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Dates for your diary

Week Commencing 11th March - Science Week

Friday 15th March - USSPA Disco in the Village Hall

Monday 18th March - Stay & Play Session

Thursday 28th March - Fundraising Bake Sale

Monday 3rd June - Teacher Training Day

Monday 1st July - Teacher Training Day


About Me.

Urchfont Pre-School Newsletter February 2024


Dates for your Diary

Week commencing 4th March – Book Week – we will be dressing up on Wednesday 6th as our favourite book character.

Week commencing 11th March – Science Week

Friday 15th March – USPA Children’s Disco at the Village Hall – 3.30pm – 4.30pm – pre-school children are welcome, parents are asked to stay with them. Payable on the door.

Monday 18th March – Stay and Play

Thursday 28th March – Bake Sale at 3.15pm on the green – any donations would be gratefully received, please drop at pre-school in the morning.


*Can we please ask that mini eggs are not included in your child’s lunch box, due to their size and consistency they are a choking hazard. Please could you return the form regarding hot lunches, if you haven’t yet done so.



Monday 3rd June

Monday 1st July


Pre-school along with Breakfast and Afterschool club will be closed.




This term’s agenda:

Monday – Nursery Rhymes

Tuesday – Music & Movement

Wednesday – Cooking

Thursday – Woods

Friday – Yoga

We will also be focusing on a number rhyme a week this term, with activities based around them. The rhymes we will be focusing on include: Five Currant Buns, Ten Fat Sausages, Five Little Ducks and Five Little Speckled Frogs.



If you are in receipt of 30 hours funding, please look out for and respond to the email reminding you to renew your code. If the code isn’t renewed, we are unable to claim the extended entitlement hours and you will invoiced.

Working parents of 2-year-olds

HMRC’s Childcare Service is now open to process applications for EYE funding for working parents with two-year-olds. Children born between 1 April 2021 and the 31 March 2022 whose parents fulfil the current criteria for 30 hours funding can apply for up to 15 hours per week of funded childcare from April 2024. 

Further information and how you can apply can be found on the Government's website: Apply for free childcare if you're working - GOV.UK (




Please can you ensure that your child has a bag on their peg with a change of clothes and suitable clothing for the weather, including hats and gloves. If your child has previously come home in spare pre-school clothes, please could you return it as soon as possible, thank you.


Parental questionnaires are being sent out, we would be grateful for your feedback. There will be a box put out both morning and evening, where you can post them anonymously.


As a committee run pre-school, all parents are welcome to join the committee and have a say in the running of the pre-school. If you would like to join the committee, please speak to Di, Poppy or Ellice.

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