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 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...]

Studley dad puts pedal to the metal for cancer charity

A Studley dad will be using pedal power to fight back against ovarian cancer when he does a bike ride from Glasgow to London. Matt Stanford has taken on the Man Power Challenge 2016, which will see him cycling an average of 100 miles a day over five days. The father-of-two decided to do the challenge after his wife, Jo, discovered she had the BRCA gene mutation, which means an increased risk of developing certain cancers, including ovarian … [Read more...]

Monkeying around at Crabbs Cross to mark Chinese New Year

With Chinese New Year just around the corner, youngsters at Bright Kids Crabbs Cross will be learning all about the customs associated with the celebration. On Monday February  8th, the children will mark the year of the Monkey, making masks and enjoying a host of activities including sampling Chinese food, making lanterns and cards, dressing up and enjoying role-play.       … [Read more...]