Bright Kids Northfield helps inspire imaginative play for local children

Children at our Northfield nursery have been getting curious following the introduction of an initiative that inspires imaginative play in learning. Staff at our Northfield setting are celebrating being accredited by the ‘Curiosity Approach,’ which they have been training to introduce for the past 12 months. The initiative, created by local nursery owners Lyndsey Hellyn and Stephanie Bennett, encourages nurseries to ditch plastic toys and … [Read more...]

Bright Kids Group Owner Named Business Person of the Year 2019

We are so proud to announce that Bright Kids Group Owner Tricia Wellings has scooped the Business Person of the Year title in a prestigious local award. Tricia picked up the accolade at the glitzy Touch FM Pride of Stratford Awards ceremony, held at the Crowne Plaza on Friday 8th February. Tricia launched her flagship nursery, Bright Kids Studley, 20 years ago, in January 1999. Since then, she has expanded the business exponentially and … [Read more...]

Join in the festivities at Northfield’s Christmas Bazaar

Christmas is coming early at Bright Kids Nursery in Northfield! Staff and children are gearing up for the annual Christmas Bazaar, which will take place on Saturday 1st December, from 10am to 12pm, at the nursery on Norman Road. There will be plenty of Christmas cheer on hand, including refreshments and cake stalls, a bottle game, hook a duck, raffle, tombola, guess the staff child, art and craft stall, face painting and Mrs Christmas will … [Read more...]

Bright Kids Group achieves Millie’s Mark accreditation at all settings

We’re delighted to announce that all three of our settings have achieved Millie’s Mark - a national accolade that recognises commitment to paediatric first aid. We undertook the training at our three settings – Crabbs Cross, Studley and Northfield. And it means that now 100% of our staff are paediatric first aid trained. Millie’s Mark is named after Millie Thompson, who tragically died after choking on food at nursery in 2012, when she was … [Read more...]

Northfield Nursery is Jumping for Joy after gaining ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted report

We're absolutely thrilled to be celebrating being rated ‘Outstanding’ at our Northfield setting, after its recent Ofsted Inspection. We were delighted with the report, which praised the nursery's ‘truly enabling environments’ and ‘ethos of promoting all aspects of learning through rewarding play experiences.’ We celebrated Northfield's 13th birthday last year and it's previously been rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted. But we're literally jumping … [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...]

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...]

Northfield Newsletter August 2017

Managers Welcome: As we reach the end of another academic year we are bidding farewell to some of our wonderful Shining Lights as they head off on their next adventure into the world of primary school. We have laughed, learned and grew together during their time at Bright Kids and it is with great reluctance that we must let them go. It has been an extreme pleasure having them as part of the Bright Kids family and we wish them all good luck, … [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...]