Winter is truly here, and we had our first snow for the year. With the colder weather, we have our normal rounds of sniffles and colds doing the rounds.

Children aged 2-7 can get a free flu jab from your local GP surgery, participating pharmacies, and midwifery services. Visit to find out where to go.

New Office emails reminder:

We now have an allocated email to each member in the office:

Ms Lehanie:

Ms Rezwana:

Ms Angela:

Sending birthday cakes to nursery:

We want to offer healthy foods to the children attending the setting and we had a lot of birthday cakes recently send to nursery. It puts us in a difficult position since some children have food allergies and can’t have a slice of cake or others are not allowed any sugar. We have an alternative solution to this problem. Can you please send a selection of fruits like nectarines, berries, apples etc. to the nursery? Raisins are quite popular too!

Our chef is using these to prepare a fruit platter instead that can be shared with everyone in the class and it is promoting healthy eating. That way everyone can take part, and everyone is included. Can I please request that parents do not bring cakes, juice, crisps, chocolates, nuts, or crackers to the nursery? Our nursery is a nut free zone due to severe nut allergies amongst the children attending.

Please also be mindful about this when you bring a snack for your child to eat at the end of the day. Can you please give that to them when you are outside the setting? That way other children do not witness this or gets upset by this.

Staff on holiday during January:

The following teachers will be on holiday so there may be staff from other rooms present in your child’s room:

Ms Rhianna 4-5 Jan and 8 Jan

Ms Laura 2 Jan

Ms Taylor 22 Jan

We welcome Ms Iva and Ms Nadjae to our Staff team. We hope that you will settle in and feel very welcome here.

Sadly we will be saying goodbye to Ms. Alina. We wish her well in her career!

Ms Aneta has accepted the position of Room Leader of the Panda room ( she previously worked in the Frogs) We are very excited that she has stepped up and we wish her all the best with the new role.

Christmas Stay and Play:

Thank you for your attendance! It was a huge success and it was wonderful to see how many parents attended. It was a great opportunity to meet other parents, make friends and swop survival secrets!

Back to normal in Jan 2018

We will be opening on the 2nd of Jan at our normal time. If you are going on holiday and have not informed the office, please let us know the dates of your holiday since this has an impact on our staffing and food orders.

Funding Reminder:

Parents whom currently make use of the Government Funding, please remember to re-apply to remain eligible. Parents who will benefit from the new set of Funding for 3 year old’s in January,please apply in advance. The deadline for this is 31st Dec 2017

You can email your code and NI number and we will be in touch for you to complete the funding agreement.

School Places:

If your child was born between 1 September 2013 and 31st August 2014 you need to apply for a school place. The deadline is the 15th of Jan 2018.


Ms Lehanie and the team

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