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Weekly Newsletter

31st January 2020



The children have done lots of playing and exploring this week, using their binoculars.  Thanks Debbie for your great ideas.

Pirate Ship – Free to a good home

Our Pirate Ship needs a new home – needs a little TLC but otherwise its sound- would make great firewood.  Free to anyone who wants to collect – it will need to be collect by next weekend 8th February.

Cash 4 Clothes – Deadline Next Friday 8th February

If you’re having a Spring clean this weekend – please let us have your unwanted items – they take – good quality clothing – no stains or holes – shoes and wellies – no holes – Coats/jumpers/cardigans etc ( NO knickers or Socks)

Home Corner - Family Tree

Can all parents send /e-mail a family picture to put on our Scallywags Family Tree

Understanding the World - - Talk about friends, families, and why they are important – Share Family Photographs, friends, pets and favourite people.

Communication and Language – Speaking – Wait and allow the child time to start the conversation / give thinking time/– talk about Family, Friends, etc

Playing and exploring – engagement – Playing with what they know (Families) – (role playing)– looking after baby – being kind – washing clothes – ironing – making food – sitting nicely at the table – using our manner.


 Things to do over the weekend: -

·      Talk about family, friends, pets and people who are important to them.


Winter – Snow Procedures


The weather is getting very cold and could possibly snow anytime – please be aware of the following procedures – We will always endeavour to stay open were possible – but sometimes this is avoidable due to Staffing or Site Safety.

·       Keep a look out on your e-mails – 7.30 – 8 am  any updates will be sent out

·       Keep up to date on our Facebook page

·       We will contact you via Text if we are closing – ( please check your mobile numbers are up to date)

·       Ring Scallywags before you set off ( oversight sometimes happen and this will avoid any disappointments)



Holiday List

Special Dates

Bedtime Story – Tuesday 3rd March – 6-7pm – Special Guest Author

Graduation Photos (Pre-school only) Wednesday 3rd June – 9.00am

Graduation Evening (Pre-school only) – Thursday 9th July – 6pm-7pm

Summer TripBrockholes Nature Reserve – Date to be confirmed

Monday 6th January 2020 – Friday 14th February

Half Term – 17th-24th February

Return – 25th February – 27th March

Easter 30th March-13th April

Return – 14th April-7th May