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If you’re looking at pre-schools or nurseries, you may very well have heard the latest buzz about Forest School. The approach has come into vogue over the last few years. We offer Forest School at all our nurseries; but what …

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Developing and encouraging independence in the early years’ stage is vital for integration into school and of course, for life. The concept of independence and its importance is included in the national Early Years Foundation Stage guidelines. These state that …

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At Keren’s Nursery, we embrace animal companions whenever possible. We have two regular four-legged visitors; Buzz the Maltese-breed dog and Digby, a Norfolk Terrier. Both bring a whole host of benefits to the children at the nursery. They are both …

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As teachers, we often see that children need their downtime by the time the school holidays arrive. Time off to kick back and avoid the usual rush of nursery and school life. Time to just be. As a parent myself, …

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Keren shares her top tips on how to be prepared to start a new term with your toddler. This year is my fourteenth as a hands-on founder of a thriving chain of nurseries. I suspect I’ve settled in more than …

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Now that the days are longer, and in the most part, drier too, we encourage families to walk to and from the nursery. Coming to and from nursery on foot is an opportunity for children to be physically active by …

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Some children find night time and darkness difficult. Keren offers her top tips to counter these anxieties. This article first appeared on www.KensingtonMums.co.uk Have fun and play with your child in the dark to counter any associations of fear. Make …

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We’re thrilled to announce our Holland Park branch has been awarded Ofsted outstanding rating in its first inspection. This means we have an incredible 100% outstanding record for all three of our nurseries. Ofsted praised our leadership and management, noting …

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Don’t we all wish to have creative, independent, innovative and self-confident children? Being a mum and an educator led me to believe that as parents we should observe our children and allow their creative processes to evolve naturally.