Entries by Apricot Nursery

People who help us

People who help us What a great topic that we have adopted for the month.  It provides fantastic learning opportunities and is so much fun for the staff and children alike.  We covered many different areas; British values Personal social and emotional development People and communities The world At Apricot nursery we believe in the importance […]

Information, communication and technology

Information, communication and technology (ICT) is often overlooked in a nursery environment.  It is tempting to just find a CD player and get the children to use the buttons to stop and start a song and feel that we are using ‘technology’.  At Apricot nursery we have decided to take a much more proactive approach.  […]

Happy New Year from us all at Apricot Nursery

What an exciting new year to come; new families, new experiences and new improvements from Apricot Nursery. We want this to be a strong year on reflecting. At Apricot nursery we feel the best way to reflect positively is to work with all the families that attend the nursery.  Over the next year, we will […]

Father’s Day Breakfast

For Father’s Day we invited fathers and grandfathers to join us for breakfast and to take part in some creative activities. It was lovely to see the fathers playing alongside their children and enjoying some quality time together.  A big thanks to all the dads and granddads for coming along, from the whole team at […]

Preparing your child for nursery

Regardless of which nursery you choose to take your child to, the days and weeks leading up to the start date can be daunting for both children and parents (especially new parents). However, there are some thing that can be done before your little one starts to settle any nerves and prepare you and your […]

Number of pre-school children with own tablet increases

New research has found that nearly half of three and four-year-olds have their own tablet device to use. The research, conducted by Childwise, found that the majority of children this age are competent technology users and can open apps, adjust volume, turn devices on and off and take pictures. One in three children under five […]

Young children are exceeding daily sugar amounts

Children aged between four and ten are consuming twice as much sugar as recommended, a new survey has revealed. The National Diet and Nutritional Survey, funded by Public Health England (PHE) and the UK Foods Standard Agency, found that children are also not eating enough fruit and vegetables, though consumption of red meat and saturated […]