York Road Ilford – Calendar



Harvest Festival – Monday 10 September to Friday September
To celebrate the start of Harvest the children will be learning all about Harvest. We as a nursery will be collecting donations for a Harvest hamper for our local food bank. Please help us to help others and make a donation of tinned, jarred or packet food.

Make a Hat Day – Friday 14 September
We invite all children to come into nursery with a hat that can be decorated in celebration of Hat Day. Throughout the day we will be making fun hats with the children.

Jeans for Genes Day – Friday 21 September
Everyone is invited to wear their jeans or denim. Please bring a donation with you on the day.  All the money raised will go to Jeans for Genes which supports children affected by genetic disorders.

Disney Day – Wednesday 26 September
We would like all the children to come in dressed as their favourite Disney character. During the day the children will be doing Disney based activities and learning about different Disney stories.

Coffee Morning for Macmillan Cancer Support – 9.30am to 10.30am, Friday 28 September
Every coffee morning changes lives. The World’s Biggest coffee morning will take place in the nursery reception area where parents are invited to join us for a morning coffee and networking. It is a chance to catch up with other parents and the nursery management team. All the money raised will go to Macmillan Cancer Support which supports people with cancer.

Grandparents Day – 2.00pm to 4.00pm, Monday 8 October
We will be holding a special afternoon tea for our grandparents today so we invite you to come along and join your grandchild at the nursery for some yummy treats.

Dress Up Day – Wednesday 10 October
All children are invited to dress up in their favourite costumes on this fun day of fancy dress.

Rob Sambrook Photographers – Thursday 25 October and Friday 26 October
The photographers are in nursery today, so don’t forget to wear your smile. If your little one does not attend on this day, please speak to a member of the management team and book in a slot for your little one.

Pumpkin Carving Competition – Thursday 25 October
Every year we hold this competition and are amazed by the entries! What creation could you carve on the pumpkin with your child?  There will be a prize for the best creation in each class.  All entries must be in by Tuesday 30 October.

Ugly Bugs Ball – 3.00pm to 4.00pm, Wednesday 31 October
In true Kids Inc tradition, we will be holding our annual Ugly Bugs Ball. All children are invited to dress up as their favourite spooky character.  We will be holding a competition for the best dressed child in each department, so time to get creative!

Diwali – Wednesday 7 November
To celebrate this Festival of Light we are asking everyone to dress up in their brightest outfits. We will also be making salt dough Diva Lamps.

Remembrance Day – Monday 12 November
To remember the heroes of wars gone by, we will be making poppies for all the children to take home with them today.

Christmas Fete – 4.00pm to 6.00pm, Wednesday 14 November
To get into the festive spirit we are holding a christmas fete. There will be lots of stalls where parents and family members can buy some early Christmas presents.

Children in Need – Friday 16 November
Help us raise some money for this amazing charity by making a donation and letting your little one wear their pyjamas for a Big Kids Inc Pyjama Party!

Messy Play Morning – 9.00am to 10.30am, Wednesday 28 November
We are inviting all parents to come and join us for a morning of messy play fun and games in the art room. There will be corn flour and gloop along with lots of other messy activities so roll up your sleeves and come join in the fun.

Parent Consultation Week – Monday 3 December to Friday 7 December
Make an appointment with a member of the management team, to meet with your child’s key person and discuss their development and progress.

Christmas Activities
Wiggly Worms and Caterpillars Christmas Activity Session – 2.00pm to 3.00pm, Monday 10 December
Grasshoppers Christmas Sing Along – 2.00pm to 3.00pm, Tuesday 11 December
Ladybirds Christmas Sing Along – 2.00pm to 3.00pm, Wednesday 12 December
Busy Bees Christmas Play – 2.30pm to 3.00pm, Thursday 13 December
Butterflies Christmas Play – 2.30pm to 3.00pm, Friday 14 December

We would like to invite parents to join us for our Christmas activities.

Christmas Jumper Day for Save the Children – Friday 14 December
For a small donation of £1.00 everyone is invited to wear their Christmas jumpers. All the proceeds will be going to Save the Children.

Christmas Dinner – Wednesday 19 December
The children will be enjoying a Christmas dinner with all the staff and their friends today.

Family Christmas Party – Friday 21 December – 2.00pm to 4.00pm
All parents and siblings are welcome to come and join us for our Christmas Party, dancing and party games for all to enjoy with a buffet style tea and a mince pie or two. Please feel free to all come in wearing Christmas jumpers or outfits.

Christmas Eve – Monday 24 December
All children & staff are invited to wear their Christmas jumpers for the day to complete the festive celebrations before the holidays begin.