There are mixed feelings of anticipation and anxiousness amongst nursery providers as we approach the launch date of the 30 hours free childcare scheme with the issue of funding being the top concern among nursery providers.  Research carried out by the National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA) has found that some nurseries are closing ahead of […]
What is 30 hours free childcare? What is 30 hours free childcare? Many working parents of 3 and 4 year old’s will be eligible to apply for the 30 hours free childcare scheme due to launch in September 2017.  The government has already run successful pilot schemes in nurseries across 12 different regions in England. […]
  By the time your little one needs to see the dentist, they may have already heard horror stories from friends about the things that take place on that oddly shaped chair – everything from drilling to the suction device and metallic equipment invading one’s sense of space and sometimes instilling a sense of fear […]
  What Does It Mean When Your Child Develops A Fixation Do you start to flinch when you hear the strains of ‘Let It Go’ ? (Maryam Kia-Keating, Yalda T Uhls, “The psychology of why little kids are completely obsessed with ‘Frozen’” The Washington Post, Jan 2015) Can you recite, word-for-word, ‘We’re Going On A Bear […]
A Personalised Page, by When we talk about an online presence, we are discussing a relatively young concept that some business owners are still hesitant to embrace.  It’s understandable, nurseries have survived before without the internet, so why should that change now? Times are changing, parents use the internet now to search for information […]
Utensils you will need: Mixing Bowl Frying Pan Sieve Measuring Jug Scales Electric Whisk   Ingredients 110g/4oz plain flour, sifted pinch of salt 2 eggs 200ml/7fl oz milk mixed with 75ml/3fl oz water Oil   Preparation method Sift the flour into a bowl, make a well in the centre and break in the egg. Add a little […]

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