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Snapshot Moments Autumn/Winter 2023

We would like to take this opportunity to thank the children, parents and staff for a successful term as the year comes to an end. As you know the staff are always busy organizing and developing the curriculum to nurture the children's overall development. We have had a busy few months experiencing new learning and

Mobile Library Visit November 2023

Our preschool classes had a very special visit on Friday from the Mobile Library. All of the children were very excited to walk out to the bus and talked about what stories they wanted to read. Once on the bus the children explored the shelves and choose their favourite story to sit and read. They

January Preschool Newsletter

January 2022   Dear Parents, Happy New Year! We hope you all had a wonderful break and got some much deserved rest. In December we had lots of fun preparing for Christmas. We sang lots of new songs, made gingerbread playdough and designed our own stockings. We also decorated our class Christmas tree, read our favourite

Celebrating Earth Day- Learning Story

Earth Day 2021 Last week in Preschool we celebrated Earth Day, which falls on April 22nd each year. We started by talking about why we celebrate Earth Day and what it means. We used our hands to paint an Earth poster and looked at pictures of the Earth from space. We saw the green land,

March Newsletter

March Newsletter Dear parents, We hope you all had a lovely Valentine’s day and the children had great fun with all the activities shared. We are looking forward to seeing you all back soon.  In February we learned what friendship meant for us, we made Valentine’s hearts, listened to songs and facts about Dinosaurs. We

Happy Chinese New Year!! Learning story

Chinese New Year Learning Story   For the past two weeks in Preschool, we have been learning about the Chinese New Year. We talked about China and looked at pictures of traditional dress, temples and other aspects of Chinese culture such as food and how the Chinese language is written differently from English. We looked

Virtual Hugs

Children at Parkview Creche have been inspired by Adam King's Virtual Hug and, as part of Children's Mental Health week (, they decided to make beautiful cards with lots of hugs for all their friends whose parents are non-essential and are staying at home. They are very much missed and we all hope to have

Preschool February Newsletter

We are entering February, the month of love. Firstly we would like to thank to all our families and people in our community for their support during the month of January. Below you can read our preschool newsletter for February with the different themes that they would be working during this month. Also, for those

Preschool January Newsletter

January 2020 Dear Parents, Happy New Year! We hope you all enjoyed your holiday break. This year is starting off a little differently than expected but we are trying our best to keep everything as normal as possible for the children. We had lots of fun in December decorating our classroom, making hot chocolate and

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