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It’s only 14 weeks to Christmas, the countdown has started!! Lots happening before then. Download printable PDF version Staff Developments As most of you will have noticed, Jodie and Nicole have decided not to return following their mate...

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Hopefully we have lots of sunshine to come this Summer term!!! [hr] Staff Developments Not much to report, thankfully. Mel came to the end of her temporary position with us, to move onto pastures new and we have welcomed Rachael into the...

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Newsletter: Spring 2018

February 2, 2018

Sorry for the delay everyone, Christmas is long gone but thank you for all your wonderful gifts. Download printable PDF version [hr] Staff Developments Both Nicole and Jodie have had their little bundles. Nicole had a son, Rory, just bef...

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With just over 12 weeks until Christmas (don’t panic), we have lots to pack in, watch the blackboard for ‘Cookie Karen’s Countdown’. Download printable PDF version [hr] Staff Developments We seem to have had our fair share of ‘Staff Deve...

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May is here already and a busy Summer lies ahead with lots of things happening!!! Download printable PDF version [hr] Staff Developments Amy has had a beautiful little girl named Aria, she popped in to see us and both are doing really we...

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Newsletter: Spring 2017

February 11, 2017

Happy New Year, The weather’s getting chilly. With a sad and heavy heart, We say farewell to Gilly. So sorry for the delay this term, I have been waiting to finalise one or two things first. Hope everyone had a lovely Christmas and thank...

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Autumn… the Year’s Last, Loveliest Smile Only 13 weeks to Christmas and lots to pack in, thank you to everyone for your continued support to nursery throughout the year. Download printable PDF version [hr] OFSTED We were rated GOOD again...

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Thank you to everyone who came and helped us to reach a record grand total of £832.26, all proceeds will be sent to Martin House Children’s Hospice. This is the highest amount we have EVER raised from our Fun Day event –...

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Many congratulations to Marie who recently celebrated 10 years at College Grove Nursery! A lovely surprise was sprung to mark the day with cake, balloons and prosecco arranged by the fantastic team. Congratulations! Here’s to...

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Goodbye Spring, Hello Summer… Hope everyone had a lovely Easter break (not too much chocolate). You’ll be happy to know that our chicks are thriving at a friend’s farm and we are looking forward to some eggs some time soon. Download pr...

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Newsletter: Spring 2016

January 27, 2016

Happy New Year to You and Goodbye Sue… Happy New Year to everyone, many thanks for your Christmas gifts and I hope you all had a lovely time. We are all refreshed and raring to go! Download printable PDF version [hr] Staff Developments I...

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A falling leaf is Summer’s wave goodbye… Download printable PDF version [hr] Staff Developments Nadia is back from maternity leave and will be taking over as head of the toddler unit. She will be with us 3 days a week but will be support...

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Thank you to everyone who came and helped us to reach a grand total of £632.35, all proceeds will be sent to Martin House Children’s Hospice. Raffle prize winners First : Luca Brindley (261-265) Second: Alex Brady-Stones (436-440) Third...

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I hope you all had a lovely Easter break, lots to do throughout the coming months and may I take this opportunity to thank you all for your continued support. Download printable PDF version [hr] Staff Developments We welcomed Sam Green i...

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Red Nose Day 2015

March 27, 2015

We raised £127.50 for Red Nose Day by dressing up in onesies and selling buns and biscuits....

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Newsletter: Spring 2015

February 9, 2015

A Belated Happy New Year! Christmas seems like a distant memory now but thank you for all your generous gifts, all the girls really appreciate them. Hope everyone had a great time and is feeling refreshed and raring to go. Download print...

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Newsletter: Autumn 2014

September 26, 2014

A Fun Day, Recipe Book and Parachute Jump! The countdown to Christmas has begun, watch Cookie Karen’s menu board!! Lots of our pre-school children have left us for ‘Big School’ leaving the building a little quieter, but not for long!! Do...

