Weekly Diary

Weekly Diary – Week beginning 13th May

posted 14 May 2019, 02:23 by Wendy Carrigan   [ updated 14 May 2019, 02:23 ]

 

Sun Cream….please ensure your child has sun cream applied before arriving for their nursery session as outdoor learnimg is a large part of the day now that the weather has become nice.  Full time or extended session children should have their own sun cream stored at nursery for further applications throughout the day.

Puddlesuits and wellingtons…. If your child has either on when collecting please return them to the appropriate place.  There is a hanger and rail for each puddle suit and labelled shelving for each group’s wellingtons.

Importantant dates for your diary...

Friday 24th and Monday 27th nursery closed for May Weekend

Last funded day is Wednesday 26th June which will be our party day and Graduation will remain on the afternoon of Thursday 27th, times to be confirmed.

The nursery will close on Friday 28th June and return on Monday 8th July.

 

                        Bonus ball this week was 24

 

 

Weekly Diary – Week beginning 15th April

posted 15 Apr 2019, 02:07 by Wendy Carrigan   [ updated 15 Apr 2019, 02:07 ]

 

 

We have a large bunny to be raffled, tickets are £1 per sheet and winner will be drawn on Wednesday by the Easter Bunny!

Easter Party… will be on Wednesday 17th April, normal times and sessions apply.

Easter Holidays…We will be closed on Good Friday 19th April and Easter Monday 22nd April.

                        Bonus ball this week is 30

Weekly Diary – Week beginning 1st April

posted 31 Mar 2019, 13:10 by Wendy Carrigan   [ updated 31 Mar 2019, 13:10 ]


 

April brings both sun and showers…to wet your feet and grow the flowers!

 

Easter Holidays…for the next two weeks term time children should not attend and are due to return on Monday 15th April.  We will be closed on Good Friday 19th April and Easter Monday 22nd April.

 

Easter Party… will be on Wednesday 17th April, full details to be confirmed. 

 

 

 

Bonus ball this week is 24

Week beginning 18th March

posted 18 Mar 2019, 03:32 by Wendy Carrigan   [ updated 18 Mar 2019, 03:32 ]



St Patrick’s Day….on Monday, we will be celebrating this with dancing games and stories

Tote Bags….we have managed to get a new supply of bags for the cloakrooms, these wil be £2 and will enable all children’s clothes/shoes be kept together.  Please ensure children’s indoor shoes are put in their bags at the end of each session as there is too many to stay on the shelves.  Therefore, they are getting mixed up and lost!

 

 

Colgate recycling programme….The National Childsmile team have identified ‘The Colgate Oral Health Recycling Programme’ to support recycling of toothbrushing products in schools and nurseries.  This is a free service, therefore the NHSGGC oral health services manager and health improvement team leads have created accounts with a view to facilitate the recycling of oral health products in schools and nurseries.

 

 

 

Bonus ball this week is 59.   We also have a few numbers available, they are….14,17,19,41,42…First come!

 

 

 

Week Beginning 11th March

posted 11 Mar 2019, 10:09 by Wendy Carrigan   [ updated 11 Mar 2019, 10:11 ]


Garden Developments….We have finally completed the garden developments which was funded by the Area Budget.  The children requested a boat and a castle….think we have achieved this quite well!  What do you think?... 

 

Funding…..With a big thanks to you guys we have so far got 10 puddlesuits, raised £170 through the ‘Just Giving Page’ and received a £50 donation from one of the Butterflie’s Gran.  We have now been awarded some more funding for outdoor resources, therefore will be able to purchase all the puddlesuits!

 

 


Colgate recycling programme….The National Childsmile team have identified ‘The Colgate Oral Health Recycling Programme’ to support recycling of toothbrushing products in schools and nurseries.  This is a free service, therefore the NHSGGC oral health services manager and health improvement team leads have created accounts with a view to facilitate the recycling of oral health products in schools and nurseries.

 

 

 

Bonus ball this week is 2.   We also have a few numbers available, they are….14,17,19,41,42…First come!

 

Week beginning 4th March

posted 4 Mar 2019, 02:49 by Wendy Carrigan   [ updated 4 Mar 2019, 02:50 ]


 

It is shrove Tuesday tomorrow, therefore, we will be making pancakes!

 

 

World Book Day….Is the 7th March this year, children can come dressed as a story character, bring their favourite book or toy from their chosen story.

