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Childcare vouchers scheme closes to new applicants

By Rachel Lawler – PLA The government’s childcare voucher scheme has closed to new applicants. Originally due to close in April, the scheme was kept open to new applicants until 4 October after pressure from campaign groups. Closed to new applicants However,

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Use Amazon Smile when shopping online and support Duchy Preschool!

Do you shop at Amazon? Would you like to help support Duchy Preschool and Playgroup? All you need to do is shop at Amazon Smile. When you shop at Amazon Smile, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the net purchase price to

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New Ourschools App is here!

We are pleased to inform you that we have introduced a new app service to the Preschool.  This aims to make our communication with you easier, quicker and more efficient. The app, (called ‘OurSchoolsApp’) is personalised to the Duchy Preschool

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Summer 2018 Newsletter

Hi everyone, we hope you have been enjoying the lovely weather! Here is our latest Summer 2018 Newsletter… enjoy!

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Join us at Bradninch Christmas Fayre

The nights are starting to draw in and many of us are now getting up before the sun.  Somehow Christmas is just around the corner again and we have got a bumper Bradninch Christmas Fayre in store for you! There

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Looking to Declutter in January?

We have been given an opportunity to run the Exeter Sunday Market and Car Boot Sale in Marsh Barton on 15th January 2016. We have secured some willing volunteers to run the set up and close down. But we also

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Volunteer Post Available

Following the departure of our Business Manager, we will shortly be looking to recruit a new Administrator. But to assist with a crucial transition, we are looking for a willing volunteer who could really help out the Duchy Preschool and give

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Farewell to our Business Manager

We are sorry to announce that Phil Whateley, our Business Manager, will be leaving the Duchy Preschool in January. We would like to take this opportunity to thank Phil for his many years of hard work and expertise. He has been

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November Update from Staff

It is hard to believe that we are approaching the end of term in just a couple of weeks. This half term is one of our busiest with the preparation for Christmas, so expect to hear Christmas songs and see

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Volunteers Needed for Bradninch Christmas Fayre

The Bradninch Christmas Fayre is only a week away and it’s looking to be the busiest one yet!  The Guildhall will be bursting with an array of stall holders and there will be tea and cakes and children’s activities as

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