News - Features

'The magic of awe and wonder never runs out at the seaside' says Beach School founder

Melissa McAlees, News Editor (27-Feb-17)

Jumping over waves, paddling in coves, living out desert island fantasies, toasting marshmallows and simply feeling the mud and sand between their toes are just some of the exciting adventures young children get to experience during.....

Our goldfish went 'on holiday': Should children get lessons on death?

Angeline Albert, News Editor (27-Feb-17)

When a three-year-old girl’s pet goldfish died, it was replaced with another fish, no questions asked. When the second fish suffered the same fate, it was substituted with a third fish. Unfortunately, that died too. Sometime.....

Early years language tutor with a 'Spanish soul' teaches 'the tour guides of the future'

Charley Walker, News Editor (16-Feb-17)

Young children are said to be ‘geniuses’ when it comes to learning languages. Babies can discriminate between the sounds of different languages, something which monolingual adults cannot do, making it easier for young children to.....

Nursery review ratings now showing in Google search results

Sue Learner, Editor (03-Feb-17)

Parents looking for a nursery in Google search results, can now see at a glance, a nursery’s rating and how many reviews it has. Leaving your child in someone else’s care can be extremely hard for parents.....

Mum drives 44 miles so her son can attend UK's first zoo nursery

Sue Learner, Editor (02-Feb-17)

A mum has revealed she drives 44 miles a day so her son Jake can attend the Nature Nursery at Marwell Zoo, where the day includes visiting the tigers, learning about snow leopards and exploring the South Downs. The.....

A day in the life of a Makaton teacher

Melissa McAlees, News Editor (01-Feb-17)

"When I ask myself the question, 'What is it like being a Makaton teacher?' I immediately think it is a profession that allows you to be creative, and work with a variety of different individuals. Each day brings with it a new beginning,.....