Newsletter July 2018

                            

This term our theme has been growing we have looked at flowers, fruit, vegetables and ourselves.  We have also talked about our seas, recycling and pollution. Our Sports day theme covered these in the Children’s races. Thank you for attending with family and friends, the raffle raised £60 for which we are very grateful. Special thanks to all those who donated raffle prizes, D.W .Jarvis family butchers for £20 of meat vouchers, Sally Evans of Purple Turtle Gifts for £40 of gift vouchers.

 

Last week we took our 28 Children who are leaving for School,to The Special Wood money raised by Deber’s Day Out not only paid for the return journey by coach but also new tarpaulins and equipment for den building.  D.W. Jarvis butchers also supplied us with fresh sausages for the BBQ. Thank you very much, everyone had a great day. I would like to say, how well behaved the children were and what a pleasure it was to have such a lovely day with them. Thank you to our Nicole Holbrook who made it possible for us to be allowed to use such a beautiful safe environment                                                                                            

Rainbow fun, as part of the Island’s Pride Celebrations we will be celebrating our individuality. Thursday 19th and Friday 20th July please come dressed in bright colours.

 

Maria Gregory in Strawberries will be leaving us on the last day of term, she is going to have a change of career and we all wish her good luck for the future. A collection and card will be in the office.

 

Price Increase, from September Caterlink our school dinner provider have increased charges, it will now be £2.35.  Our charges will remain the same.

 

With a heavy heart we say goodbye to 28 of our children who are leaving to go to School, we wish you all “happy schooldays” and we will miss you.

 

Information about 30 hours funding per week for September 2018 and Tax free childcare is available on www.childcarechoices.gov.uk.     If you would like extra days/ more hours for September 2018, we still have a few spaces, please let Julie or Laura know as soon as possible.

 

Funded places are available for all 3 and 4 year olds from the term after their 3rd Birthday. There is also funding for 2 year olds who meet the criteria, details of this is on www.childcarechoices.gov.uk.

 

Summer Safety 

Please make sure your child has a named sun hat and sun cream ON at the beginning of each day (even if not sunny in the morning) and in their drawer for re-application at lunch time.  If children aren’t protected they will have to stay inside.             

 

Dates for your Diary

THURSDAY 19Th JULY AND FRIDAY 20TH JULY RAINBOW FUN

LAST DAY OF TERM MONDAY 23rd JULY

FIRST DAY OF TERM WEDNESDAY 5th SEPTEMBER

 

Berry Hill Team