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26 th September 2016
Children aged four to ten are consuming twice as much sugar as they should, while older children have three times the recommended daily amount, a major survey has revealed. You can be assured that your child is receiving well balanced meals at our Day Nursery in Cheshire and all our meals are freshly prepared on site. According to the National...
5 th September 2016
Pre-school children are showing increasing signs of being unhappy with their body image and appearance, a new survey has revealed.  Our Liverpool Day Nursery encourages good, positive thoughts about the way children feel about themselves. According to the Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years (PACEY), almost a third of childcare...
22 nd August 2016
The Early Years Foundation Stage Profile (EYFSP), which was due to become non-statutory from September 2016, will continue to be mandatory for the 2016-2017 academic year. Our Day Nursery in Cheshire complies with the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework (EYFS). This is a government guideline which practitioners follow to make sure that we are...
8 th August 2016
It is remarkable how in the space of less than ten years, touch screen devices have become the norm in the majority of households in the UK. Tablets are now outselling laptops and Ofcom revealed that in 2014, 11 per cent of three to four-year-olds in the UK owned a tablet. Yet it is an area where parents and childcare workers are having to operate...
27 th July 2016
The start of a new school term is always exciting, but the transition from nursery to primary school can be both daunting and overwhelming for young children, and although every parent wants their child to settle, they are often unaware how they can support them. Children aged between 30-50 months and 40-60 months are expected to achieve a range...
12 th July 2016
Researchers are calling for outdoor learning to be included in the national curriculum after a report found it is in decline, despite evidence of its effectiveness.  And here at our Cheshire Day Nursery we have excellent outdoor facilities for our children which we utilise most days of the week to encourage children to enjoy being outside. The...
28 th June 2016
To keep children occupied, a third of working parents will take annual leave from work, whilst 11 per cent will take unpaid leave, costing an additional £309 in lost income. Shane Forster, Voucherbox UK country manager, said: “The costs of looking after children over half-term have rocketed and many parents are feeling the pinch. Of course whilst...
15 th June 2016
Nurseries have been told not to ‘underestimate the Government’s commitment to the sector' by childcare minister Sam Gyimah, who said the whole issue of underfunding is a ‘myth’. The statement angered some at the Pre-School Learning Alliance conference where Mr Gyimah made a keynote speech. This was exacerbated when he left straight after his...
25 th May 2016
A new report has revealed that one third of children feel anxious about attending sleepovers because they wet the bed, while almost half of parents (46 per cent) reveal their child is still wetting the bed when they start school.  Our Day Nursery in Cheshire will assist your child with their potty training and help make the transition to school as...
11 th May 2016
If you have a young family, you may right now be stuck in the middle of a bewildering maze. You're aware that somewhere out there is childcare support from the government - but exactly what, that is clear as mud. Well, don't worry - you're not alone. Now the government's own advisers have released a survey today that suggests many people are "in...

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