Polkadot Nurseries – Half Term Dates

We wanted to remind Parents that we will be closed to all Term Time Only children (this includes all children at Bunting Pre-School and Polkadot Bridgetown) week commencing 26th October for Half Term. We will be open again from Monday 2nd November.

Please see below a link to our 2020/21 Calendar for future reference.




Polkadot Nurseries – Seedlings and Bunting Closed Tomorrow

Please be aware that due to localised flooding our Seedlings Nursery and Bunting Pre-School will be closed tomorrow (Friday 15th November). All our other Nurseries and Pre-Schools are planning to open as usual.

Our Denim Clubs will continue as long as the school they are running from remains open. Please check for school closure updates using the following link –


We will continue to update you if there are any further changes.

Forest School at Bunting

Last week we explored our imagination by making camp fires using twigs and sticks. The children enjoyed digging up mud to make muddy pies for lunch and cooking pretend food and drink in the kitchen. We sat on the logs at the end of the session to talk about what activities we enjoyed while being in forest school.

We have been making shamrock pictures by printing with peppers to celebrate St. Patricks Day.

Christina Lilly – Peripatetic Practitioner



Snow Line Update!

Due to the current, unpredictable weather we ask parents to please call the Snow Line Number on Monday morning to see if your child’s nursery will be open.

If the phone rings when you call, please just stay on the line to hear the recorded message which will be updated by 6.30am on Monday morning.

Our Snow Phone Number is –

07544 766956

If the following schools are closed, our Pre-Schools on-site will also be closed-

Heathcote Primary School (Polkadot Heathcote)

The Willows Primary School (Gingham Pre-School)

Bishopton Primary School (Bunting Pre-School)

Information on school closures will also be available on Touch FM, their websites and on the Warwickshire County Council website  https://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/schoolclosures

Denim Before and After school Club will be cancelled if the associated school is not opening.

If we close your child’s Nursery and you would like them to attend Polkadot in Stratford or Alcester (if open), please call us on the below numbers at 7.30am to see if this is possible.

Polkadot Stratford – 01789 290101

Polkadot Alcester – 01789 766565

Chinese New Year at Bunting Pre-School

‘The children had great fun exploring Chinese food using their taste and smell senses. As part of our Chinese New Year celebrations we decorated the nursery with lanterns and read a story explaining the importance of them.  We used chopsticks to paint pictures and explored different textures by messy play with noodles.’

Netta Hill – Pre-School Manager


Learning about Burns Day at Bunting Pre-School

“The children at Bunting celebrated Burns Day by making Scottish flags, trying Scottish shortbread and doing Highland dancing to Scottish music. The children were informed all about Robert Burns and that the  25th January was his birthday and how the Scottish people celebrate it. The children enjoyed listening to the music and participating in the dancing.”

Netta Hill – Bunting Pre-School Manager