Spring Term Week 11 Newsletter 2021

 Contacts – You can contact us on (01884) 35018. The Pre-school mobile number is 07927057415. We can also be contacted at cullomptonpreschool@gmail.com Our website address is www.cullomptonpreschool.org See our website for general information and our weekly blog and photos of what children have been doing and learning. ‘Like’ us on Facebook to see regular updates of our session activities.

 

Committee Meetings – The next committee meetings will take place on zoom at 7.30 pm on Monday 29th March and Monday 26th April.  We will need new committee members from September onwards so if you are even a little bit interested in helping us you might like to join us for a meeting to see how they run.  It’s so easy to join us on a zoom meeting – let us know if you’re interested, we will send you a link via your email ….. when it’s time to join the meeting simply click on the link!

Design an Easter Egg competition – Don’t forget that tomorrow is the deadline to hand in your entries to our competition – Entries cost £1 each, please record your child’s name and age on the back of each entry. Adults are welcome to enter too, please record your name and contact telephone number on the back of your design!

 

Sponsored Bike Ride – just a reminder that as you begin to help your child collect sponsors for our bike ride event, please encourage sponsors to tick the gift aid box if they are tax payers. They must also record their full address including their post code.  By choosing to tick gift aid we are able to claim an additional 25% – that’s another 25p for every £1 raised! Deadline for forms to be returned is Wednesday 21st April 2021.

 

Thank you to everyone that came into pre-school dressed up for Red Nose Day – we raised £21.75! Thank you for your kind donations.

Have you noticed our new board outside? Our fantastic Senco Andrea has made this new board to share ideas for encouraging language while our families are in the queue for drop off times.

Fees Letters – these have now been sent out. This is a reminder to parents that fees need to be paid on the due date shown within the letter.  Any queries, please do not hesitate to contact Mandy Goff.

 

We are lucky enough to be the chosen charity for Tesco to receive the funds raised from their book stand this month. Please help support us by having a browse and buying a book or two if you can!

 

 

This week’s recipe is a favourite at pre-school and is

gluten and dairy free

Apple Cake

 

Ingredients:-      2 cups apple sauce                                ½ tsp salt         

                        ¾ cup melted dairy free butter                 ½ tsp xanthan gum

                        4 eggs                                                  2 tsp bicarbonate of soda

                        ½ cup sugar                                          1 tsp baking powder (gluten free one)      

                        2 tsp vanilla essence                             2 ½ tsp cinnamon

                        3 cups gluten free flour

 

Put the apple cause, melted butter and eggs in a bowl and mix together. Add the flour, xanthan gum, sugar, salt, vanilla essence, bicarb of soda, baking powder and cinnamon and mix really well.  Put the mixture in a baking tray lined with greaseproof paper.  Bake in the oven for roughly 20 minutes at 180oc.

 

If you try this recipe at home we’d love to see photos of your pancakes!

Date Details
March 2021  
Friday 26th March 2021 Deadline to submit Easter Egg Designs
Monday 29th March 2021 Committee Meeting via Zoom – all parents welcome to attend
April 2021  
Friday 2nd April – Friday 16th April 2021 Easter Holidays – (Pre-school is closed)
21st April 2021 Deadline to return completed sponsor forms
26th to 30th April 2021 Sponsored Bike Ride Event
   

 

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We love to hear from you – please share with us any feedback you may have from sessions, fund raising ideas, healthy recipes, packed lunch ideas etc. Please use the slip below to feedback any information or comments and post into post box in reception.

If your comments are confidential, please seal in an envelope for the attention of the Pre-School Leader:-

 

Parent Comments / Suggestions:-                                 Date:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Copies of this parent slip are also available in our reception area.

 


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