For Children in Need day staff and children dressed in spots. A collection was taken which has now been passed to Children in Need

The children at nursery have been thinking about soldiers. They made this picture when they were thinking about them.

See the NHS website for tips and ideas on ways to quit smoking and improve the health of all your family.

The PreSchool Learning Alliance has a useful website called Family Corner. It has some tips and ideas for parenting including some articles designed to help with common problems as well as some play and activity ideas.

Free 'flu jabs are available for some children. Check here to see if your child qualifies and how to get the vaccination.

The site entitledto has a calculator to help you work out if you are getting the right benefits or what might happen if things change. It is free and totally anonymous to use.