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|Feed The Birds Winter Wonderland Babies Outdoor Play! Colours Bobbin Rolling Nature Trails Visiting the Welcome Centre Busy Board! Hello Dragon! Stone Soup Weather Watch! Babies exploring outdoors! Spreading Christmas Cheer! Children's Christmas Party 2019 Festive Fun Sensory Play Portland Nurseries Annual Awards Night People Who Help Us Children In Need Parents Evening Half Term Holiday Club and After School Club Pip, The Poppies’ pumpkin A Food Tour Around the World Bluebells Leaf Monster Baby Fun Sensory Experiences £11,000 raised for Shabang! Potato Hunt Solar Energy is Cool Reading books at Lindley Library Stick Man lives in the Harlequin Tree Flying the nest! Leavers Picnic Double congratulations Learning a new language "Spanish" Mayor opens Portland's new outdoor play area Posting a letter All about Herbs Dragon's Soup Nappy Recycling at Portland Nurseries Healthy Living - Growing Vegetables Sink or Swim! Visit to Cannon Hall Top 20 Award for Harlequin Summer Trip to Cannon Hall Ambulance Visit Chatterbox Challenge Spanish Lesson – Under the sea 15 years with Portland Nurseries 30 days wild – Day 5 – Building Bridges 30 days wild – Day 4 – Go Climb a Tree! 30 days wild – Day 3 – Building with Natural Materials ENVIRONMENTAL DAY 30 Days Wild – Day 2 – Cook Outdoors Fun with Music Outdoors joJo Jingles Fun 30 Days Wild – Day 1 – Exploring Nature Going to School! Bug Hunting! From Egg to Chicken 'Hook a Duck' Portland-House-Holiday-Club-Children-RSPB-Gold-Challenge-Award.JPGChildren Win Gold with the RSPB Challenge Exploring Nature Sponsored toddle for charity Outdoor Play Egg Watch! Nesting Maths Outdoors Happy Hatchings Let's Get Physical Happy Families - Best Buddies Samantha Scaling the Heights! Obstacle Course This is not a stick..... Open-ended pay Hola! Life cycles Celebrating 5 Years at Portland Nurseries Sunny Days and Forest Fun Community Walk Bubbles We love pets! Let the Herbs Grow Volcano The BIG Breakfast Planting! Science Week Mud Pies! Can you spot your favourite character?! 5 Years with Portland Nurseries World Book Day First aid for parents February Fun Chinese New Year Celebrations Bluebells Train Ride Adventure Celebrating Darwin Day Sail the Seven Seas with Shabang! Chinese New Year Celebrations Daisies in December Community Spirit Alfie- our sponsored guide dog. Feed the Birds! Wintery Mark Making Tree Planting Advent Adventure to the Welcome Centre National Story Telling Week Poppies in the garden! We’re Going on a Bear Hunt! Speaking Spanish Bird Feeders Feed the Birds Festivities in the Community Pantomime Fun Care Home visit Portland Nurseries Annual Awards 2018 Ice Age Children's Christmas Party Stick Man Festive Fun Children in Need Bonfire Night Fireworks Parachuting Adventures at Reinwood Fields! Anyone for Tennis! Poppies Exercising Knot it, Tie it, Lash it Poppies Pumpkin Competition Visit to the duck pond Remembrance Happy Diwali Leafy Learning Transient Art at Oakwood Spotlight on Anne Watson Senior practitioner at Portland House 25 Years Milestone for Portland House's Anne Watson Ofsted Outstanding for Portland House Nursery Harlequin Scarecrow! Grandparents Stay and Play Daisy room news Buttercup News Happy & Healthy Goodbye to Germs! Bonkers for conkers Fun Club Adventures! Fairy Soup Fishing! Baking with Yannick Annual Training Day Feedback Portland Nurseries September Training Day Sunflower Challenge Caterpillars to Butterflies! Celebrating Oakwood's Leavers Leavers picnic Harvesting! Healthy Eating Week Fruit picking! International Mud Day Poppies at the ready! Baby chickens! Caterpillars to Butterflies Big Bug Hunt! Rosemary Murphy OBE People who help us - A day in the life of a police officer Buttercups Babies Beach Party Eggscellent' egg sandwiches Juicing! Feed the Birds! Planting at Harlequin First Aid for Children People Who Help Us - A day in the life of a Paramedic Mother’s Day Stay and Play World Book Day Celebrating Festivals in Partnership with