What’s On

Important dates for term time only children. September 2019 to August 2020

Winter Term 1Monday 9th September 2019 – Friday 25th October 2019
Winter Half TermMonday 28th October 2019 – Friday 1st November 2019
Winter Term 2Monday 4th November 2019 – Friday 20th December 2019
Xmas HolidaysMonday 23 December 2019 - Friday 3rd January 2020
Spring Term 1Monday 6th January 2020 – Friday 14th February 2020
Spring half TermHalf term – Monday February 17th – Friday 21st February 2020
Spring Term 2Monday 24th February 2020 – Friday 3rd April 2020
Easter HolidaysMonday 6th April - Friday 17th April 2020
Summer Term 1Monday 20th April 2020 – Friday 22nd May 2020
Summer Half TermMonday 25th May 2020 – Friday 29th May 2020
Summer Term 2Monday 1st June 2020 – Monday 20th July 2020
Summer HolidaysTuesday 21st July 2020 – Monday 31st August 2020
All year round (AYR) children: Little Beans is open Monday 2nd September 2019 – Monday 31st August 2020

Little Beans is closed at Christmas
Wednesday 25th December 2019 – Tuesday 31st December 2019

Bank holiday closure dates (nursery closed):-

Wednesday 1st January 2020
New Years day
Friday 10th April 2020 Good Friday
Monday 13th April 2020 Easter Monday
Friday 8th May 2020 May Day
Monday 25th May 2020
Spring holiday
Monday 31st August 2020
August bank holiday

NEWS

Little Beans Fernside

21st November 2019

December Newsletter

Download our latest newsletter! https://littlebeansdaycare.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/December-Newsletter-2019.pdf
22nd October 2019

Christmas Dinner

On Monday 23rd December the children will be having a special Christmas Dinner ready for the Christmas Nativity Show! If your child usually has a packed lunch this day, we will send out slips for you to decide whether you would also like your child to have the Christmas Dinner.
26th September 2019

Christmas Nativity

On Tuesday 17th and Wednesday 18th December the Christmas Nativity will start at 2pm. We have split the invites between the two dates to alleviate congestion!  Please RSVP by 10th December to secure your seats.
26th September 2019

Christmas Jumper Day

On Friday 13th December we will be having a Christmas Jumper/ Dress up day to raise funds for Save the Children. Suggested donation £1.
26th September 2019

Christmas Party Day!

On Tuesday 24th December we will be having party games and party food to celebrate the festivities! Party Dresses and Party Clothing welcome! If your child is not due in but you would like them to join us for the Christmas Party then please book in an extra session and […]
26th September 2019

Stuck for Lunch Box Ideas?

Stuck for ideas on what to put in your Little Beans lunch box? Read our leaflet which has lots of suggestions to help you https://littlebeansdaycare.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/LB-Lunchbox-Leaflet-Copy.pdf
28th August 2019

School PE Kit

May we ask children that are going to school in September 2020, bring in a PE kit so we can support your child in getting ‘School Ready’ by working on self-care skills. All PE kits to be in by 31st January 2020.
28th August 2019

Staffing update

We have some fantastic news – Jenny has joined our team as a Baby unit leader and has over ten years experience in childcare and has a Level 6 BA Hons in Early years and a passion for childcare and has settled in really well and is already a valued […]
17th May 2019

Supporting our NHS and armed forces parents

Little Beans offers a 10% discount to childcare fees to our NHS and armed forces employee parents. The discount applies where no government funding is received for your child. Proof of current employment with NHS or armed forces is required and must be kept updated.
6th February 2019

Saving childcare costs for families

Please take 5 minutes to have a look at this information leaflet regarding ways you may be able to save  on your childcare costs. There are many different schemes available to parents in the UK to help towards paying for childcare. It is always worth checking to see if you […]

Little Beans Garland

22nd October 2019

November Newsletter

Download our latest newsletter! https://littlebeansdaycare.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/November-2019-Newsletter.pdf
26th September 2019

Themes for October – People who help us

Our Theme at Little Beans for October is ‘People who help us’. The Big Beans will be using a collection of teaching resources to assist the ‘People who help us’ theme, including games, activities, displays and posters. We would also like to call on our parents if they know anyone […]
26th September 2019

Lunch Box suggestions

We have put together a leaflet with some helpful lunch box ideas and information. https://littlebeansdaycare.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/LB-Lunchbox-Leaflet-Copy.pdf
17th May 2019

Supporting our NHS and armed forces parents

Little Beans offers a 10% discount to childcare fees to our NHS and armed forces employee parents. The discount applies where no government funding is received for your child. Proof of current employment with NHS or armed forces is required and must be kept updated.
21st March 2019

Changes to pick up times

Changes to the Little Beans pick up times –  We have listened to our families that have asked if we could open our doors for collection earlier than the set times of 1pm and 3pm to support their family routines. Therefore, we are now opening our doors at 12.45pm to […]
6th February 2019

Saving childcare costs for families

Please take 5 minutes to have a look at this information leaflet regarding ways you may be able to save  on your childcare costs. There are many different schemes available to parent’s in the UK to help towards paying for childcare. It is always worth checking to see if you […]
20th December 2018

Monthly Themes for 2019

January – Weather, Seasons & Months February – Construction & Vehicles March – Animals April – Stories & Books May – Nursery Rhymes June – Space & Planets July – Off to Big School August – Dinosaurs September – All About Me October – People Who Help Us November – […]
13th October 2018

We are finalists – Thank you!

Little Beans are very excited as we are finalists in the National Nursery Recognition Awards. We have been shortlisted in the COMMUNICATION WITH PARENTS RECOGNITION category. We are calling on all our parents and carers to take a couple of minutes to vote for Little Beans if you agree with this nomination. […]
13th October 2018

Poole Children’s Centre Timetable (East Poole)

Poole Children’s Centres welcome all families with a child under 5 in the local community. We provide support and learning opportunities as well as a welcoming, safe space for fun and play, where parents and children are able to develop and reach their full potential. http://www.poolefamilyinformationdirectory.com/kb5/poole/fis/family.page?familychannel=4
6th August 2018

We have been nominated – Thank you!

Little Beans are very excited as we have been nominated for the National Nursery Recognition Awards so we are calling on all our parents and carers to take a couple of seconds to vote for Little Beans if you agree we’re one of the best, this can be found on […]