7th Jun 2017

Newsletter June 2017

We would like to offer a warm welcome to Hayley George, who has just joined our team as a Preschool Practitioner. She will be taking on the role of keyworker in the coming weeks. We are very excited to have Hayley as part of our team and think she will be an asset to preschool.

30 hours funding

Could you please provide us with your eligibility code before the end of term.  If we do not have this information your funding will not be able to processed in time.

If you still need to find out if you are eligible for the 3O hour funding then you can go to https://www.childcarechoices.go.uk

If you are eligible, use the apply button on the Childcare Choices website to get your 11 digit ‘eligibility code’.

If you need any help to complete the application or require more information please ask a member of staff.

Breakfast club

As of September 2017 Preschool will be opening from 8am for a breakfast club. If you are entitled to 30 hours funding, the breakfast club will be included as part of your funded entitlement.  The breakfast club will cost £4.00 for the hour and breakfast will be charged at an additional £1 per child to be paid on the day.

Sun Cream and hats

Now the sun is shining, please can we ask that you provide your child with sun cream and a sun hat. If you could apply your child’s sun cream before they arrive it would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

Parents Meetings

There will be a sign-up sheet in the cloakroom should you wish to have a parent meeting with your child’s keyworker.

These will take place between the 3rd and 6th July.  Each keyworker with have an assigned day.  We will be offering evening consultations on the Monday 3rd July for those parents unable to attend during the day.

Sports Day

This year Sports day will be held on the 12th July. If your child does not normally attend on this day could we ask that you please bring your child to preschool for 9am. All children need to be wearing appropriate footwear and bring a sun hat.  Could you please apply sun cream before arrival as we are hoping for nice weather on the day.

The Big Lunch Sunday 18th June

12-3pm in the Tolmen centre. Come along and join in with the big lunch. There will be face painting and a children’s fancy dress competition. Bring along a plate of food to share and join in the fun, it’s a chance to celebrate community, commonality and connections.

Sainsbury’s Active Kids Vouchers

The deadline for vouchers to be donated to preschool is Friday 30th June. So please ask friends, family and neighbors if they have vouchers they can donate to preschool. The more we have the more equipment we can buy for the children. We are 122 vouchers away from our target so please spread the word.

Some dates for your diary

3-6th July                        Parents meetings

12th July                         Sports Day

25th July                         Last Day of Term

26th July                         Inset Day