Schools, childminders and early years settings across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough remain open and are working hard to look after those children deemed vulnerable, and those of key workers. A dedicated team is now on hand to signpost parents to available options, including childcare provided by nurseries and childminders. If you are a critical worker and in need of childcare support, please contact the Family Information Service on:
Below are a few ideas which you could do with your children during the schools current closure. Please remember to upload what you have been up to on your childs Tapestry account. We look forward to seeing you when we open again.
Parents can access the Phonics Play website for free, there you will find games to support listening skills, rhyming and alliteration skills.
Here's how to access it
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk username: march20 password: home
These 3 games are the ones we use in pre-school
WELCOME TO THE ZOO
Hello, My name is Mrs Boucher and I am the Headteacher. I am very proud of our 'Goslings' pre-school and would welcome any visits from parents. If you require a pre-school place for your child, please contact the school office where we can speak to you in person about your requirements and the admissions process.
Hello, my name is Julia and I am the Pre-school leader at Coates Goslings. I have worked in childcare for over 30 years and I have been at Coates Goslings since 2006.
I am married and have 2 grown up children. In my spare time I enjoy reading, walking my dog, going to the theatre to see musicals and spending time with my family.
Abbie - Pre-School assistant
Hello, my name is Abbie and I am a Pre-school assistant at Coates Goslings. I have been working at Coates Goslings since 2017.
I enjoy spending time with my friends and family and spend majority of my time with either my nieces or my friend’s children. In my spare time I also like going to the gym and reading.
Early Years Resource Information
Everything you need to know about the Early Years Foundation Stage. Please also feel free to ask any member of staff in our setting for information about the EYFS.
Speech and language advice and support
A fantastic site that gives parents and carers advise and support around speech and language.
Healthy eating information for pre-school children.
If you are worried or concerned about a child then this is the site that you can get help support and advice from.
This site has a story called Didgiduck, which talk about friendship and responsibility online that you could read to your child. It can be found by clicking on the education icon on the home page.
The child friendly search engine, this is safer than other search engines as it filters unsuitable content.
Useful website with tips and advice about toilet training - www.eric.org.uk
Monday 9am – 12pm and 12pm - 3pm(subject to demand)
Tuesday 9am – 12pm and 12pm -3pm(subject to demand)
Wednesday 9am – 12pm and 12pm - 3pm (subject to demand)
Thursday 9am – 12pm and 12pm - 3pm (subject to demand)
Friday 9am – 12pm and 12pm - 3pm (subject to demand)
Children at this age absorb so much and are eager to learn so learning through play is a great way to develop their language and have real fun! Play games inside and outside and even on the move.