Welcome back to all our children and families and a big Birkbees welcome to all our new children and families. I hope you had a lovely Easter holiday. We are ready for the new term with lots of learning and fun activities planned for your children. Keep a look out on Parentzone at what your child has been learning in nursery and also check out our Facebook pages and posts to see what’s going on in and around Birkbees.

Staff Changes at Birkbees

We have welcomed some new staff members at Birkbees and are pleased to have Chloe who is working in Queenbees room. We will be saying goodbye to Natalie in July as she goes on maternity leave and whilst she is away Naomi will be joining Birkbees as Deputy manager.

Learning at home

In nursery the children are presented with a broad curriculum based on the EYFS to stimulate and encourage development in all areas. Staff plan a range of activities based around a theme or topic. Each term they will give out Learning At Home sheets for you to see what your child will be learning in nursery and some activity ideas for you to carry on learning at home.

Outdoor Learning.

Children learn through play both indoors and outdoors. We plan for this and encourage all children to spend time outside during the nursery day. Please ensure your child has correct clothing for the time of year

Term Dates
 April 29th to May 24th
 Half term holiday
 May 27th to May 31st
 June 3rd to July 19th Summer break

Family Learning Events

Each term in nursery the rooms hold a family learning Event when parents, grandparents and other carers are asked to come in to nursery and take part in their child’s learning alongside their friends and key person. This is a great opportunity for you to see how your child spends their day and all the playing and learning that takes place. Look out for dates of these in your child’s room.

1. Family photo day 2nd May
2. Start of Ramadan 5th May
3. Eid 4th June
4. Nursery school leavers trips throughout June
5. Parents evening 26th June
6. Graduation ceremonies 5th, 8th and 9th July
7. Pre school 5th July
8. Queenbees 8th July

9. Busybees 9th July

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