Child Care Okehampton


New App

Posted by on Saturday, September 12, 2020 in Newsletters | 0 comments

All our newsletters are now distributed through our new app and Tapestry our secure online journal available through invite only please contact us for information on how to get the new app.

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Posted by on Thursday, March 19, 2020 in Newsletters | 0 comments

Dear Parents  Please take the advice being given out by central government ‘ It is important that every child who can stay at home absolutely must’ and ‘Every child who can be safely cared for at home should be’ We have been contacted by St James who’ve clarified that they will be opening but only for children of statutory school age for children of key workers who has no safe alternative for childcare. Please do not contact them direct use the link below to source care if you are a high priority key worker with no other source of...

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Working Parents

Posted by on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 in Newsletters | 0 comments

In view of the Government recommendations “Essential Contact Only ” we are open for working parents only. If you access funded only sessions, please do not bring your children into the nursery. We are open to all other children.

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Self Isolating

Posted by on Monday, March 16, 2020 in Newsletters | 0 comments

Dear Parents As a duty of care and to ensure that you are all kept up to date with our current situation; we now have two staff members who have contacted 111 and have been asked to self isolate for seven days from the 16th March . Parents who may be in the high risk group or who have close relatives in the high risk group may wish to use this information to determine whether their children are to attend the setting. Chris and Clare

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Coronavirus COVID-19

Posted by on Sunday, March 15, 2020 in Newsletters | 0 comments

The Nursery will remain open, in line with the current advice from the DfE and PHE.  From today, if you have a TEMPERATURE or a NEW continuous dry cough, you should self isolate for seven days. This applies to our staff team, parents/carers and the children. Please do not send your child to Nursery if they have a temperature of 37.8°C or higher, or a new continuous cough.  If your child develops either of these while at Nursery, we will call you immediately to come and collect them.   Please keep them at home for seven...

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Newsletter Jan 2020

Posted by on Friday, January 10, 2020 in Newsletters | 0 comments

Dear Parents, Welcome back to a New Year.  We hope you all had a lovely Christmas (that seems so long ago) and an opportunity to recharge your batteries. With a new year, we again welcome new families into the setting and look forward to getting to know you all. Please get yourself a cuppa and continue reading to find out  updates about the Nursery and our upcoming events. Staffing You will be pleased to hear that in the month of December Zoe gave birth to a little boy called Eddie and April a little girl named Milly May. We have...

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September 19 Newsletter

Posted by on Friday, September 13, 2019 in Newsletters | 0 comments

Dear Parents, We would like to take this opportunity to welcome you all back to a new term, or if you are a new family to welcome you into the Nursery for the first time.  I hope you have all had a pleasant Summer and if possible have enjoyed some time off to experience the sunny weather!  We have lots of events occurring in the not too distant future and so I would ask you to place them into your diary to ensure that you do not miss out. Staffing For all new parents and those that may need gentle reminders, the grouping is as...

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News Letter June 2019

Posted by on Thursday, June 13, 2019 in Newsletters | 0 comments

Stepping Stones News Letter  June / July 2019 Dear Parents, You probably realise that our Newsletters are a bit like buses.  You don’t get one for a little while and then suddenly they come all at once!  Well we are now in the midst of Summer, with the Butterflies having their last Term with us.  This is always a sad time for us as we prepare to say ‘Goodbye’ to familiar faces.  At this time we would like to say ‘Thank you’ for allowing us to be part of your lives, it has been a real privilege to watch your...

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Newsletter April / May 2019

Posted by on Monday, April 15, 2019 in Newsletters | 0 comments

Dear Parents, Easter is upon us alongside Spring and we are presently enjoying the experiences of New Life as we watch our Tadpoles transform into frogs and Lorraine and the Butterflies care for our seeds and bulbs. This is the month that the Butterflies will be finding out which school they will be attending and where we start getting ready for the transitions on to the next part of their journey. New Staff We would like to welcome two new members of staff. Hannah has joined the Caterpillar group and will be working with the younger twos....

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News Letter  November 2018

Posted by on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 in Newsletters | 0 comments

Stepping Stones News Letter  November 2018   Dear Parents, Christmas is fast approaching and it is our very busy time of year as we organise fun filled festive activities for our children and their families.  The Butterflies will be offering Festive Evenings and the Caterpillar’ s afternoons on the 17th, 18th and 19th December (See below for more details)!   We are pleased to announce that Jess had a baby boy named Oliver in September and Katrina a baby girl named Brianna in November.  Both are doing well.  Angel will be leaving us to go...

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