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Choosing Childcare

Choosing Childcare

Choosing childcare can be a daunting experience for some parents. They may be anxious for the experience to be as good as possible and for their children to be safe and happy. There might be confusion about the types of childcare available, and which would best suit the needs of their child and family. We … Continue reading

Free Childcare for some 2 year olds

Free Childcare for some 2 year olds

Research shows that alongside good parenting, high quality part time childcare helps give children a great start, providing a solid foundation for the future. It can help to:- Improve children’s development, for example their communication skills Help them learn to socialise with other children and make friends Help them begin to get ready for school … Continue reading

Summer Fun

Summer Fun

The summer holidays can be a mixed blessing for both children and families. Balancing work and home commitments, keeping the children active and avoiding the boredom can be difficult. To help ease the stresses of the summer and to ensure you and your family have fun together we have produced a Summer Fun Guide. It … Continue reading

Choosing Quality Childcare

Choosing Quality Childcare

To a young child, the big world away from home can seem a daunting place. But, sooner or later, you may want your baby or toddler to go to an early learning and childcare setting, for example if you are starting back at work or for your child to take up their free Nursery Education funding. … Continue reading

Helping your child learn through play.

Helping your child learn through play.

Your child’s Early Years are the most precious time; every new experience is an exciting learning experience. Imagine that you have just landed on a strange planet and everything you see, hear, smell, touch and taste is new. With such a huge amount of new and interesting sights it is fair to say that you … Continue reading

The Costs of Childcare

The Costs of Childcare

For some parents the costs of childcare can be a barrier to accessing high quality care for their children. There is some financial help available and we are here to help with any queries you may have. We asked our friends at Family Nest to share some of the work they had done in highlighting … Continue reading

Summer Fun

Summer Fun

The summer holidays can be a mixed blessing for both children and families. Balancing work and home commitments, keeping the children active and avoiding the boredom can be difficult. To help ease the stresses of the summer and to ensure you and your family have fun together we have produced a Summer Fun Guide. It … Continue reading

Types of Childcare available in Shropshire

Types of Childcare available in Shropshire

This week is National Childcare Week, a chance to celebrate quality childcare provision in Shropshire, where children are cared for, educated, are safe and have fun. Choosing childcare can be a daunting task for some parents, understanding the different types of childcare and which will suit the needs of their child and family. This blog … Continue reading

Childcare in Shropshire

Childcare in Shropshire

We are the only service Ofsted provides information on registered childcare, so we know they have all be registered and inspected. This infographic shows the registered childcare available in Shropshire, the costs of childcare and the Ofsted classifications.