February 2019

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This Month at Grosvenor

This month we’ll be fine tuning our Maths skills with our learning focus Shapes, Space and Measure.

Our book of the month is a book we’re all familiar with, Goldilocks & The Three Bears, written by Robert Southey in 1837!

Buggy-Mania!

We want to say a big thank you to all parents who have made a conscious effort to bring smaller buggies/ fold away large buggies. It’s really important that we keep our office space as clear as possible for Health & Safety reasons.

Nursery Hours

The Nursery is open from 08:00 to 18:00. Unless you have a pre-arranged early drop off, we kindly ask that you do not ring the door bell before 08:00, as we will not be able to let you into the building until 08:00. Please let us know if you need to arrange a permeant or even one off early drop off!

Valentine’s Stay & Play

Come and join us on Thursday 14th February for a Valentines Stay & Play! We ask all parents to join us from 4:00pm onwards to come and feel the love with some Valentines themed fun!

Hello’s & Goodbye’s

We have many new staff to welcome to our team this month. We have Vega in our Toddler Room, Olivia in our Pre-School Room and Grace, who is our new Grosvenor Admin! Please make sure you say hello and make them feel welcome to the Grosvenor family! Also please remember to say a big goodbye to Kati whose last day will be Friday 8th February!

Chinese New Year

With Chinese New Year coming up this month (Tuesday 6th January) the children will be doing lots of fun activities inspired by this event including cooking, tasing and creating all things Chinese. You might even get some pig inspired creations as 2019 is the Year of the Pig!

Dates for your Diary

Chinese New Year

Tuesday 5th February 2019

Valentines Stay & Play

Thursday 14th February

World Book Day

Thursday 7th March 2019

Concept

Wednesday 1st May 2019

Pre-School Graduation

Saturday 6th July 2019

Reminders

ITS CHILLY!

Its been freezing! Please remember to bring appropriate clothing for you child/ren every day as we get outside every day. This includes hats, gloves, jackets and layers!

MOBILE PHONES

Please remember that it is against Nursery Policy to use your mobile phone in the nursery. If you need to answer a phone call, please ask one of our staff to let you out before you answer.

What have we been up to?

Pre-School

Pre-School have been busy in the garden using different tools to build a den with Tim, our Forest School Leader!

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Following last months learning focus (Outdoor Learning) we have been out in the garden playing some Nature Bingo!

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Toddlers

Toddlers have been absolutely loving our parachute games in the garden…

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As well as taking inspiration from our book of the month, taking turns to play the gingerbread man as their friends tried to catch them!

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Babies

In the baby room we have been doing some very messy play with lots of shaving foam!

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…As well as practicing their tennis skills in the garden!

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