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in Blog
on January 04, 2017

170104aWednesday 18th January

Wear Yellow or Winnie the Pooh fancy dress

Bring a bear for a teddy bears picnic!

in Blog
on November 14, 2016

Welcome to the 2nd Autumn term news letter
Firstly welcome to all the new children who have started over the last few months, there has been quite a few, we hope that you have all settled into Toybox, really well and we are very happy to have you here.

What’s happening this term?
This term we will be celebrating Christmas throughout the December we will be celebrating all things Christmas. Children will be making cards, learning Christmas songs, and doing lots and lots of creative activities. Father Christmas will be making his appearance on Friday 23rd December at 2.30 The Christmas party will be on the Friday 23rd December

Parents Evening
Baby room parents evening: Tuesday 17th January from 6.10pm
Preschool parents evening: Wednesday 18th January from 6.10pm

Please book a space on the time table with your child’s key worker. Although we appreciate that everyone would like to attend parents evening, please note that we cannot accommodate children. If you cannot attend your appointment please let your child’s key worker know so someone else can have the space.

Announcements
We are sorry to have said goodbye to Rebecca who worked in preschool we hope that she enjoys whatever she moves onto do, we would like to welcome a new Preschool team member Shannon, who will be working full time and once settled will be taking on the role as key person for a group of children. Please be aware that the name has now changed to Toybox Children’s Nursery Ltd please can we remind you that cheques must be made payable to this new name and if you haven’t received a new bank details we will happily supply you with one. Please keep your apples for the praise trees coming in we have had some lovely ones so far, all apples go in children’s files and help build up the picture of how your children are learning and developing.

Parent Desk
Please find Lending Library located on the parent desk, this is set up for children and parents to choose books to take home and lend for a week, for the children we have Phonic books, story books appropriate for all ages. We also have information books for parents that they may find helpful and useful tips at home. Please ask a member of staff if you would like to lend one of our books.

Non Funded, Closures this Term
Non Funded-Monday 19th December 2016- Tuesday 3rd January 2017 (2weeks and 1 day)
Nursery will be closed from the Monday 26th December- Tuesday 3rd January 2017

Hot Lunches
Please note there will be NO hot lunches during the non funded Weeks.

 

in Blog
on October 14, 2016

Welcome to the 1st Autumn term news letter
Firstly welcome to all the new children who have started over the last few months, there has been quite a few, we hope that you have all settled into Toybox, really well and we are very happy to have you here.

What’s happening this term?
Macmillan Coffee Morning on the Thursday 29th September- we are raising funds for this lovely charity by selling cakes, tea and coffee, staff members will also be having a cake off and a lucky parent will get to choose the best cake. We also have a spot the spots game up on the preschool door which we will be running from now and half of the money raised will go to the lucky winner. Any cake and bun donations will be greatly appreciated. This term we will be celebrating Halloween throughout the weeks commencing 16th October, until Halloween we will be celebrating all things creepy and scary with activities such as pumpkin carving and creative activities. If you have any suggestions for activities please speak to a staff member, thank you. Our Halloween party will be held on the Thursday 27th October.

Announcements
As you know staff at Toybox enjoy setting up messy and sensory play activities for the children to explore and also enjoy, we would like your suggestions for ideas on what we could set out, is there a sensory activity at home that your child really enjoys? If so please fill out a suggestions slip and hand it to a staff member. Thank you

Parent Desk

Non Funded, Closures this Term
Monday 24th October- Friday 29th October (1 week back the 31st October)

Hot Lunches
Please note there will be NO hot lunches during the non funded Weeks