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June Nursery News

What we’ve been up to… Special Offer We are offering our current parents the possibility to book extra sessions at half price throughout the summer. Your child must have an existing booking pattern of 2 paid-for sessions or more to be able to undertake this offer. Full T&Cs below. T&Cs All extra sessions must be booked throughout June, July, and August The 50% offer on extra sessions is valid throughout July and August dates only These extra sessions are in

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Neal - Business Administration Apprentice

My first month as a business administration apprentice

Ever wondered what it’s like to be a business administration apprentice on our finance team? Have a read below of how Neal, one of our business administration apprentices, has found his first month as part of the finance team at Ashbourne Day Nurseries. Name: Neal Role: Business Administration Apprentice – Finance Team My time at Ashbourne Day Nurseries so far has been amazing. I have learnt a lot in my first month including allocating payments to different accounts, accessing the

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May Nursery News

What we’ve been up to… Quality childcare At Ashbourne Day Nurseries we endeavour to ensure that every child is given excellent opportunities to learn through high quality play experiences within a safe, secure environment.  Find out what we’re doing to always maintain our high quality childcare here. NHS, emergency services and armed forces discount Did you know that we offer a 10% discount to NHS, emergency services and armed forces staff?  A 10% discount will be applied to the child’s regular

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Five reasons to choose a career in Early Years

Five reasons to choose a career in Early Years

Are you looking for a career with a purpose which gives you a true sense of achievement at the end of the day? If your answer is yes, then a career in Early Years is for you! Here are five reasons why you should choose a career in Early Years. No two days are the same It sounds cliché, but honestly no two days will ever be the same when working in a childcare setting. If you are looking for

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Millie

My first month as a business administration apprentice

Ever wondered what it’s like to be a business administration apprentice? Have a read below of how Millie, one of our business administration apprentices, has found her first month as part of the marketing team at Ashbourne Day Nurseries. Name: Millie Role: Business Administration Apprentice – Marketing Team My time at Ashbourne Day Nurseries so far has been wonderful. I have loved meeting the team who were all so welcoming and feel I have settled in well. Each task I

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April Nursery News

What we’ve been up to… Parent testimonials video We recently asked some of the parents at our nurseries what they thought about the care that we provide for their children. They recorded their responses and we’ve made them into a little video. The fantastic testimonials are a credit to our dedicated and hardworking nursery teams. Thank you team, you are truly inspirational! Spreading positivity & kindness Thank you to everyone who has submitted positive and kind messages for our team

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Dual site manager

Welcoming two new dual site managers

Gabby Ades Delia Bostan Jordan McCormick We are delighted to announce that two of our experienced nursery managers have been promoted to Dual Site Manager positions.  Gabby Ades, who has managed our Wing nursery for the last few years, has been made the Dual Site Manager of our Wing and Leighton Buzzard nurseries.  Delia Bostan, Manager of our Milton Keynes Central nursery, has been promoted to the Dual Site Manager position at our Milton Keynes Central and Fenny Stratford nurseries.

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Early years staff training

Staff training and development

Here at Ashbourne Day Nurseries, we’re dedicated to the training and development needs of our staff as well as their health and wellbeing. With over a million children in nurseries and pre-schools across the country, we feel it is important that investment is made to ensure that high quality childcare is deliverable in a sustainable way. This will help to ensure that every child who attends a nursery gets the best start in life. Training and development We encourage our

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Support office apprentices

Meet our new support office apprentices

Here at Ashbourne Day Nurseries, we fully support apprenticeships and the benefits that they can bring for both apprentices starting their career or looking for a career change, but also the benefits that they have for businesses. We are delighted to welcome our three new business administration apprentices, Jemma, Millie, and Neal, who joined our support office team this week. Find out more about them below. Jemma Jemma will be supporting the training team with all the business administration tasks required for

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Reading event

Ready, Steady, Listen reading event

From 12th to 25th April, we are running a sponsored reading event in partnership with children’s book publisher, Usborne, across all our nurseries. As well as being a fantastic opportunity for our children to develop a passion for listening to books and stories, it also allows us to earn free books for our nurseries. All sponsorship money raised will go towards purchasing Usborne Books for our nurseries! Please speak to your nursery manager if you would like to donate towards buying new

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