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The Magic of Being ‘Bored’

The word ‘bored’ does not feature within an early years child’s vocabulary, it comes later and is often planted by older children and adults who can be heard using it in phrases such as “Are you bored?”, “Sorry, you are bored aren’t you?” and “This is so boring”. Boredom for adults is often something to […]

Making Connections.

Debbie Gunn, the founder of D-Dee’s, which won both the Individual Nursery and Nursery Team categories in the NMT Nursery Awards 2017, explains why partnerships with parents and staff are fundamental.

Contagious Creativity!

Everyday we are creative in the choices that we make. We decide what to wear, how to decorate our homes, what colour we would like our car and even what route we take if stuck in traffic. We are all so creative every day, however we often hear adults lament how uncreative they feel that […]

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5th May 2022

❤️Early Years Apprentice Vacancy❤️🌺Are you looking for the best place to start your early years career? 🌸Would you like to learn from passionate advocates of children’s right to play and to learn through play? 🌼Do you truly believe in providing children with a start that will provide them with a genuine love of learning?🌻Do you want to learn and contribute to the team within an award-winning nursery where unique is valued both within our children and staff?If so, read on and apply - * We are looking for a full-time early years apprentice, to work for between 30-40 hours per week* We have an amazing team and you will learn so much from being part of our world. We have exceptionally high standards and it is not easy to do our job but we do promise support, respect and happy times.*Our team are the heart of everything that we do here so we really need someone who shines to be our new apprentice, what makes you stand out from the rest? If you can think outside the box and would like to work creatively alongside our team while studying for a recognised early years qualification with our training provider, then do please let us know by sending an introductory email and your CV to debbie@ddeesdaynursery.co.uk. We will not accept applications through messenger, they must be via email.Please noteOur postcode is ME13 9BB – we are on a public transport route but do please check that you can travel to here from your home address prior to application, thank you. ... See MoreSee Less

24th April 2022

‘For a small child there is no division between playing and learning; between the things he or she does ‘just for fun’ and things that are ‘educational.’ The child learns while living and any part of living that is enjoyable is also play.’ ~ Penelope Leach#KeepOnPlaying ... See MoreSee Less

29th March 2022

This could possibly help with what to wear to nursery, the weather has changed so much in a week! ... See MoreSee Less
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