Here's our newsletter for July and August 2009
Appropriate clothing to allow the children to splash in the puddles or play in the sun should be provided along with sun care essentials i.e. sun hat, sun glasses and a sun cream with a factor 30 or over.
- Policy Development
All parents shall be issued with a nursery policy check list, please complete and return to Julie ASAP to allow for effective policy development. Thank you to all parents who have completed one. As soon as we have all forms we shall distribute policies parents wish a copy of. (Please see notice Board)
- Infection Control
The nursery shall be working with the children to promote Good Hygiene over the months of July and August. We have managed to hire a light box from carex which allows the children to see the germs on their hands therefore helping to learn about germs and good hand washing. Parents are welcome to join in with this activity please ask staff for more details. The light Box shall be delivered 3rd Aug
Activities – Make soap, Get Dirty, Songs, Stickers, reward charts, Hand washing and charts, Hand prints
- Health Promoting Nursery
Dawn and Katie have now completed and submitted our silver folio. We need parents to come on board our Health promoting Committee, please let Dawn or Katie know if you are interested.
- Care Commission
Thank you to all parents who completed our CC questionnaires. Any parent wishing to complete one will find blank questionnaires on the reception table
Term 1 (16 wks): Monday 17th August 2009
- Heuristic Play
The babies are now enjoying the use of their treasure basket; however we still need more resources to keep it ever changing and give them new experiences each time it is out. If you have anything natural (no plastic) in your house that you feel would be of benefit please hand in to a member of staff. Thank you for any help in this matter
- Nursery Entrance
It is of high importance that Parents/Grandparents and any other relative or friend in the nursery dropping off or collecting a child never open the door and allows anyone to enter the nursery.
The staff would like to say a big H A P P Y B I R T H D A Y To all the children who celebrate their birthday this month.
- Information Update
Please remember to inform staff if you have changed address, telephone number or have changed job recently to ensure we have up-to-date and correct information held on file. Please also remember to sign your child in and out of nursery each day.
- Curriculum for Excellence
Congratulation to the class of 2008/2009 for successfully completing their pre school year, we would like to wish you all a great time at school. Reach for the stars!!!!
At Glenburn House we are all learning to be responsible citizens through caring for each other and learning about germs.
A fun time was had by all the children during our recent sponsored bounce. We managed to raise the fabtastic sum of 190.00 for “Happy days” Children’s charity. A special thank you to Lauren Browns parents for Hiring the Bouncy castle.
Well done to Disney club children for all the hard work they put in on their recent “things that grow” project. The children produced fantastic sunflowers which have now been transferred to the garden. Well done all.
- Professional Development/Training Dates and Meetings
No training over the summer period
All parents will be issued with a record of events for the forthcoming year 09/10 in August.
The nursery has leaflets available for parents wishing to advertise us in their workplace. Please see a member of staff who will be able to provide them,
Next issue September 2009
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