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May 2018 Newsletter Translatable Version

May 2018 Newsletter


Dates for your diary

Monday 7th May

School is closed today for Bank holiday

Thursday 10th May

Incredible Years Workshop

Friday 11th May

Parent workshop 1-1.30pm– Getting Ready to Learn ‘Early Maths Experiences)

Thursday 17th May

Incredible Years Workshop

Monday 21st May

Class Group Photographs

Wednesday 23rd May

We will be visiting the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum,

travelling by double decker bus. Volunteers needed.

Thursday 24th May

Sponsored Sing A Long 1pm. Please would it be possible to return money raised to us by Wednesday 23rd. May? We really appreciate your support.

Friday 25th May & Monday 28th May

School Closure

Wednesday 30th May

Mr Hullaballoo visits the nursery

Open Night New Parents 7.30pm

Thursday 31st May

Incredible Years Workshop



Parent Questionnaires

We will be distributing these later in the month and value your feedback.


Thank you for taking the time to respond to the ETI questionnaire in the run up to our inspection


Thank you !!

A Big Thank you to our Community partners at the Walkway Centre who volunteered their time and expertise during our Big Spring Clean.

The Walkway have organised a Community Big Spring Clean, this Saturday 5th May from 9.30am– details will be posted up on seesaw. Please consider heading over to help out to support our Community Partner.



We would also like to thank the Woodland Trust who donated 30 saplings, which will form a lovely hedgerow at the front of our school.


Our theme this month is fairy tales. If anyone has any old costumes they could send it we would really appreciate it.



Eco news

This month we shall closely study life cycles of frogs and butterflies. We will have caterpillars in class and closely observe the changes daily.

We will continue to observe the mini beasts in our log pile.

We shall be growing vegetables, plants and flowers in our garden




Incredible Years

We are offering a 6 week, school readiness course. This has been very generously funded by East Belfast Learning. Please see Mrs Symington if you would like to sign up for this– dates and times are as follows:

Thursday 10th, 17th & 31st May, 7th 14th, 21st June. The sessions will run from 9.15-11.15, and tea, coffee, buns & chat free :)