News & Events Encouraging Children to be outdoor in all weathers come rain or sun or snow Children have a lot of reasons to be indoors nowadays. There’s TV. Okay, there’s always been TV, but now there’s lots more of it, targeted with microscopic accuracy at just about every age. Then there are video games. These, again, have been around for a while, but the hardware has changed in recent years with phones and tablets becoming increasingly sophisticated and prolific. Children, with their open and inquisitive minds, can pick up a tablet and be lost [...]
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News & Events When should a child move from a cot to the big bed A child’s sleep is always of great concern to a parent. A large part of this likely comes from the fact that it’s the one time you can’t exercise that minute-by-minute control you have over the rest of their life. No matter the care taken in choosing every aspect of how and where they sleep, you will have to go to sleep yourself at some point, and then you will worry. The big move Then maybe they move [...]
News & Events The Midnight Moon Awards 2017 On Thursday 28th September we held our annual awards ceremony at The Stratford Manor Hotel to celebrate the many successes of our Banana Moon Day Nursery Franchisees over the last year. More than 160 guests and sponsors were entertained during the glitzy black tie event, and enjoyed an inspirational and brilliant speech by none other than dragon slayer Levi Roots. Award winners: Franchisee of the Year 2017 – Banana Moon Day Nursery Rothwell Nursery of the Year 2017 – Banana Moon Day Nursery Hatton Best Newcomer 2017 – Banana Moon Day Nursery Ashmore Nursery [...]
News & Events This year, we’ve chosen to support a specialist children’s hospital We’re delighted to announce that for the coming year, Banana Moon Day Nursery will be supporting Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity which helps 90,000 children and young people each and every year. Headquartered in Warwick, in the heart of the country, the acclaimed and indispensable Birmingham Children’s Hospital is held close to the company’s heart, with Banana Moon’s Managing Director and founder spending many sleepless nights at the facility with his family. Speaking of his experience, Mark Bates said: “In October 2006 my two-and-a-half-year-old [...]
News & Events Some Exciting Training is Taking Place… A very creative member of the Head Office Quality Improvement Team, has been busy setting up the main training room for an action-packed training session to look at Observation, Assessment and Planning. With a workshop style presentation and a hands-on approach, we are hoping that the attendees return to their nurseries inspired to offer new and exciting yet challenging learning opportunities. Fancy Joining In The Fun?? Creative writing is a way of writing that expresses the writer's thoughts and feelings in a poetic and [...]