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FREE stay and play session every Friday

We have such great facilities over at our Rift House setting that we thought we’d open them up for free every Friday at 1-2pm. This is a stay and play session where parents can bring their little pre-school aged cherubs along and meet Debbie our manager and Elaine the nursery teacher from Rift House primary school. You can use our well-equipped sensory sparkle room,
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Hartlepool Business Awards 2015

We are thrilled to have found out recently that we have been shortlisted for not one, but TWO Hartlepool Business Awards this year. We entered for the Service Sector and Investment in Training categories and were successfully shortlisted for both. This is testament to the passion we have for providing top quality childcare and for meeting every family’s needs. We are of course keeping
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Exciting Developments Afoot at Footprints!

There is much to be excited about at Footprints at the moment. We have a nice new shiny ‘chuckle bus’ to transport our children to and from home, school and other outings. We are also getting ready to open our doors to a new extended satellite provision, located in The Peoples Centre. Our new satellite will provide a more flexible childcare model for our
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Summer is here….

…the school 6 week summer holidays that is!! We have a fun filled 6 week programme of activities for children aged 5- 12 years old. They will be off to our allotment, Wynyard, strawberry picking, the beach, parks, the cinema and many more places as well as doing lots of craft activities too. All meals and outings are included in our daily fee, no extras to
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It’s been a busy month…..

March has been lots of fun. We celebrated World Book Day in style with The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Children read the story and made masks and costumes and went on a Giant Wiggle to raise money for Action for Children. We raised £137 for this worthwhile charity. Not ones to stand still for too long we got active again later in the month doing
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It’s been a while……

We’ve been so busy at Footprints in the last year that we just haven’t had time to sit back and reflect and keep you updated on the website so here is an overview of what’s been going on. We have now opened our second branch of Footprints in the Rift House area of Hartlepool. We are situated within the Sure Start Childrens Centre on
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Did you know, you could get 15 hours free childcare?

All children over the age of 3 are entitled to 15 hours of free education per week until they start school. From the term after their 3rd birthday your child can go to school nursery but if you cannot get a place in your chosen school, or you prefer the more homely environment of nursery, these 15 hours can be taken in a private
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It’s a knockout!

Team Footprints, made up of 10 staff and parents, are taking part in It’s a Knockout on 21st July. They will be having lots of fun but more importantly will be raising funds for the Hartlepool & District Hospice. Please show your support by coming along to cheer them on and/or by sponsoring them. Sponsor forms can be found in the nursery or donations
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Tees Valley Hygiene Award

We had our annual Environmental Health inspection yesterday and we are very pleased to have been awarded 5 stars once again. We have achieved a 5 star rating every year since it was introduced. Well done to Margaret and Allison for their hard work in keeping everything ship shape in the kitchen all these years 🙂


June Newsletter

Click on the link below to view our newsletter for this month and find out what is going on: Parent June 2012