Nursery News & Events

Parent's Evening

by Rathvilly Nursery posted 7 months ago

Many thanks to all our wonderful parents who attended Parent's Evening on 6th December. It was lovely to see so many of you in Nursery and to receive such positive comments and feedback.

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Parent's Evening

by Rathvilly Nursery posted 7 months ago

Looking forward to seeing all our lovely parents at Parent's Evening.

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Children In Need

by Rathvilly Nursery posted 7 months ago

We are very pleased to announce that we raised £121.10 for Children In Need. A huge thankyou to all of our lovely families and staff for contributing.

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Kick Off Christmas Workshop

by Rathvilly Nursery posted 7 months ago

Many thanks to everyone who came along and enjoyed this busy workshop. All the staff worked very hard creating lots of different activities for their children and parents/carers to enjoy. We hope you all had a good time taking part and are now ready to start the Christmas celebrations!!

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Ofsted Number

by St Edwards posted 7 months ago

Due to our recent acquisition with The Co-operative Childcare we have been issued with a new EY number. Should you require the number for your records please speak to Suzanne or Kirsty.

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Christmas Fayre

by Stonehouse Farm posted 8 months ago

Christmas Faye Friday 16th December 6.15pm- 8.00 pm Everyone Welcome !

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UPCOMING EVENTS

by Rathvilly Nursery posted 8 months ago

1. WEDNESDAY 16TH NOVEMBER - Mike the hairdresser at nursery2. FRIDAY 18TH NOVEMBER - Children In Need - Children who attend that day, please come dressed in SPOTS!! There will be a collection tin in Reception for any donations.3. THURSDAY 1ST DECEMBER - 2.30 - 4pm - 'Kick Off Christmas' Workshop. ALL children and their parents are invited to attend a very Christmassy workshop with lots of festive...

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Save The Date!

by St Edwards posted 8 months ago

On Saturday 10th December, we will be holding a Christmas Fayre for all our families to enjoy! There will be lots of festive cheer, fun activities and stalls for all the family to enjoy. All monies raised will go directly to St Mary's Hospice. Further details to follow!

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Parent's Evening

by St Edwards posted 8 months ago

On Thursday 1st December we will be holding a parents evening for all parents between 6.30-8pm. Groups will run by appointment times which will be on a first come first served basis. Booking sheets can be found in your child's base room. This is an ideal opportunity to meet with your child/ren's key carer and discuss their progress. Please can we ask all parent's to be respectful of appointment...

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Cash Payments

by St Edwards posted 8 months ago

With effect from January 2017 we will no longer be accepting cash payments. You will still be able to pay fees on site by using our card machine or will find our banking details on the footer of your monthly invoices. Many Thanks for your co-operation.

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Pumpkin Competition

by St Edwards posted 8 months ago

Congratulations to The Jackson Family (Violet, Aqua Group) who are the winners of our Family Pumpkin Competetion! Thank you to all those who entered we were overwhelmed by enteries and your creativity! Congratulations to Aqua Group who also win a prize for their entry "Cookie Monster".

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Nursery World Awards

by St Edwards posted 9 months ago

As you may have seen from our Facebook Page, First Steps Forest School were Highly Commended in the Enabling Environments category at this year's Nursery World Awards! Suzanne and Laura represented St Edwards at the prestigious event in London along with Forest School Leaders Simon and Wendy and colleagues from Co-operative Childcare.

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Photographers!

by St Edwards posted 9 months ago

Aston and Ainsworth Photographers will be with us on Tuesday 11th October. Children will be photographed outside using natural light and natural poses. Their aim is to capture children's personalities giving more of a natural feel to the pictures. Proof orders will be sent out 2-3 weeks after the shoot with images for you to order if you wish.Please avoid dressing your child in black or white....

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Pumpkin Competition

by St Edwards posted 9 months ago

You are invited to decorate a pumpkin as a family to enter our Autumn Pumpkin Competition! Groups will also be entering the competition, where we will share photographs on our Facebook page, the group with the most likes by Monday 31st October at 12pm will be the winner! There will be prizes for family contributions also, so you need to be in it to win it!! Entries need to be at nursery by Friday...

