April 2017 - Birth to 2s

Arissa has joined us in the Baby Room, and has settled really well. Vicki has left our room for her new job. We are sad to see her go, and wish her all the best.

This term we will be having a musical theme. We have lots of special musical toys and will singing lots of new songs.

We have been…

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April 2017 - Parental Involvement

Parental Involvement News – Amanda Jordan

As usual there are lots of activities for families going on at St Edmund’s throughout the term that you are welcome to join in with – story time on Mondays 8.45 to 9.15 and Fridays 12.45 to 1.15 and singing sessions on Wednesdays at 8.45 and…

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April 2017 - Letter from Anne-Marie

Dear parents/carers,

Welcome back. I hope you all had a restful break and hopefully, like me, you are ready to get back to the usual routine. I spent a lovely week in Weymouth, Dorset and had a nice time walking on the beach and paddling in the sea.

Staff changes

Over the Easter break we…

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March 2017 - Artist in Residence

Conversations in Red and Yellow Class

This week I have decided to use some photos and conversations to see if you can “guess what went on”. I think they show quite a lot.

Conversation 1



‘What’s that?’

‘They taking one’

‘Yours the proper…

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March 2017 - Red and Yellow Classes

In red and yellow class this half term we will be learning to ‘Keep Happy, Keep Healthy’. Through this topic we will be talking about healthy foods, exercise, sleep and hygiene. Together we will explore how we keep healthy. We have a pretend doctors and vets where we are practising booking…

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March 2017 - Blue and Green Rooms

Blue Room

Welcome to Liyana who has joined us from 0 – 2s. Congratulations to Rishi who is now a big brother to a lovely baby boy. Welcome also to our new snails, which the children, parents and staff are all fascinated by!

We have a new staff member Josie – welcome to the team! Vanessa has…

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March 2017 - Birth to 2s

In the Birth to 2s room children have enjoyed exploring sorting, investigating, and being outdoors.

We have welcomed Hammid, Arissa, Isla and Alayna, who have all joined us this term. Welcome also to Connie, who will be working in Birth to 2s until April. She is studying to be an Early Years…

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March 2017 - Parental Involvement

As usual there are lots of activities for families going on at St Edmund’s throughout the term that you are welcome to join in with – story time and lending library on Mondays and Fridays from 8.45 to 9.15am and 12.45 to 1.15pm, and singing sessions on Wednesdays at 8.45am and 12.30pm. Please come…

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March 2017 - Letter from Anne-Marie

March has arrived and with the days getting slightly longer and the bulbs popping up it feels as though spring is nearly here. Hopefully the weather will soon start to get a bit warmer too as we approach Easter.

Nearly 50 parents attended Better Together day on 17th February. As we are part of…

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February 2017 - Artist in Residence

Today I walked into Yellow Class and I loved what Dina had set out - pallettes with different things in each section of the palette, powder paint, foam, gel. She said the children were enjoying mixing and I thought it was lovely to have small quantities in each section - for experimentation etc. I…

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January 2017 - Artist in Residence

Sticks can be great as a drawing material on light boxes. For making spiders? For using as imaginary phones? I think the light boxes need my attention as I was thinking about was how I (we) don’t use the lightboxes well enough, I prefer to set them up with possibilities using the scrap materials,…

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January 2017 - Parental Involvement

Welcome back everyone after the holiday, and happy new year!

We now have 4 story sessions each week during term time:

  • Monday 8.45 to 9.15 am
  • Monday 12.45 to 1.15 pm
  • Friday 8.45 to 9.15 am
  • Friday 12.45 to 1.15 pm

The Lending Library has changed its opening times to Mondays and…

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