Early Birds

Earlybirds Preschool

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Announcements, News and Events

REMINDERS
REMINDERS
Added on 30/11/2017
RAFFLE TICKETS - you should all have received a book of raffle tickets for our Christmas raffle! Please return stubs (sold & unsold) with monies by Tuesday 19th December. If you require more tickets please ask Suzie!
PARTY BAGS - please fill your party bag with goodies and return to sell at Earlybirds throughout December. Reindeer food will also be on sale 🦌
CHRISTMAS PARTY Saturday 9th December 10.30-11.30 - please book your child's place with Suzie £2 per child.
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30 Hours Funded Childcare
30 Hours Funded Childcare
Added on 15/11/2017
Make sure you reconfirm our eligibility every 3 months to claim your extended entitlement.
Full of Beans
Full of Beans
Added on 10/10/2017
Starts Monday 6th November @ 2pm for 4 weeks.

This activity is a funded programme aimed at children aged 2-4 years and their families.

Full of Beans is a fun project that encourages social interaction between children and their families in a physical way. Each session will follow a different theme that will allow children to explore their imagination.

The sessions will last between 30-60 minutes and for 4 sessions. If you have not yet expressed your interest and would like to take part please let Suzie know.
Fluoride Varnishing
Fluoride Varnishing
Added on 10/10/2017
Thursday 16th November

The lovely ladies from the Oral Health Team will be at Earlybirds to apply the fluoride varnish to our 3 & 4 year old's.

Consent forms must be completed prior to application.

If your child is not in the session on Thursday morning please come along to Earlybirds at 9.30am to have the application applied.
Parents Evening for children starting school 2019
Parents Evening for children starting school 2019
Added on 10/10/2017
Wednesday 1st November 2017 4.15-5.15

Your child's key person will be available for a 10-minute appointment to discuss your child's progress at Earlybirds.
An appointment timetable is in reception along with a list of the children this applies too so please book a time slot that suits you.
Fergus the Tractor
Fergus the Tractor
Added on 04/10/2017
Steve Burnside, author of Fergus the Tractor will be here today Wednesday 4th October from 11 am to share his stories with the children. If your child is not in the session today, please come along at 11. You will be responsible for your children during this activity.

A selection of books signed by Steve will be available to purchase on the day from £4.00
Concept Photography
Concept Photography
Added on 23/09/2017
Concept Photos are back!!

Please collect your photo's by Friday this week, then return them by Friday 3rd November at the latest (please return your proofs even if you are not placing an order)
Pick up arrangements
Pick up arrangements
Added on 06/09/2017
At the end of the day to accommodate our new Safeguarding procedures and to still maintain a flexible pick up, the children will now be brought out to you in the foyer by a member of staff at the end of the day.

Lunch boxes and art work will be out in the foyer for you to collect.

Pushchairs and Prams to be left out in the buggy park at all times, but if you do have to bring them in that you do not block the door entrance to Earlybirds.

New Session times as of September
New Session times as of September
Added on 01/09/2017
A reminder that our session times are changing in September and will be as follows -
Morning session - 8.45 - 11.45am
Lunch session - 11.45 - 12.45pm
Afternoon session - 12.45 - 3.45pm
Door Closure
Door Closure
Added on 21/03/2017
As part of a review of Safeguarding and Health & Safety of the building, it has now been agreed with Somerset County Council that as the Valley Children Centre is de-designated, the main door to the building will be closed during sessions times from after the Easter Holidays and going forward.

The door will be opened at the beginning/end of session times i.e 8.50 am, 11.45 am and 12.45 pm. At the end of the day the door will be opened from 3.15 pm. If you arrive before these times please wait until the door is opened.

If for any reason you need to enter the building outside of these times, please ring the bell.