Welcome to the first newsletter of this year. We hope you had a lovely Christmas.


Playgroup Security

Please can we remind you to shut the black gate after you are let in through the buzzer system. The safety of the Playgroup and School children is a priority, so please do not leave this gate open at any time.
Thank you

Planning for this term

We will be investigating space, the planets and travel. Our books for this half term are “Aliens love underpants” and “Whatever Next.”


Hats and Gloves

Please remember to send your child in with hats and gloves so we can wrap them up lovely and warm to enjoy the outside area, as we do play outside every day.


Please notify on 02380 701229 us if your child is too unwell to attend playgroup or is absent for another reason. Extended absence has an impact on our funding and planning.
Thank you


We now have a Facebook group for the playgroup. This is a closed group and only members will be able to see what is posted. This will be used as an additional way of providing information for parents. To join, search for “Foundry Lane Playgroup” and request to join, or click this link. By joining this group, it does not make you friends with each other or the playgroup staff.

It is the playgroup policy that staff do not have parents as friends on Facebook, so please do not ask.


Fundraising for the group

You can help the group raise money every time you shop on line It’s really easy – all you need to do is sign up…..follow this link and in the pink box type in “Foundry Lane Playgroup” You can then register that you want to support the group. Each time you shop online you will be reminded to activate the donation.

Sounds a bit complicated but I can assure you it’s not. I use it all the time and have raised money for the playgroup without any cost to me.

Dates for your diary

Monday 12th – Friday 16th February – Half term (Playgroup closed)
Friday 30th March – Monday 16th April – Easter holidays (Playgroup closed)
Monday 7th May – Bank Holiday
Monday 28th May – Friday 1st June – Half term (Playgroup closed)

January 2018 Newsletter