We would like to welcome all new children and their families to our pre-school! We hope you have a wonderful time with us.
We would also like to say a big thank you to everyone donating £1.00 per week fruit money; this has really helped with costs. Please continue to support us with your fruit donations/voluntary contributions.
Colours/letters of The Week:
Week beginning: 15th May Colour: ORANGE Letter: Dd
Week beginning: 22nd May Colour: PINK Letter: Ee
Week beginning: 5th June Colour : PURPLE Letter : Ff
Week beginning: 12th June Colour: BROWN Letter: Gg
Week beginning: 19th June Colour: RED Letter: Hh
Week beginning: 26th June Colour: GREY Letter: Ii
Week beginning: 3rd July Pattern: SPOTS Letter: Jj
Week beginning: 10th July Pattern: CHECKS Letter: Kk
Week beginning: 17th July Pattern: STRIPES Letter: Ll
Estimated Term Dates: Not the same as Worlingham Primary school:
SUMMER TERM 2017: Return: Wednesday 19th April to Friday 26th May (Closed Monday 1st May)
Half Term Break: Monday 29th May to Friday 2nd June
Return: Monday 5th June to Friday 21st July
End of Pre-school Year
We return week commencing Monday 4th September 2017 usual times
Inside Notice Boards:
Parent/carer notice boards are near the coat trolley, which contains information like funding info, colour/letter of the week, children centre timetable of events, snack offered, newsletter, our term dates, key person statement, pre-school timetable, session plans. On the right when you enter the lobby is if you are concerned about a child info (safeguarding) committee & staff members, parent/carer’s rota, childcare leaflets. Wall directly facing you is our Ofsted registration & insurance certificate, our pre-school over the years photos, On the trolley below is our policies, operational plan etc. fruit donation tin, lost/found box, uniform & prices. On the entrance door some everyday information like committee meetings, chicken pox, head lice etc… please check every now and again as we do not always give out this information in your child’s red bag.
Outside Notice Board:
Pre-School, primary school & high school phone numbers, funding info, children centre information,
72 hours non- attendance if child has diarrhoea/sickness, our term dates, safeguarding statement, Ofsted phone number, reminders of Ofsted inspection report, learning journey etc…
Pre-School Website: Please check every now and then for new information. The address is www.worlinghampreschool.co.uk This newsletter is on our website.
Committee Meeting: No date set for our next meeting at present. Will keep you informed!
We are still in need of new committee members; speak to Angie if you feel you may be interested in taking on a role/joining us.
Beccles Children Centre:
A timetable of events is in the lobby on your left as you enter and in the outside notice board.
Some Activities Carried Out Last Term Spring 2017:
The children did many activities throughout the last term, which are all based on mainly their individual interests in pre-school and are planned for on a weekly basis:- Below are a few activities carried out.
Inside: Role Play: Pet shop, Vets, Bathing babies, Hairdressers, Physical activities: Moving like animals, nursery rhymes, ring games, dancing, dragon dance
Cooking: Cookies, buttering bread/crackers etc… Crafts: Making play dough, Collages, gloop, gluing, painting, made a Rooster
Outside: Role play: Car wash, bathing babies, mud kitchen, Physical activities: Wood work, Gardening, footballs, stepping stones, Sand and water play, bubbles etc…
Please remember this is only some of the activities done during last term, if you would like more information about activities done please ask your child’s key person. CHILDREN LEARN THROUGH PLAY AT THIS AGE.
Fundraising Dates for your diaries:
Saturday 20th May: Family Fun Party 2.30 – 4.30pm at St John Ambulance Hall,
Beccles. Tickets still available at £2.50 per person. Please see
email/letter from Kate our fundraising officer!
The money raised will go towards our online learning journeys with ‘Tapestry’ registration costs and towards our climbing frame refurbishment during the summer break.
Other Dates for your diaries:
Wednesday 17th May: Visitor from ‘Beccles Library’ (Sarah) at 11.15am to do nursery
rhymes and story for the children who are in this morning only.
We hope to organise a visit to the library for some time in the future!
Monday 29th May – Fri 2nd June: Treasure Hunt around Worlingham for all families
and friends. Free entry activity to share with your
child/ren over the holiday.
Wednesday 19th July ’17: Time 9.30 – 10.30am Open morning for the children with their parent/carer staying on and for those joining us in the next year and anyone who would like to look around our pre-school, we will have some activities you can do at home if you wish with your child. If you know anyone, who may wish to come, please tell them about our open morning.
Thursday 20th July’17: Outing for the younger children staying at pre-school, meeting at pre-school 11.20am. (Last day for these children) No morning session today.
Friday 21st July’17: Outing for all the older children leaving to start school in September, meeting at usual time 8.55am then leaving photos at around 9.15 after this we will be leaving for our outing.. (Last Day for these children) No afternoon session today
Exact times of both outings still to be confirmed, more information to follow!
We Return after the Summer break:
Monday 4th September 2017 to Friday 21st October 2017
HALF TERM: Monday 23rd October to Friday 27th October 2017
Monday 30th October 2017 to Friday 15th December 2017
Hot Weather Conditions:
Can you please put sun cream on your child before they come to pre-school!
Due to safety reasons, we must ask that your child attends appropriately dressed as they are climbing, running, jumping and riding etc… in our outside play garden.
Children to wear sensible foot wear please when they attend pre-school e.g. trainers, doodles, sandals with a heel strap etc… which are the correct size for their feet.
No crocs to be worn please as straps are wide around the ankle making them loose or flip flops please as no ankle or heel support!
Drinking water is available at all times for the children!
If you need any more information, about the information provided in this newsletter please speak to me.
Many thanks for your continued support!