Parents Year of the Dog- Special visitor Max Similarities and Differences - ‘People Who Help Us’ Shabang Snow Day! Happy Chinese New Year 2018- ‘Year of the Dog’ Happy Pancake Day from Harlequin! National Storytelling Week Exploring the Great outdoors Songs and Rhymes with Babies Music and Dancing! Melody Makers! Literacy Adventures in the Community Burns Night Celebration National Storytelling Week Jo Jingles! Racing Car Adventures! Rain and Dark! Ice play! Mini professors! Christmas Fayre Stay & Play Christmas Activities Sensory Play Visit to Lindley Library Nativity Christmas Displays Christmas Party Christmas tree making If you go down to the woods today…. Bonfire display Holly Bank Scarecrow Lego fireworks! 'Viva España' Mini Professors! Leaf Monsters! Celebrating Diwali Learning Spanish! Leafy Learning Grass Heads Mathematical Oranges National Fitness Day Nature Walk Harvest Hampers Community Visits Thank you and Congratulations to Natalie! PORTLAND HOUSE HOLIDAY CLUB SUMMER 2017 Thornhill Care Home visit! Yorkshire Day Shredded paper play! Poppies Leavers Picnic Daisy Room's new pet fish Writing Skills with a difference Healthy Eating Week 5 Years at Portland! 30 Days Wild – Day 8 – Building with Natural Materials 30 Days Wild – Day 9 – Tickle your Toes Happy Hatchings 30 Days Wild – Day 7 – Budding Gardeners 30 Days Wild - Day 6 - Exploring Nature Whittling and Leaf Kebabs Charity Walk at Reinwood Fields 30 Days Wild - Day 5 - Dancing in the rain 30 Days Wild - 2nd June day two - Hug a Tree Congratulations Huddersfield Town FC 30 days Wild - 1st June day one - Nap in Nature Natural Printing (Hapa Zome) Fairies at the bottom of our garden Hanging out the washing! Making a Home for the Birds Releasing Butterflies If you do down to the woods today...... Visit to Greenhead Park Hanging Around Caterpillars to Butterflies! Visit to a Mosque Forest Fires Wow a Real Wildlife Adventure! Visit from a local hairdresser World Book Day Outdoor Pancakes Creativity The Enchanted Forest Let’s Get Physical Feed the Birds What a Masterpiece! Preschool Phonic Session Let me tell you a story… Daisy the bouncing Princess Burns Night Stay and Play 'Little Superstars' visit Discovering the moon! Twinkle Boost Holiday Club in The Forest School Welcome to Oakwood Kathryn Billy Goat Gruff Letters in the Forest Thank You Samantha for 20 Years Contribution to Outstanding Childcare! 15 Years of Fun! Kazoo Creations Fairies and Potions at Forest School Christmas Tree! Fun Club Leavers Portland House Nativity Daisies mud kitchen play Outdoor play with the Couldron Peg Painting in Daisies Children in Need Stay and Play Garden Centre Visit Lindley Grange Visit Twighlight Picnic 'Spotacular' Children in Need Babies in the Big Garden! Oh Christmas Tree Oh Christmas Tree! Environmental Printing in the Forest Bon appetit! Bonfire Night Wildlife Walk Spotacular Children In Need Flexible Term-time Sessions Available at Portland House Broomstick Training! Harvest Festival Exploring Autumn Fruity Cakes! First Aid Training Busy Bee Stay and Play Mini Olympics Bug Hunting! A Fond Farewell to Pam! Oakwood Olympic Games A Visit from Farmer Pogson Fruit from the trees! Poppies picnic at the park School Leavers Party Music Session - Pulse and Rhythm Preschool Visit to Ponderosa Sharing Practice Mud Kitchen 'Rugby Tots' Portland House wins the Examiner School Award for Nursery of the Year! Leavers Picnic International Mud Day at Holly Bank International Mud Day at Oakwood House Stick Man Babies Baking in the Mud Kitchen Celebrating the Queens Birthday Daisy room news Buttercups at play! Sound Wall Yoga with the Bluebells Fly Fly Away Secret Fairy House The Giant at Oakwood! Mud Monsters! Melody Makers Walk in Lindley A bridge to safety! Children's interests in spiders! Little Explorers Using Tools Making Music Forest Friends OUTSTANDING again for Harlequin Nursery! Healthy Body Happy Me Cooking up a Storm! 