March Newsletter 2019

March already and everyone’s looking forward to spring.   Parents should register this month for summer 30 hour place Parents with children who will be aged three by the summer term should register for a 30 hours funded place by end of February. HMRC has advised that new parents need to register by 28 February […]

November 2018 Newsletter

               E–News                Blundellsands Kindergarten November 2019 Parents evening Don’t forget: Tuesday 6 November Wednesday 7 November Time slots are displayed outside the classrooms.  Please put your name down on the time slot you would like.  This is a great opportunity to look through your child’s Learning Journey and have a chat with your […]

October 2018 Newsletter

    E–News               Blundellsands Kindergarten October 2019 We are approaching half term already and believe it or not need to turn our attention to Christmas!  Christmas Our nativity play last year proved very popular and we are pleased to announce that Starfish Productions intend to run another performance this year. Not to be left out, […]

September 2018 Newsletter

          E–News               Blundellsands Kindergarten September 2019 Welcome back after the summer holidays. Where did the summer go?   Here we are again at the start of another year. A warm welcome to both our returning families and beginners.   We have lots of plans for both rooms this term so keep […]

May 2018 Newsletter

Personal property Please note that children are not allowed to bring personal property into the kindergarten with them apart from normal items of clothing and comforters for the youngest children.  We cannot accept responsibility for such items (e.g. dolls, small toys, umbrellas, etc.); if they are mislaid staff may not have time to look for […]

Healthy Lunch: Sandwiches

Using different types of bread can make lunch boxes more interesting. Try granary, wholemeal and raisin bread, multi-grain and seed rolls, mini wholemeal baguettes, bagels and wholemeal pitta. If your child refuses to eat brown bread at first, try buying ‘whole white’ sliced bread (white bread with one-third wholemeal flour). Or you could make a […]

Healthy Lunch: Something different

Why not add something a bit different to your child’s lunchbox… In the summer, salads are light and refreshing and full of essential vitamins and minerals.  Try to include a variety of different salad vegetables – for example radish, grated carrot, spinach, tomato and spring onion.  You could also sprinkle an assortment of seeds over […]

Healthy Lunch: Alternative to Sweets

Fruit salad makes a great dessert.  You can make an exotic version with blueberries, raspberries and grapes, or a more traditional version with apples, bananas, grapes and oranges.  This will count toward your child’s five a day portions of fruit and veg. Try adding a handful of dried fruit Instead of cakes, chocolates and biscuits; […]

Reducing salt, fat and sugar

When you are choosing food’s for your child’s lunchbox, always try to watch out for the levels of salt, fat and sugar. If you are buying foods, you can find out how much salt, fat and sugar they contain by looking at the label. Reducing salt Always check food labels for the salt or sodium […]