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ChipMonks Winter Newsletter!

  • Calendar iconDec, 2011
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We have lots of news for you in this edition.

We all love seeing the children begin to learn new skills.  Recently we have been taking the older children out in small groups to practice photography!  We have a children's camera which they can use easily and then see what they have taken on the computer.  We have also recently acquired a Movie Creator - digital video recorder with sound.  This should prove fun for all the children as we learn how to make movies!!!!

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Local MP Julian Smith visits ChipMonks

  • Calendar iconAug 07, 2011
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Julian Smith MP for Ripon and Skipton visited ChipMonks @ Giggleswick Day Nursery on 7th May in response to an invitation from the Manager and owner of the nursery – Helen Monks.

Mr Smith was interested in discussing the wraparound care provided by ChipMonks after a constituent had approached him during one of his surgeries to flag up the issue of a lack of after school care and holiday care for older children in the area.

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Team Building Magic!

  • Calendar iconApr 07, 2011
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What a fantastic way to spend a Saturday!!

We recently enjoyed a Saturday Team Building Day run by Sue Overton Associates. Sue and her husband Brian used to run their own nurseries and so when they talk the talk you know they have already walked the walk!!  I was a little nervous about the day, worried that my staff would resent a Saturday 'at work' and they just wouldn’t get the Team Building thing.  How wrong could I have been!

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