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Newbank Newsletter – September 2022

Painting pictures for mummy at newbank nursery

Dear Parents/Carers,

Welcome to the September edition of our Newsletter. We hope you enjoy reading all the exciting news and keeping in touch with upcoming events.

Partnership with Parents

Weather Changes

Now that the weather is getting cooler, please can you ensure that your child has a coat, hat, scarf, gloves, and wellies. Please also ensure all items are labeled with your child’s name.

Holiday Club

Bookings are now being taken for Holiday Club, which will run from Monday 24th October until Friday 28th October. If you would like to reserve a place for your child, please contact the office. The fee is £32 per day.

Before and After School Club Bookings are now being taken for Before and After School Club, which will restart from 5th September. The schools at which we will be offering these facilities are Crompton Primary, Blackshaw Lane School and St Joseph’s. Please call to the office for further information.


All invoices for September 2022 have now been sent out. If you have not received your invoice, please contact the office. Please be reminded that nursery fees are payable in advance. If you have any queries about this, please speak to Kirsty or Natalie in the office.

Building Development

Building work is planned to take place this month. The plan is to open up the wall between the Tweenie rooms. Disruption will be minimal, and the works, will as always be overlooked by our architect and will take place during the weekends.

The children will be relocated to our Holiday Club area for the weeks whilst the work is completed. This is currently estimated to be weeks commencing Monday 5th September and 12th September.

The aim is for Tweenies children to return to their room week commencing Monday 19th September.

Drop-off and collections will be through the black gates to the right of the main building and the final door to the right of the extensions overlooking the garden. Please ask if you need further information

International Literacy Day

International Literacy Day takes place on Thursday 8th of September every year to raise awareness and concern for literacy problems that exist within our own local communities as well as globally.

Throughout September we will focus on bridging any gaps in children’s learning and development around literacy. If there is anything, in particular, you would like your child’s key person to work on, please feel free to discuss this with them or email the office and we will be happy to help.

MacMillan Coffee Afternoon

We will be holding our annual MacMillan Coffee Afternoon on Friday 23rd September. We would like to invite all parents who are free to come along between 1.30 & 3.00 pm to enjoy a little time with us here, after such a long time away, to enjoy soft drinks and cakes.

Please inform your child’s key person if you would like to attend and please inform us if you have any dietary requirements.

Rosh Hashanah

We will celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year celebration on Monday 26th of September. We will taste apples with honey as this represents healing properties and brings in a hopefully sweet new year.

Staff News

We would like to wish Chloe all the best as she takes maternity leave to have her baby boy, who is due in just a few short weeks. All the best and we look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Staff Training

During the month of August staff have worked hard to refresh their food hygiene knowledge so that we continue to ensure that food is stored, cooked, and distributed to the highest standard.

Staff Rewards

Staff Member of the Month

In August Jenefa was awarded ‘Staff Member of the Month for always working extremely hard to support the children and staff. Please continue to make your nominations using the nomination slips, which are available at the front entrance area. Alternatively, you can ask your child’s key person for one.

Owl Competition

The August winners of our Owl Competition are Dinkies for providing wonderful learning opportunities for the children. Julia was awarded the golden owl for being massive support to preschool. Well done for achieving the most WOW moments!

Best Wishes from Kirsty, Natalie, and the Nursery Team!

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