Filton January 2014 Abbeywood tots newsletter


The children have focused on Maps We have looked at big maps from  around the world and zoomed in on Bristol and the areas we live in.

This was after reading the book ‘When Santa came to Bristol’ wehave searched pictures of landmarks in Bristol and looked at Google Earth.

We would really appreciate a picture of the front of your house to be part of our display and to talk about in a group activity.


The Tadpoles are going to be focusing on gentle hands and making friends ready for when they move up into the Frogs group. If we could have a picture of your child with any friends that they have outside nursery this would be great. We are also looking forward to the trips that we are planning throughout January and February


We are encouraging the children to explore movement using soft play and moving around obstacles and we will hopefully be visiting Jump! Could we please also ask that you the week commencing the 13th January that you send your child with an item for show and tell, preferably something special to your child.


We will taking all the children which would like to go on a trip to the Zoo, The Wild place and Horse world throughout January and February. If you have a specific trip which you would like your child to go on then please could you email Georgia on . These trips will take place on the weeks commencing 13th January, 27th January & 10th February 2014

Forthcoming events

Monday 13th January – Forest Discovery taster session

Tuesday 14th January – Baby trip to the Zoo

Wednesday 15th January – Tadpole trip to the Zoo

Thursday 16th January – Frog trip to the Zoo

Monday 27th January – Tadpole trip to Horse world

Wednesday 29th January – Frog trip to Horse world

Thursday 30th January – Baby trip to Horse world

Monday 10th February Frog trip to ‘The Wild place’

Wednesday 12th February Baby trip to ‘The Wild place’

Thursday 13th February Tadpole trip to ‘The Wild place’

Allotment sessions

Every Monday starting Monday 20th January

Cooking Club

Every Wednesday starting Wednesday 23rd January


Allotment sessions will be starting back up in January when the weather is a bit milder to plant seeds, hunt for bugs and learn how to grow their own vegetables and take care of the environment


We would like to wish Shaveta and Laura the best of luck as they are going off on their maternity leave. We look forward to meeting their

little boys or girls!

Discovery school taster

We will be taking groups of children starting the week commencing 13thJanuary on taster sessions to the forest. We have decided to do this as

some of the children are better suited learning through outdoor play and some don’t enjoy it as much as others