Nursery

Play and Activities at Home – Ideas and Resources

A compilation of resources, links and ideas for you and your family to use and share during this uncertain time and beyond.  We hope that you find these resources and links useful, please do come back and re visit on a regular basis as we will continue to upload new information for you and the…

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Free Weaning Guide for Families

We know that families may find it difficult to access their usual services to receive advice on weaning in the coming weeks. That’s why we’re now offering our ‘Feeding you Baby in the First Year’ guide to all families free of charge. This handy guide covers information on: when to start weaning what foods to…

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Take Care of YOUR 20 in 2020

Oral Health Week March 2020 Dental and oral hygiene is an area of great importance in Britain today. However, it is proven that dental pain caused by tooth decay is detrimental to school performance and that time off due to treatment and extractions is a major contributor to low school attendance figures! Why not incorporate…

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Importance of Role Playing

Importance of Role Playing Role Playing is an effective way for children to make sense of the world around them. Key benefits role playing for children Develops communication and language skills Allows children to act out and make sense of real-life situations Allows children to explore, investigate and experiment Develops social skills as children collaborate…

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Supervised Tooth Brushing Programme

Susan Lawrence and Shrewsbury nursery are taking part in the Supervised Tooth Brushing programme which supports children in their setting on a daily basis to brush their teeth for two minutes using a fluoride toothpaste. Following training and support from the Dental Wellness Trust the nursery are successfully supporting children and families to learn the…

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Healthy Recipes for Little Ones – Celebrations and Special Occasions

Children love to celebrate special occasions and events, such as birthdays, Christmas, Diwali and Halloween. However, much of the food and drinks offered during these celebrations is packed full of sugar and often fat and salt too! While it’s absolutely fine for children to have the occasional treat or two, multiple celebrations can mean lots…

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Shrewsbury Nursery Ofstead Report

Shrewsbury Nursery are pleased to announce we have been rated as Good by Ofsted. This is a great judgement, thanks to all past and present; staff, children and parents for your continued support, input and feedback. Ofsted rated: Personal development, behaviour and welfare as Good (2) Outcomes for children as Good (2) Effectiveness of leadership and management  as Good…

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Nursery World Awards 2019 – We’re an Award Finalist!

Early Start Education Ltd are pleased to announce that they are a finalist  of  the 2019 Nursery World Awards!  We have been shortlisted  for a Health and Wellbeing Award due to our work on the Supervised Tooth brushing Programme.  The programme aims to support children and families to integrate tooth brushing into their daily routines,…

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The Daily Mile

We are excited to announce that Shrewsbury and Susan Lawrence Nurseries has launched The Daily Mile across both settings!! It was launched on ‘The Daily Mile Day’ on Friday 5th July 2019 and takes place every day as part of children’s free play. The children are encouraged to run/jog/toddle for 15 mins daily as part of…

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Susan Lawrence Ofsted Rating

Outcome of Ofsted Report Susan Lawrence Nursery are pleased to announce we have been rated as Good by Ofsted as a result of our recent inspection (Apr 2019). This is a great  judgement, thanks go to all the staff, children and parents for your continued support, input and feedback. Ofsted rated: Personal development, behaviour and welfare…

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