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Heads Up…23/01/23

- Dear Parents and Carers,  Its a cold start to the week! Please make sure your child’ belongings are named, particularly hats, gloves and scarfs so we can put them on the correct peg if belongings are found around the nursery.  Forest school: Great news! we will be starting our forest school sessions this half term with …

Heads Up…15/01/23

- Dear Parents and Carers,  A big welcome to all our new families to the Tenterfield family. The children are doing se well at settling into the new routine. We encourage and promote independence, therefore if your child is ready to come in independently in the mornings please allow them to come in on their own. …

Heads Up…12/12/22

- Dear parents and carers,  Well today is a bit of an unexpected surprise!! What a wonderful winter wonderland we have all woken up to today! Please see the challenges on Tapestry we have set you today, and have fun exploring the snow! For some of our younger children this will be their first experience! Please share …

Heads Up…02/12/22

- Dear Parents & Carers,  We are now definitely getting ready for Christmas! The nursery is looking very festive!  Staffing: Next week Mrs Day will start her phased return. She will be doing 11am- 1pm each day. She is still wearing her boot but is very keen to come in and be with the children. She …

Heads Up…27/11/22

- Dear parents and carers, This weeks heads up is all about CHRISTMAS!! Christmas sing along (red, orange, yellow, green & blue group): on Friday 16th Dec we are inviting you to our festive songs in the garden. If your child is in the red or orange group then please return at 2.30. Your child will go …

Heads Up…20/11/22

- Dear Parents & Carers,  We had some amazing visitors for ‘kind hands, kind words’ week. We hope you have seen some updates on Tapestry. A huge thank you to all the parents who volunteered their time to share their experiences with the children.  Xmas Holiday club: Bookings are now live for Weds 21st & Thurs 22nd Dec …

Heads Up…13/11/22

- Dear Parents & Carers,  We had a special day talking about Remembrance Day on Friday, Mrs Jackson has put the children’s work and ideas on display in the entrance. Make sure you have a look! Next week is ‘kind hands, kind words’ week. We have lots of visitors talking to the children, look out for …

Heads Up…04/11/22

- Dear parents and Carers,  Its been a bit of a wet week at nursery but the children have been having a great time learning about Diwali and the festival of light. Lots of story telling, creative activities and fun!  We then ended the week with a wonderful fire pit, which included marshmallows and hot chocolate! …

Heads Up…28/10/22

- Dear Parents and Carers,  We had a fabulous end to the half term with our Tenterfield disco! It was lovely to bring our Tenterfield family together to have fun! We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did.  Staffing: We have some important updates within our staff team.  Unfortunately Mrs Halsey will be leaving the …

Heads Up…14/10/22

- Dear Parents and Carers,  Well can you believe we are heading into the final week before our half term break? Time has flown but so much has been achieved!  Tenterfield Disco – Tickets are on sale now!! Please don’t miss out on our family event on Friday 6-8pm at Welwyn Social Club. Tickets are £5 per …

Heads Up …02/10/22

- Dear Parents & Carers,  We have had a fun week this especially our visit to the church on Thursday. We hope you have seen the pictures on Tapestry. It was lovely to give the children the opportunity to explore the church and look at its features. Harvest- Please do not forget that you will need to …

Heads Up…23/09/22

- Dear Parents and Carers,  The children have been brilliant coming into nursery independently this week! You must be very proud of them! I will put a ‘fly on the wall’ video on Tapestry of our 3&4yr old children, so you can see how independent and confident the children are! You will also see that if …

Heads Up…16/09/22

- Dear Parents and Carers,  This week has flown!! The children are settling into nursery life really well. We have been busy ‘tuning in’ with the children. This special time allows the key person to spend quality time with all the children in their group on a 1:1 basis. The adult follows the child’s lead to …

Heads Up….11/09/22

- Dear parents and Carers,  Welcome to the Tenterfield family! This is my first ‘Heads Up…’ email of the academic year. I write to families weekly, to inform you of activities and events happening in the nursery, and also any key messages which need to be communicated. The ‘Heads Up…’ is always added to our website: https://tenterfield.herts.sch.uk/about-us/heads-up/ …

Heads Up – 15/07/22

- Dear Parents and Carers,  Its been a busy, hot week. There has been lots of talk about transition and moving to primary school. Many of the children have been to visit their new schools on Thursday too! Today we had a great time in the garden with our forest school themed activities: clay tree faces, …