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Upcoming Events and Key Dates
Rainbow Teddies has been mentioned in the South Gloucestershire EY e-Bulletin (page 3) since an element if our practice is highlighted as a good example for other nurseries and pre-schools to consider for use! News Bulletin SGLOS March 2020
Following the visit by OFSTED on 7th January 2020, please find the final report attached. It is also available to view on the OFSTED website. If you have any questions regarding the report please get in touch with Nanda. 136063_1 OFSTED INSPECTION FINAL JAN 2020
Term 3 started today! Welcome back everyone and welcome to all the new children who have joined Rainbow Teddies after the festive break.
Wednesday 18th December (also the last day of term) with a special visitor at 11am! A party box has been sent home for you to provide food for your child only. All R.S. children welcome even if they don't normally attend on a Wednesday.
Our Rising School children will be presenting a 'Christmas Performance' for all parents and carers on Monday 16th December from 9:15am in the Manorbrook KS2 hall. Refreshments will be available from 9:15 am as well as a raffle and hand crafted Christmas baubles to buy...
All children in the R.S. group are invited to bring along a V.I.P (or two!) to join them in play from 9am - 10:30am. This invitation extends to all R.S. children, regardless of usual day(s) of attendance. Hope to see you there!
This week the children can wear something spotty and make a small contribution for Children in Need; we will run this every day this week - Monday 11th to Friday 15th - so that no child misses out (only one monetary contribution though!).
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Did you know that Rainbow Teddies is run by a Committee of volunteers, predominantly parents and carers of children who attend Rainbow Teddies, such as yourself? Without volunteers to make up the Committee the setting cannot operate or open to the public. Rainbow...
Please see the attached documents which show our self improvements plan and overview. For more information please speak to Nanda. SEF Full Report 2019 20 Overview of Action Plan From SEF Meeting 19 07 19
Letters sent home
Monday 20th April – Friday 22nd May
(South Glos.: same) Friday 8th May is Bank Holiday
Monday 1st June – Friday 17th July
(South Glos.: Monday 1st June – Monday 20th July)
Wednesday 4th Sept – Friday 25th October
(South Glos.: Monday 2nd September to Friday 25th October)
Monday 4th November – Wednesday 18th December
(South Glos.: Monday 4th November to Friday 20th December)
Rainbow Teddies Handbook
Our handbook gives more detailed information about Rainbow Teddies, our aims and how we operate. If you have any questions let us know.
Rising School Term 1
This “core curriculum” aims to meet children`s needs by providing a base for development and learning which works alongside activities which have been identified by Key workers through observations and monitoring. Staff will also be guided by the children when the play is motivated by a child`s own activity or interest and day to day planning is adapted accordingly.
Teddy Tots Term 1
As we welcome the children and their families to the Teddy Tot Sessions, staff will spend time getting to know the children and their parent/ carers. The ‘key person’ and the children will also start to build the important attachment that will help each child to feel safe and grow confident, as they begin to explore and develop their skills as an individual. The staff will support children to learn where to find their favourite resources and encourage them to use language to express their needs. Each week during this term, we will have a ‘Nursery Rhyme of the Week’ so that children can experience the ‘rhythm’ of language. Please see below, for the rhymes we will be learning this term: We will also be exploring colours during the term.
If you want more information and guidance regarding communication and speech or have any concerns regarding additional needs find some useful links on our Resources page.
Our policies and procedures clearly state to staff and parents the procedures and protocol we follow in particular circumstances/situations. These policies are vital to the smooth running of the pre-school.