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Tiny Tree Halifax Newsletter – April 2022

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Dear Parents/Carers
Welcome to the April edition of our newsletter, which is full of exciting news and includes details of our forthcoming events.

Staff News

We would like to welcome Toni to the team; Toni is our new lunchtime assistant working on the first
floor. George has decided to step down from the senior position to focus on her family and Jo has
stepped up as Senior within the Preschool room.

Holiday Club and Out of School Care

We still have some spaces available in our Before and After School Club. For details about the schools we serve, availability and session timing, please call at the office. We offer a Before and After School Club for Holy Trinity and St Mary’s.

Also, bookings are being taken for our next Holiday Club, which will run from Monday 30 th May until
Wednesday 1 st June. If you would like to reserve a place for your child, or would like more details,
please speak with Emma or Salma in the office.

Activities and Planning

This month we will learn about baby animals and spring. We will talk about which babies belong to each animal.

Spring is the perfect time for baby animals to be born! Many animals have babies in the spring since the warmer weather makes it is easier for them to find food to feed them. Warmer weather also makes it easier for small babies to survive.

Dates for your Diary

  • Friday 8th April – Funded term ends
  • Thursday 14th April – Easter Bonnet competition
  • Friday 15th April – Nursery closes for bank holiday
  • Tuesday 19th April – Nursery reopens
  • Monday 25th April – Focus Country – England
  • Monday 25th April – Funded term restarts

Focus Country – England

On Monday 25th April we will discover English culture, traditions and cuisine. We will dress in the colours of the English flag, which are Red and White. Please would you, support your child’s learning by encouraging them to dress in the English colours on this day.

New Menus

Over the next few weeks we will be trialing dishes from our new summer menu before finalising
it; if you have any feedback regarding the new dishes, we would love to hear from you.

Polite Reminder

Please be reminded that mobile phones should not be used whilst waiting to collect your child, and that you should arrive at least 10 minutes prior to the end of your nursery session, to allow sufficient time for collection and handover. Our regulator, Ofsted, regards the use of mobile phones as a child safeguarding issue and as such your help in this regard is very much appreciated.

Staff Member of the Month

‘Staff Member of the Month’ for March was awarded to Cindy for always been willing to help and for performing well in her new role as Nursery Practitioner.

‘Room of the Month’ for March was awarded to the Office, nominated by staff, for ‘always being there’ for all staff and for ‘going above and beyond.’

If you would like to nominate a member of staff, please do not hesitate to contact the office, or ask a
member of staff for a nomination form.

Best wishes from Emma, Salma and the Nursery Team

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