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Annual Day Trip

We have organised our day trip for us to go to Marsh Farm Animal Adventure Park at South Woodham Ferrers on Thursday 27th June. We have booked a coach to leave the pre-school at 9:15 am. Please note, that in order to for us to take part in all the planned activities we will need to leave promptly. The coach will be parked outside the school at 8:50 am and we will be meeting everyone at the coach for signing-in. Please arrive before 9:15 so that we can leave on time. Please ensure that your child has been to the toilet before leaving home as we will not be going into the pre-school before we leave. The journey time is 40 minutes. A packed lunch and drink will be required along with outdoor clothing and a change of clothing. If it is hot and sunny, please apply sunscreen to your child and pack a hat. We will be taking pre-school sunscreen to re-apply at lunch time but if your arrangements with the pre-school is for your child to have their own applied, please pack this in ...

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Sports Day

Our annual sports day will be held at the Tolleshunt D’Arcy recreation ground on the above date. All children and parents/carers/relatives are welcome to attend. In order to allow us to set up, the pre-school will be open from 9:30 am on this day for a 10:00 am start. For all children and adults coming to the sports day, please go straight to the recreation ground from 9:30 am onwards. All children will need to be signed-in as they will be under our care on the other side of the track. Could we please ask parents not to cross the track for any reason. If you need to get something to your child, please ask a member of staff. Please bring your own seat or blanket to sit on. This is also a fund-raising event and we will be holding a raffle. We would be grateful for any donations that you think people would like to win. The children will be practising hard in the coming weeks and we hope to see as many of them there as possible. Would you please let Angie or Tracy know at ...

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Summer Party and Leavers' Presentatoin

Summer Party: All children are invited to our Summer party on last day of this academic year, Wednesday 24th July 2019. There will be a party entertainer, party food and the opportunity to say a fond farewell to our leavers. Leavers' Presentation: Parents/carers of the children who are leaving us in July are invited to return to the pre-school at 11:30 am for the leavers' presentation. Pre-school will finish at 12:00 noon on this day for the Summer holidays so there is no lunch or afternoon session.

Warm Weather

Would you please ensure that you have applied sun cream to your child before they come to pre-school. We are happy to re-apply if we have had your permission and we deem it necessary to do so. We use Avon Kids SPF 50 sun cream. If you have asked us to re-apply your preferred sun cream, please leave us with a supply with your child's name clearly marked on it.

WOW of the Month

The children love to share and celebrate their achievements and learning with their friends and staff at pre-school. This is shared as a group activity before the children go home at 12 noon and 3.00 pm. The apple is then placed on our WOW Tree on the classroom wall for the month. At the end of the month, we will be awarding a 'WOW of the Month'. The winner will receive a prize and a certificate. Please write on the apple anything which your child has learnt or achieved. This may be linked to their Next Steps or anything which you feel is worthy of recognition! Please help yourself to apples which will be with the signing-in sheet. There is a golden apple by the signing-in sheet for the children to post their WOW apples. Please write your child's name on the apple. We hope that you and your child will enjoy sharing with us their achievements and learning.