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Newsletter 4 – February 2018

Welcome back, we hope you all had a lovely half term

Dates for your diary

Friday 23rd February 7.30pm = Adult Bingo Night

 (Cash prizes and alcohol to be won!)

Tickets £12.00 if booked and £15.00 on the door.  Tickets include a book of bingo tickets and a hot meal of jacket potatoes and toppings, please bring your own alcohol.

World Book day Thursday 1st March

The children are welcome to bring in their favourite stories to share.  Watch out for World Book day vouchers and Scholastics offers.

Easter Celebrations - Thursday 29th March 11.30

We shall be walking up to St Andrews church for a very short celebration.  Family members, and children who do not normally attend a Thursday session, are welcome to join us at 11.30 to walk up to the church.  After the service you are all invited to join us back at playgroup for a shared lunch.  During the afternoon your childs keyperson  will be available to share your childs learning journey.  Please stay for the afternoon to share Easter activities with you child.

Easter Fun Morning - Wednesday 4th April

Pleaser join us for fun, games and craft activities for all the family.  Please invite family and friends to join us.

Nut free policy

We have a no nut policy at playgroup.  Please can we ask you to ensure your childs lunch boxes is also Nut Free, thank you for your understanding

Weekly planned activities for the next half term-

(Please note we may change the planned activities to take into account the children’s interests or to further enhance an experience).



19th February – 23rd Chinese New Year

This year the Chinese celebrate the year of the dog. We have turned our role-play area into a Chinese restaurant. During the week we shall be having some noodles and prawn crackers, please let us know if your child suffers from any allergies, thank you.

26th February – 2nd March = Favourite stories and books.

Thursday 1st March is World Book Day, we shall be celebrating this at playgroup and our activities planned for the first half of this term focus on some of our favourite stories and books. Your child is welcome to bring in their favourite stories or any story characters to share with us as playgroup.

5th – 9th March = Mothers Day

We will be thinking about people who are special to us and our family. We will also be making something special!

12th – 16th March = Favourite books

We return to thinking of our favourite stories

19th – 23rd March = spring

As the weather starts to get warming we shall be looking for signs of spring within the playgroup garden.

26th – 29th March = Easter celebrations

We shall be focusing on Easter and spring for the end of term. We shall we joining with St Andrews church for a short childrens service on Thursday at 11.30. Please also join us for a shared lunch and activities during the afternoon. Your childs keyperson will also share your childs learning journey with you.