Kind-hearted Northfield youngsters deliver Christmas cheer to families in need

Children from our Wigwam out of school club have been busy little elves the past couple of weeks, wrapping presents for local families in need. The youngsters, who attend Wychall Primary School, wanted to do something to spread festive cheer this year, so they decided to donate Christmas presents to a worthy local cause. Wychall Primary School works closely with Community Interest Company, Malachi – a Birmingham-based organisation that … [Read more...]

Cooking Up a Feast in Northfield

Flavoursome fun has been had at one Bright Kids holiday club as children have been putting their culinary skills into action. Youngsters attending the Wigwam Out of School and Holiday Club have been learning about restaurants and cooking this week, and have even been out on a trip to see local eateries in action. The club, which is based at Wychall Primary School in Northfield, set up their own Wigwam Restaurant and the children had fun creating … [Read more...]

Parents’ evening plans in place

Forget the stuffy parents' evenings you remember from your childhood – Bright Kids nurseries like to put a fun spin on the event. All three nurseries are working on a summer theme for their parents' evenings with tasty food, games and fun activities. At the Studley setting the event takes place on July 7th and Northfield and Crabbs Cross have their events on July 14th. Anita Shepherd, manager at the Crabbs Cross nursery, said for some of … [Read more...]

Bright Kids at Wigwam achieves outstanding OFSTED rating

Bright Kids at Wigwam is celebrating being awarded an Outstanding OFSTED rating.   Bright Kids Wigwam, based at Wychall Primary School in Middle Field Road, Northfield, was visited by OFSTED inspectors on January 8th this year and has now received its report, crediting it with an Outstanding standard.   Tricia Wellings, owner of the Bright Kids group of nurseries and out-of-school clubs, said she was delighted with the … [Read more...]

Talented Young Poets Celebrate Book Prize at Northfield

Children at Wigwam Out of School Club have entered a Young Writers poetry competition. And 10 of the children from the club, which is run by Bright Kids and based at Wychall Primary School in Northfield, had their poems selected to be published in a book of children's poetry in December. The prize for the best 10 poems chosen from the book will also win their setting a £1,000 jackpot. The children were delighted with the … [Read more...]

Police Thank you for festive donations

Officers from Kings Norton Police Station have thanked Wigwam After School Club in Northfield for their festive donations supporting their Christmas Charity Hamper Appeal 2013. The appeal sees officers in Kings Norton delivering hampers to vulnerable families in the run up to Christmas. Local businesses and residents come together to make contributions and donations to the appeal, which is now in its eighth year. And thanks to their … [Read more...]

Christmas Bazaar – Bright Kids Wigwam – Saturday, 14th December 2013

Bright Kids Wigwam will be holding a Christmas Bazaar at Wychall School on Saturday, 14th December 2013 between 9:00am and 12 noon.  Come along and join in the fun - everyone welcome! … [Read more...]

Ready to Entertain Party Style Kids Expo Exhibition

Kids Expo Exhibition Bright Kids are all set up and ready to greet you at the Kids Expo Exhibition at the Edgbaston Palace Hotel on the Hagley Road. We're here till 1pm today only. Come along and join in the fun and games and visit all the stands which include Animals in Hands & Debutots with their unique party entertainment ideas. This trade show and entertainment event invites families to come along and join in the fun – they’ll be … [Read more...]

Kids Party Expo 2013

Bright Kids are delighted to announce their support and attendance at The Kids Party Expo 2013 on 1st June 10am-1pm at The Edgbaston Palace Hotel, Hagley Road, Birmingham. This trade show and entertainment event invites families to come along and join in the fun – they’ll be lots of activities on offer for everyone to enjoy from Bright Kids’ messy play to animal encounters; gifts and food sampling; raffles and games. So please come and … [Read more...]

Top Tips for Choosing a Nursery for your Child

Top Tips for Choosing a Nursery 1. Check that the nursery you choose is registered with Ofsted. (The registration certificate will be displayed along with a current certificate of insurance.) and ask to see the most recent Ofsted report- this details the quality of nursery education and care and the appropriateness of the equipment and facilities 2. Visit the nursery and consider the following:- Does the Nursery have an established … [Read more...]