Information for Parents / Carers
Safety and Security
The safety and security of your child is of paramount importance and access to the pre-school is strictly controlled. All visitors to the pre-school are asked to provide identification and to sign the visitors book on arrival. Our staff are very conscientious and are required to adhere to strict policies and procedures regarding the authorisation for collection of children. We also have a fully trained Health and Safety Coordinator to ensure safety and security at all times All staff are employed having undergone a check by the criminal records bureau and all hold an enhanced disclosure. They are also required to attend formal safeguarding training as part of their induction. This training is further supported by two qualified staff who hold the position of Safeguarding Officers, who are fully trained and on site at the pre-school. Keeping your child safe at all times is a priority.
How parents take part in the pre-school
As a member of the Pre-school Learning Alliance we recognise parents as the first and most important educators of their children. All of the staff see themselves as co-workers with you in providing care and education for your child.
There are many ways in which parents take part in making the pre-school a welcoming and stimulating place for children and parents, such as:
exchanging knowledge about their children's needs, activities, interests and progress with the staff;
helping at sessions of the pre-school;
sharing their own special interests with the children;
helping to provide materials used in the children's play activities;
taking part in events and informal discussions about the activities and curriculum provided by the pre-school;
joining in community activities in which the pre-school takes part; and
building friendships with other parents in the pre-school.
Partnerships between parents, children and members of staff are naturally built up whilst your child grows with us and we welcome your involvement at anytime.
Volunteering as a parent helper
You can offer to take part in a session by sharing your own interests and skills with the children.
Do feel free to arrange to drop into the pre-school, if you would like to see it at work or to speak with the staff.
Hart Children's Centres
Hart Children's Centres offer services to families with
0-5s in the district of
Hart covering Yateley, Frogmore, Hartley Wintney, Hook (including Eversley),
Odiham, Fleet, Church Crookham and surrounding areas in Hampshire.
The children's centres are run by the national charity; Action for Children and
funded by Hampshire County Council. They have 7 buildings and also offer services at various outreach venues.
They offer parenting programmes, 1:1 family support, health sessions,
signposting to local services as well as general advice and guidance on topics
such as: antenatal & postnatal care, weaning, breastfeeding, baby massage,
family finances, toilet training, child behaviour.
Please contact your local centre for more information and follow them on
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Guidance to your child’s learning and development in the early years foundation stage
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Little Acorns Pre-school
Eversley Village Hall
We can now be found on Facebook, please note the above logo is not a link.
To join you will need to go to the search field on Facebook and enter - Little Acorns Pre-school, Eversley. It is a closed group so once you have requested to join it will be approved provided you are a current parent of our pre-school. The page will be used to provide up to date information, up and coming events and any special activities that have taken place.
Dates for your diary:
Tuesday April 30th – Bag2School collection. All bags in for 9am
Thursday May 2nd – Polling Day, using the hall – We are CLOSED
Monday May 6th – Bank Holiday
Tuesday May 14th – Muddy Puddle Walk to Bluebell Woods and picnic back at school
Wednesday May 15th – Kidipics group photo 9.30 am. All welcome
Tuesday May 21st – Family Stay and Play Day – All welcome
Thursday May 23rd – Polling Day, using the hall – We are CLOSED
Friday May 24th – Break up for half term
Monday June 3rd – Return to Little Acorns
Tuesday July 2nd – Sports Day over at Charles Kingsley’s School
Tuesday July 16th – Teddy Bear Picnic at Pre-school
Friday July 19th – End of term
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