Day Nursery & Nursery School News

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TV presenter to play ukulele to promote healthy eating at Childcare Expo

Sue Learner (23-May-18)

Actor Ben Faulks best known for his role as Mr Bloom in the CBeebies TV series Mr Bloom’s Nursery, will be teaching parents and practitioners how to play ‘The Healthy Eating Song’ on the ukulele at this year’s Childcare Expo. The.....

Nursery kids star in TV show 'The Toddlers Who Took On Dementia'

Angeline Albert (23-May-18)

Three and four-year-olds are central to an investigation into whether toddlers can help older people with dementia, as the stars of a new BBC documentary broadcast tonight. The Toddlers Who Took On Dementia,.....

'Mindless' beheading of Meghan and Harry dolls outrages nursery

Angeline Albert (22-May-18)

Hours after the royal wedding of Harry and Meghan, a pair of dolls cast in the image of the loved up couple were brutally beheaded outside a Doncaster nursery. Off with their heads The.....

70-year-old midwife hailed an 'NHS Hero' for delivering babies on lifeboats

Melissa McAlees (22-May-18)

Delivering babies on lifeboats in the early hours of the morning are all in a day’s work for 70-year-old Betty MacIntyre, who has delivered hundreds of babies in extreme circumstances for 50 years. The NHS.....

Carlisle nursery owner opens English-speaking franchise in China

Angeline Albert (21-May-18)

The owners of the Carlisle-based Stone Eden Nursery have opened their first international franchise in China. David and Jennifer Farrell who own Stone Eden Nursery, which is registered to care for 350 children,.....

Parents raise over £500 for nursery play area destroyed by arsonists

Sue Learner (18-May-18)

Parents raised over £500 in just a few hours for a new play area at a nursery in the West Midlands, after arsonists broke into the garden and set fire to the shed. Kelly Shaw, owner of Little Explorers Day.....

Parenting app has 'positive effects' on pre-schoolers' cognitive development

Sue Learner (16-May-18)

An app for parents and carers of pre-school children has ‘positive effects’ on children’s concentration levels, determination and their ability to make their own decisions, according to academics. A study.....

George Ezra: Reading CBeebies Bedtime Story 'right up there with Glastonbury'

Sue Learner (15-May-18)

Singer-songwriter George Ezra is following in the footsteps of music legends, Elton John and Dolly Parton, by reading a CBeebies Bedtime Story. George, who will be reading the story ‘Here Comes the Sun’.....

Three-year-old girl curious about science performs experiments on YouTube

Melissa McAlees (09-May-18)

Meet Freya Mason, a three-year-old girl who has shunned toys in favour of conducting science experiments. The pre-schooler, who lives in Leicestershire, presents her experiments to more than one thousand.....

Mental health funding extended for new mums

Michaela Chirgwin (08-May-18)

NHS England has announced it is to roll out the second wave of its perinatal mental health scheme, earmarking £23m for the delivery of specialist mental health community services for pregnant women and new mums. This.....

Nursery children wish Princess Charlotte Happy 3rd Birthday

Angeline Albert (03-May-18)

Princess Charlotte has turned three-years-old and as a full-time pupil at Willcocks Nursery School, she spent her birthday on 2 May at the West London childcare setting - where she was serenaded by pre-schoolers......

Kids Planet Day Nurseries buys its 25th nursery

Angeline Albert (03-May-18)

Nursery group Kids Planet Day Nurseries, which runs 24 nurseries in the North West, has purchased Childsplay of Liverpool in Merseyside. https://www.daynurseries.co.uk/day_nursery_search_results.cfm/searchgroup/65432196946|Kids.....

Busy Bees buys up Australian nursery group

Angeline Albert (01-May-18)

Busy Bees, the UK’s largest nursery group, is acquiring the Australian nursery operator Foundation Early Learning in a bid to grow its presence in the Australian childcare market. In a deal expected to be.....

Police called to keep peace as staff collect P45s at shutdown nursery

Angeline Albert (01-May-18)

Police had to be called to keep the peace outside a nursery, as staff and parents gathered in its car park, after Ofsted ordered its shutdown. Officers said they attended Claire's Little Robins nursery in.....

Sir Elton John to read bedtime story on CBeebies

Michaela Chirgwin (26-Apr-18)

Sir Elton John is the latest celebrity to read a bedtime story on CBeebies, the BBC has announced. The famous musician will read “The Dog Detectives: Lost in London” by Fin and Zoa, and illustrated by Monika.....

Royal baby: Princess Charlotte warned that new siblings 'cry all night'

Angeline Albert (24-Apr-18)

Pre-schooler Princess Charlotte was all smiles as she waved to the press waiting outside St Mary's Hospital where her baby brother was born. But how will she deal with her new sibling stealing the limelight from her? Children and.....

Millie's Mark extended to pre-schools and childminders in England

Melissa McAlees (20-Apr-18)

Pre-schools, nursery schools and childminders in England are now able to achieve Millie’s Mark - the accreditation for excellence in paediatric first aid. Millie’s Mark is named after Millie Thompson, who.....

Government told to scrap business rates for 'struggling' nurseries

Melissa McAlees (19-Apr-18)

Small childcare providers are struggling to make ends meet, with some considering closing their doors for good, a new report has revealed. The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) is urging the Government.....

Kids Planet nursery chain to double portfolio with £6.5m investment

Melissa McAlees (17-Apr-18)

Nursery group Kids Planet has revealed plans to double the number of nurseries in the next five years. The family-owned chain run 23 sites across Greater Manchester, including new additions in Stockport.....

Nursery group leads way in closing gender pay gap

Melissa McAlees (16-Apr-18)

Female employees at Childbase Partnership are paid on average 1.1 per cent more than their male counterparts, new data suggests. The employee-owned company, which operates 41 day nurseries, is bucking the.....

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