Little Explorers Pre School
Little Explorers Pre School

News & Events

Welcome to our news 

We hope you had a wonderful, half term and hope all the bugs have now gone. The weather is changing and getting colder, please can you ensure children, bring in wellingtons, hats and scarves and warm clothes as we will still be going outside. Please label all clothing as children do not always recognise their belongings.



If there are any outstanding fees, please can these be paid ASAP, if you are having difficulties, please see Helen.


This term

This term we will be covering; Woodland animals, Super heroes, Christmas, Nativity, Christmas party.  


Sponsored walk

Week commencing 6thNovember, we are raising some funds for our recent purchases which are; a construction set, cement mixer and bricks, dark den with sensory lights, space resources, two Amazon fire tablets for ICT, remote control cars for ICT. 


Please can you bring in sponsor money by 16th November.   


Thank you for your continued support. 


Settling-in questionnaire

Thank you to everyone that has returned their settling in questionnaires, if you have not yet returned it, please can you return it, as it helps us to improve our practice. Many Thanks 


Star of the week  

Your child will bring home a box with a trophy and note pad. Please can they can keep the trophy at home for the week to share with family and friends.  The note book will be for you to add pictures and write wonderful things your children enjoy doing at home.

Can they please bring in their special items in the box to share with their friends, this will make them to feel special and have a positive outcome on their self esteem.  Thank You.


Travel Ted

Travel ted likes going on loads of adventures.

Please could you take him on special outings, or even invite Travel ted for tea, we would like to make a book of travel teds adventures and see your children share their experiences with us. If you would like to have Travel Ted please ask a member of staff.


Story Of The Term (Autumn Term 2018 )


The Gruffalo  - the book is about a mouse's walk through the woods and it unfolds in two phases; in both, the mouse is cunning to evade danger. The mouse goes for a walk in the forest and on his way encounters several dangerous animals (a fox, an owl, and a snake).


Tuesday 13thNovember-  Hedgehog visit

The children will learn about hibernation and how to keep hedgehogs safe. 

If your child does not attend this day you are invited to come along and join in the fun. Please see a member of staff.


Nativity – Tuesday 18thDecember  10am -11am 

We will be holding a Nativity, THE FIRST CHRISTAMS. We will have limited tickets; there will be a sign up sheet nearer the time. Even if this is not your child’s day they can join in the Nativity. The main parts will be for the children going onto school next year. 

There will be coffee and mince pies and a Christmas raffle to help pay for the party and nativity costumes. 


Christmas Party – December 21stFriday 

Everyone is invited, even if this is not your child’s day. The party will be 9am – 12pm.  Our host is Jazzy Jamboree and an appearance from Father Christmas. There will be a sign up sheet nearer the time, and a party list for food. Children will be able to wear party clothes and join in the fun. 



If you’ve not already done so please can you bring in your child’s original birth certificate for Helen or Teresa to view, this is very important for claiming the grant. Grant forms will need signing so please see Helen. 

If you have a 30 hr code, please can you ensure Helen has code and keep it up to date.  If you are able to claim the 2 year old funding, you will need to speak to Helen and provide the code. Thank you.



 We will also be having all new parents in one at a time to enrol you onto tapestry online; we will go through your child’s starting points and explain the process with you. Can you let us know if you still have not been able to access Tapestry. Thank you. 



Please remember uniform is on sale

Jumpers £12.00

Polo tops £10.50



Contact us

Little Explorers

Manor Hall

Henfield Road

Coalpit Heath


BS36 2TG

You can call us on

0785 4655 978

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