Happy Halloween!!!

We had a fab day celebrating Halloween with lots of spooky activities including potion making and have had some awesome costumes!!!!    

A Royal Wedding Celebration

To celebrate the wedding of Prince Harry & Meghan Markle, we held our very own Royal party on Friday 18th May 2018! The children had so much fun making their own crowns and decorating them with jewels and sequins. Each room made a tier of sponge cake which were put together and decorated with cream and strawberries; one of our …

Dawny’s Space Station

Welcome to the Dawny’s Space Station, we are ready to explore the universe and make friends with aliens! Our mini astronauts blasted off this week and are having so much fun discovering stars, planets and rockets! Not to mention the extra-terrestrials! They have loved reading ‘Aliens Love Underpants’ and getting all messy during various space arts and crafts. Watch out …

We are Outstanding!!!

On the 21st August 2017 we had our Ofsted inspection; it was just a normal day that played out as any other (apart from the fact we had an Ofsted inspector on site!). The wait for our report felt like forever but when it was published in the middle of September we were ecstatic to share the news we achieved …

Harvest – Food Bank Collection

As part of our Caterpillar’s Harvest theme we have been collecting food for Addlestone Food Bank! This morning our Caterpillar group went for a lovely walk to the food bank to drop off our collection. We collected 26.1kg worth of food and the children had a lovely time meeting the food bank workers and seeing what happens with the food …

Peppa Pig Day

On Thursday 27th July 2017 we held a Peppa Pig charity day raise money for the NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) ward at St. Peter’s Hospital. It was a fun-filled day full of Peppa Pig activities, cake sales, silent auction and we even had real live pigs come to visit! We were very lucky and received may generous prizes for …

Sensory Room Re-Vamp

Dawny’s Day Care has recently completed a small re-vamp in their sensory room to make it more resourceful and beneficial for the children. The room is now fitted with lots of new fairy lights, sensory toys (including a lots of items for heuristic play) and a brand new fibre optic tree! The fibre optic tree is the main feature and …

Bonfire Night 2015

All our children loved Bonfire Day/Night at the nursery. Our 3-5yr olds loved turning our cook, Susan, and kitchen assistant, Teresa, into human fireworks by spraying them with a variety of paints!! Our older children also enjoyed a small bonfire after afternoon tea with hot chocolate and yummy marshmallows, some of the staff also lit some sparklers to show the …

Dawny’s Day Care Takes to the Skies

On Sunday 27th September 2015 some brave members of the Dawny’s team took part in a skydive to raise money for charity!!! Everyone who took park said they had an amazing experience and many of them would like to do it again. Overall, they raised around £2000 for their chosen charities which are Shooting Star Chase, Alzheimer’s Society and PDSA. …