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CurriculumEducationFor the Parents
July 26, 2021

Nursery to Primary Transition

The transition from nursery to primary school is a big step and at Lauriston Nursery making sure that your child is ready for a school environment is very important to…
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September 14, 2020

Reading with your child

We think you would agree when we say that the internet has brought us parents amazing interactive games, films and video to give to our children that we never had…
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August 24, 2020

Learning through food 

Learning through food. Baking and cooking can be so much fun. Exploring colours, shapes, tastes, smells and textures. It's a topic we all love to talk about...Food! The variety of…
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August 10, 2020

Forest Schools: A Philosophy of Child Led Learning

Playing in the mud, making daisy chains and climbing trees are simple pleasures that have defined childhood for generations. But such youthful pursuits appear to be dying out as an…
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July 27, 2020

How we nurture happy, confident children at Lauriston Nursery

How do we do it? At Lauriston Nursery we believe that great learning happens naturally when children feel relaxed, safe and confident in their nursery, supported by adults with whom…
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February 13, 2020

Finding the right Nursery

The top 9 essentials to finding the right nursery and how to recognise when it's not . . . The thought of finding the right childcare setting can be a…
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December 20, 2019

Getting the day off to a good start with Yoga

Lauriston Nursery are about to embark on yoga staff training, this will enable us to roll out a programme of 15 minute daily yoga sessions for all children. We hear…
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November 13, 2019

A Day in My Life

A Day in My Life My name is Adrian Cole I am 3 ¾, I like dinosaurs and Lego. At 7.00 in the morning, I get up out my bed…
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October 15, 2019

Sing & Sign

Staff within our Kinross nursery have recently undertaken an introduction to sign language course. Staff within our Kinross nursery have recently undertaken an introduction to sign language course. They have…
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September 26, 2019

Messy Play in Nursery

Messy play is one of the best ways to get children to learn and develop and is embraced by us here at Lauriston Nursery. The first rule about messy play…
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September 10, 2019

Risk in Play in Nursery

Play is one of the key factors in the development of your child. Through play your child will enjoy better health, wellbeing, develop their social skills, learn how to join…
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July 19, 2019

Keeping parents informed in the digital age

Traditionally, each child had a paper copy of a Personal Learning Plan, which parents occasionally took who to see the child’s progress. The use of a lot of paper and…
July 6, 2019

One Planet Picnic Pocket Garden Design Competition!

The Winner of the national One Planet Picnic Pocket Garden Design Competition for 2019 is Lauriston Nursery Inspired by their visits to the children's local park, a waterfall of flowers…
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June 21, 2019

Graduation day at Lauriston Nursery

Graduation 2019 Another year and another lot of graduates leaving our nursery. After another fantastic show, which the pre-schoolers put on for their families, the class of 2019 all went…
June 18, 2019

Safe in the Sun 

Our summer has been a bit up and down this year, but we are sure there will still be a few more sunny days at Lauriston. By listening to the…