Cloth Nappy Training

During October we were lucky enough to have Sarah from Bristol Cloth Nappy Library come in to talk to us about washable nappies. She was able to show us the many different types of nappies and how to use them. We were told about the layout of each nappy, and how they benefit children, being […]

Recycle your stationary!

Please join us in making another tiny difference and trying to keep all we can from landfill… We are now collecting old pens for recycling. There is a box in each nursery. We will be taking them to Rymans in Clifton where they are being collected as part of the Terracycle scheme.

20 Years Service at BCC!

At Mornington House, whilst celebrating the school leavers, we also celebrated staying, acknowledging the amazing news that on 1 August, both Sally King and Melissa Wickham will have worked for Bristol Childcare for 20 years! We are very proud to have had Sally and Melissa on our team for so many years. They both bring […]

Race for Life

Jo, Carla, Tia, Louise, Rachelle and Jemima of Mornington House all took part in the Race for Life on Saturday.  They raised an amazing £818.75 for cancer research and had such a fun time! We’re looking forward to next year now when the whole team plans to participate!

Celebrating National Nursery Practitioner Day!

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 […]

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 […]

Healthy Harvest

Today we are feeling proud of the produce we have harvested – tomatoes, cucumbers, eating and cooking apples, courgettes, beans, onions, broccoli and spring onions! It’s great to know that this week our nursery chefs Dee at Mornington House, Lee-Ann at The Court House and Lauren at The Priory will use this fresh produce to […]

Funded Hours

Extended Funded Childcare for Three and Four Year Olds: What We Offer at Bristol Childcare Introduction From September 2017 the Government is providing up to 1140 hours of funded childcare per year. This is often referred to as ‘30 hours free childcare’ or ‘Extended Offer’ because it is free at the point of delivery for […]