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The Trustees have just approved a policy which provides guidelines for everyone attending or visiting the Nursery, as lockdown measures are relaxed and the Nursery re-opens fully. There is a downloadable pdf copy on the website’s ‘useful Information’ page. Sevenoaks Day Nursery Return to Normal Operations Policy following the Spring 2020 lockdown As part of…

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Dear All, Jean’s resignation and replacement It is with sadness but also a profound sense of admiration that I am writing to tell you that after many years of dedication to our nursery, Jean Sowten has made the decision to step down. Jean has made an extraordinary contribution over many years and has been such…

Read More A letter from the Trustees

SDN are holding a Jumble Sale at the Community Centre on 22nd April 2018 between 1.30pm – 4pm.  Entrance will be £1 for adults and free for children. COME AND GRAB A BARGAIN! Clothing, books, toys, bric-a-brac, CD’s, DVD’s, games and much more. Tea, coffee, soft drinks & cakes available on the day too… FANCY…

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Dear Parents, You may have seen in the Chronicle this week that STC has taken the decision to revise their ambitious plans to rebuild the Community Centre, and you will be wondering what the implications are for the Nursery’s future. The councillors’ recent decision to redevelop the current Community Centre building instead was a result of escalating…

Read More A Message from the Trustees

Sevenoaks Day Nursery are looking for new people (parents, work colleagues and family members) to join the Management Committee.  This committee is responsible for the operational control of the Nursery.  There are between six to eight meetings a year and they’re a great chance to give some time and support to this wonderful charity.  We…

Read More Management Committee Vacancy

The Management Committee needs new parent representatives to help the Nursery.  We need a handful of parents who can attend the above Committee meetings, help organise events and do some simple fundraising for the Nursery.  This is a great chance to meet new people and have a bit of fun!  Email Caroline if you’re interested.

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As the new build is only around 18 months away now, we have lots of fundraising to squeeze into the next 10 months.  We are hoping to have a children’s disco, another family fun day and possibly a quiz night.  Also, Hugh Kirby, our Finance Trustee is doing a sponsored walk for the Nursery and his son,…

Read More New Build :: Update

Sevenoaks Day Nursery has always prided itself on being up-to-date with Government policies and new legislation.  We are currently getting the nursery ready for the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) which are being introduced on 25th May 2018.  We will be sending out a letter to everyone detailing what this means to each and everyone…

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We have recently reviewed the Admissions Policy, clarified some issues and made some changes.  If you would like a copy please let me know and I can email it over to you, or you can ask Jean to show you the Nursery copy OR you can view and/or download a copy from the Useful Information page on this website.

Read More Admissions Policy Revised

Caroline Tierney and Rachel Walkling have completed the Manual Handling Course.  They will be passing over their knowledge to the rest of the nursery staff. All of the Nursery staff will be completing the 12 hour Paediatric First Aid Course over 4 evenings in February. Jean Sowten and Vicky Lockyer will be attending an Early…

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Save the date – Sunday 8th July – Family Fun Day at the Sevenoaks Community Centre during the afternoon.  Stalls, refreshments, food, entertainment, face painting, bouncy castles and lots more fun.  Tickets will be available in a few weeks at the nursery. We are going to run another Auction of Promises as it was a…

Read More Save The Date! :: Sunday 8th July