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  1. Appraisals

    Hi I just wondered if it is a requirement to have an appraisal or just a supervision? Sharron
  2. I have sat or a while looking on the internet for fresh fine motor activities and drawing a blank! Please can anyone share how they develop fine motor skills and what opportunities they provide. Thanks
  3. Parent visit week

    Thank you Rebecca. DO you have anything out for parents to see learning intentions?
  4. Hi we have been thinking of inviting parents in to stay for a morning with us to share what we do in a session. I wondered if anyone has done this before and how they prepared for it? I was thinking of having information in areas of the provision for parents to read what learning could take place. Thanks in advance
  5. pupil premium record keeping

    Many thanks for this I noticed some key ideas of areas coming though such as CPD, Curriculum, Life experiences and home links. Are these specific areas to focus in on? For example if I had a child who wanted to attend an additional session such as music and it was chargeable, I could use the money for this. Or a child that struggles with toilet training I could buy some resources or lump the money towards training needs for staff? Just to clarify I need to identify children, the amount eligible, what the setting will do, what is the impact .....If that makes sense?!?
  6. Hi I am going round in circle trying to find a way to record and monitor our pupil premium children and how we spend the money allocated. Please could anyone direct me to a site or share how they do it please? I am turning greyer by the hour!​
  7. Do you delete children or deactivate children at the end of each academic year? :rolleyes: I don't know which one to do.
  8. Hi I wondered if anyone could recommend a healthy setting scheme we could be involved in? We have real trouble with lunchboxes and felt if we have a scheme that parents could be involved in then it would take the heat out us 'preaching!' Thanks
  9. Hi Please could anyone help me with where we can find a schmeme to promote healthy eating. Our setting is a preschool and children have lunch boxes but they are getting worse with the contents. TIA
  10. Hi Emily where can we watch the webinar?
  11. Toileting

    Hi I have a little bit of money to spend and wanted to get somethings that would make toilet trainign a better place (If that makes sense) I have some children who are struggling one child at 4 still in nappies, another who is three and scared of the toilet and one who has no interest at all. Any suggestions?
  12. Hi I want to give my staff a little something to say thank you for everything after a tough year. Do you have any suggestions? I did see somewhere a little bag with things like a marble in case you loose one of yours, a tea bag to help get you through the day etc but cant seem to find it, TIA
  13. Hi Just wondering if anyone uses read write inc in a setting and could offer any advice on where to start. Thanks
  14. Hi we are loking at how we can communicate better with our staff team. Is there a way on tapestry that we can talk to each other and share information? Does anyone have any ideas they copuld share. Thanks
  15. Hi We have a mixture of hudls and ipads and am slightly concerned about the back up systems on there with regards the photos on the tablets. Should we turn the back up off so photos are not stored? Just feeling a little nervous there the photos on the tablets awaiting to be posted in observations should they not be stored in the 'cloud?' Thanks