Donnington Wood Infant School and Nursery

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07/02/2024
07/02/2024

๐ŸŒธWhen we pause and take a few deep breaths before reacting in just about any situation, things usually go better for us. Self regulation is an important skill we all need to learn early in life.

๐ŸŒธTry this breathing technique with your child- Breathe in slowly through the nose to smell the flower and out slowly through the mouth to blow out the candle.

๐ŸŒธDo this 5 times and ask them to notice how their body is feeling now. Maybe their heart is beating slowly and the tight feeling in their tummy has gone?

๐ŸŒธYou could try this at bedtime as a calming way to end the day or if they are feeling worried or anxious.

06/02/2024

Don't forget to bring some change for our bric-a-brac sale in the hall at 3pm tomorrow!

06/02/2024

Don't forget tomorrow (Wednesday 7th February).

Photos from Donnington Wood Infant School and Nursery's post 05/02/2024

Today is the start of Children's Mental Health Week, an event dedicated to raising awareness about children and young people's mental health. This year's theme is 'My Voice Matters', and it couldn't be more important that our children are heard. Here are some ideas to begin conversations about Mental Health.

There are free resources available to download so that everyone can take part in Childrenโ€™s Mental Health Week. Take a look and see whatโ€™s available for families and how you can take part:

https://www.childrensmentalhealthweek.org.uk/families/

Photos from Donnington Wood Infant School and Nursery's post 01/02/2024

We have had a lovely day in nursery today. Parents of children starting school in September 2024 joined us to play alongside their children. We also had Lyndsay Ray, a school readiness practitioner, who was there to offer advice on different areas for being ready to go to school, such as sleeping, eating and behaviour. The children enjoyed having their parents in to show them some of the things we get up to when we are at nursery.

29/01/2024

Did you know that the NHS offer free resources to help support your mental health? ๐Ÿง  โ›‘๏ธ
We all need to take care of our mental health and the NHS recognise that waiting lists are long and sometimes we need information earlier or would prefer to do it in the comfort of our own home. ๐Ÿก

Silver cloud is an online CBT course. ๐Ÿ’ป
Talking therapies is a self-referral for face to face talking therapy (counselling). ๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ
Self help guides are booklets you can access online or order hardcopies for a small charge. ๐Ÿ“–

Use the following links for further information โ„น๏ธ


Self Help Leaflets - Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust (ntw.nhs.uk)
https://web.ntw.nhs.uk/selfhelp/

Telford & Wrekin Talking Therapies :: Midlands Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (mpft.nhs.uk)
https://twiapt.mpft.nhs.uk/


SilverCloud :: Midlands Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (mpft.nhs.uk)
https://twiapt.mpft.nhs.uk/silvercloud

Home :: Midlands Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated the acute older adult service provided by Midlands Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT) as โ€˜Goodโ€™ following an unannounced inspection into the service in November 2023. The Trustโ€™s overall rating remains โ€˜Goodโ€™.

18/01/2024

Don't forget the Snug is open tomorrow for crafts, chat and refreshments 8:30-11:30, all are welcome๐Ÿ˜„โ˜•๐Ÿซ–

Donnington Snug is here for you this winter โ˜ƒ

Join us at the Snug every Friday during December from 8:30am to 11:30am at Donnington Wood Infant School and Nursery.

Free warm drinks, toast, crumpets, biscuits and a warm cosy space to chat, take part in crafts or speak to Council staff/councillors about local services. Donations are always welcomed and can be as little or as large as you wish ๐Ÿ˜€

16/01/2024

๐Ÿ“ธ Look at this post on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/share/p/ZXwVz4MvrBjiexi3/?mibextid=WC7FNe

โ€ผ Huge sale back due to demand โ€ผ

We're thrilled to announce our reuse pop-up shop in partnership with Veolia UK is returning to Telford Theatre

๐Ÿ“… Tuesday 13 February, 2.30pm-5pm. Share the date with friends and family.

Our first reuse pop-up shop last October was a big success and we've listened to all of you who asked us to host another one and at a later time ๐Ÿ‘

โญ Good quality furniture, household items, toys on sale
โญ Bag bargains from as little as 10p
โญ Give items a new lease of life
โค Proceeds to British Red Cross shops Telford & Wrekin CVS

โ€ผ When it's gone, it's gone, so sale may close early
๐Ÿ’ฐ Cash only

๐Ÿ‘‰ PLEASE NOTE we cannot accept donations on the day but if you have items for reuse we can accept them at our HRCs, you can ask the staff on site and there's more info here: https://www.telford.gov.uk/reuse

15/01/2024

Reach out to a friend, a colleague or a family member to help beat the January Blues โ˜•

Please let us know if you are struggling in any way, we are here to help

14/01/2024

DONT FORGET

The closing date for school applications is tomorrow. If your child is currently of nursery age and due to start school this September then you need to complete an online school application. Follow the link below for more information.


๐Ÿ“ธ Look at this post on Facebook https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=769362445225324&id=100064547265559&mibextid=WC7FNe

Closing tomorrow!

Was your child born between 1 September 2019 and 31 August 2020? They can start primary school in September 2024!

Apply for a school place now: https://orlo.uk/zHPM1

Have a question? Get in touch via email: [email protected]

Photos from Donnington Wood Infant School and Nursery's post 11/01/2024

Join us at the Snug every Friday from 8:30am to 11:30am at Donnington Wood Infant School and Nursery.

