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Award Winning Children’s Cooking & Nutrition Education!

On Saturday 25th November 2023 we we’re very proud to win the Nursery Management Today award for Children’s Cooking & Nutrition Education at the ExCel Arena in London. We were nominated for four categories in total, including: Nursery Practitioner (Shaun) Indoor Learning Environment Forest School Food and nutrition is so important to us at The […]

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The problem with ‘free’ childcare

The Early Years Alliance recently published a very informative and interactive guide which perfectly explains the current situation childcare providers are in with regards to Early Years funding and ‘Free’ child places. It’s a common misconception that the amount the Government gives to childcare providers enables them to offer the places for free. Each county […]

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Nursery guide to infectious diseases

Winter is once again quickly approaching and the instances of cold and flu, among other seasonal childhood infections is slowly on the rise. We have put together this guide for infectious diseases and an easy reference for you to follow to determine yourself if your child should be kept away from nursery.  We have referenced […]

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Finalists in the NMT Awards 2023

We are very excited to announce that we are finalists in the 2023 Nursery Management Today Awards.  In four exciting categories: Kids’ Cooking and Nutrition Education Practitioner of the Year (Shaun Preston) Nursery Indoor Learning Environment Forest School We’ve been finalists before in some of these categories so we’re hoping that this time we’ll be […]

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Finalists in the Nursery World Awards 2023

We are excited to announce that we are finalists in the Nursery World Awards 2023. In three exciting categories: Eco Friendly Nursery Award Health & Well-being Award Pre-School of the Year Award These categories are very special to us as we are passionate about the outdoor and well-being at our nursery. Pre-School have been instrumental […]

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