 

 


Outdoor clothing…..A massive thanks to one of our families who donated 10 puddlesuits and another who has set up a Just Giving page on Facebook.  This effort is greatly appreciated and hopefully before long we will be able to have enough for everyone!

 

 

Funding Updates.…we have been advised from Glasgow City Council that from August 2019 we will be able to offer 900 hours of funded sessions.  This is subject to eligibility; family income of up to £45,000 per annum.  We will keep you updated as to how this equates into sessions as there will be the option to spread it over the 49 weeks.  We will keep you updated as to the progress of this transition.  If there are siblings in your family that would like a place at the nursery, please let us know as soon as possible as we currently have a waiting list for al rooms and will be looking at allocations soon.

 

Bonus ball this week is 54.   We also have a few numbers available, they are….14,17,19,41,42…First come!

Thank You!

posted 28 Feb 2019, 09:56 by Wendy Carrigan   [ updated 28 Feb 2019, 09:57 ]

Thank you so much to one of our Caterpillars and her family who today donated 10 puddle suits to the nursery.  This is greatly appreciated and will be well used as you can see.....


Weekly Diary – Week beginning 25th February

posted 25 Feb 2019, 12:15 by Wendy Carrigan   [ updated 28 Feb 2019, 09:46 ]




Buttons….Do you have any buttons at home?  We are looking to add these to our new loose parts play area.

 World Book Day….Is the 7th March this year, children can come dressed as a story character, bring their favourite book or toy from their chosen story


Outdoor clothing…..the children are loving being out in the garden everyday, however, it is really muddy.  Therefore, please ensure your child has wellington boots, put on old clothes and, if possible, provide an old jacket for them to wear.  We have applied for funding for puddle suits for all but if you have any other ideas to raise money to purchase these, please let us know.

 

Toys from home.…are getting lost and children being upset when other children want to share their toys.  Please discourage children from bringing toys in and if they do, place them in their trays or bags for safekeeping.

Pram shed….will be emptied next week as noone has claimed items left there.

 

Caterpillar Cloakroom….all children have got their own hanger with their name, please ensure you hang your child’s jacket on these are they are getting lost and taken by mistake if a relative collects the child.

                                                                                                                   

Health and Safety….please do not leave plastic bags in cloakroom area.  If children’s spare clothes are brought in, please transfer to their tote bags immediately and dispose of bags as they pose a risk to the children.

Bonus ball this week is 57

 

Weekly Diary – Week beginning 18th February

posted 19 Feb 2019, 01:40 by Wendy Carrigan   [ updated 19 Feb 2019, 01:40 ]


 

Space sets….we have a few wooden space sets left at only £3.50 each

 

Big Books….Ashleigh has been busy updating our big books, they are displayed in the cloakroom.  Please have a look at what the children have been getting up to and add any comments you may have.  


HP Reveal…..see pictures come to life with this amazing app!  Ask your keyworker to show you how!

 

 

Nursery T-shirts…are finally back in stock, embroidered round necks are £7.50 and polo shirts £10

 

Pram shed….Have you left anything in our shed?  Please ensure you take home children’s bikes, prams etc. as we are struggling to fit the babies prams in

                                                                                                                   

Rocket building…..Hayley’s is asking the children in her group to build a rocket ship at home and bring it in on Friday.  There will be a prize for the winning rocket.  We have left a basket of items that you are welcome to use, so please help yourself.


Weekly Diary – Week beginning 4th February 2019

posted 4 Feb 2019, 03:25 by Wendy Carrigan   [ updated 4 Feb 2019, 03:26 ]

Pantomine…..We have a Panto arranged to visit on Friday this week.  This is suitable for the Butterfly Room only and the younger children will get an alternative treat, more suitable for their age and stage.  Therefore, afternoon placements will be in the morning in order to attend the show.  Please see your keyworker to confirm times if you are unsure.

Mid-term and In service day....the nursery will be closed on Monday 11th February for an In service day.  Children attending  a term time/college funded placement will also be closed Tuesday and Wednesday, returning as normal on Wednesday.

Parent’s meetings....The butterfly Room are holding their meetings on Thursday, please see your child’s keyworker to confirm individual times.  The Caterpillar an Baby room meetings to follow.

 

This week’s bonus ball number was 20.  We have a few balls available, please let Wendy know if you would like to secure one of these.

 

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