Nursery News & Industry Events

Stopping children from taking risks 'will leave them unable to cope with what life throws at them'

Sue Learner, Editor , 04-Sep-15 article from 'Features' section

Children are being turned into accessories with parents competing to have the ‘perfect’ high-achieving child, warns Michelle Wisbey, who runs five Montessori pre-schools in Essex and Hertfordshire. The target-driven

Pregnant women urged to have whooping cough vaccine to protect themselves and their babies

Sue Learner, Editor , 04-Sep-15 article from 'News' section

Pregnant women are being urged to have the whooping cough vaccine to protect themselves and their babies against the disease, after the latest figures showed levels of whooping cough cases are still high in England. There

Father of six launches one-stop-shop for early years sector

Sue Learner, Editor , 03-Sep-15 article from 'News' section

Father of six, Alex Meazzini, has launched a one-stop-shop for the early years sector. EYP Direct sells a whole range of products including EYFS linked resources, business stationery, furniture, books, SEN

Tips for getting children into a good sleep routine for school

Sue Learner, Editor , 03-Sep-15 article from 'News' section

Thousands of four-year-olds will have started primary school this week and with sleep being critical to their physical and mental development, it is vital that parents get their children into a good sleep routine. Children

Nursery nurse suspended after expletive-laden Facebook posts about children in her care

Melissa McAlees, News Editor , 02-Sep-15 article from 'News' section

A trainee nursery nurse has been suspended after she wrote a series of expletive Facebook posts about the children in her care. Hayley Neeson, aged 18, a trainee nursery nurse at Forgewood Nursery Centre in Scotland, took to Facebook

Link found between children's health and a lack of school nurses

Melissa McAlees, News Editor , 28-Aug-15 article from 'News' section

A report has warned of an escalating health crisis among young children due to insufficient investment in school nursing, according to the Royal College of Nursing (RCN). While health problems facing children continue to accelerate,

All babies to be offered Meningitis jab

Melissa McAlees, News Editor , 28-Aug-15 article from 'News' section

Public Health England (PHE) has approved the start of a new vaccination programme, which offers young children protection against Meningococcal group B (MenB) disease. From 1 September 2015, the MenB vaccination will be added to

Childcare Expo launches seventh show after previous successes

Melissa McAlees, News Editor , 27-Aug-15 article from 'Features' section

After six successful years, Childcare Expo 2015 will once again be bursting with ideas at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry on 25–26 September 2015. With more than 70 exhibitors in attendance at the event, visitors and early years professionals

Smoking ban linked to drop in stillbirths

Melissa McAlees, News Editor , 27-Aug-15 article from 'News' section

Stillbirths have dropped by almost eight per cent in England since the smoking ban was introduced o 1 July 2007, according to research compiled by scientists at the Universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow. The

National crisis of children's oral health addressed by pilot study

Melissa McAlees, News Editor , 26-Aug-15 article from 'News' section

Researchers at Plymouth University Peninsula School of Dentistry have received a £150,000 grant from the Medical Research Council to support a pilot study on children’s oral health, focusing on communities of social deprivation. The

Government urges childcare providers to be the first to deliver 30 free hours childcare scheme

Melissa McAlees, News Editor , 26-Aug-15 article from 'News Analysis' section

The Department for Education (DfE) has called on councils and childcare providers to come forward to be the first to deliver 30 hours free childcare in September 2016. As part of the Government’s ‘One Nation’ plan to ensure hardworking

Healthy diets could cut the risk of heart defects in babies

Melissa McAlees, News Editor , 25-Aug-15 article from 'News' section

Women who eat healthily before and during pregnancy could cut the risk of their baby developing a heart problem, researchers have found. The study, published in the Archives of Diseases in Childhood Fetal and Neonatal Edition,

Upcoming Care Sector Exhibitions & Conferences

Childcare Expo Midlands 2015

Date: Friday 25 Sep 2015 – Saturday 26 Sep 2015

Organiser: Childcare Expo

Contact: 01425 838393

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Narrowing the Gap Conference – London

Date: Thursday 08 Oct 2015

Organiser: TTS Group Ltd

Contact: 01623 726895

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Upcoming Care Sector Awards

13th National NMT Nursery Awards 2015

Date: Saturday 28 Nov 2015

Location: Hilton London Metropole Hotel

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Upcoming Care Home Events & Open Days

Yoga lessons

Date: Tuesday 01 Sep 2015 – Wednesday 30 Sep 2015

Organiser: Positive Steps Children's Day Nursery Ltd

Making bats at Norden Road

Date: Tuesday 01 Sep 2015 – Wednesday 30 Sep 2015

Organiser: Positive Steps Children's Day Nursery Ltd

Preschool class of 2014 reunion

Date: Tuesday 01 Sep 2015 – Wednesday 30 Sep 2015

Organiser: Positive Steps Children's Day Nursery Ltd

Crafty Wizards World

Date: Tuesday 01 Sep 2015 – Wednesday 30 Sep 2015

Location: Crafty Wizards World

Organiser: Crafty Wizards Pre-School

Contact: 020 8859 3725

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Coffee Mornings and Open days

Date: Tuesday 01 Sep 2015 – Wednesday 30 Sep 2015

Organiser: Positive Steps Children's Day Nursery Ltd

Contact: 01628623777

Coffee mornings and Open days

Date: Tuesday 01 Sep 2015 – Wednesday 30 Sep 2015

Organiser: Positive Steps Children's Day Nursery Ltd