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We are now well in to the transition process and the children have been practising in their new rooms. You should receive transition paperwork before your child moves to the new room. Please feel free to contact myself or Damaris or Claire should you wish to discuss any issues.
There are a few changes in staffing which will take place soon:
Claire Allan has been appointed joint manager with Damaris. This is to help with having 2 locations. Claire will focus on the 0 – 3 years age group and Damaris will manage No 17 Walker Street. Both ladies will cover for each other during absence and holidays.
Congratulations to Claire!
Steph Wilson goes off on maternity leave in October and I have appointed a new lady who has a paediatric qualification. Her name is Adeline Lebreton and she has significant experience with under 3’s.
Adeline will join the baby staff in August.
Morgan Fitzpatrick will also join us in No 10 Walker Street.
I have also appointed another teacher to join No 17 Walker Street. His name is Graeme Dawes Salazar and he will join the teaching team in August (after his wedding) and he is a G.T.C. registered teacher who brings many skills to the post. At present Graeme is working in our Melville Street Nursery.
Laura Serrano is off to Australia with her partner and we wish her every happiness and many thanks for all she has done in the pre-school room.
Sharon Morrison returns from maternity leave in August and will work with Shireen in No 17 Walker Street.
Chloe Connolly returns in October from Camp America.
Joe Crandles is off to Newcastle University in September.
I have also appointed Adam Mitchell who is in his second year of his education degree to cover whilst Chloe Conolly is off.
We have planned a Curriculum/Social Evening in September (date T.B.C.) and you will have a chance to meet the new and ‘old’ staff, hear about our plans and see what your clever children are doing.
The garden at No 10 Walker Street is almost there! The play equipment should arrive late July / early August and the conservatory should be completed in the next 2 weeks. YIPPEE! Thank you for your patience.