Parent Info

Day/Date Event Plan
SEPTEMBER
Sunday

2nd September

Start of Term 1 Welcoming Parents and Children to the new Academic Year 2018-2019 and Term 1
Sunday 2nd to Thursday 20th Settling in weeks –

Celebrating Uniqueness/

Friendship weeks

Spending time together to create relationships, building on the togetherness.
Tuesday/Wednesday 18th/19th September Welcome to AVN

Let’s build Community!

Parents, Teacher and Children work together to create valuable piece of Art using clay, dough and materials from the Nature.
Tuesday

25th September

Parents Introduction to Art Village’s philosophy, Curriculum and organization.

6:00PM to 8:00PM

All parents will be introduced to the Nursery pedagogy, the Swedish Curriculum and classroom learning environment.
OCTOBER
Sunday to Thursday 14th – 18th October Recycle Fashion Week Using recycled materials, the children will create costumes connected to our theme. Please be informed that we will constantly be needing cooperation in all kinds of recyclable donations, thank you!
17th and 18th October Fashion Show

2:00PM to 3:00PM

Watch out for the Cat walk!
Wednesday 31st October Halloween Party 6:00PM to 8:00PM Pot luck party. Parents bring dishes from home. Please be reminded about our Nut and Sugar-Free policy.
NOVEMBER
Thursday

1st November

Flag Day Celebration Children will be creating their own UAE’s Flag using recycled materials.
Thursday 8th November Kindness Day All classrooms will  set up SPA role-play, like hot stone massage, hand spa etc.
Wednesday/Thursday 21st/22nd November Breakfast Morning – Pajama Party in the garden Let’s have breakfast together! Parents are welcome to dress up in pajamas along with children.
25th to 29th November Parent Teacher Meetings 8:00AM to 9:00AM There will be a schedule for every classroom for parents to sign up for a 20 min meeting with your teacher.
25th to 29th November Project work based on seven states of UAE Children will raise awareness by creating and displaying something special about one of the 7 Emirates.
Thursday

29th November

National Day 9:30AM Dress up in UAE Flag colors. We will sing and dance together outdoors, all parents are welcome to join us for the celebration.
DECEMBER
4th to 6th December Parent Teacher Meetings 8:00AM to 9:00AM There will be a schedule for every classroom for parents to sign up for a 20 min meeting with your teacher.
Wednesday 12th and Thursday 13th

December

Lucia Day Performing with Lucia songs at IKEA and possibly other Swedish companies with 3 to 4 years group and Swedish children
tentative SBC Christmas Event Saturday
Thursday

13th December

Term ending party Christmas party. More detailed program will follow closer to the date.
JANUARY 2019
Thursday

10th January

Laughter Day Laugh out loud! We will be planning variety of activities to do together.
Wednesday/Thursday 29th/30th January Morning Tea Party         8:30-10:30 Dressed to the teeth! We will enjoy the morning together in the garden while drinking tea and eating children’s baking’s. More detailed invitation will follow closer to the date.
FEBRUARY 2019
Wednesday 14th February Valentine’s Day Disco Party!
Thursday 21st February Mother Language Day Sing along in different languages.
MARCH 2019
Wednesday 6th March Flea Market Let’s trade to its best. All, parents and teachers, will be requested to bring used materials from home in order to exchange with each other, for example books, clothes, learning materials etc.
Thursday 14th March Art Attack We will be celebrating colors in different styles of painting. Daddy’s old T-shirt will be quite useful this day!
Thursday 24th March Mother’s Day Mother’s Day Workshop in Atelier.
APRIL 2019
Monday

8th April

Sports Day Different Sport Stations will be set for variety of experiences.
Sunday 14th to Thursday 18th Book Fair Week Book Display for a week.
Monday

22nd April

Mother Earth Day We will be showing our Green thumbs by Growing plants.
Monday

29th April

The Day of Tales Children can Dress-up from home in their favorite book character.
MAY 2019
The whole Month of May Children’s Month! Celebrate Children’s uniqueness, interests and choices. Focus and highlight on Child’s own influence. Campaign: a NO free month, we are all challenged not touse the word NO.
JUNE 2019
Sunday 2nd to Thursday 13th June Parent/teacher meetings 8:00AM to 9:00AM There will be a schedule for every classroom for parents to sign up for a 20 min meeting with your teacher.
Wednesday 12th June Pizza Day We will bake our own Pizzas!
Wednesday 19th June Graduation At Hartland International School for all children who will start school.
Thursday 20th June Father’s Day Workshop in Atelier.
Thursday 4th July End of Term End of term party. More detailed program will follow closer to the date.