Nursery 2017 - 2018

Teacher: Mrs A. Gall

Teaching Assistant: Mrs L. Jones

Christian Value: Friendship

 

There are two nursery sessions each day, morning and afternoon as follows:
Morning session     8.30am – 11.30am
Afternoon session 12.15pm – 3.15pm

Specialist Staff

 

Lunchtime Support: Miss R Ball and Mrs N Slocombe

 

Class Prayers

 

Welcome:      Dear God,

         Please help me to be a kind friend in the Nursery.

         Amen

 

Home Time:   Jesus Friend of little children, be a friend to me;

      Take my hand, and ever keep me

      Close to Thee.

      Amen

 

 

UNICEF Rights and Responsibility: Article 31

 

Children have the right to relax and play.

 

New Parents

The first day at nursery can sometimes be a bit worrying for children (and Parents/Carers) especially if they haven’t attended a preschool setting before. You are very welcome to stay and play with your child on their first day, usually for an hour. Arrangements for the following day can be made with a member of staff. It is important to us that children have a positive first experience of nursery. If you have any important information to share about your child, such as medical conditions, likes and interests, or any questions about nursery please see a member of nursery staff.

 

Wonderful Weather

It is important for all children to wear sensible footwear and coat as the weather gets wetter and colder. We encourage the children to bring their own welly boots to use outside; these can be passed to a member of staff. When children are this age they are still learning to dress and undress independently, so we ask for them to wear shoes with velcro fastenings so they are easy to take off and put on. Please remember to name all clothing and footwear.

 

Attendance

At St. Oswald's we place a high emphasis of the importance of good attendance, starting in Nursery.  We encourage pupils to achieve attendance of 96% which is national average.  There are lots of ways that we encourage and celebrate good attendance: text send home weekly to update them of their child's attendance, certificates sent home for weekly 100% attendance and termly 100% certificates and prizes.  The children work toward their TREE targets (see key information section for more information) - one of the targets to be a golden apple at the end of the year is to achieve 96% attendance.  

Nursery can be one of the first places that your child may mix with other children and they often catch lots of coughs and colds from each other.  If your child is suffering with a cold it is important that you still bring them in to Nursery so that they can continue to build their resilience to illnesses.  If we feel that your child is too poorly to be in school then we will contact you to collect them.  

Please contact school and leave a message if your child will not be attending their session due to illness.

 

Stay and Play

We love to invited parents to join in with our sessions and 'stay & play' is the ideal time to do this. Each 'stay and play' session has a theme linked to the areas of development and parents are able to spend time looking at their child's learning journey and observations.

Autumn Term:           Thursday 19th October 2017

Spring Term:             Tuesday 6th February 2018

                                   Wednesday 21st March 2018

Summer Term:          Tuesday 22nd May 2018

                                   Monday 16th July 2018

       

Mini Church

Each half term the children are invited to join in with our Mini-Church session where they can take part in a short church service at St. Oswald's Church. Parents are warmly invited to join in with our service and can enjoy refreshments afterwards.

Services begin at 11:15am.

 Autumn Term:    Monday 18th September 2017

                              Monday 13th November 2017

Spring Term:          Monday 15th January 2018

                                Monday 19th March 2018

Summer Term:       Monday 21st May 2017

   Monday 18th June 2017 

Online Safety

An Important Note to Parents and Carers.

Please be aware of online safety when our children go on the Internet. The link below offers information and advice about keeping our children safe online. It also has a valuable reminder of the importance of keeping passwords secure.http://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/

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