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End of Year Survey – for parents, carers, and children

Come To Benachie Summer Picnic!

Benachie Playgroup Annual Summer Fundraiser
This Saturday 6th June, Benachie Playgroup will be hosting their annual summer picnic fundraiser.
We would like to extend a warm welcome to all our current families, and previous Benachie children and their families.  The event will take place in the studio theatre at Carnegie Hall from 2-3pm.
We will have some craft stalls, a tombola, […]

Fire Service Visit To Benachie Playgroup

Kids Have A Splashing Time With Dunfermline Fire Service!
The children of Benachie Playgroup enjoyed some very special visitors to their home at Carnegie Hall this morning.  As part of our learning about ‘People Who Help Us’ this week, a crew from Dunfermline Fire Service popped by to see the children.  We had been dressing up in […]

Benachie Is Bug-tastic!

Minibeast Month of May!
The children at Benachie playgroup have been learning about minibeasts and their favourite habitats throughout the month of May.
At the beginning of the month, we visited the Forest Kindergarten, and explored under rocks, stones and logs on a quest to find the most exciting little creatures!

Using Perspex viewers, the children collected little […]

Starcatchers Captivate Benachie Children!

Playgroup Invited to Shape Future Production
Benachie Playgroup was thrilled to be asked to participate in a new project being undertaken by Starcatchers, the pioneering multi-arts organisation developing projects specifically for young children.  We were invited to be a ‘test audience’ of toddlers to help inform and shape a piece of children’s theatre currently in development.

Yesterday, our […]

High Fives for Benachie!

Maintaining our high standards of care
Benachie Playgroup is celebrating with ‘high fives’ following the Care Inspectorate’s unannounced Inspection visit just before Christmas last year.
Having been assessed on four areas of performance across our service, we have maintained our very high standards of care by being awarded ‘5’s  – Very Good – across the following areas:

Quality of Care […]

Forest Kindergarten

If you go down to the woods one day, you’ll be sure of a Big Surprise!
That’s what happened last month when the children from Benachie Playgroup enjoyed an autumnal session at the Forest Kindergarten.
We had a marvellous morning building houses from fallen leaves and sticks, in which to hide from the (not very scary) Big […]

Rag Bag Collection

Our Benachie children and their families have been busy collecting old clothes, shoes, textiles and handbags in order to recycle them with the ‘Rag Bag’ Textile Recycling Scheme.
Not only have our children contributed to the important task of recycling, the Dunfermline-based Playgroup will also enjoy the fruits of their labour raising £60 from the many […]

Asda bag pack fundraiser

On Saturday 29 November, the Playgroup staff and parents were busy helping early Christmas shoppers pack their bags at local Asda Store Halbeath.
This fundraising opportunity was a huge success raising £500 for Benachie Playgroup.
This sum raised will contribute towards the many fun activities and learning opportunities which we provide at Benachie such as Mini Kickers […]