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...]

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...]

Childcare Minister praises Studley’s new facility

It was an exciting day when we unveiled the latest addition to our Studley Nursery - a brand-new building affectionately known as ‘the Chalet’. And staff at the nursery were thrilled to welcome Childcare Minister and MP for Stratford-on-Avon, Nadhim Zahawi, for a tour. Replacing the outgoing ‘Shack’, which had been on the grounds since the nursery opened in 1999, the Chalet provides a new staff room and office, as well as a multi-functional … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]