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We would like to welcome back all our returning children and families and a special welcome to our new starters this term.

There have been a few changes to our rooms following the recent pandemic. In line with the government guidelines we will be creating a toddler and preschool room within the big space we have in the main room. This has been running as 2 rooms since returning in June.

We had also made some changes to the way children will be entering the building to a hear to social distancing. Our baby room families will be asked to come to the second door of the building located next to the library you will be greeted by Chelsea or tiffany Toddler children will still be arriving at our main door and you will be greeted by either Megan or Nicky and lastly our Pre school children will be coming to the garden gate located at the side of the building you will be greeted by Lauren or Skye.

We ask that everyone remains vigilant when dropping off and picking up, please stay 2meters apart.

Where possible we are limiting the number of items coming in from home. We are asking that all toys that are not comforters are to be left at home  

Any comforters are welcome however they will be used for sleep times or times of upset. The children will not be able to use these all day to lower the risk of the spread of covid-19. If you are bringing in a comforter please notify the member of staff when you drop off to nursery and we will put them into a zip lock bag.

Changes to the team

Over the last couple of months, we have had a couple of changes to our staff team.

Our Deputy Manager Gemma is supporting another star setting while their deputy manager is on maternity leave. Sharon has joined the management team and will be support Rebecca as deputy manager.

Congratulations to Lauren who is expecting a baby in November she will be with the preschool children until she takes maternity leave in October

All weather play

As a setting we love to encourage the children to explore the outside area whatever the weather so for this we must ask that you bring in your child’s bag the following

Sun cream

Sun hat

As the weather changes, we ask that you please supply

Wellies

A thick jacket

All in one rain suit (if possible)

Hat and gloves

Bags and clothes

We ask that each child comes into the setting with a named bag this bad must not be a plastic bag, bag for life or a drawstring bag

Please ensure that your child has enough spear clothes for changes they may need during the session they are attending.

Babysdays

We are still using the online system babysdays to record all observations accidents medication etc. if you have not downloaded this already please go to your app store on your phone and type in starts day nurseries and download

If you need any help with this, please speak to myself or your key person and we will be happy to help you

Refer a friend

(if we could put a discount offer in here please?) 

This Half term core story

Preschool:  the three Billy goats gruff

Toddlers:  Were going on a bare hunt

Babies:  Squash and a squeeze