Tag: family

Beaumont House recognised in local and national awards

It has been a really good month at Beaumont House, as we were recognised as ‘Business Start up of the Year’ by the Richmond Business Awards. This award was collected by Eve Aitchison, Nursery Manager and she said, ‘We are thrilled with this award, which recognises the team work which has gone in to an… Read more »

Should we be encouraging ‘screen time’ for our little ones?

Yesterday I was at the NDNA conference in Coventry and it was an excellent opportunity to hear updates on what is going on in the Early Years sector and to share best practice with many in our industry. One of the seminars was by Dr Sam Wass from Cambridge who is one of the experts… Read more »

The power of physical play

Physical Literacy At Beaumont House Day Nursery we are very aware that children learn with their bodies (physical literacy) as much as they do with their minds, so our environments are set up to allow maximum movement and use of different physical skills. In the Baby Room, the slide and climbing frame is always available… Read more »

Why water play is wonderful!

All children are fascinated by water and you only have to see how much time children spend ‘washing’ their hands given half the chance, to realise that flooding the bathroom is all part of the learning experience! We have water play experience both inside and outside at nursery and are always looking for new oppportunities… Read more »

Government unveils new website with information about childcare costs

At long last, the Government have announced the new website which brings together information on the various types of help available for parents with the costs of childcare. This includes details on eligibility for Tax-Free Childcare and information about the 30 hour childcare offer in September 17. Do have a look and see if this… Read more »

Childcare Choices unveiled by the Government

  Today the Government finally published it’s new website to inform parents of the various options that are available to support them with the costs of childcare. Various updates have been circulated to early years providers, so here is one to share with you all from http://www.foundationyears.org.uk “Childcare Choices, the cross-government childcare brand and campaign… Read more »