4th June 2018.

Dear Parents and Carers,

We hope you all had a lovely half term break and are pleased to welcome you back for the last half of the summer term.


This half term we are going to be thinking about summer. Within this we will be exploring such things as picnics and barbecues, camping, the beach and sea life. We will (hopefully) harvest our potatoes and cook them with the children for them to enjoy at snack time before the end of term. If you would like to help or get involved in this half terms plans in any way then do please speak to Teresa.

Extended Sessions:

Please note that there will be no extended sessions during the last week of term. The last extended session will therefore be on Thursday 12th July.

During the Thursday afternoon sessions this half term the children will be practising changing for P.E. and we would therefore be grateful if you could supply your child with shorts, a T Shirt and plimsolls in a named bag. On Tuesday 26th June we have a string quarter coming in to play for the children during the afternoon.


Please find attached a flyer for this excellent parenting course which will be running here commencing this Thursday 7th June. Don’t worry if you can’t make the first one you are very welcome to join the following week. These are informal evenings over a glass of wine exploring topics such as

“It’s not just me”, “Love them and let them know”, “It’s good to talk”, “Boundaries and battles”, Parenting with elastic”, and “Creating a sense of belonging.

If you would like to attend or know more then please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Please may we have any returned photos and all payments for photographs by Monday 11th June. Many thanks

Summer Weather:

The children access our outdoor area every day and we would therefore ask that you put sun cream on your children before you leave them in the mornings and that you provide them with a named sun hat. Many thanks

Summer events

Our Summer Show and Coffee Morning is on Wednesday 18th July and all the children are invited regardless of whether they normally attend on a Wednesday or not. Parents stay for the show where the children perform some of our favourite circle time songs and P.E. action songs for you. Please bring your child along at 10:00 that morning then find your seat in the church where the show will commence at 10:15. This is followed by our Summer Fund Raising event where you will be able to buy a little piece of art specially created by your child. If you would like to donate a cake for our cake stall then please watch out for the sign up sheet in the entrance hall soon.

Our Teddy Bears Picnic will be on Friday 20th July from 9:45 until 12:00. Again this is for all the children and they are invited to bring their teddy bear in for the morning. Please provide your child (and their teddy!) with a packed lunch in a named container. Parents do not need to stay for this event.

Please note that Thursday 19th July will be normal timings. During that morning the children will have a mini sports day with races etc in the hall.

Autumn Term:

Please note that ALL children who are returning in September are invited in on the first day of term – Monday 3rd September for our “Welcome back” session. This is a really good opportunity for those children returning to meet up again after the long summer break and familiarise themselves with the pre-school and one another before we begin to welcome our new starters! Please put this in your diary regardless of whether your child will be attending on Mondays or not.


May we remind you that we are always happy to arrange a time to meet with you to discuss your child’s progress or any concerns you may have.


Teresa, Sophia, Brenda, Janet, Lara, Laura, Linley, Liz, and Nicola


Term dates 2019-2020

Autumn 2019  

Mon 2nd September - Friday 13th December   

Half Term: 21st October-25th October

Spring 2020:

Monday 6th January - Friday 3rd April

Half Term 17th -21st February

Summer 2020:

Monday 20th April - Friday 17th July

Bank Holiday Monday 4th May

Half Term 25th - 29th May 



Half Term 28th May 1st June




Half term:  28th May - 1st June