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Teachers: Mrs Ervine and Mrs Lead
Teaching Assistants: Ms Daniels, Ms Newing and Ms Andrews

This page is dedicated to all the exciting things we will be doing in class this year.

Welcome back to term 6 in Fledglings. Can you believe it is the last term of this academic year? It has flown by so fast and the children have all worked really hard and made such wonderful progress. We are so very proud of them all and are super excited to see how they will continue to grow and develop as they move up through the school.

  • Projects and Plans

This term our learning will be based around the topic of; ‘Growing and Minibeasts’.

The children will be taking part in lots of exciting and challenging activities including;

  • Growing our own caterpillars and watching as they transform into beautiful butterflies.
  • Reading, listening to and re-enacting stories such as ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’, ‘The Bad Tempered Ladybird’ and ‘The Very Busy Spider’.
  • Using these stories as inspiration for our own creative writing.
  • Using the nature garden and school grounds to go on minibeast hunts.
  • Using insects to further our number work with a variety of counting, adding and subtracting activities.
  • Reception Reading and Phonics – Our daily phonics sessions will continue to take place during the morning for our Reception children and we will continue to send home the letters and sounds that we are working on in school so that you can practise them at home too. We are working on phase 3 sounds and there are lots of diagraphs and even triagraphs to learn!

Can we please ask that your child continues to bring their reading folder into school EVERY DAY, so that we can use the books at school too and change them regularly. Thank you.

Please click on the link below for details of our price list and session times.

Nursery price list September 2018

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Free Early Years Education Guidance

At Fledglings we are pleased to be able to offer up to 30 hours of free childcare per week over 38 weeks. All three and four-year-olds are entitled to 15 hours of free early years education. These free sessions funded by Local Authority equate to five sessions of three hours per week. 

Delivery patterns of free early education available at fledglings



Weeks Per Year


Morning Session

9.00 am – 12.00 pm

38 weeks – term time only


Afternoon Session

12.00 pm – 3.00 pm

38 weeks – term time only


Further information on eligibility and extended entitlement can be found on the government website

Please note that funded universal hours claimed at the beginning of each term will be fixed for the whole term (i.e. Autumn Term 1&2, Spring Term 3&4, Summer Term 5&6), any adjustments can only be made at the beginning of the next new term i.e. Autumn, Spring and Summer.

Please note that the Free Early Education does not include lunch. Lunch meals are available at additional cost of £2.30 per meal.

If you take up extra childcare over and above your child’s free entitlement, you will only ever be charged for the extra hours. Additional/non-funded hours can be paid for at a rate of £13.00 per session. Invoices will be emailed to you at the beginning of each month and fees are to be paid within 14 days of receipt of invoice. Payments can be made by cash, cheques, childcare vouchers or online bank transfers.

To claim the Free Early Education the child’s legal documentation, i.e. birth certificate or passport will be required on registration.

Payment of Fees

No deposit or registration fee required. Invoices will be issued on a monthly basis payable in advance. The account should be settled by the end of the second week of the invoice period. Payment can be made by cash, cheque, childcare vouchers or bank transfer. The fees may be subject to periodic reviews, increases will be notified at least one month in advance.

Fees cover all non-funded sessions for which the child is enrolled including any sessions not attended by the child for instance due to illness/holiday. One calendar month’s notice will be required to cancel a place/or reduce sessions, failure to follow to provide this notice will incur the usual fee of £13 per session. Please note that no notice period is required for Free Early Education places.

Non-payment of fees will result in the following actions by the nursery: Children in receipt of Free Early Education will only be able to attend nursery for their Free Early Education. Hours outside of this entitlement will not be available to access until the outstanding amount has been settled. Children who do not receive funding will be requested to not attend the setting until the outstanding amount has been paid.

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