Kingston St Mary Pre-school News

   The weather has been lovely and the children have been outside everyday most of the day. Planting seeds, making more bird feeders. We are so excited that the bird house we made and put on the tree is now being used for nesting by some 'tits', the children have taken great delight in watching the birds fly back and forth with different building materials. We also have some tadpoles which the children are excited at how they are changing and wriggle about. They have observed them from frogspawn. The children have made their Mothering Sunday presents and some Easter biscuits. The children are so much happier outside, lots of negotiation and physical space to give the children more choice, where the inside can come outside and their role play can be extended further.

In the summer term we will be focusing around 'The Hungry Catepillar' by Eric Carle. This is a very colourful book where we can look at the cycle of life, food, textures and colours.We The music sessions, with a local lady, singer/musician coming in for an hour session every half term are continuing and been a great success.

We are currently fundraising for a climbing wall and to update some of our technology.

Remember if you are thinking of starting your child at preschool, come and visit, give us a call, we look forward to seeing you.


Sarah Trott - Preschool Leader

Unforseen Closure Advice

Uploaded on : 30/01/2012

Advice on the event of pre-school closure due to extreme weather or other unusual incidents.....

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Every effort will be made to keep the pre-school open, except when to do so would endanger children and staff. Generally if Kingston St Mary Primary school is closed, the Pre-school will be closed. A notice will be put on preschool Facebook page and on our main page on this website. Arrangements have been made to use the services of local radio stations Heart FM and BBC Somerset to broadcast emergency information. You can also check our website or the Primary school website for closure information: An update may also be posted on the twitter page without logging in. 

Closure of the pre-school during the day is extremely unlikely, however we will endeavour to contact you as soon as possible to arrange collection of your child.

Fundraising Update

Uploaded on : 21/12/2011

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Kingston St Mary Pre-school regularly has fundraising activities throughout the year. Money raised is used to provide equipment and resources for the children. Your help and support is always much appreciated.

Events which take place are the monthly cake sales,Easter Egg Hunt, Summer Barbeque, Christmas Fayre cake sale, raffles and pre-school Nativity. Thanks to everyone’s generous support in raising these extra funds. We have been able to extend our garden by basically doubling it in size, with an outside shelter for undercover but outside learning. Garden beds for growing flowers and vegetables. New storage. Our next project is to have a an office for staff to do paperwork and conduct parent consultations separate from the main room. Will aid in private discussions with parents, clear the main room from stored paperwork and somewhere for staff to have breaks.