Bright Kids Welcomes Coughton Nursery to the Family

We're celebrating our latest enterprise here at Bright Kids Group, after acquiring a failing nursery - saving it from closure and protecting staff jobs and children’s spaces. We're delighted to welcome our newest setting, the former Old School Nursery in Coughton, which recently faced closure following an Inadequate Ofsted rating. Our Group Owner and Early Years Entrepreneur, Tricia Wellings, decided to swoop in and claim the nursery in a … [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...]

Join in the festivities at Crabbs Cross’ Christmas Bazaar

Christmas is coming early at Bright Kids Crabbs Cross! Staff and children are gearing up for their annual Christmas Bazaar, which will take place on Saturday 8th December, from 11am to 1pm, at the nursery on Evesham Road. There will be plenty of Christmas cheer on hand, including hot pork baps, mulled wine for the grown-ups, cake stall and other refreshments, a raffle, tombola, family bake a cake and Santa will be dropping in to visit … [Read more...]

Spooktacular goings on at Bright Kids Nursery

Youngsters at our Crabbs Cross and Studley nurseries got into the festive ‘spirit’ and enjoyed more treats than tricks at their Halloween parties today! Staff and children alike dressed up in ghoulish costumes, took part in a spooky outdoor bug hunt, created pumpkin art, baked spooky cupcakes and danced to Halloween themed party music, amongst other slimy activities. Crabbs Cross Nursery Manager, Lorraine Ashford, said: “The children … [Read more...]

Nursery tots welcome a host of critters to celebrate World Animal Day

Youngsters from our Crabbs Cross nursery got up close and personal with some slithery, creepy crawly and furry visitors last week as they welcomed ZooLab into their setting, ahead of World Animal Day on 4th October. ZooLab is the UK’s leading animal handling experience and lifelong learning company. The children enjoyed listening and getting involved in the story of the Zagaro – based on a well-known children’s story, the hero is a ZooLab … [Read more...]

Green-fingered nursery tots visit local florist to enhance learning

Green-fingered youngsters from our Crabbs Cross Nursery visited The Nursery Shop florist last week to support their learning. A group of children collected some beautiful flowers to display around their rooms and use as part of the nursery’s Curiosity Approach – which encourages children to use their imaginations and explore different ways of using everyday items. The flowers will be used to make potions and perfumes, floral displays and … [Read more...]

Olympic hopeful delivers Thai boxing masterclass to holiday club

An Olympic hopeful stopped by to visit our Crabbs Cross holiday club children to put them through their paces this week. George Rowand, aged 13, gave the children a Thai Boxing masterclass on Monday 30th July, as a thank you to his former nursery as we are sponsoring him in his bid to reach the Paris Olympics in 2024. George, who is due to start at St Augustine’s Catholic High School in September, attended our Crabbs Cross Nursery and out … [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...]

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...]