Mini Twitchers Do Their Bit for the Birds

Mini Twitchers Do Their Bit for the Birds

On a mission and with binoculars in hand, children at a day nursery in Lowdham were thrilled to take part in the annual Big School’s Birdwatch organised by RSPB. Children from Alphabet House Day Nursery Lowdham on Gunthorpe Road counted as many birds as they possibly could within an hour and made a note of what they saw, contributing to the world’s biggest schools wildlife survey. This is part of The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds’ campaign to bring children closer to nature. Kelly Bell is the nursery manager at Alphabet House Day Nursery Lowdham. She says: “ “The children absolutely love being outdoors and spending time in our allotment so taking part in the Big School’s Birdwatch was the perfect fit for us! They were thrilled to show off their observation talents and spotted a range of birds around the nursery. “At Alphabet House, we encourage outdoor activities an enriching part of the learning process because of the way it promotes observation and social skills, as well as fostering a relationship between our children and the natural world.” The RSPB’s Big Schools’ Birdwatch is now in its 15th year and the survey helps to track numbers of birds on school grounds, offering insight to conservationists as to which species are doing well. Additionally, children learn a great deal about the natural environment and the animals within it. Alphabet House Day Nursery Lowdham on Gunthorpe Road is in a rural location, yet convenient too as it is just off the A6097 and next to the train station. Occupying a beautiful Georgian house with car parking and a lovely...
Bee Keeping for Beginners 15th Feb 2016 @ Toot Hill

Bee Keeping for Beginners 15th Feb 2016 @ Toot Hill

Bee Keeping for Beginners with Prize Winning “Suburban Beekeeper”, Alison Knox 9.30am – 3.30pm Bee keeping is becoming increasingly popular and as our first Bee Keeping workshop was so popular we have decided to run it again. It will give you all the basics you need to inspire you to get started. In this down to earth and bee-centric session you will learn all about the responsibilities and commitments of becoming a bee keeper, the costs involved and also learn how pleasurable and rewarding it can be. Alison is a member of the Nottinghamshire Beekeepers’ Association and The Natural Beekeeping Trust. £10 per...
New sponsor: Alphabet House Day Nursery Lowdham

New sponsor: Alphabet House Day Nursery Lowdham

We are delighted to announce that we have a new sponsor for 2016 which gives us the ability to continue offering local news and information throughout the year. Without the support of our sponsors we wouldn’t be able to cover our costs so please check them out and recommend them to family and friends wherever possible. Alphabet House Day Nursery Gunthorpe Road Lowdham Nottingham NG14 7EN Tel: 0115 966 4556 Email: lowdham@alphabethouse.co.uk Website: www.alphabethouse.co.uk/lowdham Open from 7.30am to 6pm Monday to Friday...