All 3 and 4 year olds are entitled to free part-time education. The scheme has been up and running for several years now, but the system is often ‘tweaked’ by the government which means that there is still some confusion
We are currently interviewing for the perfect nursery practitioner to join us. These are some of the qualities on our list š Main responsibilities To provide an unlimited supply of hugs whenever needed. To make every child feel wanted.
In June 2016, the NHSĀ banned the use of plug socket inserts. By December of this year, all doctors’ waiting rooms, dentists, care homes, Ofsted-inspected premises and other NHS health-care providers must take out any protective socket covers and “dispose responsibly”
The children really got into the Olympic spirit this month. We printed the Olympic rings and painted world flags.
A real snapshot in time. These pictures are so beautiful.
Panicking about travelling abroad with your little ones, this summer? Our Senior Manager,Ā Heather Clark, has recently returned from her first family holiday abroad with her two nursery-age children. Here are her top tips for all Harpole Day Nursery parents.
Dear Parents As you may already be aware, we have begun to move away from documenting your childās development in āProfilesā (the folders we normally show you at parents evening) and have begun using an online system called Tapestry to
Some of you will know ourĀ Regional Manager, Jo Stainsby, because she started her career at Harpole in the Bears. Nowadays she supports Jackie and the team behind the scenes and although she is happy enough to be an unsung hero,
The staff at Harpole are sometimes lucky enough to receive little gifts at Christmas from our wonderful families. This year I thought it might be nice toĀ share with you why we all thinkĀ theĀ staffĀ deserve thanks, too. We asked the children and
Some of our staff and parents will remember our son who went to Harpole Day Nursery as a baby and toddler. Now eleven (eleven!), he has just started secondary school and Scott and I have had a bit of a