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Summer Term Events!

May 20, 2014

We have been very busy this term, the children have alredy enjoyed a wonderful trip to see the Gruffalo at the Courtyard theatre, a trip to Kenchester water gardens and also we have had many visitors to pre-school incliding lambs, goats, piglets and guinea pigs! We have lots of up and coming events, these are: [...]

World Book Day Celebrations

March 3, 2014

Thursday 6th – Thursday 13th March Thursday 6th March, please come dressed in your pyjamas and bring in your favourite bedtime story to share with us. Thursday 13th March, preschool will be visted by a librarian. We will be having lots of activities in preschool that will include looking at the different types of booksstories, [...]

Extended opening hours Spring 2014

February 5, 2014

We will be extending our opening hours very soon.  We will be offering a breakfast club and an after school club for children aged between 2 -7 years (end of Key Stage 1).  The breakfast club will begin at 8am and the after-school club will be run between 3.30 – 5.30pm.  The cost will be [...]

Chinese New Year Celebrations – February 2014

February 5, 2014

The children have been very busy celebrating the Chinese new Year. Sarah from Shake, Rattle and Groove visted and the children joined in a Chinese Dragon Procession! There has been lots of food tasting taking place, the children have had the opportunity to try Dragon Fruit, Lychees, Chinese Noodles and lots of other delicious treats. [...]

Autumn Term 2013

September 6, 2013

Welcome back! The children have all settled back into Pre-school after the Sunny Summer Hols. The children have been happily involved in activities centred around their requested theme of transept. They have travelled far in the role play corner! Its amazing how a cardboard box and a steering wheel can create so many scenarios. We [...]

End of term is near

July 2, 2013

We are almost at the end of the Summer term and we will soon be saying goodbye to some of our children as they head on up to Primary School. The children who will attend Burley Gate Primary School will be getting a taste of primary school life when they attend for two mornings on [...]

Summer’s here!

May 3, 2013

Fingers crossed the weather will be kind to us so we can extend more activities to outside. We would like the children to grow vegetables in the garden so any donations of seeds, plants will be gratefully received. This term we will continue the transitions to school. Miss Calvert from Burley Gate Primary School will [...]

Summer term begins

April 17, 2013

Whilst waiting for signs of spring the children have been happy to be outdoors preparing the vegetable beds, helping with the gardening, enjoying going for walks and looking at the bulbs and buds appearing. We have had lots of donation from parents of bird seed, a new bird feeding station and bird box so the [...]

End of Spring Term

March 18, 2013

We’d like to remind everyone about the Macmillan fundraising coffee morning on Tuesday 19th March from 9.15 – 11am at Burley Gate Village Hall. As from the start of the Summer Term, 16th APril 2013, the hourly fee for children attending pre-school has risen 25 pence to £3.75. We’d like to wish everyone a very [...]

Spring Term

January 25, 2013

The Pre-school would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year and welcome back to Pre-school. So far this term the children have been looking at how solids can change to liquids and vice versa. The recent snow gave us the perfect opportunity to explore this. The children are also looking at garden birds. Donations of [...]