The NHS has banned the use of plug socket inserts throughout its organisation. 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
A summer holiday can be daunting if you’ve never flown with children before. Our Senior Manager, Heather Clark, has recently returned from her first family holiday abroad with her two nursery-age children. Here are her top tips for all Little Houghton Day Nursery
Some of you have been asking for the words/music to Mr Clickety, a song the children love at nursery. We are sure they will help you out at home, but this audio recording is of them singing at nursery this
Dear Parents As you may already be aware, we have begun to move away from documenting your child’s development in ‘Profiles’ (the folders we normally show you at parents evening) and have begun using an online system called Tapestry to
We are so pleased that Ofsted have graded us among the best nurseries in the country! For the second time running, we have been awarded the Outstanding grading after inspectors visited us in March 2016. Read what they have to
Our manager, Heidi, is supported by a Regional Manager who goes by the name of Jo Stainsby. This is one of those facts that not many parents know and although she is happy enough to be an unsung hero, I
The staff at Little Houghton are sometimes lucky enough to receive little gifts at Christmas from our wonderful families. This year I thought it might be nice to share with you why we all think the staff deserve thanks, too.
I’m writing this from JFK airport, midway through my return journey from Orlando. It seems an utterly crazy location for a childcare conference, especially when your business is based in a tiny village called Little Houghton. But my files are
At Little Houghton Day Nursery, we ensure that we do our very best to protect children who suffer allergic reactions when they eat a certain type of food.
Children develop more rapidly during the first five years of their lives than at any other time. This booklet has been written to help you as a parent know what to expect during these vitally important years by focusing on the seven