News Letter December 2017

Thank you

A big thank you to everyone who helped us raise £180.00 for Macmillan by making and buying cakes.

Another thank you to those who joined in with our Pudsey Bear fun week and helped to raise £245.11 for Children in Need.

Collection & Arrivals

We would like to say thank you to all the parents/carers who have adapted so well to our early arrivals and late collection policy. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation on this matter. Please be considerate of our neighbours when finding a place to park. Thank you.


Reminder Dates

Christmas Party 2nd December 20017

Fledglings & Eagles: 9:00am to 10:30am

Owls: 11:00am to 12.30pm

Christmas Jumper Day 15th December (all donations will go towards ‘Save the Children’)

Owls Christmas Sing Along 20th December 9:45am

Nursery closes for Christmas Friday 22nd December

Nursery reopens Tuesday 2nd January 2018


Please be reminded of the 48 hour clearance from nursery after a child has been sick or had diarrhoea. 24 hours for a raised temperature. We also ask that children are kept at home for 24 hours after starting a new medication.

Please do not forget to share your child’s achievements and special moments on tapestry.

Comforters are always welcome at nursery but please do not allow your child to bring in toys. They can end up lost or broken.

Don’t forget coats, hats, gloves and wellies, we use the nursery garden what ever the weather.


One months notice of the withdrawal of a child from the nursery, or reduction in sessions, must be given in writing (letter or email) or a full months fees in lieu of notice are payable. This does not include holidays or temporary changes.

Staff News

We would like to welcome Lauren and Hanna, our Trainee Nursery Assistants, who have both settled well into their rooms.

Congratulations to Becky on the arrival of Rex and to Jess who is expecting a baby boy in May.

We are pleased to announce that Jo accepted her marriage proposal whilst on holiday in Cyprus.

We are celebrating Carla and Kelly’s 10 years of services at the Phoenix Montessori Nursery.

Holiday Club

Please speak to your child’s room leader or the office if you require any additional sessions during the Christmas holiday club. We are not taking additional bookings on the morning of 20th December. Please check availability for other dates.

If your child will no be attending their usual sessions over Christmas can you please let us know.

Thank you.

Term Dates For 2017/2018

Wed 20th Dec – Fri 22nd Dec                     Holiday Club

25th Dec – 1st Jan 2018                                 Closed – Nursery Shutdown

Tues 2nd & Wed 3rd Jan 2018                   Nursery reopens Holiday Club

Thurs 4th Jan 2018                                        Spring Term begins

Mon 12th Feb – Fri 16th Feb                        Holiday Club

Mon 19th Feb 2018                                         Second part of Spring Term

Wed 28th March 2018                                   Spring term ends

Thurs 29th March                                           Holiday Club

Fri 30th March 2018                                      Good Friday Bank Holiday

Mon 2nd April 2018                                       Easter Monday Bank Holiday

Tues 3rd – Fri 13th April                               Holiday Club

Mon 16th April                                                 Summer term begins

Mon 7th May                                                     Bank Holiday

Mon 28th May                                                  Bank Holiday

Tues 29th May – Fri 1st June                       Holiday Club

Mon 4th June 2018                                         Second Part of Summer Term

Tues 24th July 2018                                        Summer term ends

Wed 25th July – Fri 24th Aug                      Holiday Club

Mon 27th Aug – Fri 31st Aug                         Closed – Nursery Shutdown

Mon 3rd Sept – Wed 5th Sept                       Nursery reopens Holiday Club

Thurs 6th Sept 2018                                        Autumn Term begins

Thurs 18th – Fri 26th Oct                               Holiday Club

Mon 29th Oct 2018                          Second Part of Autumn Term                   

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