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  • Play House

    Ofsted GOOD in all areas

  • maths

    High quality care and education

  • mud kitchen

    Ofsted GOOD in all areas

  • book corner

    Open 7am to 6pm 51 weeks per year

  • outdoor mark making

    Ofsted GOOD in all areas

  • garden

    30 hours free early education for eligible 3 and 4 year olds

Dates for your Diary 2023 - 2024


Autumn Term 2023

September

Fri 8th Teddy Bear Picnic
   - Children are invited to bring their favourite Teddy Bear that will join them for a picnic lunch
Wed 20th National Fitness Day
   - The children will be participating in a variety of sports activities, and learning about the importance of exercise and healthy lifestyles
   - Children must wear trainers and can wear sports clothes
w/c 25th Macmillan Cake Sale    - We will be selling cakes and raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support
Tue 26th Languages Day
   - Children are invited to bring photographs of their holiday
   - We will be talking about languages spoken in different countries and learning some simple words and phrases
Fri 29th Walk to Church
10.30am & 1pm
   - We will walk to the Flitwick Paris Church and learn all about Harvest
   - Parents/carers are welcome to join us

 

October

Fri 6th World Smile Day
   - Children are invited to bring something that makes them smile. This can be a book, toy, photograph etc.
w/c 9th The NEED Project
Autumn collection
   - We will be collecting donations of non-perishable food (tins, jars and packets) for local families in need

Fri 13th

Dress Down Day
for Mental Health Awareness Week

Parents and Children mindfulness session
10.45am – 11.30am

    - Children can wear whatever they find most comfortable (pyjamas, home clothes etc)


   - Parents are invited to come and join in with Cosmic Kids Yoga session, and to learn some self-calming breathing techniques we use at nursery

w/c 30th Individual School Photos
Week 1
   - Children must wear Little Squirts uniform
   - Photographs will be ready to be purchased in time for Christmas
Tue 31st Halloween Party
9am – 1pm
   - Children may dress up in (not too scary) Halloween costumes

 

November

Fri 3rd Bonfire Evening
4.45pm
   - Participating children must bring gloves as we will be holding long sparklers
   - Parents are invited to join us in the Little Squirts car park
w/c 6th Individual School Photos
Week 2
  - Children must wear Little Squirts uniform
  - Photographs will be ready to be purchased in time for Christmas
Fri 17th Children in Need
Spotty Party

9am – 1pm
  - We will be wearing something spotty and raising money for BBC Children in Need
   - Children can wear party and spotty clothes
w/c 20th Road Safety Week
   - Children will be learning about road safety and taking part in a variety of activities in the garden
   - We will be practising crossing the road at the traffic lights
w/c 27th The NEED Project
Christmas collection
   - We will be collecting Christmas gift donations for local children in low income families
   - Please see our staff for details

December

w/c   4th
       11th
      18th

Christmas Jumper Week

   -  Children may wear Christmas jumpers or festive clothes all December

Tue 12th  

Wed 13th 

Thurs 14th

Christmas Performances
9.30am – 10.30am

   -  Our annual Festive performance for families and friends

   -  Parents/carers must pre-book for either the Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday performance

   - Due to limited space, we can only accommodate 2 adults per child

   -  Children attend nursery on their usual days and they may wear party or festive clothes

   -  Costumes and props will be provided by Little Squirts

   -  If your child does not attend nursery on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday or attends only in the afternoons please speak to a member of staff

   -  If your child won't be able to attend any of the performances, please let the nursery staff know as soon as possible

Tue 19th

Christmas Party
9am – 1pm

 

Father Christmas Visit
11am

   -  End of term party with lots of dancing, games and party food
   -
Children may wear festive/party clothes

 

   -  Father Christmas will visit and bring some early Christmas presents for all the children at Little Squirts

 

Spring and Summer Term 2024

February

Thurs 8th

Dress Down Day
for Children’s Mental Health Week

Parents and Children mindfulness session
10.45am – 11.30am

- Children can wear whatever they find most comfortable (pyjamas, home clothes etc)


   - Parents are invited to come and join in with Cosmic Kids Yoga session, and to learn some self-calming breathing techniques we use at nursery

Wed 21st

First Aid Course
for children aged 3+

   -  The Ocean room children will learn the basics of child appropriate First Aid, from a qualified professional

March

Thurs 7th

World Book Day Party
9am – 1pm
   - Children may dress up as a character from their favourite book

w/c 18th

The NEED Project
 Easter collection
   - We will be collecting donations of Chocolate Easter Eggs for local children in low income families

Thurs 28th

End of Term Party
9am – 1pm

&

Easter Bonnet Parade
12.30pm – 1pm

   - Easter party with dancing, games and party food
   -
Children may wear party clothes

   - Parents/carers are welcome to come in and watch the children presenting their homemade Easter Bonnets and performing a song and a dance

April Thurs 11th National Pet Day
   - Children are invited to bring in a photo of their pet(s), or bring a picture or a drawing of their dream pet
May Wed 1st May Day Celebration    - Children may come to nursery wearing spring colours and flower crowns or headbands

June

Fri 7th

Group School Photo
9.45am

children must arrive before 9.30

   - Children must wear Little Squirts uniform

   - Children that don’t attend nursery on Fridays can join in with the photo shoot, they must arrive at 9.30am and parents/carers will need to wait in the car park

w/c 10th Graduation Photos
   - Preschool children who are starting reception/foundation in September 2024 will have their individual photos taken
w/c 10th Healthy Eating Week
   - To encourage and celebrate healthy eating, children can bring a photo of themselves eating or preparing healthy foods
Fri 21st
World Music Day

   - Children are invited to bring their own musical instruments (can be homemade) and use them during Music Squirts

   - Musical instruments from home must be named

July

Fri 19th End of Term Party
9am – 1pm
   - End of School year celebration Including bouncy castle, games and party food
   - Children can wear party clothes

Sat 20th

Sat 27th*

Graduation Ceremony
& Party
11am - 1pm

at Flitwick Village Hall

   - A little ceremony for all the children who are starting reception/foundation in September 2024

   - Parents/carers are welcome to come and watch, and join the party

   - Children must wear their Little Squirts uniform

   -  * Due to the large number of school leavers we have this year, we are unable to hold this ceremony at Little Squirts preschool.
   - Unfortunately, we were unable to keep our original date due to the venue availability. 
We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.