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AWARD WINNERS

by Rathvilly Nursery posted 9 months ago

Congratulations to all the team who run our Forest School provision ( Simon, Wendi etc ) for achieving a Highly Commended at The Nursery World Awards on Saturday night.Everyone enjoyed the celebratory evening and we are proudly displaying the award in Reception.

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Christmas Closure Dates 2016

by St Edwards posted 10 months ago

Nursery will be closed from Thursday 22nd December 2016 and re-open on Tuesday 3rd January 2017.

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Applying for School

by Rathvilly Nursery posted 10 months ago

It is that time of year again when we have to start to think about our little ones starting school next September 2017.If your child was born between 1st September 2012 and 31st August 2013 then they will be eligible to start Reception in September 2017.To apply for your school place you can go to www.birmingham.gov.uk/schooladmissions and follow the steps.Closing date for applications is 16th...

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Communication Tree

by Rathvilly Nursery posted 10 months ago

We have a new purpose for our 'tree' in Reception !!We would like you to take one of the paper leaves and write on it what you like about First Steps and then hang it on the tree.If the children would like to take a leaf home and decorate it that would be wonderful too.Looking forward to reading all those messages !

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Funded Places for 2,3,and 4 year olds!

by St Edwards posted 10 months ago

Funded places available for Autumn term 2016 for 2,3 and 4 year olds! Places are limited.

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Olympic Week !

by Rathvilly Nursery posted 11 months ago

This week we are celebrating The Olympics!All of the groups will be taking part in a range of fun sporting activities indoors and out. Hopefully the weather will be kind and we will be using our wonderful garden for all the children's sporting events.Look on our Facebook page for some great photos.

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Leaver's Fun Day

by Rathvilly Nursery posted 1 year ago

A great day was had by all the pre-school leavers at their fun day.After bouncing on the bouncy castle, eating candy floss, face painting , photos and a picnic lunch everyone went home tired but happy to have celebrated their time at First Steps alongside their peers!! We wish all our lovely leavers lots of luck at school.

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Parents Evening

by Ashton Court posted 1 year ago

Friday 22nd July 2016Parents Evening will be from 6.30pm till 8.00pm.Please book an appointment with room leaders to discuss your child's progress.

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Parent's Evening

by Rathvilly Nursery posted 1 year ago

On Thursday 21st July there will be a Parent's Evening 6.30 - 8pm. All parents are welcome to come along, look at their child's beautiful work and enjoy a glass of Pimms with us. We hope everyone can make it. Look out for appointment sheets in your child's room.

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Leaver's Fun Day

by Rathvilly Nursery posted 1 year ago

All of our Pre-school group are invited to a Leaver's Fun Day on Saturday 16th July, 11am - 1pm. There will be a Bouncy Castle, Face Painting, Candy Floss and much more. There will also be time to have a look at the Transition to School document. Let's hope the weather is kind!!

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Sainsburys Active Kids Vouchers

by Ashton Court posted 1 year ago

Thank You to everyone how brought in vouchers.We have a total of 3309 vouchers that we will be using for new sports equipment.

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School Leavers 2016

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

It's almost time to wish a fond farewell to some of our Pre-School children as they prepare to embark on their new adventure of Big School!. In order to help us plan effectively please speak to Laura/Caroline and inform them of your child's leave date from nursery. Many Thanks.

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Story Telling Day

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

On Wednesday 22nd June Pre-school will be hosting a story telling day. Children are encouraged to dress as their favourite character for the day and bring in their favourite story book to share with the group.

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Queen's 90th Birthday Celebrations

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

You are cordially invited to attend First Steps Children's Nursery (St Edwards) as we celebrateHer Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth's 90th BirthdayOn Friday 10th June 2016Dress code; Red, White or Blue. Prince/Princess costumes welcomed. Join us for a day of fun and games followed by an afternoon tea fit for a Queen! ...

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Happy Birthday Your Majesty!!

by Rathvilly Nursery posted 1 year ago

We will be celebrating the Queen's 90th Birthday here at Rathvilly on Friday 10th June with a fun filled day of traditional games followed by afternoon tea in the garden.

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Father's day Event

by Rathvilly Nursery posted 1 year ago

Have you organised a present for Father's Day yet?Come and join us at Forest School for a "Dads and Kids day"Saturday 18th June 10.00am till 2.00pmCost per Dad is £35 children come freeThere will be fun activities out in the woods plus a lunch cooked on the fire. Places are limited so please fill in the form below to register your interest and we will take payments once places have been...

