Blanford Mere Primary School Nursery and Reception Final Reminders Christmas Arrangements

Christmas Breakfast Friday 14.12.18

Friday 14th December is Christmas Breakfast. Please note that there will be no tuck sold on this day.

We have had an overwhelming response this year to the Christmas breakfast - we will be trying to serve over 450 people, within 2 hours - in 30 minute allocated slots! We really need your help, in the following ways:

1) Arrive at the correct time with your allocated ticket:

8.45 - 9.15 a.m. - Pink

9.20 - 9.50 a.m. - Pale Blue.

9.55 - 10.25 a.m. - Gold

10.30 - 11.00 – a.m. Bright Blue

Please wait at the main entrance in the foyer. Your child will be sent to the hall at their allocated time to meet you, unless you have the very first slot (pink) - then take your child straight to the main foyer, without them going into class first.

2) Wait in the queue, hand your ticket to the serving hatch, who will then pass you your food. Continue around to get a drink, take a seat, enjoy your breakfast and listen to the music. When the bell rings at the end of the session - please say goodbye, send your child back to class and leave by the door at the back of the hall, to avoid congestion.

Raffle tickets will be on sale at £1 per strip. We have a children's raffle and an adults' raffle. Both raffles will be drawn in assembly in the last week of term.

We will do our very best to ensure you are served as swiftly as possible. This is an enjoyable festive event, so we thank you in advance for your patience. Happy Christmas everyone!!

Tuesday 18.12.18 Pantomime

Nursery and Reception children have been invited to attend the pantomime ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ at Arise Church during the morning. School has paid for this activity, children will be walking to and from the church, which you have already consented to. If you do not wish your child to take part, then please see their teacher.

Christmas Lunch (REC only) - Tuesday 18.12.18

If you have pre-ordered a Christmas Lunch for your child they will provided with a festive lunch. Remember there is no alternative this day – if you have not pre-ordered a lunch, please send your child with a packed lunch.

Santa's Grotto - Wednesday 19.12.18

Santa will be in his Grotto today. He may well then visit the classes for those who have been good!

Nursery and Reception Christmas Craft and Singalong - Wednesday 19.12.18

This year, is our Early Years Christmas Craft session and sing-along on Wednesday 19th December.

Nursery session   10.00am - 11.30am – Please enter through the usual entrance.

Reception session 1.15pm - 3.15pm – Parents wait in the main entrance.

Nursery and Reception ONLY Christmas Games Morning 20.12.18

On Thursday 20th December. Nursery and Reception will have a traditional games morning e.g. pass the parcel, musical statues etc. The activities will bring a fun element to the end of term and the exciting festivities ahead!

Christmas Jumper Day 21.12.18

Friday 21st December will be ‘Christmas Jumper Day’ in support of ‘SAVE THE CHILDREN’. Children can wear a festive jumper and jeans/leggings/skirt etc. Please send a donation of £1.00. If you do not wish your child to take part, then they can come to school in their uniform.

All the above information can be found on the website.

School will finish on Friday 21st December at 3.15pm. Please ensure that your child has all their belongings to take home over the holiday. (P.E. kit, Christmas cards, lunchboxes etc.)

On behalf of the staff, may we wish you a very Happy Christmas and a healthy and prosperous New Year. We look forward to seeing the children again at normal school time on Monday 7th January 2019.

Miss Stanton

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