Children leaving for school

At this time of year it is always sad to say goodbye to the children who are leaving for school. We like to give them a book with a goodbye message written in, which we hope they will enjoy and treasure, along with memories of our nurseries. Thank you to Lydia, manager at The Court House, for wrapping the […]

Ethically sourced meat

We are excited to announce that Bristol Childcare now sources all meat, except chicken*, from Powells of Olveston, a butcher that only provides ethically sourced meat. Powells, who supply many restaurants across Bristol, states: “all our produce is local, whenever possible and it has all been ethically sourced. To guarantee this we work closely with […]

All Bristol Childcare Staff are First Aid Trained

We are very proud to announce that ALL of our long-term staff are now first aid trained, with new joiners being booked on courses. This means that we are well ahead of what is currently required by law, which is that only one first aider need be on the premises at all times. We believe […]

Welcoming chef Oliver Charnock

We welcome Chef, Oliver Charnock, who will be covering cooks’ holidays in all three nurseries. I am a self-motivated chef with over 15 years experience working within the food industry. I started washing the dishes in a local pub when I was 14 and ever since my first day, I fell in love with the […]

Celebrating Festivals that are Meaningful for our Families

At Bristol Childcare we are keen to share with children the wonder and diversity of our world and cultures. However, we don’t believe in this being a “tick-box” exercise whereby we simply celebrate a festival because it’s happening. Our focus is to celebrate events and festivals that are meaningful for the children and families that […]

Snack Time at The Priory

At The Priory, after evaluating all the learning potential in our usual sit down snack routine we decided to make a change. We no longer have a snack routine! All the rooms have introduced a fruit bowl, which has varied whole fresh fruits. The children decide for themselves when they would like to have a […]

Homegrown fruit and vegetables

At Bristol Childcare we are proud to use homegrown, organic produce in our meals. Here is this week’s harvest. We hope your children have been enjoying eating these amazing fruits and vegetables.