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August 11, 2017
Academic Year 2017-2018 Term Dates

Academic Year 2017-2018 Term Dates

Inset days: 4th and 5th September Term 1: Wed 6th September- Friday 20th October (half term holiday Monday 23rd October – Friday 27th October) Term 2: Monday […]
July 25, 2018
End of Term 6

End of Term 6

School year closes on Wednesday 25th July Share the news ...
July 4, 2018
Inset Day

Inset Day

Inset Day: Wednesday 4th July Share the news ...
June 4, 2018
Term 6

Term 6

Term 6: Monday 4th June – Wednesday 25th July Inset Day: Wednesday 4th July Share the news ...
May 28, 2018
Spring half term

Spring half term

Spring half term: Monday 28th May – Friday 1st June Share the news ...
May 25, 2018
End of Term 5

End of Term 5

School closes Friday 25th May 2018 Share the news ...
May 7, 2018
Bank Holiday

Bank Holiday

Pres-school is closed- Monday 7th May     Share the news ...
April 16, 2018
Term 5

Term 5

Term 5: Monday 16th April – Friday 25th May 2018 Bank holiday – Monday 7th May   Share the news ...
March 30, 2018
Easter Holiday

Easter Holiday

Easter Holiday Friday 30th March – Friday 13th April Share the news ...
March 29, 2018
End of Term 4

End of Term 4

School closes Thursday 29th March 2018 Share the news ...
February 19, 2018
Term 4

Term 4

Term 4: Monday 19th February – Thursday 29th March 2018   Share the news ...
February 12, 2018
Half term holiday

Half term holiday

Half term holiday Monday 12th February – Friday 16th February Share the news ...
February 9, 2018
End of Term 3

End of Term 3

School closes Friday 9th February 2018 Share the news ...
January 8, 2018
Term 3

Term 3

Term 3: Monday 8th January – Friday 9th February 2018   Share the news ...
January 4, 2018
Inset Day

Inset Day

Inset Days: 4th and 5th January 2018 Share the news ...
December 20, 2017
Christmas Holiday

Christmas Holiday

Xmas holiday Wednesday 20th December – Wednesday 3rd January   Share the news ...
December 19, 2017
End of Term 2

End of Term 2

School closes Tuesday 19th December Share the news ...
December 13, 2017

Christmas Play

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December 2, 2017
Pre-school Coffee Shop

Pre-school Coffee Shop

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November 25, 2017
Upper Basildon Christmas Market – Refreshment Stall

Upper Basildon Christmas Market – Refreshment Stall

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November 16, 2017
Term 2 Parents Newsletter November/December 2017

Term 2 Parents Newsletter November/December 2017

Parents Newsletter Term 2 November 2017  
November 13, 2017
Term 2 – Week 2 Fireworks & Bonfire Night

Term 2 – Week 2 Fireworks & Bonfire Night

We have been learning all about Guy Fawkes this week.  The children were all very excited telling us about all the firework displays they had been […]
November 5, 2017
Term 2 -Week 1 – 31st October-Halloween

Term 2 -Week 1 – 31st October-Halloween

What a busy first week back!  We came back from half-term to Halloween.  The children had lots of fun dressing up in all our Halloween outfits […]
November 1, 2017

Halloween Parade

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October 30, 2017
Term 2

Term 2

Term 2: Monday 30th October – Tuesday 19th December   Share the news ...
October 23, 2017
Half term holiday

Half term holiday

Monday 23rd October – Friday 27th October Share the news ...
October 20, 2017
Week 7 – 16th October 2017

Week 7 – 16th October 2017

The children visited the Library this week and chose some new story books to bring back to Pre-School.  We have had a very busy last week […]
October 20, 2017
End of Term 1

End of Term 1

School closes Friday 20th October Share the news ...
October 18, 2017
18th October – Photographer

18th October – Photographer

Our photographer Ian Taylor will be coming today to take our annual photos of the children.  He will be arriving at 8.30am so parents with siblings […]
October 12, 2017
Week 5 & 6 Autumn & The Stick Man

