Creative, friendly, unique.
A special place to learn and play.
Layham Playgroup CIO
Layham Village Hall, Church Lane, Lower Layham, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP7 5LZ
Tel: 07999 866419
Registered charity: 1160254, Ofsted Registered,
PLA Member (Pre-school Learning Alliance)
©Copyright 13 May, 2018 Layham Playgroup CIO
Newsletter 5 – April 2018
Welcome back, we hope you all had a lovely Easter break
Following our Ofsted inspection last term we are putting the follow Focused Improvement Plan into place to work towards our action points
Trustees and staff are working to extend the performance management and monitoring systems by updating the appraisal forms and attending Local Area Liaison mettings.
Further include childrens next steps in planning. Staff have visited another setting to review planning and key worker systems.
Staff to review the playgroup routine and seek parents views.
We will be having a parents questionnaire on display with the signing in sheet from week commencing 23rd April, we would be grateful if you could please add your views to the questions asked, thank you
Dates for your diary
Week commencing 23rd April
Peppa Pigs Muddy Puddle challenge
Please ensure your child come dressed in OLD CLOTHES this week, as we will have lots of muddy activities. We will be raising money for Save The Children.
Sunday 20th May
St Andrews plant sale
We will be planting some seeds ready for the plant sale at St Andews
Term dates –
Start of term = Monday 16 April
Monday 7th May = Bank Holiday
Half term = Monday 28th May – Friday 1st June
Last day of term = Friday 20th July
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).
16th – 20th April = Spring
As we are seeing signs of spring in our playgroup garden we will be thinking about the flowers and the wildlife. We will also be planting some seeds.
23rd – 27th April = Mud week!
We will be collecting money for Save The Children this week as we take part in the Peppa Pigs Muddy Puddle Challenge. Please ensure you send your child in old clothes as well as a change of clothes, we have lots of outdoor play and mud planned!
30th April – 25th May = Farm
Lots is happening in the fields around the village hall, with tractors preparing the fields for crops and the awaited return of the cows. We will be reflecting this in our play and activities.