November 2018 Newsletter
The countdown to Christmas begins...
At Downton Community Pre School this term we are getting creative and making winter and Christmas themed crafts. We will also be making salt dough decorations for the Christmas tree festival at St Lawrence's Church.
Practice for our nativity will start shortly and I am sure the adults at home will start hearing some special songs soon! Don't forget to add the 14th December to your diary so you can come along and watch.
Lastly but by no means least we will be writing some very exciting letters to Father Christmas. We are all very excited about the term ahead.
NEW BUILDING... Not long now!
We have had some great news from Ofsted! They have signed off our new premises, so we are free to move in as soon as it is ready!
The opening for the new building was a huge success with lots of families new and old coming for a look around.
THE PARTRIDGE FAIR
This year the turning on of Downton's Christmas lights will be on 1st December. We will be selling hot chocolate and gingerbread. We have had a special request from the organisers this year for the children to come dressed as elves, if dressed as an elf all children will be given a small prize. Please be at the White horse by 6pm where Father Christmas will lead them to the tree for the lights to be turned on.
PRIMARY SCHOOL APPLICATIONS
If your child turns four before 1st September 2019, then you can now apply for their primary school place. The closing date is 15th January 2019. You can apply online at www.wiltshire.gov.uk
Thank you to everyone who has helped towards our weekly snack costs, either with your term fees or by donating at pre-school. It makes a huge difference to our weekly costs so thank you for your continued support.