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Thanks to everyone who turned up to support our 5th annual Fun Day on Saturday, September 13th! The usual fun and games provided huge entertainment for the children (and adults!) – as well as the launch of Cookie Karen’s...

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After a couple of weather postponements, Marie finally had the chance to do her charity skydive on Sunday, November 30th. The total raised so far in support of Batten Disease Family Association is £1125! Click the photos on the right ...

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Chicks, Fun Days and Cook Books! The summer is slowly starting to come through and we have busy times ahead. Lots to fit in through the coming months and your cooperation as always is much appreciated. Download printable PDF version [hr]...

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World Book Day Photos

March 17, 2014

On March 6th, 2014 College Grove Nursery children and staff dressed up as their favourite book characters to help raise money for ‘Book Aid International’ which donates books to Africa. Some photos from the day can be found in our galler...

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Newsletter: Spring 2014

February 13, 2014

A Belated Happy New Year! Christmas is well and truly behind us and I would like to say a big thank you for all your generous gifts, I hope everyone had a great time and a well deserved rest! We are all back in the swing of things now an...

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AUTUMN’S HERE! We hope everyone had a lovely summer, the weather was really kind to us and our trip to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park was fantastic… Karen’s countdown has started, it’s officially only 12 weeks to Christmas!!! Download print...

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We are organising a collection of non-perishable food items for Harvest which will be donated to the Salvation Army for them to distribute to the homeless and others in need. All items need to be here by Friday, October 4th for...

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A Wild Day Out!

September 17, 2013

On Saturday 7th September College Grove Nursery staff, children and parents enjoyed a fun-filled day out at the Yorkshire Wildlife Park near Doncaster. The children were very excited to travel on a double decker bus and Karen got to...

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Thanks to everyone who turned up to support our 4th annual Fun Day on a very, very hot Saturday in July! The children really enjoyed the entertainment (thanks to staff for all their efforts) including face painting, a bouncy castle, bott...

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This will be our 4th fun day and we hope to follow the success of previous years. As usual we will have refreshments, a bouncy castle, bottle tombola and many other attractions. It’s great fun and will be great to see everyone there. Our...

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SUMMERTIME! The summer is slowly starting to come through and we have busy times ahead. Lots to fit in through the coming months and your cooperation as always is much appreciated. Download printable PDF version [hr] Staff Developments F...

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Thank you! A massive thanks to all who supported us on Red Nose Day – we managed to raise a whopping £219 for Comic Relief! The children each donated £1 and wore something red whilst parents enjoyed a morning of coffee and cake...

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Please help us support Red Nose Day! In support of Comic Relief and Red Nose Day on Friday 15th March we would like to invite children to wear something ‘Red‘ and donate £1 for Comic Relief. Cookie Karen’s Cake Sale Please join us for ...

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Newsletter: Spring 2013

February 5, 2013

A belated Happy New Year to everyone! Many thanks for all your Christmas gifts they were much appreciated. Download printable PDF version [hr] Bad Weather Arrangements As most of you will have noticed we endeavour to maintain our service...

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Local MP Mary Creagh visited College Grove Nursery recently to celebrate World School Milk Day with our children. The children enjoyed drinking free milk thanks to a government subsidy and the support of our milk provider Cool Milk. W...

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Countdown to Christmas is on its way (see cookie Karen for details!) Download printable PDF version [hr] Staff Developments Unfortunately Kate has decided not to return to the baby unit following the birth of Hattie. She will be missed b...

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A big thank you to all who supported our 3rd annual Fun Day this weekend on a well attended and (thankfully) sunny July Saturday. Everybody enjoyed the refreshments and entertainment (thanks to staff for all their efforts) which included...

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This will be our 3rd fun day and we hope to follow the success of previous years. As usual we will have refreshments, a bouncy castle, bottle tombola and many other attractions. It’s great fun and will be great to see everyone there. Our...

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