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30 hours free childcare information

by Rathvilly Nursery posted 1 year ago

Dear Parents,We are writing to you to inform you about the government's plan to introduce30 hours of free childcare for some families from September 2017. To help usdecide whether this will be something our parents will be interested in takingup and also how we are going to deliver these hours, we wanted yourfeedback.To qualify for this funding you must meet the criteria...

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Dad's and Kids day

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

Have you organised a present for Father's Day yet? Come and join us at Forest School for a "Dads and Kids Day", Saturday 18th June 10am-2pm. Cost per Dad is £35 children come free. There will be fun activities out in the woods plus a lunch cooked on the fire. Places are limited.

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Kids Klub Productions

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

Please ensure your child's Safari adventure discs are returned to nursery, regardless of placing an order. Those who wish to place an order delivery will approximately be within 7-10 days. We hope you enjoyed watching them!

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Security

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

For the safety of all our children will parents and visitors please ensure the gate is properly closed and locked on entry and exit.

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Kids Klub Produtions- Safari Adventure

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

On Tuesday 24th May we are having a visit from Kids Klub Productions. They use the latest television special effects to transport your child on a special Safari themed adventure. There will be a Preview disc available to take home on the day but you are under no obligation to buy.Please feel free to dress your child for the occasion either in smart clothes or dressed to match our theme but for...

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Blue Card Winner!

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

Congratulations to Caroline who was March's Blue Card winner. Caroline's winning nomination was for "delivering a child focused curriculum and incorporating dual partnerships with children's development".

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Gardening Fun !

by Stonehouse Farm posted 1 year ago

We would like to encourage all Parents/ Carers to join their child for a morning of Gardening Fun on Wednesday 27th April 10.00- 12.00.

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Active Kids Vouchers

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

We are once again collecting Sainsbury's Active Kids vouchers. Vouchers are available in store now until the middle of May and given to you on receipt of your shopping. We would be very grateful to receive yours and any family member's vouchers. The post box can be found in reception, or simply hand them to a member of staff. Thank you!

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New Parent Representative

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

We are delighted to announce Karen Blakeney (Lucy's Mum) is our new Parent Representative. Karen's role is to be the voice of all parents to share their ideas and suggestions for the growth and development of the setting and of the care and education that we provide. You can get in touch with Karen via the email address parentrepstedwards@gmail.com. Karen will be meeting with...

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Updated Child Record Forms Now Due

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

Please do not forget to bring your child's record card into Nursery this week and hand it to a member of staff. Many Thanks

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Easter Bonnet Parade

by Stonehouse Farm posted 1 year ago

On Thursday 24th March we will be holding an Easter Egg Hunt and an Easter Bonnet Parade. We would like to encourage all parents/ carers to help their child make their own original bonnet !!!

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Easter Bonnet Parade

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

Can you believe it's almost Easter! To celebrate we shall be having an Easter Bonnet Parade on Thursday 24th March. All children are welcome to join in the fun by making an Easter bonnet at home and bringing it in to nursery for judging, the best bonnet will receive a prize! There will be lots of fun activities going on throughout the week and we even hope the Easter Bunny will be popping along to...

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Parent Representative

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

Sadly Clare will no longer be able to continue in her role as our Parent Representative due to relocating in the spring with her family. We are now looking for a parent to join our team on a voluntary basis to be our "Parent Representative". As parent representative you will be able to bring forward ideas and suggestions from other parents/carers for the growth and development of the care and...

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World Book Day

by Stonehouse Farm posted 1 year ago

We will be celebrating World Book Day on Thursday March 3rd. Please can you help your child to dress up as their favourite story character for the occasion and bring their favorite book

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World Book Day/Animal Man

by Ashton Court posted 1 year ago

Thursday 3rd March is World Book DayTo celebrate this we would like children to dress up as an animal from a story book.We will also be having a visit from the animal man too.

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It must be love !!!

by Stonehouse Farm posted 1 year ago

On Friday 12th February we will be celebrating valentines day, by having a morning of planned activities . Your child may like to carry on the theme and dress up in pink or red clothing for the day.

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Sainsbury's Active Kid's vouchers

by Stonehouse Farm posted 1 year ago

After a successful year last year we are once again collecting the active kid's vouchers. The box is is main reception to post your vouchers.

