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News Letter June 2019

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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

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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

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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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Newsletter September 2018

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Stepping Stones News Letter  September 2018 Dear Parents, Welcome back to a new term.  We would like to take the opportunity to welcome all the new children and their families into the setting and hope that you are ready for a lot of FUN!  September is always an exciting time of year for us as we meet new families and introduce them to lots of new experiences.  With Autumn fast approaching children will be celebrating Harvest, Bonfire Night, Halloween and Carnival Time alongside festivities of other customs such as Diwali; ‘The Festival...

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April 18 Newsletter

Posted by on Friday, April 13, 2018 in Newsletters | 0 comments

Stepping Stones News Letter  April 2018 Stepping Stones News Letter  April 2018 Dear Parents, I hope you all had a lovely Easter and that you all had an opportunity to spend some time doing lovely things with the whole family.   Spring is now upon us, (even though the rain never seems to stop for more than a day)  it is the time for new life as we start to think about our vegetable garden and what we can grow.   If you happen to have green fingers or some seedlings for us to plant we would be very grateful for any support you can offer!...

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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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