Children benefit from the small group size and close support the receive from staff, who have an excellent understanding of their needs and interests - OFSTED (Jan 2016)

New Leading Childcare Practitioner

20/01/2013

<p class="s17" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: 21.600000381469727px; margin-left: 36px; font-family: -webkit-standard; font-size: 18px;">&nbsp;</p> <p class="s5" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: 21.600000381469727px; text-align: justify; font-family: -webkit-standard; font-size: 18px;"><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">Dear Parents and Carers,</span></p> <p class="s6" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: 21.600000381469727px; text-indent: 36px; text-align: justify; font-family: -webkit-standard; font-size: 18px;"><span style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; padding-left: 36px;">​</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself to you all. &nbsp;My name is Ria&nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">Mickleburgh</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">&nbsp;and I am the new Leading Childcare Practitioner at Newton&nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">Flotman</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">&nbsp;Pre School.&nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">I will be taking on&nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">Glennis</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">&rsquo; role from September when she retires. &nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">Glennis</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">&nbsp;h</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">a</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">s been an amazing Leader</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">&nbsp;for 24 years but it is time for her to enjoy her retirement with her husband and I am very much looking forward to leading the group. &nbsp;</span></p> <p class="s6" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: 21.600000381469727px; text-indent: 36px; text-align: justify; font-family: -webkit-standard; font-size: 18px;"><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">I have worked with children for 15 years in a range of play and education settings with children ranging from 18 months to 11 years so I have lots of valuable experience that I will bring to the setting.</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">&nbsp;&nbsp;I currently hold a Diploma in Childcare and Education (Level 3) and I&rsquo;m working towards achieving my BA Honours Degree in Early Childhood Studies. &nbsp;I specialise in supporting children with challenging behaviour and additional needs. I&rsquo;m very excited about working with a new group of children and their families to help support you all in these important early years of childhood.&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="s6" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: 21.600000381469727px; text-indent: 36px; text-align: justify; font-family: -webkit-standard; font-size: 18px;"><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">You may have met me already as&nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">Glennis</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">&nbsp;and I have been working together to ensure a smooth transition for all of the children and to make sure I know the ropes well before she leaves. &nbsp; I have spent time getting to know the children, routines, policies and procedures to ensure the care that your children receive will continue to be the outstanding standard that you all expect from us.</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">&nbsp;&nbsp;I do not plan to change anything when I begin so the children that are already attending will be familiar with how the Pre School works.</span></p> <p class="s6" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: 21.600000381469727px; text-indent: 36px; text-align: justify; font-family: -webkit-standard; font-size: 18px;"><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">The new term begins on&nbsp;</span><span class="s7" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-weight: bold; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">Wednesday September 6</span><span class="s8" style="line-height: 8.399999618530273px; font-size: 7px; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS'; vertical-align: super; font-weight: bold;">th</span><span class="s7" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-weight: bold; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">&nbsp;2017</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">-&nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">the team and I will be ready</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">&nbsp;to begin a fun filled term of&nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">play activities starting with a topic called &ldquo;All About Me&rdquo;. &nbsp;This will be a great way to get to know one another and will provide a starting point to begin planning the rest of the terms fun!</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">&nbsp;Please bring a photograph of your family for the children to display at Pre School and share with the group- this can help children to settle and will be a great way to introduce themselves to us.</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">&nbsp;&nbsp;You will receive a newsletter shortly after the beginning of term which will detail the topics that will follow and any important dates to save in your diary.</span></p> <p class="s6" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: 21.600000381469727px; text-indent: 36px; text-align: justify; font-family: -webkit-standard; font-size: 18px;"><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">If you would like to contact me during the break for any reason at all please continue to use the e-mail address&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:manager@newtonflotmanpreschool.co.uk"><span class="s9" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; color: rgb(5, 99, 193); font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">manager@newtonflotmanpreschool.co.uk</span></a><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">&nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">Glennis</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">&nbsp;will be handing this over to me at the end of term and I will be checking it regularly during the summer break.</span></p> <p class="s6" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: 21.600000381469727px; text-indent: 36px; text-align: justify; font-family: -webkit-standard; font-size: 18px;"><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">Wishing you all a wonderful summer and I look forward to meeting you all in September!</span></p> <p class="s6" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: 21.600000381469727px; text-indent: 36px; text-align: justify; font-family: -webkit-standard; font-size: 18px;"><a name="_GoBack"></a></p> <p class="s6" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: 21.600000381469727px; text-indent: 36px; text-align: justify; font-family: -webkit-standard; font-size: 18px;"><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">Yours Sincerely</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">,</span></p> <p class="s6" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: 21.600000381469727px; text-indent: 36px; text-align: justify; font-family: -webkit-standard; font-size: 18px;"><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">Ria&nbsp;</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">Mickleburgh</span></p> <p class="s10" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: 1.2; text-align: justify; font-family: -webkit-standard; font-size: 18px;"><span style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; padding-left: 36px;">​</span><span class="s4" style="line-height: 21.600000381469727px; font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">July 2017</span></p>

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