When we assess and track the children’s development at Little Houghton Day Nursery, we use government guidelines known as Development Matters. They are basically a collection of milestones which little ones can be expected to reach eg a baby of
At Little Houghton Day Nursery we offer the extended funded scheme which provides three and four-year-olds with additional hours each week. Starting from the term after they turn three years old, all children are entitled to 570 hours of free
Lots of our parents have been asking me for some advice on school applications for our pre-schoolers. My eldest has just started Primary school this year so I thought it would be worth me writing a little guide using my
‘He’s had more fun with the box!’ Isn’t it ironic how we can spend months planning the perfect present for our child’s birthday but when it comes around to it, they have more fun with the box? Well we have
Before your child starts primary school, we share our observations and assessments with your child’s new teacher so that they can continue where we left off. If your child is able to recognise the letters of their name by the
In English nurseries, we need to make sure that all our newly-qualified staff have a Paediatric First Aid qualification and that at least one person holding that qualification is on the premises at all time. At Little Houghton Day
By the time children enter our preschool room at Little Houghton Day Nursery, many of them will already recognise their initial letter in their name. Some may already be able to identify other letters and sounds of the alphabet and
We are searching for the best nursery staff in Northamptonshire – female, male, old or young, qualified or not – contact us if you think we might be a good fit 🙂 Main responsibilities To provide an unlimited supply of
Nursery staff at Little Houghton use Treasure Baskets a lot with the babies and toddlers but sometimes it’s the first time that parents may have come across the phrase.
Some pictures from an eventful afternoon in Little Houghton. We were invited to investigate the huge tree that had just been taken down in the village. The guys even cut up some logs for us to take back to nursery!