Spring Term Newsletter

Dear Parents/Carers

This half term the children have been learning all about growing, this has involved the story of Jack and the Beanstalk, the children have planted their very own ‘magic beans’ and have been observing them grow, and learning about what helps them grow.

The children have also been learning about how they grow and what they need to help them become strong, be healthy and continue to stay healthy. Our older children are continuing with the Read,Write, Inc program and are really enjoying these sessions and they’re all doing amazingly well.

Dell Children’s Centre

The children’s centre at Blanford Road have several community projects running which within this preschool is able to use.

Community Cafe – Thursday Mornings where tea and toast are available

Junk Food Cafe – Provides lunches for the community using surplus foods – this is the 2nd Thursday of every month 11-2 (small donation if you are able)

Pop up Shop – Selling preloved and new baby clothes, maternity clothes, non electrical items and soft furnishings.

Help for families in Need – If you are in financial hardship or unable to provide essential items within your home, you could be eligible for assistance. There are several charities that are available,

If you would like further assistance either speak to Emma (Greenshoots Manager) or the Children’s Centre.

Upcoming Events and Dates for your Diary

Red Nose Day Biscuit sale – Friday March 17th (am only)

Red Nose Day Mufti ( Wear Red) – Friday March 24th

Mothers Day Stay and Play – Friday March 24th 1.30pm – 3.30 pm

Easter Bonnet Parade Tuesday March 28th 9.15 – 11am

Non-pupil Day – Friday 31st March

Easter Holidays – Monday April 3rd – Monday April 17th

Children return to Preschool – Tuesday April 18th

Thank you for your continued support and we look forward to seeing you at our upcoming Mothers Day and Easter events


Greenshoots Preschool Team

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