February Newsletter and latest Committee Meeting Minutes

Committee Meeting minutes from 20th January 2016 are now available here.  Please see below for the latest Pre-School newsletter.

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New Member of Staff

We are delighted to announce that we have now filled our staff vacancy.

Ysabel will be starting with us after the half term break and we all welcome her to the team!

Vacancy – The Village Pre-school, Gorse Covert – Pre-school Practitioner

We have a vacancy for a permanent member staff at The Village Pre-school.  We require a qualified and experienced Pre-school Practitioner, for a term time only position, working a minimum of 19.5 hours per week.

The successful candidate will ideally hold a Level 3 or above in a childcare qualification (however we would be willing to consider a Level 2 if working towards or willing to gain a Level 3 qualification).
DBS checks will be carried out.  A sound knowledge of the EYFS and safeguarding is required.

The hourly rate will be £7.45 per hour for a Level 3 qualified person.

For an application pack, please email: supervisor@thevillagepreschool.org.uk

(Please note we do not accept CVs)

If you are interested (or know of anyone who may be interested) then please ask them to contact us asap

Thank you.

Happy New Year

We hope you have had a lovely Christmas,

Pre-School will re open on Tuesday on 5th January 2016.

We would like to welcome our new Twinkles and look forward to meeting you all.

If you have had a change of telephone number, email or address over the Holidays please give the new details to a member of staff on your first day back.

Happy New year from everybody at the Village Pre-School

 

Vacancy for Pre-school Practitioner

We have a vacancy for a permanent member staff here at The Village Pre-school.  We require a qualified and experienced Pre-school Practitioner.

The successful candidate will have to hold a Level 3 or above in a childcare qualification.
DBS checks will be carried out.  A sound knowledge of the EYFS and safeguarding is required.

The closing date is next Wednesday 16 December 2015.  For an application pack, please email: supervisor@thevillagepreschool.org.uk

If you know of anyone who may be interested then please let them know as soon as possible.

Thank you.

Stars Nativity

Please note that they are two performances for the nativity which are 1.30 and 2.30.

You will be invited and given a time to attend. We ask for Health and Safety reasons you come at your time slot.

Thank you for your understanding.

Stars Christmas party

This years Christmas Party for our Stars (pm) will be on Friday 18th December.

If your child is not normally in please bring them along to join us.

There will be no afternoon session for the starts that day.

If your child wishes to join us for the Christmas party please drop them off at 9.00 till 12.00

We are planning lots of fun activities, party food and Father Christmas may make an appearance.

We are asking for a donation towards covering the cost.

We hope you can make it.

Twinkles Christmas Party

This years Christmas Party for our Twinkles (am) will be on Thursday 17th December.

If your child is not normally in please bring them along to join us.

This Will be the Twinkles last day at Pre-School, there will be no Friday morning session.

Please bring your child along at the normal time, we are planning lots of fun activities, party food and Father Christmas may make an appearance.

We are asking for a donation towards covering the cost.

We hope you can make it.

Christmas Nativity

Dear Parents,

Please Note the date of our Nativity is Thursday 17th December.

We ask that on this day all Children have lunch at home, we will give a snack and drink between performances.

If your child is not normally in on that day but is taking part in the Nativity please bring them along at 12.30.

Children will be able to  leave pre-school after the performance at 3.00.

The Nativity will be filmed and you can order a copy of the DVD for £2.00

Invites are going home this week.

 

 

Resignation

Dear Parents,

Unfortunately due to personal reasons Dorothy as decided to resign her position at Pre-School.

We know she will be a big loss to the children and the staff, Dorothy’s last day will be 8th December.

We would like to thank Dorothy for her dedication and commitment and wish her all the very best with her future plans.

closure and fee’s

Dear Parents please note that during the closure of pre-school Children will not be charged any fees during the period of closure. If they have paid already refunds/credit will be given.

Please email supervisor or business if you have any more questions.

Thank you for your understanding

Closure continues

Dear parents I’m sorry to inform you but since the work has started on preschool circumstances have changed and we will not be able to open on Monday as we wished.

Preschool will have to remain closed until Thursday 19th November.

Parents evening will still take place on Wednesday evening and I will contact you with a time to come in and see your child’s key worker.

Thank you for your understanding and support on this matter.

Closure

Dear parents due to unforeseen circumstances preschool will have to close next week for the week.

Our Children’s toilet is leaking causing the floor in the bathroom and hall way to collapse.

We are closing for health and safety and apologise for any disruptions this may cause. By Wednesday next week I will contact you all again to give an update on the situation.

Thank you for your understanding and support on this matter.

Parent Christmas craft day

All children (even if they are not normally in) are invited to the craft day with an adult.

There will be lots of Christmas crafts to make and Christmas songs to sing. This is a lovely social event that the staff do each year please come along and join us.

The cost will be £5.00

Date Friday 27th November

Twinkles who are not normally in please bring your adult at 10.30, if your Child is normally in on a Friday morning then please come back to join us at 10.30.

Stars Who are not normally in please bring your adult at 2.00. if your child is normally in please come back to join us at 2.00

The afternoon session will be finished in time to collect older siblings from school.

Invites are being sent home.

Important dates

Wednesday 18th November

Parents Evening for Twinkles and Stars

Friday 27th November 

Parents Christmas craft day, information to follow shortly

Saturday 5th December

The Elf Hunt Risley Moss

Thursday 17th December

Twinkles Christmas party

Stars Nativity

Friday 18th December

No Twinkle session

Stars Christmas party