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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...
3 rd May 2016
Every week over 10,000 unsold comics and magazines are returned from shops and sent off to be pulped. Instead of this, a national waste and recycling company has called for them to be redistributed to hospitals and charities. According to BusinessWaste.co.uk, there's a particular problem with comics for children which have free gifts attached to...
25 th April 2016
Parents who use controlling feeding practices with their children, such as using food as a reward or a treat, could be unintentionally teaching their children to rely on food to deal with their emotions. According to a study conducted at Loughborough and Birmingham University, these children may then be more likely to ‘emotionally eat’ later in...
18 th April 2016
Parents on Universal Credit (UC) are set to benefit from more support with their childcare costs from today, making it easier to start work or take on more hours.   The Department for Work and Pensions has announced that parents on UC will now be able to claim back 85 per cent of their childcare costs when they move into work, which means that a...
29 th March 2016
Our Spring Nursery Education Grant here in our Cheshire Day Nursery has finished for this term. Our new term will start on Monday 18th April and will run for an 11 week period. If your child is eligible for this terms grant you will be notified from the Management team, you will receive your entitlement through free funded hours, or a reduction on...
14 th March 2016
Our Cheshire Day Nursery will be introducing our spring menus as from this week. Our menus are all carefully selected ensuring that we offer a wide range of nutritious meals. We cater for all children with both dietary and religious requirements with a full view of our menus displayed in our reception areas. 

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