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Tapestry


The Tapestry system allows us to keep all these records electronically and for you to access and add to them whenever you want:
  • You get a secure login which allows you see your child's records.
  • You can add photos from home and view those from nursery.
  • You can add videos from home and view those form nursery.
  • You can comment on and reply to observations and photos from nursery.
  • You can add observations and information about what your child does at home.

    We can also use them in conjunction with EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage), the framework on which we base our practice, to support and promote your children's development in all areas.

  • Dates for your Diary


    Please find listed below useful dates for various different events that will be taken place or celebrate in the nursery. This list is subject to further addition. If you have anything else you would like to be included please let me know - Christine.

    • DATES FOR 2014/2015
    • Wednesday 17th December Children's Christmas Lunch and Christmas Card Post Box opened
    • Friday 19th December Christmas Tea and Santa's Visit to Nursery
    • Wednesday 24th December Nursery finishes at 1pm
    • Monday 5th January 2015 - Nursery re-opens
    • Wednesday 25th March Little Polars Parent's Evening 5.45pm
    • Friday 10th April TRAINING DAY FOR STAFF - NURSERY CLOSED
    • Wednesday May 13th Koalas Parent's Evening - 5.45pm
    • Wednesday May 20th Cubs Parents's Evening - 5.45pm
    • Wednesday June 17th Polar Parent's Evening - 5.45pm
    • Friday 26th June Polar Trip
    • Friday 3rd July Cub/Koala Picnic
    • Wednesday 16th September - Pre School Meeting
    • Friday 30th October TRAINING DAY FOR STAFF - NURSERY CLOSED
    • Friday 11th December Koala Play Afternoon
    • Friday 16th December Christmas Lunch and Post Box emptied
    • Friday 18th December Christmas Party and Santa

    Parental Workshop


    The nursery offers four evening parental workshops during the year. - First Aid, Weaning, Potty Training and Music. The First Aid training is run by an outside company. It is two 2 hour sessions and deals with basic pediatric first aid. The feed-back from parents who attended for the first time this year (2011) was that it was very beneficial. They felt more confident that if something happended that they would know what to do. The relaxed and fund approach of the trainer enabled parents to ask lots of quetions. It was definatley a big success. The other three sessions are run by the staff. They will share their experiences and knowledge in each area, and be ready to answer any questions. The music sesssion provides a much needed opportunity to learn and practice all the children's favourties.

    Parents feedback on Tapestry System


    We have been delighted with the online Tapestry logbook. I regularly look on it to see whether anything new has been posted, because it gives us an insight into how our daughter is when at nursery. I have proudly showed it to other parents and would certainly recommend it to any other nursery. Febe van Maldegem .


    The new Tapestry Journal is brillant! We love receiving regular updates about how our daugher is getting on and what she is up to. Picures and movies tell a thousand words and it is a joy to look through them, even during a busy day at work.
    Paul Conduit


    "Tapestry allows us to share Charlie's achievements and experiences with her key worker in a more depth and convenient way that we achieve at drop off/pick up time". Getting email notifications when an observation is posted on Tapestry means I can see what Charlie has been up to at nursery and feel more connected to her while I am at work" . Nursery already keeps such excellent records of the progress our children make, but until we had Tapestry these were paper based and not convenient to access on a daily basis. We now have immediate access whenever and where ever it is is convenient, to all of our daughers observations, and so can see exactly what progress she is making. This allows us to reinforce and encourage the new things she learns to do every day in the nursery." "Sharing our parental observations on Tapestry means Charlie's key worker has a better idea of what she enjoys doing at home. This has allowed staff to be more responsive as she develops and to better plan activities and build on the experiences and achievements that we see every day at home, but which might not always be apparent at nursery". Leila Luheshi