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Extra Curricular Activities

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

This month we have added football to our extra-curricular activities. Football sessions will be on Thursday morning and is open to our Aqua and Pre-School children. Spaces are limited and are at a cost of £3 per session. French lessons have now moved to a Wednesday morning. Should you wish to enquire about any extra-curricular activities please speak to a member of staff.

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Thank You!

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

As a direct result of your charitable donations from the sales of our art gallery event and the raffle at our Christmas Nativity we raised £87! Monies raised have now been donated in support of Birmingham's Children's Hospital ward 15 who have been caring for Freya (who attends Ashton Court) since January 2014 when she was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin T Cell lymphoma. Thank you.

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Sainsburys Active Kids Vouchers

by Ashton Court posted 1 year ago

From 27th January you will be able to start collecting vouchers from your local Sainsburys supermarket and petrol stations.

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Hairdresser

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

Mike the Hairdresser will be in nursery on the morning of Thursday 4th February. Cuts are £5 and payable on the day. Should you wish your child to have their hair cut please add their name and a description of cut to the list located in each base room. Thank You

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Story Time !!!

by Stonehouse Farm posted 1 year ago

Gay the Librarian will be in nursery on Wednesday 27th January. You are welcome to come and join your child for a story or rhyme !!!

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Winter is definitely here!

by Rathvilly Nursery posted 1 year ago

Brrrrrrr - the temperatures have certainly dropped and Jack Frost has been busy!!!Please send your child in warm clothing so we can still have fun outdoors....

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Winter has definetly arrived !!!

by Stonehouse Farm posted 1 year ago

Please remember to send your child to nursery everyday with hat ,scarf and gloves and a pair of wellingtons.

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Happy New Year!

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

We would like to wish all our families a very healthy and happy 2016 and thank you all for your continued support throughout 2015. The whole team have been touched by your overwhelming generosity of gifts, cards and well wishes over the festive period. Thank you all.

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Muddy Puddles

by Ashton Court posted 1 year ago

As we seem to be having a lot of rain, please could we have a pair of wellies for your child at nursery as we do go outside in all kinds of weather....

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Parent's Evening

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

We shall be hosting a parent's evening on Wednesday 2nd December 6.30-8pm. Not only will you be able to speak with your child's key worker but also take a tour around our very own St Edwards Art Gallery!! We hope you will be able to join us for a mulled wine and mince pie. Please ensure you book an appointment to speak with your child's key worker....

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Aston & Ainsworth Children's Portraits

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

Photograph's have now arrived back to nursery. Please speak to a member of the team to receive your orders. Many Thanks

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15 for 15

by Ashton Court posted 1 year ago

Nursery staff will be taking part in a sponsored walk from First Steps Children's Nursery along the canal to Birmingham Childen's Hospital to raise money for Ward 15.If you would like to donate money please use this link www.justgiving.com/firststepswolvesMany Thanks for your support

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Aston and Ainsworth Photography

by Ashton Court posted 1 year ago

Children's proofs are now at nursery. Please can you return proofs or payments by Wednesday 4th November.Thanks

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Aston & Ainsworth Children's Portraits

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

Children's portraits will need to be returned to nursery by Friday 30th October. Many Thanks

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MacMillan Cake Bake

by Ashton Court posted 1 year ago

A big thank you to everyone who donated to our Cake Bake.We raised £67.73

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Autumn Day

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

On Monday 9th Novmember we will be celebrating Autumn! Children are able to dress in autumn colours or wear their favourite autumn festival costume! All groups will be participating in range of autumnul fun activities.

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Autumn Chatter bag Challenge!

by Rathvilly Nursery posted 1 year ago

We are challenging our staff to create an Autumn themed chatter bag. The main purpose of a chatter bag is to use real objects that will build vocabulary and promote conversations that are relevant to children and their experiences. The staff have until the 23rd October to complete their challenge! The bags will be available for families to use at home with their children. Please speak to your...

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Junk Modelling

by Stonehouse Farm posted 1 year ago

Can we ask if any parents/carers have any old cardboard boxes, milk bottles, toilet roll tubes or any other recyclable materials that they bring them into nursery so that we can make some wonderful creations.

