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Elephant and Castle Child Care Centre
January 2018 Newsletter
Dear Parents and Carers,
Happy New Year!
We hope you have all settled back into routine well, after the festive break and had a great Christmas and New Year. Thank you to everyone who attended our Christmas Party, we hope you enjoyed it as much as we did and welcome any feedback you may have.
Parent consultations with Natalie, Sophia and Ellie will commence week beginning 29th January. Dates and times will be discussed with you over the next few weeks. Amy will be having her meetings within the first and second full weeks back.
A reminder that children due to start school in September must have completed applications by 15th January. Further information is displayed in the hall if you require it.
Our new theme for this term is ‘Around The World’. The focus for the month is travel.
The curriculum being covered:-
The week commencing 8th- Shape, Space and Measure
The week commencing 15th- Self- Confidence and Self- Awareness, Managing Feeling and Behaviour
The week commencing 22nd- Making Relationships and People and Communities
The week commencing 29th- Speaking
The Home Learning board is displaying age appropriate activities for developing Understanding the World, under sub headings of, people and communities, the world and technology. Please take a look at the board and feedback to your key person if you enjoyed any of the suggested activities.
Please look out for our display board that will be changing to incorporate the new theme and our area adaption to enhance imagination, critical thinking and communication.
This Month’s Song is “Peter Rabbit”, a favourite with the children. The actions and lyrics are widely demonstrated by all ages.
The Book of the month is “Duck in the Truck”. This explores rhyming words and again is a favourite with our children.
We would like to say a warm welcome to our new families starting with us.
Lastly our best wishes and Good Luck go to Amy as she leaves us to go on Maternity Leave. We will all miss her but look forward to meeting her new arrival!
Once again Happy New Year to you all.
The Nursery Team.