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Why creativity is essential to the development of babies and children

Guest blog by Claire Webb, owner of the Paint Pottle in Market Harborough, on why creative communities matter and why creativity is essential to the development of babies and children. It is not difficult for the news to make me cross these days or maybe it is my age (I cringe to hear my mother [...]

By |2021-06-21T13:12:03+01:00June 21st, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why creativity is essential to the development of babies and children

Why good mental health matters to Castle Lane Day Nursery

This week marks Mental Health Awareness Week (10-16 May 2021) and for us at Castle Lane, it is something we take very seriously. Poor mental health can affect every single one of us. Whether it is stress at home or work, in our relationships or worries about money, there are a myriad of reasons why [...]

By |2021-05-12T14:29:40+01:00May 12th, 2021|Nursery News|Comments Off on Why good mental health matters to Castle Lane Day Nursery

How to access free childcare if your child is 3 before 1st September 2021

Is your child turning 3 before the 1st September 2021? Did you know that if your child turns 3 years old before the 1st September 2021, then they are entitled to a minimum of 15 hours per week FREE child care? Sounds too good to be true? Well, read on to find out if you [...]

By |2021-05-10T13:14:12+01:00May 10th, 2021|Nursery News, Pre-School Room|Comments Off on How to access free childcare if your child is 3 before 1st September 2021

2021 summer holiday club plans announced

Following a successful fortnight of holiday club over the Easter holidays, we are pleased to announce our plans for the school summer holidays, with options available at both our nursery setting, as well as in our Forest school setting. Summer holiday club at Castle Lane Day Nursery We plan to run 3 weeks of holiday [...]

By |2021-04-20T12:17:48+01:00April 20th, 2021|Forest School, Holiday Club, Nursery News|Comments Off on 2021 summer holiday club plans announced

Change to Easter Holiday club plans: Forest School only!

We have decided to change the first week of holiday club to Forest School only. Therefore, for both weeks of the forthcoming Easter Holidays will be based at our Forest School site. The applies to the week commencing Monday 29th March and week commencing Tuesday 5th April 2021. New government guidance for Easter New guidance [...]

By |2021-03-03T11:15:12+01:00March 3rd, 2021|Holiday Club|Comments Off on Change to Easter Holiday club plans: Forest School only!

Castle Lane open to ALL children from 8th March 2021

We are delighted to confirm that, following the recent government announcements regarding the lifting of Covid restrictions, we will be opening Castle Lane Day Nursery back up to ALL children, from Monday 8th March, 2021. We are very excited to have all children return and want to reassure parents that we have robust Covid secure [...]

By |2021-02-24T12:50:55+01:00February 24th, 2021|After School Club, Breakfast Club, Forest School, Holiday Club, Nursery News|Comments Off on Castle Lane open to ALL children from 8th March 2021

Update following third Covid lockdown announcement

Response from Castle Lane Day Nursery, following the announcement of a third Covid lockdown on 4th January 2021 To all parents and carers, As we are sure you are aware following Monday’s lockdown announcement by the Prime Minister, schools are now closed to the majority of pupils. However, nurseries and early years will remain open [...]

By |2021-01-05T22:09:19+01:00January 5th, 2021|After School Club, Breakfast Club, Nursery News|0 Comments

Covid 19: An update on Breakfast and After School Club Procedures

This letter is to notify parents and carers of the additional measures we have put into place at Castle Lane Day Nursery, regarding Coronavirus (Covid-19). Pick up/Drop off for parents Can we please ask that parents do not enter the main room. Please wait outside on the steps for a staff member to get your [...]

By |2020-11-03T13:14:27+01:00November 3rd, 2020|After School Club, Breakfast Club, Nursery News|0 Comments