Parent Information Autumn 2022

Dear Parent/Carers
Nursery will be closed to children on the following days due to staff training:

• Friday 9th December 2022
• Monday 9th January 2023
• Friday 28th April 2022

Also nursery is closed to staff and children on Monday 8th May 2023 in respect of an additional Bank Holiday for King Charles III's Coronation


Please find below a new post, “5 ways to protect your under 5s this winter” which has just been published on the UK Health Security Agency blog.

As this is the first winter without pandemic restrictions in two years, you and your children may be more susceptible to the usual winter bugs and viruses this year. This blog lists useful advice for managing winter illness in your children.

5 ways to protect your under 5s this winter - UK Health Security Agency (


Reception 2023
If your child's date of birth is between 1 September 2018 and 31 August 2019 then you need to apply for their Reception 2023 place.  This can be done online on the Newcastle Local Authority website:
Under heading Schools, Learning and Childcare click on the link 'apply for a school place', then click on 'Reception - Starting School'.
Applications are open now and close at noon on 15 January 2023.  You will be informed of the school you have been offered for your child on 17th April 2023.


Dear Parents/Carers

Ashfield Nursery School and All2gether at Ashfield will be closed on Monday 19th September 2022.

This closure is due to the Bank Holiday granted for the Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II.

We will open at our usual times on Tuesday 20th September 2022.

Thank you for your understanding at this sad time for the country.

Anne Humble and Kay Mills – Co-Headteachers