FOREST SCHOOL
 
Puddleducks is developing a forest school area and with Maria Milburn as the lead we are starting to introduce forest school sessions. Over recent weeks, small groups of children have been enjoying Forest school activities. The children have been exploring the local environment and have enjoyed games of '1,2,3, where are you' a game of hide and seek where the children have to use their listening skills as well as looking for their friends.
 
The children made a tent under the ground sheet and enjoyed playing in the mud kitchen, making grass soup and mud cakes.
 
The children have been on a nature trail, looking for natural resources and insects. The children have used pebbles for counting activities and natural resources to make pictures. They've also planted seeds, ready to transfer to the eco garden along with peas, french beans and sweet peas.  Little green fingers in the making!
 
See all the recent pictures in our Gallery.
 
 
The County Council have recently advised us that if any funded children are taken out of group to go on holiday during term time then they will not provide us with any funding for those missed sessions. They have therefore advised us that we should charge parents for those missed sessions. Reluctantly, therefore we will now charge for any sessions/hours which are funded which children miss through holiday. 
 
I am sorry we have had to make this change but it is out of our hands. 
 
Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any queries about this or any other issue. 
 
 

WEEK BEGINNING

COLOUR

LETTER SOUND

FOCUS THEME

Spring/Lifecycles

SPECIAL DAYS and EVENTS

 

26th Feb 2018

YELLOW

Cc Kk

Spring, Lifecycles

World Book Day 1st March 2018.

Dress up as your favourite book character.

5th Mar 2018

PURPLE

Mm

Spring, Lifecycles

Mothering Sunday 11th March 2018

12th Mar 2018

BROWN

Bb

Spring, Lifecycles

 

19th Mar 2018

RAINBOW

Gg

Easter

Sports Relief 2018. Lots of activities this week in aid of Sports Relief, including a ‘GoGo Jetters’ Disco.

26th Mar 2018

RAINBOW

Ee

Easter

 

EASTER HOLIDAY

HALF TERM

Puddleducks finishes 3.30, Wednesday 28th March 2018

Puddleducks returns 9am, 16th April 2018

 

 

 

 

 

We open our doors again on Thursday, 4th January - look forward to seeing you all then!