Team Training with Jane Evans

At our October Cascade Training we were delighted to be joined by Jane Evans, a child behaviour and trauma expert. Jane worked with us on improving our knowledge of brain development and how both child and adult behaviours are telling us something, so we need to truly listen and think about how to help a […]

Supporting Parents and Children when Settling In

We are always delighted to receive parent feedback as it helps us reflect on what we do, and make changes to improve where we can. This comment is particularly heartwarming because it demonstrates how our slow and gentle settling in process has supported both the young child and the parent, who had their own anxieties […]

Court House Twos Room Trip to the Park

In early October we enjoyed a trip to the park. On the walk over there was lots of conversation and excitement about where we were going. We spoke lots about all the cars that were passing and what shops we could see on our travels. We used the traffic lights to cross the road; we […]

Dahlicious Dress up day

The children were thoroughly immersed in this day and Sally and Rachelle planned lots of exciting activities: BFG – they made dream jars and dream catchers James & the Giant Peach – made a huge peach and decorated it The Twits – made beards like Mr Twit Charlie & the Chocolate Factory – made some […]

Defibrillators Installed in all BCC Nurseries

Bristol Childcare is delighted to announce that a defibrillator has been installed in each Bristol Childcare nursery. This is the result of a fundraising campaign supported by the children, staff, parents and grandparents of the 3-nursery family-run group. Managing Director, Saffia Bullock said “The idea came from staff first aid training in January 2017 where […]

Engineers in the making!

The children in The Priory pre-school have been exploring old technology. ‘Taking things apart was always my favourite pastime when I was small but trying to put it back together was another thing!!’ Justine (Nursery Manager) Their concentration was immense and covered all areas of learning.

Frank the Fish

The Twos Room at The Court House have a new addition – Frank the Fish Frank joined the Twos Room early in July as Trish wanted the children to learn how to look after things. It has been wonderful to see how much the children are enjoying Frank being in the room and it’s been […]

Celebrating National Picnic Week

To celebrate ‘National Picnic Week’ Mornington House had a family picnic on Durdham Downs at the weekend.  It was such a lovely event; a great opportunity to chat informally with parents and to relax and have fun altogether. One of our parents, who is from Finland, told us that this coincided with the Scandinavia Midsummer […]

Teddy Bears Picnic at The Priory Day Nursery

On Wednesday 13 and Thursday 14 June the children at the Priory brought their teddies to nursery to have a picnic tea in the garden. All children donated £2 towards Crackerjacks – a children’s charity for families to have respite care and to help children who have severe disabilities. The Teddy Bears Picnic raised £60.00!!! Thank you […]

Our new friend Poppy

Our new friend Sophie joined us at the Court House last week. Sophie has a very special best friend who came along to meet the babies. Her name is Poppy, and all of the babies absolutely loved meeting her. She is a placid and well behaved dog, and loved showing the babies how much she […]