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Weekly Newsletter


27th September 2019



Our Toy Story Theme has been a great success this week, thank you Carol for all your great ideas, we will be continuing to extend this theme next week.


We have noticed the carpark is still being used for pick up and drop off, please can I remind everyone not to use School carpark at any time. 

Keep Our Children Safe

School – OPEN DAY

Next Tuesday 1st October is School open day 9.15am-11.30am – 1.15pm-3.15pm. Come and explore our vibrant Village School


Macmillan’s Coffee Morning in the School hall (see above times) – come and enjoy a cake and a cuppa while raising money for a great cause.


Next Week’s Planning

Toys/ Toy Story

Making - Forky

Listening + Attention- Follow instruction

Speaking – Using vocabulary focused on objects that are of particular importance (toys) – talking about their favourite toys.

Active Learning – Enjoy achieving what they set out to do

·      Being involved an concentrating

Photo from the Weekend

Don’t forget to take photos of what you have been doing over the weekend and send them to scallywags e-mail address – so your children can share these at show and tell time (Register time A.M + P.M) This can be emailed to:-Scallywagspreschool@yahoo.co.uk


Speaking and Communication

Ideas for the weekend to practise at home:-

·      Picture books – Point to and name things using one word – encourage your child to take the lead by pointing to pictures and name the word – What can you see in the picture?

·      Picture Dominoes – name each picture as you or your child add to the domino game – matching game.


Nursery Photos

Thursday 17th October 9.00am– All welcome even if this is not your child’s day – also siblings are welcome (these make great gifts for Christmas.

Christmas Performance

This is a fantastic event which takes place in the Methodist Church next to Scallywags – Monday 9th December – 1.30pm

Christmas Party

Monday 16th December – 1.30-3.00 pm (everyone welcome even if this is not your child’s day (Adults must stay) Santa will come and visit


Return in September

Tuesday 3rd September – Friday 18th October

Half Term – 21st-25th October

 Monday 28th October – Friday 20th December – close at 2.45pm

Christmas -23rd-3rd January

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

May Day – Friday 8th May (Remember we will not be off on the 4th May)

Return -11th May-22nd May

Half Term -22nd May -1st June

Return – 2nd June – 17th July