Category: Nursery

MUDDY KNEES AND PRE PREP BLOG: WEEK 8

7th March 20

Our Muddy Knees Nursery and Pre Prep pupils have been looking ahead with their theme of Spring. They planted their own bean seeds and welcomed some frogspawn as the newest members of the classroom. Pupils have watched with great anticipation each and every day as they observe the lifecycle changes into tadpoles … watch this…

PUPILS CELEBRATE WORLD BOOK DAY

5th March 20

In a fantastically colourful celebration of children’s literature and their authors but perhaps more importantly reading, the pupils in the Prep School dressed up as their favourite book characters. As part of the national World Book Day celebrations encouraging children of all ages to share stories and promote reading for pleasure pupils relished the opportunity…

MUDDY KNEES AND PRE PREP BLOG: WEEK 5

10th February 20

In Pre Prep this week the children have been learning all about measure. Having received a letter from a Princess who was stranded on the climbing frame the children set to work making a ladder which was long enough to cross the moat. Each child made a ladder measuring one metre long and then had…

MUDDY KNEES & PRE PREP BLOG: WEEK 4

6th February 20

There has been great excitement in the Pre Prep this week after a magical egg appeared! Over the course of the week the children deligently looked after the egg, keeping it warm and even making a bed for it. After all their fantastic nurturing, the excitement reached fever pitch as a dragon hatched out of…

“Mary Poppins” Returns!

6th February 20

Our very own “Mary Poppins” – Malandra Rogers – returned to Dover College to give a presentation to some of our senior pupils on the life of a Norland Nanny and Malandra’s own experiences at Norland College. After her studies here in the Sixth Form, Malandra joined the Prep School as a young  apprentice to…

MUDDY KNEES & PRE PREP BLOG: WEEK 3

29th January 20

The pupils in Muddy Knees and Pre Prep have enjoyed an extremely colourful week as they discover, explore and learn all about Chinese New Year. In Pre Prep the children began the week by making their own colourful Chinese dragons out of paper, card and egg boxes stuck together with an abundance of glue and…

IS YOUR 4-YEAR OLD READY FOR SCHOOL?

20th January 20

The deadline for applying to primary schools for children entering school in September 2020 has now passed but is your 4-year old ready for school? If they are, that is great but don’t forget to explore all your options, Dover College is still accepting applications for Pre-Prep entry in September 2020 but what if your…

MUDDY KNEES & PRE PREP BLOG: WEEK 1 & 2

20th January 20

The pupils returned from the Christmas break full of enthusiasm and energy. They couldn’t wait to get back to Muddy Knees to see all their teachers and friends recounting stories of their magical Christmas experiences. Welcome back everyone! In Pre Prep the pupils have started the term learning all about knights (and princesses!). Having read…

MUDDY KNEES & PRE PREP BLOG: WEEK 10

25th November 19

There was great excitement last week when Ekin and Ethan discovered lots of paw prints in the mud during Forest School. The excitement quickly spread and soon we had lots of excited children running around the Discovery Garden trying to guess who had made them! The pupils imaginations went wild with suggestions the prints were…

MUDDY KNEES & PRE PREP BLOG: WEEK 9

18th November 19

Developing last week’s interest, this week the Pre-Prep and Muddy Knees pupils have been exploring ‘The Gingerbread Man’. Pupils came together to listen to the story before using their creative skills to make character masks representing the characters in the story.   Using their mathematical skills to measure the ingredients to make gingerbread people however,…

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