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Democratic nursery lets children vote on when to sleep and who changes their nappies
Democratic nursery lets children vote on when to sleep and who changes their nappies
Children in the future will rule the world, so why not let them run it now? That’s the theory behind Germany’s first certified ‘democratic’ nursery, which lets children sleep whenever they want, paint where they want and determine who changes their nappies. At the... Read more
 
daynurseries.co.uk helps nurseries tackle childcare recruitment problems
Good staff who are enthused about the early years are crucial for any nursery, yet finding them can be a real challenge. Now daynurseries.co.uk has come up with an innovative way of helping nurseries find the right staff with its new CV Search tool. Nursery owners... Read more
 
Nurseries call first day of 30 hours 'free' childcare a 'policy in chaos'
On the day the Government launches its 30 hours ‘free’ childcare scheme, childcare practitioners are warning they will be forced to charge parents to top up the Government’s underfunding of the scheme. From last Friday, working parents of three and four-year-olds will be... Read more
 
UK childhood vaccination rates amongst highest in world because parents 'trust NHS'
In many parts of Europe and the United States a growing number of parents are not immunising their children and scientists are warning that this is leading to a rise in dangerous outbreaks of diseases such as measles. Diseases which are now extinct in the UK, such as... Read more
 
Nursery opens in care home giving residents a 'new lease of life'
Nursery opens in care home giving residents a 'new lease of life'
The recent Channel 4 experiment ‘Old People’s Home for Four Year Olds’, which saw a group of four-year-olds ‘move in’ to a retirement village for six weeks, has proved that children really can give older people a ‘new lease of life’ and prompted researchers to ask 'why... Read more
 
Child's death in Grenfell Tower sees nursery children act out fire play
A child’s death in Grenfell Tower has led to her nursery classmates 'acting out fire play' to try to cope with the tragedy. Little Amaya Tuccu was three-years-old when she died on 14 June in the with her parents but many children in the local area are still... Read more
 
Milestone for Millie's Mark: 100th nursery achieves 'gold standard' in paediatric first aid
A nursery in Stoke-on-Trent has become the 100th setting to achieve Millie’s Mark, the accreditation for excellence in paediatric first aid for early years. The founders of Millie’s Trust, Dan and Joanne Thompson, celebrated the achievement with children and staff at... Read more
 
Scottish Government under pressure to abolish business rates for struggling nurseries
Business rates should be removed for nurseries in Scotland to support childcare provision, according to a Government think-tank. The Barclay Review on Business Rates has responded to a petition handed in by the National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA), which found... Read more
 
Almost 9,000 Canadian nursery places bought by Busy Bees
Childcare giant Busy Bees has purchased the Canadian nursery group BrightPath - pushing up its pre-school portfolio to 482 nurseries in the UK, Canada, Singapore and Malaysia. Canada’s private childcare provider BrightPath, has 8,950 childcare places in 78... Read more
 
Childcare show to explore if Prevent Duty is stopping superhero play in UK's nurseries
Practitioners at this year’s Childcare Expo Midlands will be able to listen to the latest ideas and thinking on risk-taking, outdoor play and toy weapons, shaping early years practice in the UK. Fears that superhero play and toy guns incite violence and aggression in... Read more
 
Four-year-old returns to nursery after life-saving bone marrow transplant
Four-year-old returns to nursery after life-saving bone marrow transplant
A brave four-year-old has returned to nursery for the first time since undergoing a life-saving bone marrow transplant. Ava Stark, who attends Noah's Ark Private Nursery Ltd in Lochgelly, Fife, had a vital stem cell transplant in December after a donor appeal saw more... Read more
Jobs & Recruitment
A nursery chef is 'better than being a pastry chef': 'I've more creative freedom'
Natasha Carroll is used to crafting sugary delights and wowing diners with her lemon tart as a pastry chef at the Daresbury Hotel but after climbing the culinary ladder for 10 years, she has no regrets about leaving to cook in a nursery. The envy of jealous parents... Read more
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816 Jobs Currently Listed
Job Roles # Jobs % Jobs
Manager 37 4.53%
Deputy Manager / Assistant Manager 33 4.04%
Area / Regional Manager 4 0.49%
Room Leader / Team Leader 135 16.54%
Nursery Teacher / Early Years Teacher 39 4.78%
Nursery Teaching Assistant 2 0.25%
Nursery Nurse / Early Years Practitioner 433 53.06%
Nursery Assistant / Early Years Assistant 70 8.58%
Bank Nursery Nurse 13 1.59%
Lunch Time Assistant 7 0.86%
Cook / Chef 20 2.45%
Kitchen Assistant / Catering Assistant 12 1.47%
Housekeeper / Cleaner 3 0.37%
Administrator 2 0.25%
Finance / Accountant / Bookkeeper 4 0.49%
Other 2 0.25%
Upcoming Featured Exhibitions, Conferences & Award Presentations
Childcare Expo Midlands 2017
Date: 29 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
Location: Ricoh Arena, Coventry
Early Years Scotland Conference 2017
Date: 30 Sep 2017
Location: Glasgow Hilton Hotel
EYFS Conference 2017
Date: 01 Dec 2017
Location: London
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10 Most Read News Articles of the Month
1 Nurseries determined to limit 'free' places and charge parents for extras
2 HMRC boss left 'red-faced' after admitting '30-hours' website failure
3 New baby box for every Scottish newborn
4 Ofsted stops 'inadequate' Learndirect from training childcare apprentices
5 Summer brings nursery graduations for children as young as three
6 Child's death in Grenfell Tower sees nursery children act out fire play
7 Mum and dad's childcare struggles 'ruin' one in five relationships
8 Doctors buy up nurseries after diagnosing financial health in market
9 Almost 9,000 Canadian nursery places bought by Busy Bees
10 Four-year-old returns to nursery after life-saving bone marrow transplant
 
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