Newsletters 2018 to 2019 King George

Bright Sparks Preschool King George

Spring term Newsletter

Dear Families, We hope you have enjoyed you half term and welcome back to pre-school. A warm welcome to our new families joining us this term.

Spring term dates – 2nd half term

Monday 25th February – 4th April 2019

Topics and interests for this half term: Magic and fantasy, Easter

25th Feb – 01 March Dragons and castles Sound – D

04th – 8th March Winnie the witch Sound - W

11th – 16th March Winnie in winter Sound - I

18th -22nd March Magic – Exploring science Sound - C

25th- 29th March Easter Sound – G

1st – 4th April Easter Sound - Z-

The children have enjoyed learning new ICT skills by playing educational games on the computer at pre-school. We find that Number Jacks, Alpha Blocks, Jolly phonics and Mr Thorne have are fun games with great educational value for children ??.

Below is a good website with some tips and information about keeping your children safe while online.

National Online Safety site

Please note the daily snacks offered are located on the parent message board as you come in. We hold a record of the daily snacks the children are offered. This can be viewed upon request if you would like to see past history of the snacks, we provide for the children.

Don’t forget to use tapestry to let us know your child’s new skills and achievements. You can also upload news of what the children have enjoyed in the holidays which they can share at island time.

Please remember to give us a like on Facebook if you would like to see weekly updates from the pre-school and a glimpse of all the fun activities we can take part in.

Search for us on Facebook : Bright Sparks King George

Activities and celebrations

Friday 1st March – St David’s Day

Tuesday 5th March – Pancake Day –The children will be tasting pancakes and joining in some fun pancake activities.

Thursday 7th March – World Book Day – We will be celebrating world book day on Thursday 7th Please feel free to come dressed in your favorite book character or costume any day of this week.

Please bring in your favorite book to share with your friends (please remember to label them)

Friday 15th March – We are celebrating St Patrick’s Day. Please come in to Preschool wearing something GREEN.

Week commencing 18th –22nd March - Sports Relief - pleased come in your sports clothes all week for some sporty activities and games.

Monday 25th and Wednesday 27th March – Mother's day celebrations – You are invited to come in to Pre-school to join in some Mother's Day craft activity.

Thursday 28th March – Easter bonnet parade – We look forward to seeing your Wonderful Creations you have made at home, bring them along to Pre-school and wear them in the parade.

Wednesday 3rd April – Easter Egg Hunt

We have a Lovely Sharing Library in place at Bright Sparks please feel free to take a story home to read together. The box will be situated outside under the Gazebo for you to use at your leisure.

Please can we ask you all to continue to Support your children with their phonics learning by writing in their exercise books in their book bags. We love to hear your thoughts regarding your child's progress and this helps with transition to school thank you.

Finally, we look forward to welcoming you all back to Pre-School and all the fun and exciting activities we have planned for the half term ahead!

The Bright Sparks Team King George