10. October 2018 · Comments Off on Halloween Special Forest School – Thurs 25th Oct for 8-11 year olds on the Land at Iona School · Categories: Forest School, Independent schools Nottingham, Nature, Play, The Land at Iona School

Dear parents and friends of Iona,

It’s that time of the year again!

Pumpkins, fires and spooky stories on the land for children aged 8 – 11 on the 25th October 2018. See the poster below and attached for details.

Please share with families from outside Iona, everybody welcome!

Best wishes, Raquel and Lauren

20. September 2018 · Comments Off on The Iona Nursery, Sneinton, Nottingham require a Deputy Nursery Manager · Categories: Independent schools Nottingham, Iona Day Nursery, Pikler, Play, Primary schools Nottingham, Vacancies

The Iona Nursery, Sneinton, Nottingham require a Deputy Nursery Manager

We are a warm, Steiner principled, friendly nursery and require a level 3 who has worked for a minimum of one year post qualification.

You will be open, warm and efficient, committed to providing the highest level of childcare and understanding the importance of team working, both as a leader and team player.

The post does involve admin work, so you need to be used to working with Word, Excel and email, with a good level of literacy and numeracy.

Ideally practical experience of Steiner Principles would be welcome (or a willingness to learn) in order to assist the manager in the aims and ethos of the nursery.

We are committed to safeguarding children and would expect each applicant to share our high standards

Any job offers are subject to two good work references and an enhanced clean DBS, pay exceeds the national living wage.

Please email fiona@theionaschool.org.uk for an application pack, we will only accept a completed application form, CVs are not acceptable.

Closing date 8am 5th October

18. September 2018 · Comments Off on Little Hedgehogs – Outdoor Parent & Child Group at Iona School – every Thursday · Categories: Family events Nottingham, Forest School, Independent schools Nottingham, Nature, Parent Toddler Group, Play, The Land at Iona School

Little Hedgehogs

Outdoor Parent and Child Group

on The Land at the Iona School

310 Sneinton Dale, Nottingham NG3 7DN

Thursdays term time 9.00am – 11.30am

(no admittance after 9.30am)

£4 per session, for children up to 4 years old.

Children can connect to nature and experience the seasons amongst the woodland and fruit trees. The morning has a gentle rhythm of free play, seasonal songs and a healthy snack time.

Please bring fruit to share, waterproofs, wellies and dress for the weather.

 To book a place please contact nicola.littlehedgehogs@gmail.com

17. May 2018 · Comments Off on Parent Toddler Groups at Iona School · Categories: Forest School, Nature, Parent Toddler Group, Play

Parent Toddler Groups at Iona School are a wonderful way to experience a peaceful, unhurried and welcoming environment in which your child can socialise and explore. Drop-in to the Tuesday sessions (term time) or why not try the new ‘Little Hedgehogs’ outdoor Parent Toddler group on Thursdays-more details below.

25. April 2018 · Comments Off on ‘Little Hedgehogs’ – Outdoor Parent and Child Group at the Iona School · Categories: Forest School, Independent schools Nottingham, Nature, Parent Toddler Group, Play, The Land at Iona School

‘Little Hedgehogs’

Outdoor Parent and Child Group

at the Iona School

310 Sneinton Dale, Nottingham NG3 7DN

ww.theionaschool.org.uk

 

Thursdays term time 9.00am – 11.45am

(no admittance after 9.30am)

£4/3.25 conc.

For children up to 3 and a half years old.

 

Join us for a gentle, unhurried walk through the Iona land with time to explore and play.

Children can connect to nature and experience the seasons amongst the woodland and

fruit trees.

 

 The morning has a gentle rhythm of free play, seasonal songs and a healthy snack time.

 

Please bring waterproofs, wellies and

dress for the weather.

 

Book a place: parenttoddler@theionaschool.org.uk

 

 

03. February 2017 · Comments Off on Job vacancy: Parent and Toddler Group Leader Vacancy · Categories: Family events Nottingham, Independent schools Nottingham, Parent Toddler Group, Play, Steiner education, Vacancies

Parent  and Toddler Group Leader Vacancy

We are looking for an efficient and enthusiastic Parent Toddler Group Leader.

You will be working directly with parents and children supporting them in their journey and will be representing the school and its ingrained ethos.

You will be capable of promoting Steiner education and ethos in the best possible way and be happy to undertake further training in your role.

We would like you to have experience in Steiner education and childcare or at least a great openness to learn. You will need to be capable and organised, used to carrying out basic administration techniques, adhering to company policies and be able to show flexibility and proactivity in your role.

The group runs each Tuesday and Wednesday during term time (37 weeks a year) and is open from 9.00am-11.45am. We may over the next few years increase these days dependant on demand.

The Iona School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Any offers of employment will be subject to two good employers’ references and a clean enhanced DBS check.

For an application form and job description/person specification please email fiona@theionaschool.org.uk

Closing date 20th February 2017

12. January 2017 · Comments Off on Forest School sessions at Iona School! · Categories: Forest School, Independent schools Nottingham, Nature, Play, Primary schools Nottingham, The Land at Iona School

Dear parents and friends of Iona,

A new year has started, and it brings new exciting Forest School activities with it!

This half term, one long session for each group from 10.30 to 14.30:

– Sunday 22nd January, for 5-7 year olds.

– Saturday 4th February, for 8-11 year olds.

And with the longer (and hopefully warmer) days after the half term holidays, we will start again the weekly sessions:

– Tuesdays for 5-7 year olds.

– Thursdays for 8-11 year olds.

Check the posters (below) for more information and feel free to share them with anyone interested, these sessions are open to children from outside the Iona school too.

See you soon,

Raquel and Lauren

Bookings: lauren@intothewildwood.co.uk

12. September 2016 · Comments Off on Forest School starting tomorrow on Iona’s Land · Categories: Forest School, Independent schools Nottingham, Nature, Play, Primary schools Nottingham, The Land at Iona School

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21. July 2016 · Comments Off on Sponsored run for Umunandi on Iona School’s Land! · Categories: Independent schools Nottingham, Nature, Play, Primary schools Nottingham, The Land at Iona School

Class 2/3 children ran 1 mile at school today to raise money for Umunandi. They did amazingly well and were beautifully supported by the rest of the class.

Well done everyone!!!!! We are all proud of you.

UMUNANDI -‘friends’ is Iona School’s chosen charity.

Iona School has made a commitment to sponsoring two boys, Daniel and Malpalo, at the Green Park School in Zambia, Africa for the rest of their school life.