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Join our Open Day

We will be holding a open day on Saturday 4th march 2017 from 10.00am – 2.00pm to celebrate our 10year anniversary. We will be having lots of messy activities set out for parents and children to try including playdough, painting, sand and water play and many more. there will be other activities during the day including face painting. We will be offering a discount for all on
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World Book Day

Birchwood Private Day Nursery will be celebrating World Book Day on Thursday 2nd March 2017. Please join in the celebrations by dressing up as your favourite story book character and bringing along your favourite book to share at a special story time.

Is it 10 years already?

On 22nd February 2017, we will be celebrating 10 years. We would like to say a big thank you to all parents, past and present, for their continuous support during the last 10 years.

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