Lest we forget

Remembering today all the brave men and women who serve and have served in the armed forces. We also think of their families. All week the children have been making poppies and learning why they are bought to help soldiers and their families and how they are used as a symbol to remember those who […]

Painting Autumn

Autumn is an amazing time to be out in nature. Lots of changing colours to stimulate the imaginations of young children. It is also a great time to talk to children about seasons and to go for walks through forests and woods to point things out. We have been using an Autumn Hunt Checklist to […]

Building biodiversity in our garden!

The Corner House is delighted to start working with Your Eco Gardener who will help us make our outdoor garden and area look fantastic for the children to enjoy. Teaching our children about being kind to our environment lays the foundations for sustainable behaviour throughout their lives.  As a day nursery we do all we […]

Autumn arrives!

This month we will be teaching the children about autumn and the changes autumn brings to our environment and lives.  We will be watching the leaves falling from the trees and using them in our art and craft activities.  The children will also be learning about the following: World Habitat Day: World Habitat Day reflects […]

Football Fun!

The children are enjoying getting outside with summer fun activities! We have been enjoying lots of football games in our large outdoor space to mark England’s progress in Euro 2020 and will be looking at English traditions such as having tea in china cups and eating cucumber sandwiches! Our preschool children are getting ready to […]

Going on a bear hunt?!

This week our preschool children went on a hunting trip!   Going outside is a regular feature of the education provided at the Corner House nursery.   The children had a lot of fun looking at the wildlife and nature at a local park.   They studied and discussed the different types of plants they […]


This month the children will be learning about the season of summer, like going on holiday and to the beach, enjoying the outdoors and having picnics. We will be looking at the clothes, food and equipment we need to enjoy the summer and stay safe in the sun whilst learning about the connection the sun […]


We hope you are getting out and exploring nature in the sun during this lovely month of May. We are certainly getting out and about at the Corner House to mark National Walking to School Month and promote walking as healthy exercise. We are talking to the children about how walking can keep us fit […]