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Best in Britain! We are Nursery Chain of the Year 2015!

by Jane Haynes posted 1 year ago

Our group of four nurseries has been named Nursery Chain of the Year 2015 at a prestigious national ceremony.The group was given the honour at the Nursery World Awards, acknowledged as the premier awards for the early years sector, which were held at The Brewery in London in September.Stunned owner Debbi Gould said she was thrilled to bits: "We entered the awards for the first time this year so to...

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Best in Britain! We are Nursery Chain of the Year 2015!

by Jane Haynes posted 1 year ago

Our nursery group wins top accolade at early years "Oscars"We are thrilled to have been named Nursery Chain of the Year 2015 at a prestigious national ceremony.The group was given the honour at the Nursery World Awards, acknowledged as the premier awards for the early years sector, which were held at The Brewery in London on Saturday night.Stunned owner Debbi Gould said she was thrilled to bits:...

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Best in Britain! We are Nursery Chain of the Year 2015!

by Jane Haynes posted 1 year ago

Our group wins top accolade at early years "Oscars"First Steps Children's Nursery group, which runs Stonehouse Farm and three other nurseries in Birmingham and Wolverhampton, has been named Nursery Chain of the Year 2015 at a prestigious national ceremony.The group was given the honour at the Nursery World Awards, acknowledged as the premier awards for the early years sector, which were held at...

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Best in Britain! We are Nursery Chain of the Year 2015!

by Jane Haynes posted 1 year ago

Our nursery group wins top accolade at early years "Oscars"First Steps Children's Nursery group, which runs four nurseries in Birmingham and Wolverhampton, including St Edward's, has been named Nursery Chain of the Year 2015 at a prestigious national ceremony.The group was given the honour at the Nursery World Awards, acknowledged as the premier awards for the early years sector, which were held...

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Best in Britain! We are Nursery Chain of the Year 2015!

by Jane Haynes posted 1 year ago

Our nursery group wins top accolade at early years "Oscars"First Steps Children's Nursery group, which runs four nurseries in Birmingham and Wolverhampton, including Rathvilly School, has been named Nursery Chain of the Year 2015 at a prestigious national ceremony.The group was given the honour at the Nursery World Awards, acknowledged as the premier awards for the early years sector, which were...

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Super Heroes and Princess Party

by Stonehouse Farm posted 1 year ago

We would like to encourage all children in the Pre School Group and Blue Group to put on their capes or fanciest dress and join us for our Party on Thursday 24th September 10 -2

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All kinds of weather

by Ashton Court posted 1 year ago

As the weather is now changing we need to keep warm outside, please can we have suitable outdoor clothing for your child.

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Dental Check Ups!

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

Dr Roksareh Elledge will be visiting our over 2's on Wednesday 7th October to carry out dental examinations. Please complete consent forms and return to nursery as soon as possible. Many Thanks

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Aston & Ainsworth Photography

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

Photographers will be in nursery on Monday 28th September from 8.30am photographing children oudside, using natural light and poses. There aim is to capture children's personalities giving a more natural feel! Please avoid dressing your child in black and white and instead dress them in colour that reflects there personality!

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Footybugs and Yogabugs

by Stonehouse Farm posted 1 year ago

Footybugs and Yogabugs has restarted this week for our Pre School Group and Blue Group . If you would like your child to participate in any of the extra curricular activities there is a list in both base rooms.

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SMILE

by Ashton Court posted 1 year ago

Aston and Ainsworth Photography will be attending First Steps Children's Nursery (Ashton Court) on Wednesday 30th September.Photographs will be taken in the garden, using autumnal props.Cheese!!!!!

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The Animal Man

by Rathvilly Nursery posted 1 year ago

On Thursday 20th August out toddler and pre-school children will come face to face with a range of wild animals such as...Tarantulas, Mini Beasts, Snakes, Lizards, Amphibians, Kinkajous, Raccoon Dogs, Foxes, Coatis, Skunks, Owls and many more... Photographs to follow!

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We are recruiting!

by Jane Haynes posted 1 year ago

We are currently seeking a new qualified Early Years Teacher to join the amazing team at our Ofsted-rated "outstanding" nursery. We also have vacancies for new apprentices. Please visit our Work & Training Opportunities section for more information.

