• The Main Hall

  • Our Outdoor Area

  • Our Story Board

  • Our Forest area

    With special thanks to Luke from A & B Tree Care

  • Autumn Days

  • Autumn Leaves Are Falling Down

  • Our Hibernating animals

  • Outdoor Dough Fun

  • Exploring Autumn Colour

  • Our Hedgehog House

  • Exploring Autumn

  • Leaf Man

  • Story Time in the Log Area

  • We made Focaccia Bread

  • Exploring 3D shapes

  • Experimenting with Torches

  • Parachute Games

  • Let's visit the Farm

  • Ready Steady Go

  • Animal Patterns

  • Our Favourite Books

  • We're Going on a Bear Hunt with a String Quartet

  • Easter Display

  • We made Noah's Ark

  • Small Storytelling Group

  • Bird Watch Week

  • The Gallery

  • Happy Fathers Day

  • Our Chinese Dragons

  • Our Maths Board

  • Could it be a dinosaur?

  • Winter weather

  • Our Winter Scene

  • Music in the Air

  • November Celebrations

  • Happy Diwali

  • Our Numicons

  • Our Rangoli Patterns

  • Our Winter Table Decorations

  • It's Christmas

  • Our Art Gallery

  • All Aboard

  • Our Visit from a String Quartet

  • London Architecture

  • London Tour

  • Bramble and Rosie tie the knot

  • Pals Big Red Bus

  • Pals Train Station

  • Dinosaur Landscape

  • Rosie said Yes

  • Rhyming Stories

  • Down on the Farm

  • Gone Milking

  • Let's go to the Seaside

  • Retrieving information from books

  • It's raining

  • The Scarecrows Wedding

  • Help our Arctic Foxes are frozen!

  • Autumn Counting

  • Our Leaf Creatures

  • Autumn painting

  • Camping Role Play

  • Make your own Mini Beast

  • Looking at similarities and differences

  • Exploring Minibeasts

  • Porthole Portraits

  • Our Transport Display

  • Have you travelled to London?

  • Understanding the World

  • Montessori Cylinders

  • Our Maths Table

  • Our Phonic Sounds

  • Small World Play

  • Handa's Surprise

  • Forming Letters

  • Winter Wonderland

  • Our Role Play Library

  • We Can Make a Rainbow

  • Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs

  • Our Dinosaur Models

  • Our Bird Watching Hide

  • We made a Jungle Obstacle Course

  • We built a den

  • Our Hen House

  • Matching Numeral to Quantity

  • Pals Castle

  • Tactile numbers

  • Mark making outdoors

  • Our Winter Pictures

  • Our Arctic Role Play Area

  • Colour Mixing in the Snow

  • Our Mothers Day Cards

  • Where Do You Live?

  • Watering our Potatoes and Onions

  • Our Carrot Crop

  • Harvesting Our Potatoes

  • Role Play Garden Centre

  • Our autumn paintings

  • Autumn Leaves are Falling down

  • We painted to music at different tempos

  • A visit from some baby chicks

  • Exploring the seaside

  • Tissue Paper Sunflower

  • Mixing Colours

  • Exploring Paint Outdoors

  • Our Bird Display

  • Our Phonics

  • Role Play Vets

  • Montessori Addition and Subtraction

  • Exploring Texture

  • Our Camouflage Animals

  • Bear Snores On

  • Collage Numbers

  • Understanding the World

  • Welcome to Pals

  • Pals Art Gallery

  • Our Russian Dolls

  • All ready for our Summer Show

  • Our Stone Bugs

  • At the Seaside

  • Our Ice Cream Shop

  • We have been to the Zoo

  • Our Summer Display

  • Our 3D Dear Zoo Display

  • Our Seaside Display

  • Our Outdoor Spring Display

  • Our Tin Foil Lizards

  • Safari Animals

  • I Spy Animals

  • We all went on Safari

  • Down in the Jungle

  • Role Play House

  • Frogs and Snails

  • Matching environmental colours

  • Our camouflage den

  • Our apple bird feeders

  • Orienteering

  • Our owl house

  • Owl Babies

  • Outdoor play

  • The book corner

  • Exploring geometric shapes

  • Dear Zoo

  • Porridge Oats

  • We explored textures

  • Some of our favourite stories

  • Our winter nature collage

  • Role play hospital

  • Our Arctic display

  • Our junk model snow robot

  • Role play shop

Staff

 

Teresa Robinson Manager

Teresa has worked within Early Years for  38 years.  In addition to working within the setting she has also given workshops on various aspects of the Early Years Environment for local colleges and currently represents the Early Years Sector on a variety of boards within the Local Authority. She holds a Montessori Teaching Diploma (London Montessori Centre) and has 3  children and 2 grandhildren.

 

 Laura Patterson Deputy Manager

Laura has a level 3 qualification in Childcare and joined Pals in 2012 and really enjoys working with the children, their parents and staff at this setting. She has been working in childcare for 16 years caring for children aged 3 months - 7 years in a variety of settings and roles including managing a Day Nursery.  She  has 3  children of her own.

 

Nicola Brown Deputy Manager

Nicola  gained a level 3  Diploma in Pre-school Practice in 1997 and has held the position of manager in the past. Nicola has 3 children and having  taken time out of the workforce to be at home with her youngest child we are pleased to have welcomed her back to the workforce in September 2016.

 

Claire Bridger Nursery Practioner and SENCO

Claire has a Foundation Degree in Early Years and has worked within the sector for 19 years in a variety of settings and roles including managing a Day Nursery. Claire has two children of her own.

 

 Janet Holloway Nursery Practitioner

Janet holds a level 3 in Childrens' Care, Learning and Development. She worked within a pre-school setting for 5 years before moving on to work with children with additional needs. We are very happy to have welcomed Janet back to the pre-school workforce. She has one teenage son.

 

Lara Kelly Nursery Practitioner 

Lara has 29 years experience of working with children of varying ages. For the last 8 years she has worked within Early Years and holds a Children and Young People's Workforce level 3 Diploma  She has an 11 year old son.

 

 Linley King Nursery Practitioner

Linley has worked at Pals since September 2009 and previously had experience as a child minder and also as an assistant with the Beavers. She completed her CACHE level 3 Diploma in Pre-School Practice in 2011.   She has 5 children of her own ranging in age from 13 to 24.

 

 Liz Sykes- Pre-school Assistant

Liz has worked for several years in a voluntary capacity with children and familes and is now thoroughly enjoying working within a pre-school environment. Liz has two daughters both in their twenties.

 

Sarah Walby - Nursery Practitioner

Sarah holds Early Years Professional Status and has worked with children in a variety of roles since 2006 including being Manager of a Day Nursery. We are very pleased that she joined our team in September 2019. She has two children of her own