Category Archives: News


Job Vacancy – Pre-School Assistant (Bank Staff)


Little Bears Pre School are looking for a caring and motivated person to join our Bank Staff team. To provide high quality care and education to our 2, 3 and 4 year olds. The successful candidate will need to have a flexible approach to working. Working hours will vary. This position is to cover staff […]

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Bag 2 School


We will be collection for Bags 2 School in November. The plan is to have the bags delivered to households within Shebbear Village before 22nd October and then collect them on 3rd November. If you live outside the village and would like a bag then please contact me on 01409 281 280 or selinawoollacott123@btinternet.com it […]

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Tarka Pottery Christmas Painting Session


Thank you so much for Jax from Tarka Pottery for coming and being so patient with the children.  We had a great session painting pottery items for Christmas.  All pottery is now ready to collect from the Pre-school.  

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Easy Fundraising for Little Bears


Did you know that whenever you buy anything online – from your weekly shop to your annual holiday – you could be collecting free donations for Little Bears Preschool – Beaworthy? There are over 3,000 shops and sites on board ready to make a donation, including Amazon, John Lewis, Aviva, thetrainline and Sainsbury’s – it […]

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30 Hours Free Childcare From January


Apply now if you want 30 hours free childcare from January – http://www.childcarechoices.gov.uk

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Mini Bears Stay & Play


Mini Bears Stay and Play will be at the new time of 1.30pm – 3.30pm on a Wednesday afternoon. 0-3 years old, siblings under 5 years old are welcome. There is a £2.50 charge to include refreshments for children and parents/carers. Sessions start again on 6th September 2017 and the first activity will be messy […]

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Chairperson Position


I would like to take this opportunity to reach out to our parents and carers who support Little Bears Pre-School to advise you of the current situation where our committee is at. Due to unforeseen circumstances, I am resigning as Chairperson earlier than originally planned and will be leaving on the last day of the […]

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30 Hours Funding & New Session Times


From September 2017 Little Bears will be open for the extended 30 hours as follows; Monday & Tuesday: 9am – 3.15pm Wednesday: 9am – 1pm (Mini Bears in the afternoon) Thursday & Friday: 9am – 3.15pm If you’re a working parent with a child aged 3/4 you may be eligible for the equivalent of 30 […]

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Langtree Tractor Run 2017


This year’s Tractor Run was a great success!  Thank you to all who came and took part, we raised an amazing £975 for the Pre-School. Thank you to all the ladies on the pre-school committee who worked so hard on such a hot day. Image credits to Rodney from Paparazzi Parrish who captured over 500 […]

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New Kitchen Area


Little Bears committee have done a fantastic job over the Easter holidays painting and transforming the preschool for a fresh new start tomorrow. We would really like to say a big thank you to Chris Caines (www.7thbench.co.uk) who fitted the new kitchen and John Salter (www.greenearthelectrical.co.uk) for giving his own time to fit more electric […]

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