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Thorne Manor
Holsworthy, Devon EX22 7JD
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We currently have an Ofsted status

of outstanding!

October Activities

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Letters & Sounds

We will be continuing with our Letters and Sounds programme this year...
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'Oscar' & 'Dave'

Both Oscar and Dave have been travelling well in 2012, Oscar has been skiing and holidaying all around the British Isles as well spending time at home with many of our children...
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Free Flow

We have introduced free flow play to our children over the last year which has been on our long term plan, alongside forest school sessions to improve the learning environment for our children...
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Gym Layout

We have been making changes to the layout of the gym area in order to encourage creativity and increase imagination...
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An Outline of our Day

Below is an overview of the daily pre-school routine which your children follow so you can see when their main activities take place...
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Picture of the Month

Our lovely garden looked wonderful this year, fully established and looking bright and engaging for the children. They particularly like the waterfall and the sand pit, the Gruffalo trail and the vegetable garden!!
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Welcome to Thorne Manor Day Nursery and Preschool.

Situated on a working farm just outside the market town of Holsworthy, Devon we provide care for up to 68 children under eight years of age and offer a parent baby and toddler group on Tuesday afternoons. Facilities includes a gymnasium, secure indoor/outdoor garden and an activity kitchen.

Our wide variety of activities cover 6 important learning skills;

Physical Development

Expressive Art & Design

Personal, Social & Emotional Development


Knowledge & Understanding of the World

Communication & Language






Take a look at our regularly updated calendar of Outstanding events

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Click here to see the activities the children do and how they learn from them.