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February Newsletter Translatable Version

February 2018 Newsletter- Translatable Version


The school will be closed for

Half Term holidays from

Monday 12th February to

Friday 16th February

Re-open Monday 19th at 9am. (Morning room 8.30)


Our parent worker Siobhain will be here on WEDNESDAYS 21st and 28th this month . Over the next two months Siobhain will be introducing topics such as:

Regulating emotions

Tangible Rewards and Incentives

Routines and Limit Setting

The ignore Principle

Time out to Calm down

Natural and logical consequences

We would love to see some new faces .

Siobhain will also be hosting a Valentines pamper morning on Friday 9th from 9.15 –12pm. We would love to see you there for all or part of the morning.

Dates for your diary

31st Jan– Bug Busting Day

Yoga at the Walkway

5th Feb– Health Visitor

7th feb– Yoga at the Walkway


9th Feb– Parents Pamper day


20th Feb– Visit to Knocknagoney

Primary School

23rd Feb– Day as Night day

Parents Workshop

27th Feb– Science Starz visit the nursery and we will be doing some exciting experiments


Eco News

We will continue to feed the birds outdoors.

The children will also be ‘bird watching’ throughout this month

We will also be recycling card and other materials.


Calling all ‘Groundforce’ Volunteers

  1. outdoor play area is in need of a spring clean/tidy up, with some small items of maintenance to be taken care of. Our digging area could also use some TLC to make it useable and we will be doing a ’Big Spring Clean’ in March (date TBC). If you can help in any way with gardening, tidying, outdoor painting/maintenance of greenhouse and playhouse, PLEASE let us know. Thank you, your support does help to create a wonderful play area for the children.


Topic this month


Valentine’s Day

Red Day

We will be talking about

· ‘think pink’

· heart shapes

· love

· family

· Friends

· Make Valentine Biscuits /Buns

Light and dark


We will talk about

· the sun (day)

· the moon (night)

· a torch

· a light

· a candle


Day as Night’ Day & Big Bed time Read– 23rd Feb

All children and staff came to school dressed for bed. We will

· Eat supper

· Read bed-time stories

· Talk about nocturnal



We hope you and your child are enjoying our ’Big Bedtime Read Programme. Along with Day as Night Day, we will celebrate our Big Bedtime Read programme. You are welcome to join us during the day to read a bedtime story with your child. Please see your childs teacher to arrange a time.