Studley Party Like It’s 1999

It was in January 1999 that the first Bright Kids Nursery opened it's doors, and now staff at the Studley setting are planning an exciting party. Characters ranging from the Frozen princesses to the Lion King animals will be helping the nursery celebrate it's eighteenth birthday. Plans are in place for the milestone party, which takes place on January 18th, with staff deciding they are going to transform the nursery into a Disney Land for the … [Read more...]

Eighteenth Birthday Celebrations for Studley Nursery

Celebrations won't end in January at one Studley Nursery as staff and children prepare to mark the setting's eighteenth birthday. Some of the festive decorations will stay up in preparation for the event – on the 18th of January, when a party will be held to celebrate the occasion. Since January 1999 the nursery has provided the community in south Warwickshire with top-notch, childcare set in over an acre of land. Manager Charmaine Leach said … [Read more...]

A Sparkling Season at the Studley Setting

Sparkling decorations and exciting parties have lit up the Bright Kids nursery in Studley throughout the festive season. The children have all enjoyed parties, which included a visit from Father Christmas where every child received a present. There were also party games, including pass the parcel and music statues, and a range of delicious party food was on offer for all to enjoy. However, children have also learnt the important story about why … [Read more...]

Novelty Christmas Knits Raise Funds for Charity

Winter woollies were out in force at a Bright Kids nursery when staff and children donned their jolly jumpers to raise money for charity. Christmas Jumper Day saw some colourful cardigans and party pullovers out in force as the Crabbs Cross setting raised funds for Save the Children. The national event always falls in December and Lorraine Ashford, deputy manager at the nursery, said the event isn't just for fun, but teaches the children an … [Read more...]

Studley Students Brush Up on Interview Skills

Maths and science books were put aside for a day as pupils at a Redditch school studied interview techniques in a bid to give them the edge in the world of work. Students at Studley High School spent the day with possible future employers – which included Emma Beard and Sam Mulhall from Bright Kids Nurseries. Emma and Sam were there to build up the already good relationship they have with the school, and to advise students on interview … [Read more...]

Three Days of Christmas Cheer at Crabbs Cross

Christmas fun and games were enjoyed at a Bright Kids nursery when staff organised three days of parties for all the children. Staff at the Crabbs Cross setting had been busy putting up decorations and making festive food for the events, which took place last week. There was even a visit from Santa, with each child getting a present to take home. On Wednesday the Sunbeams enjoyed their party with the children, who are aged two to three, taking … [Read more...]

A Crafty Christmas for Bright Kids

Parents and children put their artistic skills into action at a Christmas Workshop, organised by staff at the Bright Kids setting in Northfield. Glue, glitter, coloured paper and candles were used to make some wonderful creations including angels and Christmas trees. They also got busy in the kitchen making chocolate Christmas Puddings with marshmallows. Parents were given a Christmas Challenge where they had to go into the sensory garden and … [Read more...]

Rhyme Time for Crabbs Cross children

Nursery rhymes including Doctor Foster and Baa Baa Black Sheep led to a number of exciting activities at one Bright Kids nursery. Children at the Crabbs Cross setting enjoyed a week of rhyming to celebrate World Nursery Rhyme Week. They looked at a different rhyme each day, which included Incy Wincy Spider, Two Little Dicky Birds and Hey Diddle Diddle, and enjoyed putting their creative skills into action. Katie Buckley, deputy manager and … [Read more...]

Special wreath for St Laurence Church

A church in Northfield has thanked youngsters and staff at a Bright Kids nursery for their handmade wreath of poppies. Children at the setting on Norman Road in Northfield had been busy making the wreath to remember the soldiers who had fought during the different wars. With the help of staff youngsters made their own poppies out of paper and then decorated the wreath with glitter and tissue paper. Manager Janette Moran said the children had … [Read more...]

Hubble Bubble Halloween Fun at Crabbs Cross

Young witches, wizards, vampires and skeletons descended on a Bright Kids nursery for some action-packed Halloween parties. The Crabbs Cross setting has been enjoying a series of parties to mark the spooky annual celebration, which takes place on October 31. On Friday morning the holiday club had their party where children dressed up as a range of creepy characters and played games. Katie Buckley, deputy manager and preschool leader, said: … [Read more...]