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Flexible funded sessions

Birchwood Private Day Nursery is now offering more flexible funded hour sessions. These sessions are: 9am – 3pm 9am – 12pm 1pm – 4pm For more information, please contact us.

New creative range of Early Years Foundation Stage resources launched

Earlyarts, which creates art related teaching materials for early years settings, has launched a new range of resources with the aim to bring the EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage) to life. Based on research which asserts that good quality arts experience can impact on early brain development, Earlyarts has combined its knowledge from 10 years in the sector with input from skilled artist and
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Active play is crucial to childhood development, say childcare experts

An independent group of leading experts in child nutrition and development has issued a set of top tips to help nursery staff and parents encourage young children to take part in more physical activity. The Infant & Toddler Forum (ITF), has launched its first Activity Factsheet showing ways that physical activity can be integrated into everyday life. The Infant & Toddler Forum is a
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Children and families benefit from high quality nurseries

Purnima Tanuku OBE, NDNA Chief Executive, said: “NDNA believes children should benefit from the highest-quality early education and childcare.” “International evidence has proven that children who attend childcare such as a nurseries gain an advantage in all areas of development. Long-term studies of a large sample of children, such as those carried out by Professor Kathy Sylva, have found children attending early education experience
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Standard Check list

All items in the check list should be provided at all times to ensure your child is given the best care and is able to join in with all activities. Nappies Wipes Spare change of clothes Nappy cream Formula milk Bottles Sun cream Sun hats Wellington boots Coats Comforters ie. dummy Prescribed Calpol