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25th January 2023

Share the Love With Wellbeing Prizes This Valentine’s Day!

You could Win Wellbeing Prizes for your setting including the following prizes in collaboration with Zimpli Kids, Boogie Mites and Carla’s Treasure. ❤️️💖

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18th January 2023

5 Simple Ways to Strengthen Parent Relationships in 2023

As an early years practitioner, perhaps one of the most challenging aspects of managing a setting is getting parents to actively engage in their child’s education. Today we are going to discuss 5 simple ways to strengthen parent relationships in 2023.

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17th January 2023

The Top 3 Most Underused Features of ParentZone

ParentZone is a smartphone app for parents. Parents can access information about their child’s day at a time that suits them best. ParentZone increases partnership with parents by allowing two way communication between parents and your nursery.

The award-winning app has many exciting features for both parents and practitioners to use, but which features are often overlooked?

Today we are going to highlight the top 3 most underused features of ParentZone you should know about.

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10th January 2023

Utilising Contactless Payments in Your Childcare Setting

There is no doubt that in recent years there has been a surge in the uptake of contactless technology, and many nursery owners are now beginning to adopt this in their settings. Today we discuss Utilising Contactless Payments in Your Childcare Setting.

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6th January 2023

Case Study: The Oaks Childcare CIC

Overview Twenty years ago, The Oaks Childcare was set up by a group of parents, clubbing together to provide after-school care for pupils of Mortimer St John’s Infant School, near Reading, in Berkshire.  The first decade for the setting saw it expand to welcome junior school children, then start a breakfast club. In 2015, soon…

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12th January 2023

7 Steps to Sharing Better Observations in Early Years Education

Observations are vital in ensuring you understand the children in your care. Every child is unique and observing them enables you to learn about and enjoy the unique qualities of each individual child, to help them progress. Observations should not just be part of a data collecting exercise. Ofsted is very clear that they won’t…

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6th January 2023

5 Essential Free Resources Every Nursery Manager Needs in 2023

Each of these 5 resources can facilitate the management and growth of your childcare setting, and will guide you with free templates, challenges, and advice from industry experts. 

These are the top 5 essential resources every nursery manager needs in 2023…

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3rd January 2023

3 Easy Ways to Kickstart Your Childcare Setting Goals for 2023

Today we want to focus on 3 easy ways that you can kickstart your childcare setting goals for 2023. No matter how big or small your goals are, we’ve got some tips and advice to help you achieve them and reach your full potential in 2023. 

Here are 3 Easy Ways to Kickstart Your Childcare Setting Goals for 2023…

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