Weekly Diary

Weekly Diary – Week beginning 10th September

posted 11 Sep 2018, 01:19 by Wendy Carrigan   [ updated 11 Sep 2018, 01:19 ]

 Caterpillar Room Flood......Apologies for the disruption to the Caterpillar Room due to a burst pipe over the weekend.  We hope to have the room dried out and ready for normal operation next week.  A big thank you to Olivia and Sophie’s Dads for coming to the rescue and repairing the leak.

Authorisation codes.......children eligible for funding for the period between August and January should have received there authorisation code letter by post.  This should be brought to us immediately in order to input into the sytem in the appropriate timescale.  Failure to do so could affect access to your placement.  If you have not received your letter yet please advise Wendy as soon as possible.

There are only a few numbers left, so if you would like to participate please speak to Wendy asap.

Week Beginning 3rd September

posted 3 Sep 2018, 14:35 by Wendy Carrigan   [ updated 3 Sep 2018, 14:35 ]

Online Journals....These will resume to have regular updates .  Please use the comments and parent upload facility as we love to hear your opinions and see what the children are getting up to outside of nursery, especially if it relates to what they are learning about!

Break In.......the police are following up their investigations in regard to last Wednesday’s break in.  However, thanks to the valiant efforts of one of our families we have retrieved the laptops and tablet! We have passed on all information to the authorities anonomously and hopefully these individuals will be brought to justice.

Bonus Ball......There are only a few numbers left, so if you would like to participate please speak to Wendy asap.

 Computer Xplorer Classes for the Pre-school children will be starting back next week

Weekly Diary – Week beginning 20th August

posted 19 Aug 2018, 12:32 by Wendy Carrigan   [ updated 19 Aug 2018, 12:32 ]


Playrooms and keyworkers.......some of the children are making the transition to a new room and some of the staff have swapped rooms as we have a new qualified member of staff; Paige who will join the Butterfly Room.  Please speak to your keyworker or Wendy who will keep you advised on any changes

Fee Policy Reminder....Sessions must be paid for in advance as per fees policy and contract.  Therefore, children will not be able to access their placement prior to payment. Paying by direct debit/standing order is the preferred method of payment.  There will also be a late charge implemented for children that are not collected at their appropriate times.

Zoe....has returned from maternity and brought sweet little Harper with her.  Zoe is back with the Orange butterflies.

Bonus ball will be starting back up, please see Wendy to secure your number as they are first come basis.


Door security.....we have installed a new security door which requires staff to let you both in and out the internal door with a electronic fob.

Weekly Diary – Week beginning 30th July

posted 30 Jul 2018, 14:09 by Wendy Carrigan   [ updated 30 Jul 2018, 14:10 ]

Wellingtons.......now that we are commencing a new academic year, please check that your child’s boots fit them as we will be incorporating a lot of outdoor play.

Fee Policy Reminder....Sessions must be paid for in advance as per fees contract and policy.  Children will not be able to access their placement prior to payment.

Zoe....will be returning from maternity leave on Monday 6th August


Weekly Diary – Week beginning 23rd July

posted 23 Jul 2018, 05:32 by Wendy Carrigan


Fee Policy....Please find attached a copy of our updated Fee Policy.  If you have any suggestions to develop this policy further please let us know.


Door Entry.....As you may have noticed we have increased our security by installing a fob entry system.  Therefore, it will require a staff member to let you both in and out of the premises.  This will take a while to get used to, all staff have a fob so just ask any one of them to assist you.

Weekly Diary – Week beginning 25th June

posted 25 Jun 2018, 03:42 by Wendy Carrigan   [ updated 25 Jun 2018, 03:43 ]

Sun Cream... We are in for a spell of good weather and will be outside for most of the day, therefore, please ensure your child has sun cream on when they arrive for their session.  Full time and extended children should have their own sun cream to be kept at nursery.

Water Fun Day... We are planning to have a water day on Thursday this week, therefore, could you ensure your child has swimwear and a towel, also a change of clothes as a backup.

Cleaning week ... We will close on Friday and re-open on Monday 9th July for the beginning of a new year 2018/2019.  A holiday list for this year is available which also show dates for term time children

Bonus Ball will start again in August at the beginning of term.

Weekly Diary – Week beginning 18th June

posted 19 Jun 2018, 01:27 by Wendy Carrigan   [ updated 19 Jun 2018, 01:27 ]

Graduation... For pre-school children only is on Wednesday 20th June.  This will start at 1:30pm however, children should arrive at 1pm. 

Fun Day... We will be having this on Thursday this week to celebrate the graduation.  All children can come to nursery dressed up and we have lots of fun activities planned.  Hopefully the sun will be out and we can enjoy this in the garden.  *Please note that this will be funded children’s last day until August.

AGM... Went ahead last Tuesday, however, there was a very disappointing turnout.  This meeting is vital for our sustainability and future operation.  Minutes for the meeting will be available.

Bonus Ball ....winner for this week is number 8.  This was the last week of bonus ball until after the summer.


Weekly Diary – Week beginning 11th June

posted 11 Jun 2018, 03:53 by Wendy Carrigan   [ updated 11 Jun 2018, 03:53 ]

AGM... Will take place on Tuesday 12th June at 6pm.  Please come along as we rely upon parent’s involvement in order to keep the service operational. There will be a few workshops for parents to visit/participate.  The children’s key workers will also be there for anyone who wishes an update on their child’s progress etc.  

 Fee payments.... A number of parents have asked for bank details for payments, these are as follows; RBS   

Account Number 10946553

Sort Code 83 20 22

Please use your child’s name as reference in order for us to identify your payments


Graduation ... for Pre-School children only is at 1:30 pm on Wednesday 20th June, tickets are £1

Bonus Ball ....winner for this week is number 57

Week Beginning 4th June

posted 4 Jun 2018, 07:30 by Wendy Carrigan   [ updated 4 Jun 2018, 07:30 ]

Official Opening.... It is 8 years ago today that we had our official opening for this building


AGM... Will take place on Tuesday 12th June at 6pm.  Please come along as we rely upon parent’s involvement in order to keep the service operational.


Graduation ..... This year will be on Wednesday 20th June, it will be at approximately 1:30 pm.  This is for pre-school children only.


Fee payments....Due to our recent break in and issues surrounding late fee payments we shall be moving to bank payments.  This can be via standing order, direct debit or bank transfers  

Bonus Ball ....winner for this week is number 10

Week Beginning 21st May

posted 4 Jun 2018, 07:22 by Wendy Carrigan   [ updated 4 Jun 2018, 07:22 ]

Fun Event......A massive thanks to all who attended our Fun Event.  It was a great night and we managed to raise a whopping £1262.  We are well on our way to having enough to install roller shutters.   We will post a thank you on the Facebook Page to all our funders and supporters.

May Weekend.....The nursery will be closed on Friday and Monday for the holiday weekend.  The weather is supposed to be good so please upload your photos and experiences to your child's learning journals.

End of Term dates.....The last day of funding is Thursday 21st June and college/Uni funding will be earlier.  Summer placements are available please see Wendy for costs.

Sunflowers.......The caterpillar Room have planted sunflowers, these have to be returned on the 18th June and the biggest one will win a prize.

Fee payments....There is still a significant amount of fees outstanding.   Payment is required in order to access further placements.  We would also ask, where possible could parents pay by direct debit to minimise the amount of cash held on the premises.  

Sun Cream......finally the sun has arrived and we will be spending a lot of time outside, therefore, please ensure your child is protected with a layer of sun cream before their session and full time children should bring in a bottle to be kept here for use throughout the day.

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