Term Dates 2020 – 2021 REVISED

Spring Term 2021 (4th January – 1st April)

Monday 4th January – Start of Spring Term

Monday 15th – Friday 19th February – Half Term holiday for term time children – Holiday Playscheme available for 3 – 5 year olds

Thursday 1st April – Last day of Spring Term

Friday 2nd April – Bank Holiday – School closed for ALL children

Monday 5th April – Bank Holiday – School closed for ALL children

Tuesday 6th April – Friday 16th April – Easter Holiday for term time children – Holiday play scheme available for 3 – 5 year olds

Summer Term 2021 (19th April – 23rd July)

Monday 19th April – Inset day – School Closed for All Children

Tuesday 20th April – Start of Summer Term

Monday 3rd May – Bank Holiday – School closed for ALL children

Tuesday 4th May – Inset Day – School closed for ALL children

Monday 31st May – Bank Holiday – School closed for ALL children

Tuesday 1st June – Friday 4th June – Half Term holiday for term time children – Holiday play scheme available for 3 – 5 year olds

Friday 23rd July – Last day of Summer Term

Monday 26th July – Friday 20th August  Summer Holiday for term time children – Holiday play scheme available for 3 – 5 year olds

Monday 23rd August – Wednesday 1st September – School closed for ALL children

Please click this link for a printable version   Term Dates 2020-2021

Revised 17.03.21

Helicoptier Stories – 27th March 2020

Hellicopter Stories

We would love you to join us at our next training session!

Friday 27th March

9am-3pm

Bognor Regis Nursery School, 85 Victoria Drive, Bognor Regis, West Sussex PO21 2TB

£116 per delegate (lunch not included)

Delegates will receive a copy of Princesses, Dragons and Helicopter Stories by Trisha Lee.

To book a place please contact Alison Stead at:  astead@brns.org

Please click on this link for further information http://www.brns.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Helicopter-Stories-spring-flyer.pdf

Latest Ofsted Inspection Report 2018

Dear Mums, Dads and Carers,

I am delighted to be able to share with you the outcome of our recent Ofsted Inspection (please see link below for the full report).

Our Nursery School continues to be Outstanding. This is testament to the on-going care, commitment and skill that the staff team bring to support our young children in their early education.

Many thanks to those of you who took the time to complete the Ofsted survey or speak to the inspector in person. It is great to hear how highly you speak of the nursery.

While we are of course delighted to receive this recognition, we are also aware that we can be even better. We will continue to reflect on our practice and work as a team to develop the quality of experience we offer to the young children in our care. Your feedback can help us on this journey- please speak to your child’s Keyworker or email me at head@brns.org if you have any questions, comments or concerns.

In the meantime we are getting into the Christmas spirit in nursery, I hope to see you for some festive singing next week.

Best wishes,

Joe Knutson

Certified Training Centre of Excellence

You will know from sharing your children’s learning records with your child’s key workers that we regularly scribe children’s stories and act them out as part of our Helicopter Story approach. In the Autumn term we applied to Make Believe Arts to become a Centre of Excellence to enable us to train other teachers and practitioners. Last term Alison Stead and Cathryn Twine underwent 2 days training with Make Believe Arts.

We are delighted to say that on Tuesday 12th June we held our first training day and delegates were able to see some of the children tell and act out their stories. We were so proud of the children who were very confident in showing what they can do, and we were pleased to receive our plaque from Isla Hill of Make Believe Arts. (http://www.makebelievearts.co.uk)

We are now a Certified Training Centre of Excellence for Helicopter Stories so would like to thank you all for your support in this initiative.