• The Main Hall

  • A Rainbow of Weather

  • Role Play Builders Yard

  • Bird Watch Week 2021

  • Our Spring Collage

  • Mixing colours

  • Numberland

  • Our Australian Outback became an African Plain

  • The Koala Who Could

  • Sealife

  • A Squash and a Squeeze

  • We made our own stick men

  • Stick Man

  • winter Story Board

  • Autumn Finds

  • Exploring Colour with Sawdust

  • Autumn Parachute Fun

  • Fireworks

  • Colour Mixing

  • Dinosaur Habitats

  • Worm Hunting

  • Phonic Meatballs

  • We Explored Dear Zoo

  • Outdoor cooking!

  • 4 Little Men in a Flying Saucer

  • Our Outdoor Area

  • Last day at Pals for a while.....

  • Our Interactive Weather Display

  • Our Chinese Dragon

  • Chinese Numbers

  • Our Sushi Cafe

  • Celebrating Chinese New Year

  • Our Story Board

  • Story Time in the Log Area

  • Our Nature Walk Finds

  • Autumn Days

  • We Love Books!

  • Autumn Leaves Are Falling Down

  • Our Hibernating animals

  • Fizzy Mud

  • Our Forest area

    With special thanks to Luke from A & B Tree Care

  • Outdoor Numbers

  • Exploring Autumn Colour

  • Our Hedgehog House

  • Exploring Autumn

  • Our Pumpkin Hedgehog

  • Leaf Man

  • We made Focaccia Bread

  • Easter Display

  • 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

  • We made Noah's Ark

  • Small Storytelling Group

  • Bird Watch Week

  • The Gallery

  • Our Maths Board

  • Could it be a dinosaur?

  • Winter weather

  • Our Winter Scene

  • Music in the Air

  • November Celebrations

  • Our Numicons

  • It's Christmas

  • All Aboard

  • London Architecture

  • London Tour

  • Pals Big Red Bus

  • Pals Train Station

  • Dinosaur Landscape

  • Rhyming Stories

  • Down on the Farm

  • Let's go to the Seaside

  • Retrieving information from books

  • It's raining

  • 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

  • Our Transport Display

  • Have you travelled to London?

  • Understanding the World

  • Montessori Cylinders

  • Our Maths Table

  • Our Phonic Sounds

  • Pals Castle

  • Small World Play

  • Handa's Surprise

  • Forming Letters

  • Winter Wonderland

  • Our Role Play Library

  • Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs

  • Our Dinosaur Models

  • Our Bird Watching Hide

  • We made a Jungle Obstacle Course

  • We built a den

  • Matching Numeral to Quantity

  • Tactile numbers

  • Mark making outdoors

  • Our Winter Pictures

  • Our Arctic Role Play Area

  • 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 Texture

  • Exploring the seaside

  • Tissue Paper Sunflower

  • Mixing Colours

  • Exploring Paint Outdoors

  • Our Bird Display

  • Our Phonics

  • Role Play Vets

  • Montessori Addition and Subtraction

  • Our Camouflage Animals

  • Bear Snores On

  • Collage Numbers

  • Understanding the World

  • Welcome to Pals

  • Pals Art Gallery

  • All ready for our Summer Show

  • Our Stone Bugs

  • At the Seaside

  • Our Ice Cream Shop

  • Our Summer Display

  • Our 3D Dear Zoo Display

  • Our Seaside Display

  • Our Outdoor Spring Display

  • Safari Animals

  • I Spy Animals

  • We all went on Safari

  • Down in the Jungle

  • Role Play House

  • Matching environmental colours

  • Our camouflage den

  • Our apple bird feeders

  • Orienteering

  • Our owl house

  • 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
Written by Administrator  

 

Teresa Robinson Manager and SENCO

Teresa has worked within Early Years for  40 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.

 

 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  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 a teenage 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 and one grandchild

 

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

 

 

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.

 

 

Lynsey Keay Pre-school Assistant

Whilst being at home with her own children Lynsey has worked as a childminder for a number of years and particularly enjoys the early years. She is therefore very happy to have joined the Pals team where she is expanding her already extensive knowledge of the EYFS.

 

Ashley Perrins - Pre-school Assistant

Ashley is currently on maternity leave and was part way through an introduction to Early Years Working course when Lockdown got in the way! She has previously assisted with a local youth group and has a natural flair for working within the Early Years Sector.