Child Care Okehampton


News Letter December 2017

Posted by on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 in Newsletters | 0 comments

Stepping Stones News Letter December 2017 Who can believe it?  We don’t do a Newsletter for ages and then we have two in a row!  Due to a complete overhaul of the Nursery and a change of staff in each room plus New Christmas Events which are coming to fruition. Here goes… The Nursery as a whole…. Stepping Stones Day Nursery thrives to bring quality childcare to the families of Okehampton and surrounding areas, to do this successfully at times we do need to look at our practice and what our practitioners can offer to ensure that all children...

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New Letter October 2017

Posted by on Thursday, October 19, 2017 in Newsletters | 0 comments

Stepping Stones News Letter October 2017  Looking back on past Newsletters, our introductions usually begin with where has the time gone!  However it has to be said, we are now in October, and our Newsletter is well overdue, with so many things happening in the last month.  In September we welcomed new children into our setting amongst all the age groups, and I have to say they have settled extremely well and appear to be enjoying their time with us.  The Butterflies have been enjoying a range of topics from Emergency services to The Hungry...

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Stepping Stones News Letter June 2017

Posted by on Friday, May 26, 2017 in Newsletters | 0 comments

Dear Parents, We are nearly half way through the year and the older children are buzzing with excitement as they start to talk about their new schools, class rooms and teachers.  For us it’s a busy time as we think about the children’s transitions and the younger children moving and settling into their new groups. As you are probably aware we have had some staff changes just lately and alongside Hayley leaving us in August to go on Maternity, we will be making some changes to the groups in July  in readiness for September.  Staff Changes...

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News Letter February 2017

Posted by on Thursday, February 9, 2017 in Newsletters | 0 comments

Dear Parents, Who can believe that we are in the month of February already?  Out on our walks with Bertie, we are beginning to notice the signs of Spring with Snowdrops and Crocuses sprouting from the earth, frogspawn in the streams and ponds as well as the first lambs in the fields.  Do try and take your children out to the local parks and woodlands to discover these exciting changes for yourselves. Meanwhile back to the nursery news and I know that the majority of you are waiting with abated breath to find out what is happening with the...

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Newsletter Oct 2016

Posted by on Monday, October 10, 2016 in Newsletters | 0 comments

Stepping Stones News Letter  October 2016  Dear Parents, The Summer Holidays are over and we are now into early October.  We have been very lucky with the weather and the children have been enjoying the Indian Summer as they continue to explore the outdoor area.  For us personally, this is a lovely time of year as we welcome back old friends and also make new ones as we are introduced to new children and their families. Staff This is the perfect opportunity to welcome Katie Jones to the Bumblebee Unit as Team Leader.  Katie is degree trained...

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Newsletter June 2016,

Posted by on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 in Newsletters | 0 comments

Stepping Stones Newsletter June 2016  Sent Via Email and Stepping Stones Mobile App also available in the lobby Dear Parents Welcome to our Summer Newsletter.  This is a busy time of year and with forthcoming events and transitions to either new groups or new schools there is a lot of information to share.  For many of you this will be your last newsletter and with only four weeks left of the term it will be a sad time as we say ‘Goodbye.’  Hopefully with our graduation party, we will leave on a high note as we celebrate your...

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Newsletter March 2016

Posted by on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 in Newsletters | 0 comments

Stepping Stones Newsletter March 2016  Sent Via Email and Stepping Stones Mobile App Dear Parents / Carers Where does the time go? It doesn’t seem five minutes ago that Christmas was upon us and now Easter is fast approaching. During the last month children have been enjoying a wide range of activities based on various celebrations.  The pancake racing and tossing proved to be very popular as well as creating the Chinese dragon for the Chinese New Year. Spring is now arriving into the nursery with Snowdrops, Daffodils, and Crocus’s.  Tilly...

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Newsletter November 2015

Posted by on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 in Newsletters | 0 comments

Stepping Stones Newsletter November 2015 Sent Via Email and Stepping Stones Mobile App and in the lobby. Dear Parents / Carers  Weekly Learning experiences and home learning can be found on  our website or live on the app and are published weekly. I know you don’t want to hear this but Christmas is just around the corner and this is always the busiest time of year for us as we prepare for all the exciting events that will be occurring on the lead up to this exciting time.  Make sure you plan ahead and put the dates into...

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Newsletter September 2015

Posted by on Monday, September 7, 2015 in Newsletters | 0 comments

Stepping Stones Newsletter                                         September 2015 Dear Parents / Carers It’s September already and the Summer holidays are well and truly over, how quick they go.  This is always an exciting time of year for us as we welcome back the children that we haven’t seen for a while and catch up on their adventures.  In addition to this we would like to welcome all the new children and families into the nursery and we look forward to getting to know you as well as having lots and lots of fun. Stepping Stones Mobile App...

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Newsletter June 2015

Posted by on Sunday, June 21, 2015 in Newsletters | 0 comments

Dear Parents / Carers   As I write this letter, the sun is shining and Mid Summers Day is fast approaching.   Although I love the Summer months, it is also a sad time of year as we say Goodbye to the majority of our Butterfly children as they go off to their new schools.  I would like to wish them well in their new adventure and I am sure that each and everyone will continue to do well in their learning and development.   Graduation Day! On Monday the 20th July at 10.00 all the nursery leavers are invited to our Garden party, where there will...

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