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...]

Nursery workers step out together in support of mental health charity

Staff from our Crabbs Cross setting put their best feet forward on Sunday 24th March as they trekked around Arrow Valley Lake to raise funds for MIND. The charitable team of 10 pulled on their walking boots, dressed in blue and clocked up 5 kilometres to support the charity that offers information and advice to people experiencing mental health problems and campaigns to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. The team … [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...]

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...]

Superhero Nursery Tots Raise Funds for Children in Need

Youngsters at our Crabbs Cross setting held a fundraising week in support of Children in Need. They took part in a variety of fundraising activities, including covering Pudsey in pennies, dressing up as Superheroes for a themed party and making and selling biscuits. Crabbs Cross Nursery Manager, Anita Shepherd, said: “We all had a great week, joining in with lots of fundraising activities, dressing up and baking biscuits to raise funds for … [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...]