Lytham Lodge Newsletter January 2019

Welcome back, Happy New Year to you all. We hope you’ve all had a wonderful Christmas and new year. We are so excited to continuing creating memories with you all and the nursery developments continuing to grow.

Welcome

As of January Shaneen will be joining us from our sister nursery Butterfly Lodge Nursery. She is going to be our new Baby room Co-ordinator and third in charge. Shaneen has reems of early year’s experience and has worked with all age ranges. Also she is currently study for her foundation degree in early year childhood studies. We are so excited for Shaneen to join this journey with us.

Kindness Elves

The time has come, for the kindness elves to say goodbye. We’ve had so much fun, but please don’t be sad. Next time we see you, you’ll be a little bit taller. We suppose that means we will look even smaller! Remember this year, while we are apart to be kind and friendly, ensure kindness is spread to all. We can’t wait to come back again next year to spread kindness and Christ-mas cheer.

Nursery Developments

Nursery developments are coming on fast. 2-5’s cloakroom area is under construction which is coming on fast. Our Baby room is coming on so quickly and our image we had is truly coming to life. The corridor leading to the our new baby and toddler room is ready for its finishes touches to. We will keep you up to date with all our new developments as the nursery grows.

Primary School Application Deadline

Reminder for all parents of children going to school September 2019 that school applications must be in by 15th January 2019. Applications can be submitted via online via the Lancashire government website.

Tapestry

Tapestry is coming together and we are so excited to be adding lots more things for you to see. You will see different observation styles of the children. These are as follows Newsflash – This is a weekly entry like a diary entry about an activity your child enjoyed taking part in during their nursery week. WOW moment – These moments will maybe added when your child has achieved for the first time or mastered something. I.e. separating from their main carer for the first time without any tears. Narrative observation – These will be in the form of a detailed observation that may follow an adult led activity. These may appear in your child’s tapestry every 4 – 6 weeks.

Collection

This month we are collecting recycled resources to help develop heuristic play within our 0-2’s room. We are looking for – Pine cones, corks and kitchen role tubes.

Dates To Remember

January 2nd – Nursery opens
February 5th – Chinese new year – Year of the pig
February 14th – Valentine’s Day

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