Bouncing Bears News

Case of Hand Foot and Mouth in the Bears

October 9th, 2017

Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease What is it?                                                                                                                                Hand, foot and mouth disease is caused by a virus. It usually affects children under ten years but can occur in adults. It is not related to “foot and mouth disease” which is a disease occurring in animals. How do I know if someone has it? The […]
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Cases of Exceptionally High Temperature

October 3rd, 2017

Please be aware that we have had 2 incidents of exceptionally high temperatures within the nursery (+39 degrees) this morning which has resulted in 2 ambulances being called.   To limit the risk of this spreading, if you do need to give your child Calpol this evening to manage a high temperature, please do not […]
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Case of Gastroenteritis in the Bouncing Bears

September 29th, 2017

Gastroenteritis/Diarrhoea and Vomiting What is it?                                                                                                                                                                            Gastroenteritis is an infection, which causes stomach upset. It may be caused by a number of different germs including viruses. How do I know if someone has it The main symptoms include diarrhoea, vomiting nausea, abdominal pain and fever. Period the child should be kept away from nursery – […]
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Parent Information Evening – Wednesday 27th September

September 19th, 2017

Learning at Nursery, Learning at Home We are currently making final preparations for the Information Evening scheduled for Wednesday 27th September at 6pm.  At this event we will be sharing the themes from the annual parent questionnaire and specifically talking about learning at nursery, and learning at home.  We will be covering: 1.       Learning and […]
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Two New Team Members

Two New Team Members

July 26th, 2017

We would like to wish a very warm welcome to …  Elise Coleman – Nursery Assistant Elise worked as a Nursery Assistant in two children’s day nurseries before joining us and has been volunteering with children since the age of 15. She was inspired to work with children being brought up alongside two special needs siblings and a baby brother […]
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Case of Chicken Pox in the Bouncing Bears

June 6th, 2017

What is it?                                                                                                                                                                     Chickenpox is caused by the Varicella zoster virus. How do I know if someone has chickenpox? Chickenpox usually begins with a slight fever and feeling unwell just before the rash appears. The rash is very characteristic, starting as red spots, which become raised and filled with fluid (“vesicles”), then scabbing over after 3 […]
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Marwell Zoo Trip – Thursday 8th June – Final Parent Update

June 6th, 2017

After lots of extensive planning, organising and risk assessing, we have finally arrived at the week of our trip to Marwell Zoo!  The team are really excited to take the children on the trip and they’ve all been busy getting ready.  The practitioners have been busy last week carrying out plenty of animal related activities. […]
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Nursery Trip to Marwell Zoo – Thursday 8th June 2017!

April 28th, 2017

We are planning on taking the children in the panthers and bears room on a trip to Marwell Zoo. The children are fascinated by wildlife at the moment and this will allow a real life experience for them with many learning values. The trip will include a coach journey to the zoo, a leisurely walk […]
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This month in Bears we have particularly enjoyed …

April 24th, 2017

The sunshine! Taking part in the Easter bonnet parade showing off our hats and taking part in an egg hunt in the garden. Going over to the big school to play on the big fields. Planting cress and sunflower seeds and watching them grow! Making St Georges Day Flags.
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Bears February Update …

February 21st, 2017

In February the Bears have been getting up to lots of Valentines day activities, we have made little cute cards for our Mummies and Daddies which had our hand and foot prints and a little poem on them.  We have also decorated valentines heart shaped biscuits and been busy getting up to all sorts of valentines themed arts and […]
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