Spring 2024 newsletter

Welcome to the Spring 2024 edition of our newsletter.

What we have been upto

We have enjoyed welcoming new children into our nursery. This week we are enjoying making our own pancakes and tasting them too! We are feeling all loved this week celebrating Valentines day, we have enjoyed talking about who is special to us, exploring different textures and sensory bags. We love being outdoors together, making our own constructions using open ended resources such a logs, blanks, pipes and materials.

Meet n Greet

We have Meet 'n' Greet coming up in March, please ask Irene or Leanne if you would like an appointment to meet with your child's keyworker to discuss their development.

Funded Nursery Places!

We offer funded places for eligible 2,3 and 4 year old's, from September 2024 government funding will be extended from 9 month's old. Please visit for more information and to apply for your funding code.

Personal Belongings

Please ensure your child brings weather appropriate clothing to nursery( including hats, gloves, sun cream, coats, wellies etc). If your child is potty training please provide them with plenty of changes of clothes to see them through the nursery day. If you borrow nursery clothing please return it ASAP as we sometimes run short. Often our children come into nursery wearing similar or the same clothing, please can we ask for your support by labelling your child’s clothing to avoid them going missing or getting mixed up, thank you.

Non Funded Week

Week commencing Monday 15th July 2024 is our non funded week, children that attend on a government funded space term time only will not attend nursery this week. We do have some availability for children to attend this week on a paid basis, please speak to Irene or Leanne if you are interested.

Easter Competition / Raffle

To enter our Easter competition please help your child make / decorate an Easter bonnet. Please send a photo of your child's entry by Wednesday 27th March 2024. We will be closed on Good Friday 29th March and reopen on Tuesday 2nd April 2024 to enjoy our Easter break. Our Easter raffle will be drawn on Wednesday 27th March, please send all monies and one side of the raffle ticket back into nursery by Tuesday 26th March. Thank you for your continued support.

World Book Day

Come into nursery on Thursday 7th March 2024 dressed as your favourite character to celebrate World Book Day!

Sponsored Walk

Join us on Saturday 1st June 2024 for our annual sponsored walk around Killingworth Lake, we will be meeting at 10am beside the picnic tables (in front of the new houses). We will be walking to the park. Come along in your favourite fancy dress.

Term dates

Please see our parent notice board for term dates.


We love to take part in different festivals and celebrations, over the coming weeks we will be taking part in activities to celebrate Valentine's day, St. Patrick's, St. David's Day and Chinese New Year. If there is a particular festival that you take part in as a family that we could get involved with please let us know.

Summer Holiday Club

Are you looking for extra care or something for your kiddies to do in the School holidays? Why not book onto one of our holiday clubs for children aged 3 - 7 year old's. Our exciting holiday clubs run throughout all school holidays. Book today to avoid disappointment spaces limited, contact Irene or Leanne for further details.

Lost and Found

Please take what belongs to you from our lost and found boxes at our front door. Thank you!

5 years's service

Congratulations to Shannon and Amy who achieved 5 years service, thank you for your continued commitment.

Maternity Leave

We wish Shannon well as she goes on maternity leave in April. We are looking forward to cuddles with baby G:) If Shannon is your child's keyworker she will send you a little message in a couple of weeks introducing your child's new keyworker.

Employee of the month December

We like to recognise our staff staff for a job well done, Suzanne and Alexia are our most recent winners enjoying a little treat.

Employee of the month January


A few reminders

  • Please let us know if your contact details change.

  • If your child has been given medication at home, please inform your child's key person.

  • When collecting or dropping children off, could we please remind parents to kindly wait in the entrance. This minimises disruption in the main room.

  • Please refrain from using your mobile phone whilst in our setting.

  • Please could you refrain from sending nuts in to nursery. As one of our children has a nut allergy. Thank You.

  • We are closed all bank holidays.


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