Nativity time!

Oh my goodness what a special time it is at Nursery. The older children in our Kindergarten Rooms have been singing their hearts out, learning about the Christmas Story and donning fabulous costumes for their annual Nativity performance to families. We are bursting with pride at the marvelous performances they have given, and a thank you to our special Yellow … Read More

Frosty Fun at Chilworth!

Frost has been a big talking point at Chilworth today. Why are the leaves in the shade still frosty? What marks can be made in the frost? Toddlers, Transition and Kindergarten participated in lots of exploring and experimenting. They placed frosted leaves in the sunshine to see what would happen. And when they touched the frost with their warm fingers … Read More

Children in Need fundraising today

Wow what a lot of Pudsey activities!  Cake sales, sponsored walks and cycles.  Dressing up and much more more.  Thank you to everyone taking part and donating.         . 

Visiting a local care home

For 6 weeks the children and Team from Chandlers Ford Nursery have been visiting the residents of Valley Lodge Care Home. At the beginning the children were very shy around the residents and now they are comfortable around them and always very excited to see them! With support from qualified practitioners we have embedded bonds with the residents. Singing and … Read More

New Nursery Manager at Fair Oak!

We are thrilled to welcome one of our longest serving Yellow Dotter’s to Fair Oak this week, Clare Ashton our new Nursery Manager. Wow, it gives us goose bumps to share Clare’s story! She started as a Senior Nursery Nurse in January 2002 at our Chandlers Ford Nursery working in the Toddler Room. Clare has such a zest for life … Read More

Happy Diwali

We celebrated Diwali today at most of our Nurseries. At Chandlers Ford our lovely Lunch Cover, Vandana, dressed up in her traditional Diwali outfit to show the children and Team. She brought along outfits for the children to touch and see as well as some lovely Diwali objects from her home for the children to experience. She also kindly made a … Read More

How can I book an extra session?

Parents, if you need to book an extra day’s childcare you can send an enquiry via our website and we will get back to you with availability. Go to the CONTACT tab, select Request an extra session,  or click You can always ask your friendly Nursery Manager too!

Graduation day at Winchester University

Congratulations to Lizzie (Chandlers Ford), Kim and Sarah ( North Baddesley), Danielle (Hedge End), Heather ( Ampfield) Graduating from Winchester University with Early Years Degrees. Congratulations to Caz (Chandlers Ford) for achieving her Foundation Degree. Research shows that well Qualified Early Years Practitioners make a difference to young children’s lives as do experienced Practitioners who love children and enjoy smiling. … Read More

It’s not goodbye. It’s see you later

Today was our last day at the Life Centre School. We arrived with happy children all waving and calling out our names, their faces lit up with big smiles which makes us realise what a great bond we have built with them over the last 3 weeks. This morning we made our rounds to each class and said goodbye to all … Read More