Day Nursery & Nursery School News

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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.....

Children's Minister says more Welsh areas will pilot 30 hours childcare offer

Angeline Albert (12-Apr-18)

Welsh Children’s minister Huw Irranca-Davies has announced the ‘free’ 30 hours a week childcare offer is to be piloted in more areas across Wales, before being rolled out to the entire country by September 2020. Mr.....

Bambinos is first UK nursery group sold to a Chinese investor

Angeline Albert (10-Apr-18)

Bambinos Day Nursery group, which runs four nurseries in Plymouth, has been sold to JiaYi Education – making it the first nursery business in the UK to be bought by a Chinese investor. The https://www.daynurseries.co.uk/day_nursery_search_results.cfm/searchgroup/56152015BAMA|Bambinos.....

Yellow Dot nurseries bought by Bright Horizons

Angeline Albert (09-Apr-18)

Twelve nurseries in Hampshire operated by Yellow Dot Holdings Ltd have been sold to childcare giant Bright Horizons Family Solutions. The acquisition of the Yellow Dot nursery group, which offers 794 childcare.....

Parents warned to be vigilant after boy dies of meningitis

Melissa McAlees (04-Apr-18)

Parents have been warned to be vigilant, after a three-year-old boy who attended a nursery in Lancashire, died after contracting meningitis. Hector Kirkham was taken to the Royal Lancaster Infirmary after.....

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