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Stay Safe this Bonfire Night!

We are very excited to announce CAPT have joined forces with Fireman Sam in order to switch more children on to safety this Halloween and Bonfire night. Have a look at our safety tips which give families the know-how they need to minimise risks and react quickly if an accident does happen from fireworks, bonfires and flammable costumes. Firework and Bonfire Safety tips: Watching fireworks is great fun. But taking care is
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Iceland Trip – Day 3

Day 3 Monday 21st October: We split into two groups to visit a number of nursery schools in the local area. Furuskogur preschool, Vinagerdi Preschool, Sunnufold and Drafnarsteinn preschools.  We were welcomed by the schools who gave us time to observe and discuss and reflect. We learnt a great deal about our similarities and differences. The visits reinforced the fact that less is more when it comes
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Iceland Trip – Day 2

Day 2 Sunday 20th October: We got up early to participate in a cultural day round the Island. We went on a Boreal Jeep tour round Iceland’s most spectacular sites.  We saw where tectonic plate are now moving apart at 2 cm a year in an area know as “No Man’s Land”. We went to the original Geysir which has now got a bit tired, but luckily the
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Iceland Trip – Day 1

Day 1 Saturday 19 October: We flew to Reykjavik and transferred to our hotel on the outskirts of the city. We had a clear view from the plane enabling some wonderful views on the approach. A very different landscape from the one we are familiar with. Spectacular cliffs, mountain ranges and lakes. Some of us went to a local Icelandic restaurant and tried wonderfully
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Parent Governor Elections

Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s), The names of the parents who are standing as candidates in the Parent Governor Election are: Leanne Hinds Sheryl Thompson All candidates have provided a written statement and these are available fr download via the links below: Leanna Hinds Statement Sheryl Thompson Statement I hope you will support the election by completing and returning the ballot form overleaf which must be received
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Working with Gender Action!

At Ann Bernadt and Nell Gwynn Nursery Schools, we are working with Gender Action to help eradicate gender stereotypes. We want to help families and children to understand the importance of not giving young children gender stereotypes and how this can improve children’s potential in our society. Within this our main aims are: To use gender neutral terms such as ‘children’ and ‘people’ rather
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Measles in South London!

Dear Parents and Carers, We would like to inform you on an update about measles in South London and current resources available to you. Since the 1st April this year the Public Health Authority have had 27 laboratory confirmed cases of measles reported to the South London Health Protection team.  Confirmed cases have been across all ages from under 1 year to over 50
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Parent Governor Elections

Dear Parent/Guardian, A vacancy has arisen for a parent governor on the School’s Governing Body and I am writing to invite nominations for the position. All parents and guardians of children who attend the school (except for those who are elected members of the local education authority or are paid to work at the school for more than 500 hours in a twelve month
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Animal Show!

The children thoroughly enjoyed this interactive experience with creatures they had never encountered before. They listened carefully as to how to sensitively handle reptiles and arachnids, interested in what they like to eat and how they move.


Higgins Construction Visit

Children at Nell Gwynn Nursery School had a visit from Higgins Construction Workers to explain what happens on a construction site. They were thrilled to meet the Higgins mascot and they found the session to be fun and informative.