Free warm drinks, toast, crumpets, biscuits and a warm cosy space to chat, take part in crafts and board/card games โ˜•๐ŸŽจ๐ŸŽฒโ™Ÿ

Donations are always welcomed and can be as little or as large as you wish which helps keep the Snug running ๐Ÿ˜€

22/12/2023

Schoolโ€™s out for the Christmas holidays and we wish you all a very merry Christmas and a great start to 2024.
Donโ€™t forget that the children start back on Monday 8th January 2024.
Have a wonderful Christmas break! ๐ŸŽ…๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ

Photos from Donnington Wood Infant School and Nursery's post 22/12/2023

Today, we held our end of term Attendance Assembly. ๐Ÿ†
A huge โ€˜well doneโ€™ to the 19 children who received certificates for over 97% attendance during the Autumn Term and to the 9 children who have achieved 100% attendance. ๐Ÿ’ฏ

22/12/2023

Our last Newsletter of 2023- We want to wish everyone a peaceful and happy time over the next two weeks and look forward to seeing everyone back in school and nursery on Monday 8th January 2024 ๐Ÿฅณ

20/12/2023

Donโ€™t forget:
Itโ€™s Christmas Jumper day on Friday. ๐ŸŽ„
The children will be having a Christmas breakfast, we will be having lots of fun, festive activities throughout the day and we may even have a Christmassy Visitor ๐Ÿ˜‰

20/12/2023

Itโ€™s Secret Santa time for all our amazing staff! It looks like we have been well and truly spoilt! Thank you to all our wonderful staff for all your hard work this term! ๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿป

19/12/2023

Donโ€™t forget:

Wednesday 20th December Christmas Play (school) at 9:15 and 1:30. ๐ŸŽ„ ๐Ÿ‘ โญ๏ธ ๐Ÿ‘‘
All children in school will be performing at both times. Space in the hall is limited so please only attend one performance.
You may take photos and videos but please do not share these online. ๐Ÿ“ธ

19/12/2023

There are lots of Christmas activities this week ..

19/12/2023

Donโ€™t forget:
Tuesday 19th December is Nursery Sing-along at 10:45 for morning nursery children. Please wait by the nursery entrance. ๐ŸŽถ
Tuesday 19th December is Nursery Sing-along at 2:00pm for afternoon nursery children. Please wait by the nursery entrance. ๐ŸŽถ

Photos from Donnington Wood Infant School and Nursery's post 18/12/2023

Some of our parents have been busy making Christmas crafts. If you would like to purchase one to brighten your decor and help fundraise for the school, they will be available to buy before the Nursery and School performanceโ€™s next week for a small cost ๐ŸŽ„

15/12/2023

Thereโ€™s no disputing how integral the digital world has become to modern life ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ’ป It can prove difficult for many young people to stay off smart phones, tablets and other devices for a single day โ€“ even one as special as Christmas. In fact, according to a survey by e-commerce platform Groupon, almost 80% of parents and carers would prefer a festive period that's free from technology ๐Ÿ“ด

Going online, of course, is useful for checking in with friends and relations who we canโ€™t be with, or for arranging celebrations โ€“ but if we allow gadgets to dominate our Yuletide break, that precious time could pass in a flash. This , weโ€™ve got suggestions for keeping a handle on device use over the holidays, so your family can be truly together this Christmas.

06/12/2023

Are you having a pre-Christmas clear out?
Weโ€™re always grateful for your old/ unwanted resources/ clothes/ toys.

At the moment weโ€™re particularly short of small toy cars, superhero figures, waterproofs for our willow school days (sizes 2 years through to 8 years), welly boots, hats & scarves ๐Ÿงฃ

We would appreciate anything that youโ€™d be happy to donate.

06/12/2023

More than 150 million subscribers worldwide ๐Ÿ“ˆ Disney+ has enjoyed a steady rise in popularity since launching four years ago: the platformโ€™s deep library of treasured old-school animated favourites, modern classics and original series means that it can offer a rich seam of engrossing content that caters for young and not-so-young users alike ๐Ÿ“บ

Of course, a consequence of this approach is the presence of the sort of age-inappropriate material one might not expect to find on the platform, given Disneyโ€™s fabled status as a purveyor of family entertainment. Thereโ€™s useful advice in avoiding this pitfall (and more besides) in this weekโ€™s guide, as Disney+ comes under the microscope.

27/11/2023

Did you know 1 in 4 Christmas jumpers end up thrown away or never worn again?

Please help us change this by sending in your Christmas jumpers, Christmas t-shirts and sparkly t-shirts by Friday 1st of December ๐ŸŽ

24/11/2023

The โ€˜Teach your monster to readโ€™ app is free on smart phones and tablets this weekend only. This is a great app to use for children who are learning to read ๐Ÿ“–

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Videos (show all)

Wow, what an exciting time weโ€™ve just had over lunchtime! The children and adults have all had a surprise visit from Fat...
The ducklings have had a very exciting morning! They went for a swim in Mrs Kirkwoodโ€™s bath! It looks like they are real...
Mrs Kirkwood sent us this lovely video! Listen to the noises they make! I wonder what they are saying to each other!? ๐Ÿฆ†

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Baldwin Webb Avenue
Telford
TF28EP

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Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 3pm
Wednesday 9am - 3pm
Thursday 9am - 3pm
Friday 8:30am - 3pm
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