Green-fingered nursery tots help create a ‘blooming’ fantastic display!

Budding young gardeners from our Studley nursery have been helping to spruce up the local community in support of Studley in Bloom this week. Spring has well and truly sprung at the nursery where green-fingered pre-schoolers have been learning all about gardening - planting seeds in the garden area and making bird feeders for their feathered friends. And they decided to get out and about and put their horticultural skills into practice, … [Read more...]

Bright Kids Celebrate World Book Day

Staff and children at our Crabbs Cross and Studley settings had a great time celebrating World Book Day on Thursday 7th March. From Where's Wally to princesses, a Gruffalo, Mary Poppins and Bert, the Queen of Hearts, dinosaurs, firemen, pirates and many more, there were fantastic costumes as far as the eye could see!   … [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...]

Happy 20th Birthday Bright Kids Studley!

There were Mickeys, Minnies, princesses and a whole array of other Disney characters as staff and children at our Studley setting celebrated the award-winning nursery’s 20th birthday this week! Set up by our owner, local entrepreneur and mother-of-two, Tricia Wellings, Bright Kids Group’s flagship setting on The Slough, Studley, opened its doors on 18th January 1999 – with just four children and three members of staff on the books. Studley … [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...]

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...]