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Communication friendly status success

Two of our amazing nursery staff (Ali and Gemma) were officially awarded their Level 4 certificates last night after achieving the status of Communication Friendly Setting for The Old Forge Day Nursery. They have worked so hard for this and we are really proud of them, We send our CONGRATULATIONS to both staff members and […]

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County Lines Awareness Week

This week is County Lines Awareness Week 7-11th March 2022 If you are unaware of what County Lines is here is a short explanation… “County lines are drug distribution networks, spread across the country, using young and vulnerable people to move and store drugs. Often those involved are coerced and groomed into helping through threats, […]

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Looking after your mental health over the Christmas period

The media portrays the festive season as a time of happiness, gifts, and great company. While this is some people’s experience, for others it can be a challenging and lonely time. The festive period can affect our mental health in many different ways. Whether or not Christmas is part of your life, your mental health […]

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EYPDP – how it will benefit your child

The Early Years Professional Development Programme (EYPDP) is a programme providing high quality, evidence-based training for pre-Reception practitioners, which we have recently signed up for. Over the course of the programme, our staff will gain qualifications in Language and Literacy, as proof of the difference they are making to increase children’s communication skills and improve […]

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Kate’s yummy recipes

We’ve uploaded some of the amazing recipes to our news section that Kate our (Award Nominated!) Senior Nursery Cook has devised and will be using over the next six months on the Autumn/Winter menu. We’re serving a sample of these recipes at our Open Day for existing parents and we’re sure they will be really […]

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Lemon Mousse

Lemon Mousse With so many children having an intolerance to eggs these days Kate has made up a very quick and simple recipe for an eggless mousse. (Don’t worry the children have loads of eggs in other meals) 1kg full fat greek yoghurt 600ml double cream 4 lemons 200ml Agave nectar or maple syrup Thoroughly […]

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