The nursery children had a fabulous day at Wee Hailes Adventure Park, today! The ante-preschoolers and preschoolers mixed well and thoroughly enjoyed exploring the park together. A group picnic and […]
The nursery, P1 and P2 children spent all day outside on Tuesday, for our Outdoor Classroom Day. They took part in art, numeracy, literacy, science and health and wellbeing lessons, […]
Our fun two weeks in the woods has come to an end and the children have had an absolute ball! New friendships have been formed, much laughter has been heard […]
The beginning of our second full week, in the woods kicked off, today and already the children are more confident when exploring and are fully adapted to camp routines. Today […]
Today, in the One-ery, the nursery children were keen to join in with Teacher Time activities and therefore shared reading experiences occurred. The Primary 1 children were delighted to show […]
Our Pre-schoolers have started their two weeks in the woods- come rain or shine we will be exploring, learning, playing and investigating in the woods. The children have had regular […]
The youngest children in the school had a great time playing outside, in the sunshine today! Lots of discussions and negotiations took place and much laughter was heard! Hopefully the […]
We hope everyone had a restful Easter break. Nursery sessions began this with Forest kindergarten yesterday and dancing today.
The children looked great in their costumes today for world book day. They were very proud parading around the church and the nursery.
The nursery children took part in sponsored walks today and all showed great enthusiasm and spirt for the pretty long distances!
Continuing with our Jack and the beanstalk topic we had a story teller from the Scottish story telling centre.She engaged the childrens imagination pulling out Various characters and […]
In the nursery our current topic is Jack and the beanstalk. This began with the story being read to the children.It has sparked a lot of imagination. The children wanted […]
Last Tuesday, Primary 4C went up to the nursery to mix and support the nursery children. Primary 4C had a super time playing with the children indoors and outdoors, reading […]
The nursery and primary 4 children had a fantastic morning getting to know each other, playing inside and outside. The children enjoyed reading together and the nursery children were able […]
Hope you all enjoyed the February break. January went so fast and the nursery was very busy. We had a lovely time celebrating Scots week and everyone did really well […]
The children in our morning nursery group wrapped up and headed to the woods last week (all 28 of them!), where they had lots of fun exploring, balancing and hiding […]
In the nursery we have been focusing on Scottish traditions. We have been introducing the children to lots of traditions including today a local highland dance teacher came in and […]
The children have embraced the festive season.They did a great job decorating the nursery Christmas tree.The Christmas countdown has begun with our Advent Calendar. Mia said”It counts how many day’s […]
On Thursday the children were very busy baking with Mrs Gosman for our fundraising event. On Friday 17th we had a bake sale in the outdoor classroom for the parents […]
The nursery boys and girls from the morning class had a lovely time at Deanbank on Thursday and Friday. They particularly enjoyed playing outdoors this week and were very good […]
We have had a busy week week in nursery. The afternoon class had a wonderful time exploring and playing in the woods. The morning nursery class enjoyed the letters and […]
On Monday we visited South Morningside Library. Rhona read some lovely stories which all the children enjoyed. Isla said “I liked the snake one that gobbled everything up” Flynn ” I […]
Strictly… Our toes have been tapping and our fingers clicking in dance class this week! The children enjoyed their first dance class of the term and are already looking forward […]
The nursery are having a fantastic time playing in the one-ery. They are getting opportunities to explore all the zones and mix with their P1 pals. They are doing so […]
.. another little taster of what they get up to way up there at Fairmilehead… what a wonderful nursery we have at South Morningside! If you are interested, you can […]
This week the children have been counting lots of different objects, in the playroom and in the garden. They use their counting fingers to make sure they touch each of […]
On our weekly trip to the woods we generally pass people out walking their dogs.This week we were lucky to see two people out riding their horses.
The children got dressed up in their favourite characters’ costumes to celebrate world book day and not to be left out the staff joined in too as ‘Aliens love underpants’ […]
As we are above the snow line at the nursery we had a day in the snow on Thursday. We all wrapped up well and had lots of fun running […]
Today we got the bus down and back to Morninside library. Rhona read some lovely stories to the children.
Over the last few weeks in the Nursery we have had fun celebrating Burns and followed by Chinese New Year. During these celebrations the children have taking part in a […]
On Friday the morning children visited Oaklands nursing home. The residents and staff were very welcoming to the children and the children sang beautifully.Check out some of their songs below. […]
To raise money for Children in Need 2016, the children came dressed in spots. Thank you to the parents for their support and generous donations.
At the weekend we had a garden working bee to start outrage garden renovations. Thank you to all of the parents who gave up their Satursday morning to come along […]
What a glorious summer’s day to celebrate the end of the summer holidays, and it was very exciting to see everyone again today, welcome some new families to the SMPS […]
On Monday morning the rain held off enough to have our sports day. All the children took part in various races. They cheered each other on, but the biggest cheer […]
The Nursery children have been having their transition visits to Dean Bank. The story of The Rainbow Fish is our transition learning to Primary 1 focusing on friendship and sharing. […]
The nursery had their summer trip to Pilton retreat at Ratho. We all had lots of fun in the sun playing in the parks, face painting, treasure hunt, parachute play […]
The children enjoying snack time in the sun at Deanbank. The children were using their listening skills, following instruction as well as learning the routines of primary 1.There will be […]
In the nursery we have weekly sessions using the big hall at the church building. Last week we used the parachute. As you can see the children all had a […]
The nursery children enjoyed visiting P1C last week as part of their transition to school. The children played literacy and numeracy games together in the classroom and loved chatting to […]