A Goodbye Poem from Mrs Flockhart

We are sad to say that we will be saying a fond farewell to Mrs Flockhart on the 2nd of February as she leaves us to begin a new chapter in her life. We are going to miss her greatly but wish her all the best for the future.

Mrs Flockhart has written a poem especially for the children below:


As I will soon be leaving nursery

I just wanted you all to know

That I think you are all so wonderful

And I wanted to tell you so


I am constantly amazed

By all that you can do

Your kindness to your friends

Has made my heart so happy too


I’m away to read so many books and do lots of thinking too

Everyday I will be learning – just like you


It’s been such a joy to have known you

This is definitely true

You are all so very special

And I will never forget you


Love from

Mrs Flockhart x


Gym Time

We have had great fun visiting the gym hall the last few Fridays. Last week the children were learning about stretching, warm ups, heartbeats and cool downs. We also thought about different ways to travel around the gym hall. We tried walking, running, skipping, hopping, jumping and galloping. To finish our session we played a game called “Santa Santa Snowman”

Question for home – what is a space bubble?

Safe Sally


We are learning about the wellbeing indicators at nursery and decided the best way to introduce these indicators was through the use of our Shanarri dolls.  Over the last 3 weeks Safe Sally has taught us all about keeping safe.   We talked about how to keep safe at home and the safety around medicines.  The children have absolutely adored having Sally in the nursery and particularly enjoyed looking through Safe Sally’s bag and decided which items were safe for children to touch and which items were not. The children even remembered to take Safe Sally out when we had a fire drill.  Here are some of the children’s voices round safety:

Amelia – Safe Sally helped us with the fire alarm

Agam – Never touch hair straighteners, they are hot!

Callum – There is a candle inside you might burn yourself

Isobel – That’s a bear that’s safe

Harrison – You have to stop when crossing the road, hold hands

Niamh – Glass will jab you

Freddie – Don’t touch the cooker it is hot!

George P  – Mum eats tablets.  I only have vitamins

Luca – Don’t touch tablets or medincine

Louisa – A gun is not safe!

This week Safe Sally is going to introduce her friend Healthy Harry to the children.  We are very excited to learn with Healthy Harry right up to the Christmas holidays!

Our Shanarri  Family