The Rocking Horse is an Ofsted Outstanding, privately owned and family run, registered children’s day nursery located in a quiet residential street in Finchley Central, London. The nursery is within walking distance of the beautiful grounds of Avenue House, Victoria Park and Finchley Central underground station.
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Weekly News Monday 19th March 2018 Hummingbirds We are having fun with sensory exploration. We love to explore, touch, taste . listen and see. We like to look at ourselves in the mirror. On Thursday we will set our Sports Relief challenge to go over the ramp at least 5 times! WOOO HOOO Kingfishers We are having a shopping week, lots of fun with bags and boxes and filling them up. We will visit the local shops and buy fruit to eat. We will set our challenge to compete an obstacle course on Thursday for the Sports Relief challenge , please sponsor us. Quetzals We will learn about the life cycle of the chicken. Our chicks arrive on Monday so we are very excited to watch them hatch and grow. Please sponsor us on Thursday for our Sports Relief challenge we will have fun on an a Sports relief obstacle course. Please bring the forms back in. Let's keep healthy. Toucans We will have fun with gardening, planting seeds and getting ready for the Spring. We will have stories and songs related to the topic. We will have a jumping challenge for Sports Relief on Thursday. We will jump around the garden. Please sponsor us. We will be watching the eggs hatch in the library and greeting the new little chicks as they arrive. Macaws In line with sports relief we are looking at the life of Jesse Owens. We will have fun with athletics and sport, racing, timing, measuring, comparing our abilities. On Thursday please sponsor us for our Sports Relief challenge. We will run around the garden 10 times. Thank you Quotes of the week: Casra was asked why he loves his mummy, his response was "She gives me cuddles and kisses on my face." Gabriel S could smell the local restaurant cooking- he went sniffing around the garden and said to Luz, "It's my mummy's smell, she's coming!" Audrey enjoyed lunch and St. Patrick's Day celebrations in Macaws. At the lunch table Audrey and Maya were discussing favourite stories . Maya said, ' My favourite story is about Amelie Earhart, they think they've found her bones you know' Louis was playing with Audrey in the garden he said, ' You were on a plane, you're back now, I'm glad you're back Audrey.' Famly: As most of you know we are moving to Famly, in preparation we have put an iPad in the reception area for all staff and parents to sign in/out. This has worked very well this week so well done. Please let everyone know , some parents are still unaware . Mums and Dads communicate with each other ! You will need your sign in/out PIN to do so, this PIN can be found in the drop down menu under your name (Select Sign-In Pincode) and is individual to you and will be different to the one you use to log in to the app (the sign in/out PIN can't be changed) If you have any trouble please contact management for help. Dates for the Diary: Monday 19th March: Living Eggs arrive. Time to watch the eggs hatch and the chicks arrive into the world. A magical experience for all. Thursday 22nd Sports Relief fun - please bring your sponsorship forms back. Copyright © 2018 THE ROCKING HORSE NURSERY, All rights reserved. www.therockinghorse-nursery.co.uk Our mailing address is: THE ROCKING HORSE NURSERY 5 VICTORIA AVENUE London, Eng N3 1BD United Kingdom Read More
16 Mar 2018
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09 Mar 2018
Hello everyone. As most of you know we are moving to Famly pretty soon, in preparation we'll be putting an Ipad in the reception for all staff and parents to sign in/out. Can we please ask you to start using the sign in/out facility within Famly as soon as possible, this can be done on any ipad/computer in the nursery. You will need your sign in/out pin to do so, this pin can be found in the drop down menu under your name (picture attached) and is different to the one you use to log in to the app (the sign in/out pin can't be changed) If you have any trouble please contact management for help. Many thanks Read More
09 Mar 2018
Happy International Women's Day to all our amazing ladies and mums! We are empowering, inspirational and frankly- just fabulous x ❤️ - Audrey Read More
08 Mar 2018