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We are recruiting!

by Jane Haynes posted 1 year ago

We are currently looking for exceptional full-time and part-time qualified nursery practitioners and new apprentices to join our amazing team at St Edward's nursery. Please visit our Work & Training Opportunities section for more information.

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We are recruiting!

by Jane Haynes posted 1 year ago

We are currently seeking exceptional full-time qualified nursery practitioners to join our amazing team at Rathvilly School. We also have vacancies for new apprentices. Please visit our Work & Training Opportunities section for more information. If you know anyone who would meet out very high quality standards please let them know!

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StartWell Award

by St Edwards posted 2 years ago

We have now been awarded our level 1 Startwell Award! For further advice on guidelines please visit http://startwellbirmingham.co.uk/

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Free Summer Stay & Play Sessions

by St Edwards posted 2 years ago

Community play sessions for 1-6 year olds led by our experienced nursery staff, exclusiveley to new families to First Steps!Sand & Water Fun Thursday 23rd July 10-11.15amLet's Get Physical Monday 10th August 10-11.15am Booking is essential, please call 0121 472 2262 and speak to Kirsty/Suzanne to reseve your place.

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Shortlisted for Nursery Chain of the Year!

by Jane Haynes posted 2 years ago

We are delighted to announce that First Steps Children's Nursery group has been shortlisted in the national Nursery World Awards.Said our owners Debbi and Andy Gould: "We are absolutely thrilled to bits to win a place in the finals of these awards, which are seen as the "Oscars" of the early years sector. This was the first year we have entered these awards and we think it's amazing to be...

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Shortlisted for Nursery Chain of the Year!

by Jane Haynes posted 2 years ago

We are delighted to announce that First Steps Children's Nursery group has been shortlisted in the national Nursery World Awards.Said our owners Debbi and Andy Gould: "We are absolutely thrilled to bits to win a place in the finals of these awards, which are seen as the "Oscars" of the early years sector. This was the first year we have entered these awards and we think it's amazing to be...

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Shortlisted for Nursery Chain of the Year!

by Jane Haynes posted 2 years ago

We are delighted to announce that First Steps Children's Nursery group has been shortlisted in the national Nursery World Awards.Said our owners Debbi and Andy Gould: "We are absolutely thrilled to bits to win a place in the finals of these awards, which are seen as the "Oscars" of the early years sector. This was the first year we have entered these awards and we think it's amazing to be...

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Shortlisted for Nursery of the Year!

by Jane Haynes posted 2 years ago

We are delighted to announce we have been shortlisted for three awards at the national Nursery World Awards, including Nursery of the Year for Rathvilly! Said our owners Debbi and Andy Gould: "We are absolutely thrilled to bits to make the shortlists for Nursery of the Year and Nursery Chain of the Year. This was the first year we have entered these awards and we think it's amazing to be...

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Parent's Evening Appointments

by St Edwards posted 2 years ago

You are now able to book appointments for our Parent's Evening on Thursday 16th July. Booking sheets can be found in your child's base room. Appointments will be with your child's key worker . We hope to see you there!

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Technical Problems

by Stonehouse Farm posted 2 years ago

Apologies we are having some technical problems with our Telephones at the moment. if you do need to contact us can you e- mail us or alternatively Telephone 07943 180 379.

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Sports Day 2015

by Ashton Court posted 2 years ago

Weather permitting sports day will be on Wednesday 8th July at 2.30pm. Please be prompt and bring something to sit on and come in good voice to cheer on our little athletes.

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Parents Workshop

by Stonehouse Farm posted 2 years ago

Come join your child for an afternoon of cultural fun. We will be celebrating a range of festivals and exploring various religions.

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Toddle Waddle

by Stonehouse Farm posted 2 years ago

We hope all parents put on their trainers and join their child on our toddle waddle on the 24th June @ 2.15pm !!! we are raising money for our charity of the year ( the lullaby trust)

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Parent's Evening

by St Edwards posted 2 years ago

Parent's Evening will be on Thursday 16th July between 6.30pm-8pm. Further details to follow!!

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Mike the Hairdresser

by St Edwards posted 2 years ago

Mike will be in nursery on the morning of Tuesday 16th June. If you would like your child to have their haircut please speak to member of staff.

