Here's all the latest

news and events for your diary. 

Term Dates 2021
Summer Term 1 - Monday 12th April - Friday 28th May
 Bank Holiday - Monday 3rd May
Half Term - Monday 31st May - Friday 4th June
Summer Term 2 - Monday 7th June - Tuesday 20th July

Nursery Newsletter

This half of the term the children will be covering a range of topics and be given a variety of fun learning opportunities. 

  • Ramadan - 

  • St George's day - 

  • Jack and the Beanstalk - the children will be learning about growing and planting. They will be reading the story and having a go at acting parts out.

  • The hungry caterpillar - the children will be learning about the life cycle of a caterpillar and will even get the chance to watch real caterpillars turn into butterflies.

  • Story book week -  

 

If you would like to know more, please speak to your child's key person. 

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Fundraising Newsletter

Summer term coming soon...

The Stepping Stones team have been working really hard in the garden to revamp each area, so that all the children have new things to explore and engage in. Here's a sneak peak...

Weekly snack menu

Monday - Strawberries, oranges and rich tea biscuits. (Milk or water)

Tuesday - Cheese cubes, breads sticks, oranges and pears. (Milk or water.

Wednesday - Rice cakes, cheese, watermelon and plums. (Milk or water)

Thursday - Pancakes, watermelon and pears. (Milk or water)

Friday - Biscuits, fruit salad - water melon, pears, plums and oranges. (Milk or water.)

Our new sand pit
Our new sand pit

Our new sand pit

Diggers and trucks
Diggers and trucks

Diggers and trucks

Potting area
Potting area

Potting area

Mark making flowers
Mark making flowers

Mark making flowers

Our new music area
Our new music area

Our new music area

Friends corner
Friends corner

Friends corner

Music and sensory section
Music and sensory section

Music and sensory section

Reading corner
Reading corner

Reading corner

Mud Kitchen corner
Mud Kitchen corner

Mud Kitchen corner

Hey everyone, guess what???

We are now 30!!!

February 19th 

        2021

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We are extremely grateful for everyone's continued support. Thank you to our wonderful families, children, staff and everyone who has been involved, we are proud to say the group has been running for 30 years! Keep an eye out on our Facebook page to see how we plan to celebrate this summer.

There is still plenty of time if you would like to buy the nursery a gift, please click the button to visit our Amazon wish list. 

   Good Beginnings Bronze Award

June 2018 the Stepping Stones team worked really hard to achieve the Bronze Good Beginnings: Early Years Autism-friendly setting award. In the future we will be working towards achieving the Silver award. 

The staff had to gather evidence to create a portfolio to present to the Good Beginnings team; they spent the year updating their knowledge, developing their skills and attending various training courses. To celebrate our wonderful achievement, we invited parents in to see us being presented with our certificate. 

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Stepping Stones Summer Ball 2022

Our 2022 summer ball will take place on SATURDAY 25th JUNE at Wivenhoe House Hotel. More details will follow. 

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© 2017 Stepping Stones Play and Learn.  Registered Charity 1033539.

 Stepping Stones Play and Learn Group,
Wilson Marriage Centre,
Barrack St, Colchester CO1 2LR

01206 860467