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16th September 2019
When I walked into the ‘one-ery’ (a play on the words year ‘one’ and ‘nursery’) at South Morningside, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. Many educational professionals had been talking widely about its innovative approach to play-based learning in the first years of school, but how that would fit into an educational system seeking specific learning outcomes was unclear. We were impressed.
Posted in categories: Nursery News, Play and Learning, Scotland
18th August 2019
We all want our kids to be happy, that much is universal. And not just now but in the future too. However, the pressures of modern life make it sometimes seem impossible, perhaps not because we don’t think about it enough; but actually because we think about it too much. You often hear the term who’s going to entertain the kids? like we’re some kind of act to keep children amused. The perpetual social media bragging from other parents, who are away on some fun-packed adventure again, also doesn’t help does it? But what is it that really nurtures happy children?
Posted in categories: Children's Health, Parenting
27th July 2019
The British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) has updated its guidelines on healthy eating for young children. Created by a group of experts in nutrition, the updated information includes advice on portion sizes as well as vegetarian and vegan diets.
Posted in categories: Children's Health, Healthy Eating