25 Years of OUTSTANDING Childcare! Sowing the seeds! Celebrating our Food for Life Early Years Award! The Secret Garden Snow Day! Gardening work at Harlequin! Easter Fun Week Baby chicks at Holly Bank Land of the "knock knocks" Celebrating Science Week Outing to the Garden Centre Gloop Group Eggsellent Easter Play Evening Event Woodland Chip Mountain Forest School Learning Top of the Morning on St Patricks Day First Aid for Parents, Carers & Grandparents at Portland House Babies Butterfly Biscuits for Mothers Day Snowy Day Play! Cardboard Box to Castle – Open Ended Play at Oakwood Exploring Our Local Community Up Up and Away for World Book Day OFSTED JUDGES PORTLAND HOUSE NURSERY “OUTSTANDING” ONCE AGAIN! Parent & Child Yoga Workshop A visit from ‘Zoo Lab’ Too Many Cooks??? Chinese New Year Mud Glorious Mud! Superhero Composters Babies into Books From food preparation to table! Recycling at Holly Bank The Holy Commute Creative Christmas Festive Visits and Outings 'Forget Me Not' Charity Sleigh Collection Oh Christmas Tree! Festive Fundraising! 'Christmas is Coming' .....to Portland House Nursery Beat Baby Charity Fundraising Event for 'Children in Need' Babies Christmas Workshop EARLY YEARS TOP TRAINER INSPIRES PORTLAND NURSERIES STAFF! Children in Need Healthy Eating Activities Halloween Stay and Play Autumn Learning Healthy Harvest Whatever Next! Zoolab visit Our Herb Garden! EID Parent/Carers Woodland Workshop Top rating from Food Standards Agency Down at the bottom of the garden... Leavers Parties Transition to school Mad Hatter's Tea Party End of an Era From the garden to the table! Sports Day Stay and Play Tree Faces First Family Through Oakwood House THANK YOU TO NURSERY MANAGER JULIE LISTER Bugs and Mud! Mud Marvellous Mud! Pre-school Releasing the butterflies Home Learning Kits Water Aid People who help us Enabling Environments Planting Seeds Toddler Room Worm Farm Fun on the Farm Red Nose Day World Book Day Chinese New Year Picnic Fun Pancake Day Fun World Book Day Healthy Body, Happy Me Week RECORD NUMBER OF BABIES BORN TO NURSERY STAFF Harlequin Daisies visit to Holly Bank Poppies book of the week Celebrating Chinese New Year Kirklees Healthy Choice Gold Award Pre-school Get Physical February Fun Time Buttercups in the Community Archie's First Pantomime Chinese New Year Celebrations Chatterbox Challenge Wild About Winter Our favourite colour is green! Matching games using dinosaurs Visit to Lindley Library Flip for fun on Pancake Day Snow babies Snow babies Cooking Season has Begun Happy Hungry Caterpillars Happy Hungry Caterpillars Let it Snow Toddlers savour the Scottish Celebration Putting the ‘Roar’ into babies - Learning with the Lion Learner! Snow Snow Snow Daisies Rhyme time Fun Club budding star on the rise Men in Childcare - Breaking stereotypes & planting roots for the future Room news from Harlequin Children in Need Event Christmas Workshop at Oakwood House Oakwood House Parent and Baby group Little Robin Red Breast E Safety for All We are Going on a Leaf Hunt Pre-school Trip to Lindley Grange Care Home Pre-school Building a 'Fairy House' Pre-school trip to National Coal Mining Museum Autumn Play Staff team honoured with awards & prizes after a productive Training Day! All about Eid Healthy Caterpillars Go Bananas Group Time - People who help us Second Generation of Childcare ‘The Zagaro’ Zoo lab visit A little stars trip down memory lane All About Me Simmy & Squidge - new friends at Holly Bank Woodland Adventures at Harlequin Ice and Water FUNdraising The Birds and the Bees Never Too Young To Play Mud Marvellous Mud Goodbye Bluebells Fun in the Sun Harlequin's new bug hotel! Stay & Play Den Building Goodbye Graduates! Having a 'Wheel' of a Time! Tour de France Fun for Portland Toddlers Oakwood House Staff Swimathon! Baby Birds at Holly Bank Most Influential People in Childcare Recognised! National Smile Month Circle Time Easter Education at Portland House Portland Nurseries Staff Training Day Charity Car Wash Project Tomato Healthy Body Happy Me at Holly Bank A Letter from Lydia A Letter from Lydia Book Week