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Kids Klub DVD

by Ashton Court posted 2 years ago

On Monday 29th June your children will becoming stars of their own DVD. Speak to Kristin and Kerry for more info

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Kids Klub DVD's

by St Edwards posted 2 years ago

Please return your children's personalised DVD's to nursery now!

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Mud Day

by Jane Haynes posted 2 years ago

Mud mud glorious mud! To celebrate International Mud Day on Monday 29 June we'll be donning our wellies and making a mess in our revamped mud kitchen. Watch this space for more info....

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Parent Representative Chosen

by Jane Haynes posted 2 years ago

As part of our plans to further develop our parent partnership links at Ashton Court, we have now appointed a parent representative. Hayley Lane has taken on the role to represent parents and bring forward ideas and suggestions from all parents to help us improve the setting further. Hayley can be contacted at parentrepashtoncourt@gmail.com We would also like to remind you that if you have any...

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The Sun Has Got His Hat On!

by Jane Haynes posted 2 years ago

Quick reminder to all parents: Please ensure children are supplied with a named sun hat and sun cream to keep at nursery.We'd also like to ask you to ensure you let a member of staff know your holiday dates if you are going away...and don't forget to send us a postcard and share a few holiday snaps, so we can share in your adventures....

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The Sun Has Got His Hat On!

by Jane Haynes posted 2 years ago

Quick reminder to all parents: Please ensure children are supplied with a named sun hat and sun cream to keep at nursery.We'd also like to ask you to ensure you let a member of staff know your holiday dates if you are going away...and don't forget to send us a postcard and share a few holiday snaps, so we can share in your adventures....

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The Sun Has Got His Hat On!

by Jane Haynes posted 2 years ago

Quick reminder to all parents: Please ensure children are supplied with a named sun hat and sun cream to keep at nursery.We'd also like to ask you to ensure you let a member of staff know your holiday dates if you are going away...and don't forget to send us a postcard and share a few holiday snaps, so we can share in your adventures....

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Parent Representative Chosen

by Jane Haynes posted 2 years ago

The new Parent's Representative for Stonehouse Farm is Manni Virdee. Her role is to foster good communication and assist in the development of aspects of nursery life. The parent representative will be the voice of parents and we hope you will support her to share your ideas and suggestions for the growth and development of the setting and of the care and education that we provide. Manni has a...

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Early Years Pupil Premium

by Jane Haynes posted 2 years ago

The Government has introduced Early Years Pupil Premium, a sum of money that can be accessed to enhance the learning experience of some children during their early years. As a childcare provider, we can access this funding only with your help! We have distributed letters explaining the process and would urge you to complete forms if you think your child might be eligible. Many thanks in advance!...

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The Sun Has Got His Hat On!

by Jane Haynes posted 2 years ago

Quick reminder to all parents: Please ensure children are supplied with a named sun hat and sun cream to keep at nursery.We'd also like to ask you to ensure you let a member of staff know your holiday dates if you are going away...and don't forget to send us a postcard and share a few holiday snaps, so we can share in your adventures....

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Video Stars

by Jane Haynes posted 2 years ago

Kids Klub production Children attending nursery on Wednesday 27th May will be given the opportunity to star in their very own under the sea adventure! Children will be return home with a dvd sampling their starring role and parents are given the chance to purchase with no obligation. For more information please speak to Kirsty or Suzanne....

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We Are Filling Up!

by Tim Haynes posted 2 years ago

Stonehouse Farm nursery is busy and filling up, so it is becoming increasingly difficult to offer flexibility to our existing parents. If you need to make changes to your care requirements please let us know as much in advance as possible so we can try to accommodate your needs. We already have limited places available from September so if you require a place please contact us as soon as possible....

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Parent Representative Elected

by Tim Haynes posted 2 years ago

We are delighted to announce that Clare Martin is our new Parent Representative. Clare's role is to be the voice of all parents and to share their ideas and suggestions for the development of St Edward's, particularly the care and education we provide. You can get in touch with Clare via the email address parentrepstedwards@gmail.com. One of Clare's first projects will be to help us further...

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Glorious Mud

by Tim Haynes posted 2 years ago

There's nothing we like more at St Edward's than messing about in the mud! The children are drawn like magnets to our outdoor mud kitchen so we're looking for old saucepans, tins, baking trays or kitchen utensils you could donate to extend the fun! Please speak to Pam in Pre-School for any further information - and thank you in advance!...

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