctuary….
A huge thank you to Flicka Donkey Sanctuary!
 

Flying Start @ Penryn Pre-Schoolers Do Science Experiments!

Flying Start @ Penryn Pre-Schoolers Do Exciting Science Experiments!
The after-schoolers and pre-schoolers at Flying Start @ Penryn have been exploring a space and science theme recently!
 
To really explore science and experiments, the children have had a go at making their own slime, by mixing up lots of ingredients, to get the slimy gooey consistency!
And the science fun didn’t stop there…with the help of staff and parents who were joining in, they also created a volcanic explosion in a sand tray – wow!!
A huge thank you to the parents who came in to help with all the science exploration too!

Flying Start @ Penryn Pre-Schoolers Enjoy Sports Day!

Flying Start @ Penryn Pre-Schoolers Enjoy Sports Day!

The pre-school department at Flying Start @ Penryn have been having great fun at their sports day!

They went onto the Penryn rugby club full-size pitch, and took part in sack races, egg and spoon races, and a race where they had to balance a bean bag on their head!

There was even a race for the Mummies, Daddies and relatives who came to watch!!

There were special trophies, and lots of fun was had by all!

Well done Penryn, and a special thanks to Penryn rugby club!

Flying Start @ Penryn Celebrate Pre-School Graduation!

Flying Start @ Penryn Celebrate Pre-School Graduation!

Flying Start @ Penryn have been celebrating the graduation of their pre-school children, as they leave nursery to go up to big school!!

There was a huge turnout of parents and families, as well as the whole nursery, to see the special event… and the pre-schoolers performed a special graduation song in front of all of them!

   

The children all got to wear a special gown and a black graduation cap, and carry a special scroll! And they all got special medals too!

The pre-school staff team are very sad to see their amazing pre-school children go, but wish them the very best for the next step in their journey at big school!