Free Stay & Play Sessions set to Launch in the New Year

We’re excited here at Bright Kids to be launching our new FREE Stay and Play sessions at all of our settings in January 2018. Parents and tots aged 0-2 can come along every Monday from 9.30-10.30am to our nursery on Norman Road, Northfield, every Wednesday, same time, at our Crabbs Cross setting on Evesham Road and every Thursday at our Studley nursery on The Slough. Sessions launch week commencing 15th January. There will be lots of fun … [Read more...]

Bright Kids throw 80s rock party for Children in Need

Children and staff at Bright Kids Crabbs Cross held an 80s rock themed Children in Need celebration on Friday 17th November. Everyone donated £1 to come into nursery dressed up for the day and enjoyed fun activities such as baking cakes to sell and raise funds for the cause, a bear hunt and a raffle to win a cuddly Pudsey. The children also took home a cardboard Pudsey each and covered them with coins during the week. All money collected … [Read more...]

Bright Kids Defibrillator Campaign

We're raising money for a Defibrillator at each of our three Nurseries as well as a Public Use Defibrillator in the centre of Studley. Did you know that each year between 80,000 and 120,000 people suffer a cardiac arrest in a public place in the UK?  Cardiac arrest can affect anyone, even children. Speedy defibrillation saves lives. The only definitive treatment for a victim of Cardiac Arrest is effective CPR and early … [Read more...]

Curious New Approach Helps Inspire Imaginative Play for Bright Kids

There are curious changes afoot at Bright Kids Nurseries, whose staff are undertaking an accredited training programme that inspires curiosity in learning. Bright Kids Nursery Group has been training staff at its flagship Studley setting in the ‘Curiosity Approach.’ It will also be following the ethos at its other settings in Redditch and Northfield. The initiative was created by nursery owners Lyndsey Hellyn, of the Nest Nursery in … [Read more...]

Bright Kids Crabbs Cross Celebrates Another ‘Good’ Report

Bright Kids Nursery in Crabbs Cross is celebrating after being rated ‘Good’ in its recent Ofsted Inspection. The nursery, on Evesham Road, celebrated its 16th birthday earlier this month, with the news that it had received another ‘Good’ rating coming just weeks before. Staff at the nursery were delighted with the report, which praised the “well-qualified team’s understanding of how children learn and develop” and the nursery’s “bright, … [Read more...]

Bright Kids Crabbs Cross Celebrates its 16th Birthday

Bright Kids' Crabbs Cross Nursery celebrated 16 years of caring for tiny tots in Redditch, by throwing a party on Friday 1st September. Children enjoyed party food, birthday cake and welcomed the mascots from 360 Play, as well as games and dressing up. The nursery, on Evesham Road, first opened its doors in 2001. The following year it also started offering out of school care and has gone from strength to strength ever since. It has … [Read more...]

Special Mementos Made for Mother’s Day

Children at the three Bright Kids nurseries have been getting creative and making special mementos for Mother's Day. At the Studley setting the children produced different gifts to give to mums, grandmas and aunties, to show them just how much they are loved. Tina Davis, deputy manager at the nursery said: “The children created some lovely gifts for their mums – and each age group produced a different gift. So, the younger ones made a love sign, … [Read more...]

Red Nose Day Antics for Bright Kids

Fun was had at the three Bright Kids nurseries as children enjoyed a range of activities for Comic Relief. Children at the three settings dressed up in red to mark the day, which raises money to help people living difficult lives across the UK and Africa. Since its launch in 1988, Red Nose Day has become something of a British institution. It’s the day, every two years, when people across the land can get together and do something funny for … [Read more...]

Craft-tastic Celebrations at Crabbs Cross

Children will be getting busy with their craft making skills as they celebrate St Patrick's Day and Mother's Day. Two exciting craft mornings will be held at the Bright Kids setting in Crabbs Cross when children will be enjoying activities ranging from cooking and gardening to jewellery making and dancing. The first craft morning is on March 17th when youngsters will be learning all about Saint Patrick – the patron saint of Ireland. Katie … [Read more...]

Costume Capers for Crabbs Cross

Parents have been busy making costumes ranging from pirates to princesses to celebrate World Book Day. Staff and children at the Bright Kids Nursery in Crabbs Cross dressed up as their favourite story characters, and enjoyed a range of activities based around the book Pirates Love Underpants. There was a treasure hunt in the garden where children followed the clues to a chest, which was filled with LED lights to make it glow. The treasure was a … [Read more...]