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Staff News:

Paediatric First Aid was attended by members of the team over 2 weekends. The whole staff team, including Trustees, attended Safeguarding Level 3 Training - although this training is very hard emotioanlly, it is pivitol in keeping us up-to-date with latest legislation.

Setting News:

Ofsted have been in to talk to our Trustees, this is part of our re-registering process.

Our photograph proofs have now been delivered by the new photographers, we really enjoyed having the different team here with their props - please do give us any feedback about these photographs.

Parents evenings for our school leavers have now been completed, Records of Development have all been updated ready to be passed onto each child's school.

We would like to invite fathers, uncles, grandfathers to join their child during their session on Monday 20th June for Father's Day Celebrations. Some tasty treats will be on offer at snack time.

We are holding a Car Boot Sale on Saturday 25th June 2016, please call in and speak with Kellyann (Deputy Manager) or telphone 01256 359215 for enquires. All monies raised will go towards our Leavers Party in July.

Reminders:

Now that the nice weather has settled in, please send your child to pre-school with a sun hat and suitable clothing. Please apply sun cream before you leave the house and ensure that we have a named bottle of sun cream at the pre-school ready for extra applications throughout the day.

We promote healthy eating, chocloate is not permitted to be consumed. Nuts in any form are not permitted in the pre-school, we do have children with allergies.

Dates for your diary:

6th June 2016 Inset Day WISPS Closed
20th June 2016 Father's Day Celebrations. Stay & Play
23rd June 2016 Toddle Waddle 1.00pm Theme: Animals
25th June 2016 Car Boot Sale. 9.00am - 12.00pm
16th July 2016 Summer Fayre 12.30 - 3.00pm
20th July 2016 Leavers Party 1.00 - 3.00pm
20th July 2016 W.I.S.P.S Closes at 1.00pm.

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Staff News:

The staff are currently trialling a new online system for checking children's progess and development, this is called Tapestry - it is approved by Ofsted. The system helps to pinpoint weak spots of the EYFS which allows for more focused planning.

Setting News:

A huge thank you to all of our parents and their families for supporting us throughout our Easter Fundraising Week. We managed to raise a total of £330.36, the money has helped to purchase some wonderful resources for our ever-changing garden. We have numerous gardening equipment, tents and dens. We are busy planning our Summer Fayre, if you would like to host a stall please call the office 01256 359215 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for a booking form.

Developments:

W.I.S.P.S have commissioned a local builder to design and build some exciting equipment for the garden, these include; a bird table, sand boxes, a mud kitchen and a bench.

Important Dates:

2nd May 2016 Bank Holiday WISPS CLOSED
12th May 2016 Photographer 9am-1pm Leavers photos at 9.15am
23rd-27th May 2016 Parent Evening Week
30th May - 4th June 2016 Half Term WISPS CLOSED
6th June 2016 Inset Day WISPS CLOSED
23rd June 2016 Toddle Waddle Theme: Animals
16th July 2016 Summer Fayre 12.30-3.00pm

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Staff News

The staff will be undertaking Prevent Duty e-learning as this is a legal requirement. Prevent Duty and British Values are high on the Governments list of priorities for Educational settings to teach. Prevent and British Values have been combined into our Safeguarding Policy, which is available for you to view at any time or please do ask a member of management for a copy.

Setting News

The children are enjoying our role-play area, we ensure this is changing to represent each theme that we study throughout the pre-school. A few of the children enjoyed a walk to our local Chinese takeaway to collect some food in celebration of Chinese New Year. Pancakes have been on offer as snack throughout Shrove Tuesday.

Developments

We have invested in some more Maths and Literacy Resources to enhance our children’s learning and have upped the amount of equipment in our small world resources.

Dates for your diary

Monday 7th March -  we will be celebrating all things 'Mum.' All female relations (Mum, Nan, Aunt, Cousin, Sister) are invited to Stay and Play.                                     Thursday 14th April -  W.I.S.P.S will be offering a workshop for parents, invitations will be sent out. The workshop will cover Routines/Behaviour/Boundaries/Rewards 

   
12th February Last day of term
15th – 19th February HALF TERM WISPS CLOSED
22nd February WISPS reopens

 

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Staff News

The staff all undertook Behaviour Training, this was delivered in house, by Services for Young Children. If you feel this would benefit you, please speak with a member of the team who will be more than happy to talk you through what they learnt.

Setting News:

Our fees are rising, with effect from 1st April 2016,, please speak with a member of the team if you have not received a letter containing the explanation for this. We have a week of Easter fundraising events coming up, Easter Raffle, Dress-up Day, Cake Sale and a Sponsored Easter Bonnet Walk, we are really looking forward to these. Please support us and allow your child to participate. Children are being given the opportunity to visit the Library in the Town Centre, this entails a ride on the bus - very exciting!

Developments:

W.I.S.P.S are looking into sourcing some natural products for the outdoor space, to enhance opportunities within the natural environment.

Dates for your Diary:

21st March 2016 Dress-up Day £1/Raffle Donation
22nd March 2016 Dress-up Day £1/Raffle Donation
22nd March 2016 Cake Sale at 3pm
23rd March 2016 Easter Raffle drawn at 10am
24th March 2016 Sponsored Easter Bonnet Walk at 1.30pm
25th March 2016 Good Friday WISPS CLOSED
28th March - 8th April 2016 Easter Holidays WISPS CLOSED
11th April 2016 WISPS reopens

 

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