Starting school is an exciting time for us all here at nursery and for you and your children.
Under normal circumstances, we talk to new teachers about each child's needs and interests and we invite them to visit us. This gives them a chance to get to know the children and reduce anxiety about moving on.
This year has of course been different. We have not been able to meet the new teachers in person. Instead we have had to phone them and email transition records.
As we move towards the end of term we have been thinking about how we can say goodbye to the children. We feel sad that we will not be able to do this is the usual way and that we cannot share the excitement of starting school together.
However, over the next couple of weeks we will be paying individual visits to all of the children moving on to school, to say goodbye. This will be a short doorstep visit (in line with government guidance and local authority risk assessments). If we miss you we will pop a special card through your door. We hope to see as many of you as possible!
Sienna has been super busy growing and harvesting her own food at home. This is a fantastic way for children to understand where food comes from. Has anyone else been using lockdown as an opportunity to grow fruit and vegetables? If so we would love to see your photos!
(P.S We have an exciting food project happening at nursery, watch this space for more updates and info😁)
We are so pleased some families have been keeping in touch with each other whilst not being together at nursery.
We are sorry that we are unable to all get together and join in your 'moving on to school' celebrations but we have to follow the current local authority and government guidance regarding social distancing.
You have all been on our minds and we are so sad the term will end in this unusual way. We are currently planning our own goodbyes to children who are moving on to school.
We will be in touch very soon to share these plans with you....