The Old Station Nursery Parents

Can OFSTED ever really satisfy everyone?

April 22nd, 2012 by Sarah Steel

It is often hard to find someone in the Early Years sector who doesn’t have a strong opinion about OFSTED. In that ‘marmite’ way, they are generally either loved (especially if you get an ‘OUTSTANDING’) or hated (if you get anything less!).
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New online guide for childcare settings

February 27th, 2012 by Sarah Steel

Last weekend the media was full of articles about the new ‘trip advisor’ style website which will allow customers to rate care homes and nurseries. The site is www.goodcareguide.co.uk and sparked a lot of debate about how it would operate, whether posts on it would be accurate and how it should avoid the type of criticism that Trip Advisor has attracted.
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Where has January gone?

January 31st, 2012 by Sarah Steel

Like many of you, I woke up today and could hardly believe it was the last day of January already. It seems unfeasible that Christmas is now a distant memory and we are at the end of the first month of 2012.
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It was encouraging last week to see that Children and Young People Now magazine ran an article which warned the Government that many working families are struggling to keep up with childcare bills.
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The joy of reading to children….a dying art?

October 14th, 2011 by Sarah Steel

Last Saturday morning saw 29 members of The Old Station Nursery team rolling around in hysterics, despite early starts and the fact that it was actually Saturday morning and they were technically working. So, what was the cause?
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