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Snowflake Appeal recruits day nursery group

Richard Howard, News Editor (31-Oct-14) article from 'News' section

A dedication to building better lives for children has led to day nursery provider Kiddi Caru and national family support charity Home-Start UK striking up a long-term partnership. First on the agenda is..... read full article

Parents confess to feeling jealous over children’s emotional bond with nursery practitioners

Sue Learner, News Editor (30-Oct-14) article from 'Features' section

A charity is calling for nurseries to educate parents on the importance of childcare practitioners forming a strong bond with their child. Some parents admit to feeling jealous of the strong, emotional bond..... read full article

Working with children inspires nursery worker to become a storyteller

Richard Howard, News Editor (30-Oct-14) article from 'News' section

Pre-school children in Chichester have been enjoying a new addition to their literature resources, after Co-operative Childcare employee Natasha Knowles was inspired by her interaction with one young child to write her own. Ms..... read full article

Parties commit to placing low literacy concerns at the top of political agendas

Richard Howard, News Editor (29-Oct-14) article from 'News' section

Charity coalition The National Literacy Forum has today announced a cross-party commitment from the UK’s three leading political parties to adopt its ‘Vision for Literacy’ and tackle the UK’s growing literacy gap. The..... read full article

Pilot helpline aims to protect children during parental separation

Richard Howard, News Editor (28-Oct-14) article from 'News' section

A more stress-free out of court settlement process is being piloted by family advisory and support service Cafcass, in the shape of a new support helpline designed to lessen the impact of traumatic times on young children. Announced..... read full article

£3.9m investment sees Happy Days embark on South West expansion

Richard Howard, News Editor (28-Oct-14) article from 'News' section

Staff recruitment is under way at a new 100-place Bristol day nursery, as Devon and Cornwall based provider Happy Days South West Ltd expands to more parts of the South West. Located at Almondsbury Business Centre, in the Bradley Stoke area..... read full article

Birmingham day nursery renovation makes the most of outdoor space

Richard Howard, News Editor (27-Oct-14) article from 'News' section

Teachers at the inner-city located St Michael’s Nursery are delighted with the results of an outdoor play renovation, designed to make the most of space previously felt to be ‘uninspiring’. Having worked with outdoor specialists..... read full article

Nurseries to receive up to £300 extra funding for the most disadvantaged three and four-year-olds

Julia Corbett, News Editor (23-Oct-14) article from 'News' section

The Government has outlined extra funding aimed at preventing children from the poorest families falling behind their peers before they have even started school. As part of the early years pupil premium, nurseries, schools and..... read full article

Few mothers helped into work by free three-year-old childcare places scheme

Julia Corbett, News Editor (22-Oct-14) article from 'News' section

The number of parents helped back into work by the free childcare places for three-year-olds scheme has been minimal, a report by the Institute for Fiscal Studies has found. Estimates suggest only 12,000 mothers have been helped..... read full article

National Children’s hour launched as country’s clocks go back

Julia Corbett, News Editor (22-Oct-14) article from 'News' section

A charity event encouraging parents to spend more time with their children will launch this Sunday to coincide with the clocks going back an hour, marking the end of British summer time. The first National Children’s Hour event..... read full article

New childcare minister says school-led nurseries will be at heart of Government education plan

Julia Corbett, News Editor (21-Oct-14) article from 'News Analysis' section

Childcare and Education minister Sam Gyimah has outlined his plans to create greater partnerships between schools and private, voluntary and independent (PVI) providers to improve early years education in the childcare sector. In..... read full article

State of the Nation report advises Government to reset ambitions or risk rise in poverty

Julia Corbett, News Editor (21-Oct-14) article from 'News' section

The Government has been urged to focus on making all young children school ready by 2025 in the State of the Nation report on child poverty and social mobility in the UK. The report has been created by a government-formed commission..... read full article

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Upcoming Day Nursery Exhibitions & Conferences

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Early Years Information & Networking Event

Date: Thursday 06 Nov 2014   Location: Dunkenhalgh Hotel, Clayton le Woods, Blackburn. BB5 5JP
Organiser: Bamboo Childcare   Contact: 0844 822 5727   more details   website

Level 3 Paediatric Emergency First Aid at Work

Date: Tuesday 25 Nov 2014   Location: Coalville, Leicestershire
Organiser: HDP Education Solutions Ltd   Contact: 01530 939115   more details   website

Level 3 Paediatric First Aid at Work Course

Date: Wednesday 26 Nov 2014 – Thursday 27 Nov 2014   Location: Coalville, Leicestershire
Organiser: HDP Education Solutions Ltd   Contact: 01530 839115   more details   website

Upcoming Day Nursery Awards

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Upcoming Day Nursery Events & Open Days

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Livingston Nursery Baby Group

Date: Friday 08 Aug 2014 – Friday 07 Aug 2015
Organiser: Livingston Nursery   Contact: 0800 085 4074   more details   website

Baby Massage

Date: Monday 29 Sep 2014 – Monday 03 Nov 2014
Organiser: Happy Days Nursery - Liskeard   Contact: 01579 348 670   more details   website

Baby Massage

Date: Wednesday 01 Oct 2014 – Tuesday 25 Nov 2014
Organiser: Happy Days Nursery - St Minver   Contact: 01208 869 693   more details   website

Baby Massage

Date: Monday 06 Oct 2014 – Monday 10 Nov 2014
Organiser: Happy Days Nursery - Penair   Contact: 01872 264 568   more details   website

Open Day

Date: Tuesday 28 Oct 2014 – Saturday 08 Nov 2014
Organiser: Shooting Stars Nurseries at Hinckley   more details

Celebrating Bonfire Night

Date: Monday 03 Nov 2014 – Friday 07 Nov 2014
Organiser: Cherubs Ladybrook   more details