Week 5 & 6 Autumn & The Stick Man

We have continued with our autumn theme and the children have been out collecting more leaves, twigs & conkers.  They found some very interesting twigs whilst […]
October 5, 2017
Photographer – Ian Taylor Wednesday 18th September 2017 8.30am

Photographer – Ian Taylor Wednesday 18th October 2017 8.30am

Just a reminder our photographer Ian Taylor will be coming to take our annual photographs of the children.  He will be arriving at 8.30am so children […]
September 29, 2017
Week 4 – 25th September – Harvest

Week 4 – 25th September – Harvest

We visited St Leonard’s Church this week for our Harvest Festival.  The weather wasn’t very nice so we all donned our wet weather suits and wellies […]
September 25, 2017
Harvest Festival Monday 25th September 10.30am – St Leonards Church

Harvest Festival Monday 25th September 10.30am – St Leonards Church

Please come and join us for our Harvest Festival at St Leonards Church.  The children will be bringing all their food donations and a loaf of […]
September 24, 2017
Week 3 18th September – ‘All About Me’

Week 3 18th September – ‘All About Me’

We have been talking about where we live and who is in our family this week.  The children have been painting self portraits of themselves and […]
September 16, 2017

Table Top Sale – Saturday 16th September

St Leonards Church are hosting a table top sale this Saturday and Woodcote Pre-school are hosting a table. As well as the jolly jars we’ll also […]
September 15, 2017
Week 1 & 2 September 2017 Autumn & ‘all about me’

Week 1 & 2 September 2017 Autumn & ‘all about me’

The children have settled in really well after having a six week break. We have been to visit the allotment and collected some green beans, parsnips, […]
September 15, 2017
Autumn Topic Week 1

Autumn Topic Week 1

This term we are learning about Autumn. We will be going on walks, finding leaves and conkers, looking at hedgehogs…Visiting our allotment and collecting all our […]
September 13, 2017

Allotment Visit

This week will will be visiting the allotment to collect produce for the table top sale this Saturday and also to use in our lunches. Please […]
September 6, 2017
Term 1

Term 1

Term 1: Wed 6th September- Friday 20th October   Share the news ...
September 6, 2017
School Opens

School Opens

Wednesday 6th September – School Opens – please remember to bring a spare clothes bag, welly boots, coats and suncream! Share the news ...
September 4, 2017
INSET day

INSET day

Please remember the 4th and 5th September are inset Days. Share the news ...
January 5, 2017
Happy New Year!  Term 3 January 2017

Happy New Year! Term 3 January 2017

We would like to wish all our parents and children a Happy New Year! The staff would like to say thank you to all the parents […]
January 5, 2017
Term 1 & 2 September – December 2016

Term 1 & 2 September – December 2016

We had a very busy couple of terms this year.  We welcomed some new families to Pre-school.  Albion, Billy and Dean, we hope you enjoy your […]
December 12, 2016
Ofsted Report – July 2016

Ofsted Report – July 2016

Ofsted Report July 2016 We had our most recent Ofsted Inspection in July 2016 and are very pleased to say that we have been given a […]
June 18, 2016
Wk3/24th April – Africa

Wk3/24th April – Africa

The children have been on Safari, role-playing dressing up as animals.  Making lots of crafts, reading lots of rhyming stories like ‘Rumble in the Jungle’.  We […]
June 18, 2016
Wk 2 April 17th – Europe

Wk 2 April 17th – Europe

This week’s topic is Europe.  The children have been on having fun role-playing going on holiday on a plane, a boat and a bus.  They have […]
June 18, 2016
Wk 1 April 11th 2016 – Antartica

Wk 1 April 11th 2016 – Antartica

This term we are learning all about different continents, where people live and sampling some different foods.  We have been learning about fish, polar bears, seals. […]
June 18, 2016
March/April 2016 – Growing & Easter

March/April 2016 – Growing & Easter

We have been very busy this term planting all our vegetables in the allotment.  We have planted potatoes, onions, butternut squash, peas, carrots, leeks and green […]
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