Category Archives: Inside Our Nursery

Celebrating diversity in nursery

At Boys & Girls Nursery, we celebrate everybody and welcome children from a range of different cultures, religions and families. We believe it is important to understand and embrace the diversity within our society and teach our children to respect different views, cultures, and beliefs in an age-appropriate way throughout their time at nursery with … Continue reading Celebrating diversity in nursery

The Importance of socialization in early years

Deciding when to send your child to nursery is one of the challenging decisions you will make as a parent and there are many factors that will determine when the time is right for you and your family. For some, work commitments mean the decision is made during maternity leave, for others, childcare can be … Continue reading The Importance of socialization in early years

The role of a Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCo)

Lara, our SENCo at Rickmansworth, has written a great article highlighting the importance of a Special Educational Needs Co-Ordinator: The Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCo) is a vital role in every child care setting, from preschools and day nurseries, primary and secondary schools through to higher education colleges. The SENCo is the person who oversees … Continue reading The role of a Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCo)

The Food Boss

Hi I’m Kate. Registered associate nutritionist, amateur cook, running enthusiast and mum. Being a parent, means not only can I apply the science of nutrition to children’s meals and eating habits but that I also have the experience of when it just doesn’t work. I get it. I’ve been there when the meals go on … Continue reading The Food Boss

Choosing a Nursery and Returning to Work

The following blog has been written by a Mum of a child attending our Stanmore Nursery, and details her process of choosing a nursery for her daughter who requires additional support. For more information on Aara’s progress please visit her website here   Deciding a Nursery and returning to work During my pregnancy I kept … Continue reading Choosing a Nursery and Returning to Work

The Benefits of Nursery

Choosing the right childcare is one of the biggest decisions parents will face when returning to work and deciding what is best for your child is a task that requires a lot of thought, time and research. With many options available and with the guilt associated with leaving your child in the care of others, … Continue reading The Benefits of Nursery

Local Councillor Marilyn Ashton opens new outdoor play area at Stanmore nursery

Local Councillor, Marilyn Ashton, was joined by Boys & Girls Nursery Director Natasha Kirby and Nursery Manager Denise Brown today as they officially opened a brand new garden and play area for children at Boys & Girls Nursery, based in Cottrell Cottages on The Broadway in Stanmore. The cutting of the ribbon signalled the official … Continue reading Local Councillor Marilyn Ashton opens new outdoor play area at Stanmore nursery

The Benefits of Nursery Rhymes in your Child’s Development

Nursery rhymes may just seem like a bit of fun, a way to spend time and interact with your children or just a quick and easy way to distract them but the truth is nursery rhymes have so many more benefits for your child, both in the long and the short term and are incredibly … Continue reading The Benefits of Nursery Rhymes in your Child’s Development