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
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!
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
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
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.