at Portland House World Book Day Pancake Day already? That crêped up on us! Oodles and Noodles of Fun for Chinese New Year Show and Tell Huffing and Puffing at Harlequin - The Three Little Pigs The Friendly Giant at Portland House Chinese New Year at Holly Bank Healthy Hair Fun at Portland Preschool A Christmas Visit to the Garden Centre Creating Artwork for the Lawrence Batley Theatre’s Christmas show Rapunzel Nursery staff honoured with awards Yummy Apple Pie Gifts Bonfire Fun! Mini Beasts visit Holly Bank Mini Musicians at Holly Bank Leaver's picnic at the park Ofsted Judges Oakwood House Nursery “Outstanding” Caterpillar to beautiful butterfly Victory for the early years sector Story time with Puppets Going on a bear hunt Anayah's Caribbean Carnival "Again" "Again " Pre-loved donations Eureka! Birds nesting at Harlequin Out and about at Oakwood Getting into character Make a change today Snow time Star performance for the residents at Lindley Grange Children helping children Taking the forest indoors Pyjama party for Children in Need Teddy bear's picnic World Food Day Outdoor kitchen fun A bug's life Peas in a pod Mini Olympics for charity Transition to school Tummy Time Butterflies and chicks Thumper Chocolate and Fudge International Mud Day Olympic Torch arrives at Oakwood Baby Chicks Safari Sam Babes in the wood Safety first at Harlequin Who's egg could it be? Jubilee Queen Baby Robins in our tree Forest play aids nursery children's mediation skills Mud and rain Little gardeners Ted travels for charity Out and about World Book Day Mud Kitchen Animal time Kong Xi Fai Choy The Horse Chestnut Project Frosty Day Holly Bank Christmas Stay and Play Harlequin Festive Stay and Play Crafty Christmas Christmas Stay and Play at Oakwood Children in Need Spreading Christmas Cheer Santa's Express Harlequin's Christmas Party Beijing Kindergarten Teachers Visit Oakwood Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells Christmas Party Fun Christmas Tree Time Festival of Light Trick or Treat Roll Over Its never too early to learn rugby Grandparents Stay and Play Playing Hairdressers The Tiger Who Came To Tea Sunflower Tall Kelly's Rabbit Colin Harvest Time Cricket with the kids 24 Hour bike-a-thon for Charity Arty Outdoors Ready for School Joshua's Daddy Fathers Story Week Mud Glorious Mud Dads come to play Join us at the Lindley Carnival Who's in the hole? Visit to the dentist Examiner Charity Challenge Exploring the Outdoors at Harlequin Pennine Radio Visits Portland Harlequin Nursery celebrate PLAYDAY 2009 Giants Star Andy Raleigh opens Holly Bank Outdoor Play Area Portland Nurseries Award Childcare Champions of the Year Hedgehogs visit Harlequin Top Healthy Eating & Hygiene Award for Portland House Children In Need Children In Need First Aid for Parents Baby Massage Class 10 Years Investing in People Fundraising in the Rain! Open Day OPEN DAY FUN AT PORTLAND NURSERIES Celebrating Father's Week Fun for Father’s Story Week Raising money for charity at children's carnivals Graduate Manager at Portland House Graduate Manager at Portland House Woodland Adventures at Oakwood Matchbox Challenge at Holly Bank Grandparents Tea Party Eco Schools Silver Award Free Trees for Harlequin Nursery A Degree of Success Snow and Sledges at Oakwood House Snowmen at Harlequin We love Igloos Merry Christmas Healthy Choice Gold Award for Oakwood House Bagpipes and Haggis For Children Twitching at Oakwood Pirate Party at Harlequin The Year of the Rabbit Mini Beasts and Lizards Befriending day at Lindley Grange See how their garden grows Chinese celebrations Dad’s help Children Build Bird Boxes at Oakwood House Nursery Holly Bank joins campaign to save Clayton Fields Oakwood into Books Native hedgerows for Oakwood Healthy Body, Happy Me Easter Bunny visits Oakwood Babies into Books People who help us Why we like nursery Helping Hands Emerging Leaders at Portland Nurseries A messy Stay and Play Perfect weather for an Open Day|
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