Working in partnership with our nurseries since 2004


14th July 2020

Resources to improve communication at your nursery

At the start of 2020, we supplied our customers with a Self-Service toolkit which is full of resources such as email templates, posters and social media posts to help you get your parents using the latest ParentZone app.  Please note: We will be removing the ParentZone app (which looks like this) from the app store…

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17th June 2020

Reflecting on nurseries reopening and looking ahead to what’s next

Earlier this month, we hosted a webinar for the Early Years community entitled, ‘The practicalities of reopening your childcare business.’ Our CEO Chris Reid was joined on the panel by a number of industry-renowned experts including June O’Sullivan (CEO of the London Early Years Foundation), David Wright (Owner of Paint Pots Nurseries), Cary Rankin (CEO…

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11th June 2020

How is EdTech helping child development continue at home during COVID-19?

Our CEO, Chris Reid, recently spoke to Education Technology about the role EdTech plays in bridging the gap between education practitioner and parent. If you missed the original write-up, you can catch up below… The current climate presents challenges for everyone across the education spectrum – including teachers, parents and children themselves. And one of…

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11th June 2020

The practicalities of reopening your childcare business post-lockdown

With the UK having been in lockdown for over 10 weeks, it’s difficult to imagine how much the world has changed – both in and out of the Early Years (EY) landscape. And following the announcement that nurseries would be opening their doors to children once again at the start of this month has undoubtedly…

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9th June 2020

Stand Tall for Early Years by Planting Sunflowers

#standingtall4EY It’s Empathy Day today and with many nurseries reopening their doors after a turbulent few months, London Early Years Foundation (LEYF) are launching a campaign called Standing Tall for Early Years. The mission is to celebrate all the great achievements and bravery carried out by the sector – especially those who have played a…

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1st June 2020

Brand new tool launched to help childcare providers reopen

We recently conducted a survey to assess the confidence among Early Years (EY) childcare providers about reopening their setting on 1 June.  Of the 634 respondents, it has emerged that only 13% of EY practices across the UK are confident to safely open their doors again next week/this month – with 27% also stating they…

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27th May 2020

Why technology is the key to safety and security in nurseries

It’s no secret that our day-to-day lives are becoming increasingly digitised, both in and out of the working environment. And, when it comes to nurseries, there’s the age-old debate surrounding whether technology strengthens or threatens overall security. And our chief information officer, John Ingham, recently shared his thoughts on this very topic with Nursery Management…

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18th May 2020

Building a picture – Confidence of the sector to reopen childcare in June (England)

Following the Governments announcement last week, we sent a survey to build a picture on how confident the Early Years Sector is to reopen on June 1st. We asked on a scale of 0-10 –  ‘How confident are you in’: safely opening your setting to all on June 1st? managing your staff to reopen? bringing…

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