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30 Hours Childcare

If you have any queries regarding the new 30 hour childcare entitlement, which is due to begin in September 2017. The government website is very user friendly and informative. The website is shown below. For any specific information regarding securing places for your child at nursery Please speak to Mrs Zeal to discuss availability. https://www.childcarechoices.gov.uk […]

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Advice on Dummy Use

Children’s speech development impaired by fingers and dummies 27 October 2009 by Katy Morton Children who suck their fingers or use a dummy for more than three years are three times more likely to develop speech impediments, according to a new study. Researchers from the United States and Chile studied 128 three- to five-year-olds. They […]

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Are you eligible for 15 hours nursery for your 2 year old ? Or working family tax credit to help with nursery fees?

http://www.lancashire.gov.uk/children-education-families/childcare-and-family-support/free-early-education-for-two-year-olds.aspx free-early-education-flowchart AND ………Did you know that if you are eligible for Working Family Tax Credit, you can claim for up to 80% of your child care costs, regardless of your child’s 15 hours’ entitlement hours’ entitlement? So, if you are thinking of increasing your child’s hours at nursery it could help with your fees considerably. […]

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Time For A Cup

This is an interesting article taken from “Nursery World Magazine” to promote our current focus on Dental Health and healthy approaches to weaning and healthy eating. The prolonged use of baby bottles or using the wrong style of infant cup – coupled with unhealthy drinks – can cause dental decay in young children and health […]

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Healthy Teeth

How can I look after my Child’s Teeth In the North of England Particularly Blackpool, it is reported that our children have the worst tooth decay in the UK. We have put together some tips to help promote healthy dental hygiene in very young children. Please take a look so we can all work together […]

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school readiness

This phrase has a lot of different meaning to a lot of different people. We would really like parents to get a more uniform and consistent idea of what this means and its significance to your child’s transition into school.  We will be making this a real focus over the next few months at both parent Action groups […]

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