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Routine and free play

Just like at home, it is very important that children and staff stick to a routine every day here at nursery. Although staff in each room are in charge of their own weekly planning, each room has to follow the nursery routine and follow policies and procedures regarding nappy changes and sleep time. We believe children learn best when they …

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Keeping children safe online and offline

We have seen a lot of posts circulating social media this past week regarding the ‘Momo challenge’ and it has prompted us to think about children’s safety online and offline. We are aware that increasingly younger children are using and becoming fond of apps like Youtube and Youtube Kids. Although we put a huge emphasis on screen time and try …

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30 hours deadline for April is fast approaching

Did you know if you have a 3 or 4 year old you may be entitled to 30 hours childcare? The deadline to apply for the next term (April) is Thursday 28th February so don’t delay checking your eligibility. To check your eligibility for 30 hours childcare and to apply, click here The government also run a lot of different …

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Supporting children’s mental health

This week is Children’s Mental Health Week and we thought we’d share some of our thoughts with you. When we talk about being healthy, the first thing that comes to mind is our physical health, do we exercise enough? Do we drink enough water? Do we have a nutritious and well balanced diet? But what about our mental well being? …

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Celebrating Chinese New Year

Tomorrow is Chinese New Year and we’re getting involved at nursery. We are going to be spending the day food tasting traditional Chinese foods, learning more about the culture surrounding Chinese New Year and taking part in lots of fun craft activities, like making our very own lanterns. We traditionally celebrate New Years on the 1st of January but in …

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Our plans for 2019

As we are starting a new term, as well as a New Year, we think now is a good time to share some of our plans for 2019 with you. We have had a busy 2018 but we have already set some of our New Year goals. Some of them we started last year or at least set the plans …

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Winter bucket list

Perfect for the whole family The cold weather is in full force and given that we may have some snowfall sooner or later we have decided to put together our very own Winter bucket list designed to help make these dreaded winter months fun for all the family. From movie nights, to snowman building competitions and winter fashion shows, you’ll find …

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Places to celebrate Guy Fawkes Night 2018

Bonfire night is just around the corner, let the fireworks, sparklers, bonfires and fun family times commence. If you are looking for family friendly places to visit to see the spectacular explosions then you’re in the right place. We have compiled a list of events happening in Wolverhampton and Walsall on, or around the 5th November.  Bonfire night in the …

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