Dear Parents and Carers of our Kingston and Worcester Park Nurseries, We hope you have all enjoyed the month of December. During December we looked at Christmas celebrations and Hanukkah. Please take a look at our gallery of photographs of what the children have been learning and exploring from the month of December at our Nurseries……………………………………….

    Nursery Gallery of December, 2019


















    Our Topics in January 2020

    As we enter into January, please take a look at the different topics we will be learning about each week…

    Winter Term Week 1 - Winter Seasonal Change - Week Commencing 6/01/2020

    The children will be observing the changes during the winter season, we will learn about weather changes, animal changes and create our own snowy landscape pictures

    Week 2 - Cold Climate Animals -Week Commencing 13/01/2020

    The children will be discovering the types of animals that live in cold climates, e.g. Penguins and polar bears. We will enjoy small world cold climate landscapes and learn how these animals use their special fur and feathers to keep themselves warm in such cold temperatures.

    Week 3 - Chinese New Year- Week Commencing 20/01/2020

    This week we will be looking at Chinese New Year – Year of the Rat. The children will have a chance to taste some Chinese food as well as role play Chinese restaurants. Pre – School will learn how to spell their names using Chinese symbols.

    Week 4 – Snow and Ice - 27/01/2020

    We will be looking at Snow and Ice, We will learn how snow is formed and that all snowflakes are unique. The children will be doing some ice painting and create their own snowflakes using salt and glue.

    Parent Partnership – Reminders and Notable Dates:

    Notable Dates

    The Nurseries will re-open for 2020 on Thursday 2nd January at 7.30am

    Wet Weather

    With winter now here could we ask that you provide some wellington boots and a rain coat for your child so that the children can explore outside even in the damp weather.

    Social Media

    Our social media pages are a great way to stay connected with what’s going on in our Nurseries. Please take a look at some of our posts and photos of the children enjoying our topics as these are updated daily. Please add us/follow us on our social media pages. Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/starschildcaregroup/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/starsnurseries/

    Holidays and Absences

    Please can we remind all Parents/Carers to email the nursery in advance with any holiday dates or absences. If your child is unwell and cannot attend their session, we also require this in an email. This is required under our Prevent Duty safeguarding requirements.

    Security of Nursery Front Door

    Please can we emphasise the importance of ensuring the front door is closed properly when entering and leaving the building. Can we also please remind all Parents and Carers to clearly state their names and who they are collecting when requesting entry to our Nurseries. This is for the safety of all the children.

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