Colleges Mail – 25/11/2019

Dear Parents/Carers

Here is our ‘This Week at Colleges We Are’ for your information.


We are beginning to learn our Christmas songs.

Daisy Room

Starting to make winter decorations.


Please can we remind you if your child is unwell, has vomited, has diarrhoea, a temperature and has needed Calpol, nursery is not the place for your child until they have fully recovered.

Gifts for Giving

We will soon be holding our ‘Gifts for Giving’ sale.  To enable us to go ahead we would be grateful if you could donate items as gifts for men and/or women.  All donations greatly appreciated.

Parent Consultations

The parent consultations for Daisy room parents will begin shortly, please speak to your keyworker.


If you requested delivery to the Nursery we have now received your orders.  These will be handed out via the classroom over this week.

Christmas Lunch

The children who stay for lunch on Wednesday 4th December will be sharing Christmas lunch together on this day.

Arbury Court Christmas Lights

The Mayor of Cambridge will be officially switching on the Christmas lights on Tuesday 10 December at 3.30 p.m.  You are invited to go along with your children to join others see the switch on, sing Christmas songs, hot chocolate, marshmallow and mince pies, all welcome.

School Admissions

Have you applied for your school place for September 2020?  Applications must be made by 15 January.  For further information please visit

If you have any questions please contact the office and we will be happy to help.


Faye Nunn

Administration Assistant


Save the Date

(Please note: dates and times may be subject to change.  Newly added or altered dates will appear in red)

Autumn Term 2019 Staff Training day – Wednesday 4 September
Term Start date – (see individual sheet for your child’s start date)
Cake Sale
Wednesday 16 October
Staff Training day Friday 18 October
Half Term Mon 21 October – Fri 25 October
Ark Farm Wednesday 30 October
Helen Alderton – Photographer Wednesday 30 October
Storysack Library Information Wednesday 6 November
Children in Need Wednesday 13 November
Parent Consultations w/c 11 & 18 November
Christmas Lunch Wednesday 4 December
Gifts for Giving Wednesday 4 December
Christmas Singing Tuesday 10 & Friday 13th December
Autumn Term Closes Wed 18 December 2019
Spring Term 2020 Staff Training day Mon 6 January 2020
Term starts Tuesday 7 January
Half Term Monday 17 February – Friday 21 February
Spring Term Closes Wednesday 1 April
Summer Term
Term starts Monday 2o April
May Day Bank Holiday Monday 8 May
Half Term Monday 25 May – Friday 29 May
Staff Training day Friday 22 May 
Summer Term closes Tuesday 21 July