Pre-School News



We have limited places available this term.




The start of a new academic year is upon us and the coming half term will be very busy. Here are some important dates and information.



Forest Schooling

We have the opportunity to experience this on Friday mornings with the children going to school in September. With your permission, we will take these along to the Holy Hayes Woods. 


              

                  mud faces on trees                                           den building

Children going to school this year, but not normally in on a Friday morning, are welcome to join us for these sessions at the usual fee.

Out and About

We will be going out and about this term with all children so please keep an eye on the whiteboard. Any parent able to help when we go walking, please speak to Elizabeth or your key person.


Dates

Half Term – 13th – 17th February

Term ends on Friday 7th April.



Wow Moments -
Please remember to write WOW moments for those special times and bring them in to share with us.


Parentalk


Being a parent brings the best joys & biggest challenges.

Parentalk helps mums/dads do the best job they can

at bringing up their children.

Chance to share experiences & solutions with other parents, & explore essential parenting principles.


Six sessions cover:

1. It's not just me

2. Love them and let them know

3. It's good to talk

4. Boundaries and battles

5. Parenting with elastic

6. Creating a sense of belonging


A Care For The Family Course



Early Years Professional Status
Our Manager has been awarded Early Years Professional Status by The Teaching Agency, which they state is the only professional qualification for working with 0 to 5 year old children.


Ofsted Report

Ofsted report

Following an Inspection on 10th December 2015 Ofsted have rated us as Outstanding for every Inspection Category and the over all grading is OUTSTANDING.


Term dates for 2016-17

Autumn Term     starts: 29th August 2016         ends: 16th December 2016

                             Half Term 17th - 21st October 2016

                                    August Bank Holiday   28th August 2016

Spring Term       starts: 9th January 2017            ends: 7th April 2017

                             Half Term 13th - 17th February 2017


Summer Term     starts: 24th April 2017                ends: 14th July 2017

                             Half Term 29th May - 2nd June 2017

                             May Day   1st May 2017