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January 2019

Topics: January, Winter, Night and Day, Dark and light
Artist of the month - Andy Warhol - Designing our own soup cans & water colour pop art paintings
2nd January 2019 - Back to School 🎒
25th January - Robert Burns Night, Scottish Poet

26th January – 2nd February - National Story Telling Week, Parents to come in and read stories to the children.

February

Topics: Colours and Shapes 💗
Artist - Piet Mondrian, Inspired Hearts

5th February - Chinese New Year, Year of the Pig 🐷

14th February - Valentine’s Day 💕 

March

Topics - Life Cycles

Artist - Wayne Thiebaud - Clay cupcakes

1st March - St David’s Day Wales, leek or daffodil

5th March - Pancake Day 

7th March - World Book Day 📘

15th March - Red Nose Day 🤡

17th March St Patrick's Day Ireland, shamrocks 🍀   

31st March - Mother’s Day  💗

Keep posted for more events, key dates and learning themes.

April

19th - 26th April - Easter Break 🌷🥚 Nurseries closed

29th April - Back to School, Nurseries reopen

From our Blog

Monkey Bars and Writing: Ofsted finds risk-averse society is impacting children’s physical development

Published: 
08/01/2019

Early Years providers who are overly worried about Health and Safety are depriving children of a crucial part of preparing them for school - developing the muscular strength and dexterity to write. According to the latest Annual Report from Ofsted, some settings are ‘compromising on the substance of their provision’ because of undue concerns about risks involved in particular activities. For example, some providers will not take children out on visits because of road safety, others do not provide climbing equipment because of the ramifications should a child get hurt.

Testimonials

I feel that the nursery has been extremely supportive of my son's development and his areas of weakness, working together to achieve the same goal.

Danielle Smart
June 13, 2018

The staff are very friendly, helpful and I'm sure all the children past and present will never forget them. My daughter has a particularly good relationship with many of the staff members from across the board and always comes home with stories about all the fun stuff she got up to in the day. The girls are very good role models for her and I absolutely love them and all too pieces. They not only care for the children but I can see their genuine interest in the children's well being is at their core. This makes me feel at ease dropping her off as I know she will be treated equally and fairly at all times. My daughter has a very specific diet and when requested, the staff were happy to facilitate her dietary needs which I found to be amazing as not every establishment would be so accommodating

Caswell Tetteh
June 28, 2018

Both my Daughters aged 18 months and 3 1/2 have settled really well in the nursery thanks to the loving and caring staff. I always found everyone to be very friendly and welcoming. I know my daughters are well looked after and kept busy with lots of activities. My 3 year old particularly enjoys ballet, forest school and soft play. She has really thrived here and learnt to count to 20 and recognises a few letters. Very happy with the nursery overall and would highly recommend it.

Eva Hextall
July 2, 2018

Extremely happy with our time at Little People. They have looked after both our daughter and son from 12 months - 3.5 years old.

Caring, professional staff.

Well structured and a good array of activities. Happy children developing well.

Jonty S
June 5, 2018
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