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Thousands of parents of two-year-olds benefit from 15 hours free childcare – here’s how

Thousands of parents of two-year-olds benefit from 15 hours free childcare – here’s how Article form Gov.uk Website mediaofficer, 3 May 2024 – Childcare We’re making the biggest investment by a UK government into childcare in history, doubling the amount we expect to spend over the next few years from around £4 billion to around £8 billion each […]

Construction of Essex nursery resumes after discovery of 30 ancient skeletons halts project

The nursery in Great Chesterford has remained unfinished since Roman skeletons were found in 2018

Construction of Essex nursery resumes after discovery of 30 ancient skeletons halts project Construction on a nursery in Great Chesterford, Essex, was initially halted in 2018 when archaeologists unearthed 30 Roman skeletons at the site. This discovery has caused significant delays, but the project is now set to continue. The Great Chesterford Parish Council announced […]

Rainbow Playgroup Marks 50 Years with Celebrations

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Rainbow Playgroup Marks 50 Years with Celebrations A nursery in York has marked its golden jubilee with a festive celebration complete with cake. Located at Carr Lane Primary School, Rainbow Playgroup has spent fifty years at the same site, celebrating this milestone by hosting a party for both the children and the staff. Manager Gemma […]

Blackburn Nursery Achieves ‘Good’ Ofsted Rating Following ‘Remarkable’ Turnaround

Blackburn Nursery Achieves ‘Good’ Ofsted Rating Following ‘Remarkable’ Turnaround Little Wonders Nursery, located at the Audley Centre on Chester Street in Blackburn, has received high praise from Ofsted inspectors for its significant improvements in quality and standards. In its first inspection in October, the nursery received the lowest possible rating of “inadequate” from the education […]

Press release for Parents of 9-Month-Olds

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Childcare Applications Now Open for Parents of 9-Month-Olds Millions to Benefit as New Government Scheme Takes Off From: Department for Education, The Rt Hon Laura Trott MBE MP, The Rt Hon Rishi Sunak MP, and The Rt Hon Gillian Keegan MPDate Published: 12 May 2024 Starting today, parents of children as young as 9 months […]

‘I’m trapped’: The parents losing out on free childcare amid nursery space shortage

The Government’s rollout of additional free childcare for working parents begins next week – but parents are struggling to find places Parents are still missing out on free childcare for two-year-old children, despite the new Government scheme launching next week, as they are unable to find nursery places. The Early Years Alliance told i a shortage of places are […]

Who gets 15 and 30 hours of free childcare and how do I apply?

The deadline is approaching for working parents in England who want to apply for 15 hours of free weekly childcare for their two-year-olds. The government hopes that extending free childcare to this age group from April 2024 – and to all under-5s in 2025 – will get more parents back to work. What free childcare […]