Nursery workers put their best feet forward to raise cash for Chron’s and Colitis UK

A charitable team from our Studley setting is training hard to walk an epic 8.5 miles to raise funds for Chron’s and Colitis UK. The team will be walking from Morrisons in Bromsgrove to Bright Kids, on the Slough in Studley on Saturday 3rd February. They decided to take on the challenge after Senior Nursery Nurse, Zoe Davis, was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis last year. Colleagues Jemma Warring, Katie Tolley, Dan Doughty, Lauren Pegg and … [Read more...]

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...]

Studley Nursery Celebrates Another ‘Good’ Report

Bright Kids Nursery in Studley is celebrating after being rated ‘Good’ in its recent Ofsted Inspection. Staff at the nursery, on The Slough, were delighted with the report, which praised the “well-qualified and experienced management team”, the “quality of teaching” and the nursery’s “robust child protection and safeguarding procedures.” The overall emphasis was on how all children make good progress, from babies through to pre-school, are … [Read more...]

Kind-hearted Northfield youngsters deliver Christmas cheer to families in need

Children from our Wigwam out of school club have been busy little elves the past couple of weeks, wrapping presents for local families in need. The youngsters, who attend Wychall Primary School, wanted to do something to spread festive cheer this year, so they decided to donate Christmas presents to a worthy local cause. Wychall Primary School works closely with Community Interest Company, Malachi – a Birmingham-based organisation that … [Read more...]

Spooktacular fun for Bright Kids this Halloween

Youngsters at Bright Kids Nurseries have been having a spooktacularly good time celebrating Halloween this week and last. Tiny tots and holiday club children at the nurseries on Evesham Road in Crabbs Cross and the Slough, Studley, have been getting into the ghoulish spirit of things by carving pumpkins, apple bobbing, designing devilish decorations and taking part in Hocus Pocus trick or treat treasure trails. They also enjoyed spooky … [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...]

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...]

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...]