June 2017 Newsletter


As you are all aware Denise is leaving us at the end of the Summer. We are delighted with the outcome of our new staffing structure. From September 2017 Sally will be our Manager, Claire will be Deputy Manager, Vivian will continue as EY Practitioner and Lucy becomes an EY Practitioner and Key Person for the Blue Group. Congratulations to them all.

Notice Board

Please look at our notice board for information regarding topics, planning, snack-time and of course, the parent rota. Our topic this term is “Animals”.

Lost Property

We have an unbelievable amount of clothing, hats, toys and objects in our lost property box, some may be very precious to your children. Please have a look and claim anything that belongs to you as we will have to dispose of anything left at the end of term.

Teacher’s visits

Denise has arranged for Reception teachers to come in and visit the children going on to “big school”. She will let you know the dates so that you can ensure your child is attending on that day.

Parent’s meeting

Appointments have been arranged for the older children in the next few weeks. Denise will contact parents of the younger children to arrange meetings before the end of next term.

September places

If your child is staying at Stepping Stones for another year please let Denise know your choice of days for September as soon as possible.

Treasurer’s Position

Our long serving Treasurer, Sally Such is stepping down from the Committee at the AGM in October. If you know anyone who would like to take on this role please see Denise. This is a vital role and without a Treasurer Stepping Stones cannot function.

50th Anniversary

Stepping Stones will be celebrating its 50th Birthday on Saturday 2nd September 2017, we are planning to hold a Garden Party and everyone is invited. Details will be announced before the end of term.

Dates for your diary

Thursday 8th June                – Hall closed for Polling Day

Wednesday 14th June           – Howletts trip for the Wednesday children

Wednesday 12th July            – Sports Day

Wednesday 19th July            – Last Day of term/ Graduation & Summer Picnic

Saturday 2nd September      – 50th Anniversary Garden Party


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