Physical Development in YMCA Day Nursery

Physical Development in YMCA Day Nursery

Physical development is vital in children’s all round development to enable them to thrive and have a happy and healthy life. Throughout the nursery environment, children have the opportunity to take appropriate risks in their physical play to enhance both their fine...
The Reality of a Pandemic Pregnancy

The Reality of a Pandemic Pregnancy

Becoming a parent for the first time can be daunting, and with the added pressures of lockdown isolation, overflowing hospitals and financial stress, it’s fair to say that going through a pregnancy during a pandemic throws up a whole host of new questions and...
Educating Children From 0 – 5 Years

Educating Children From 0 – 5 Years

In childcare terms, the time between a child’s birth and their fifth birthday is described as the Early Years Foundation Stage. This is a crucial time as it helps your child prepare for school as well as ongoing learning. YMCA Day Nursery strives to support every...
Cultivating International Connections and Personal Growth

Cultivating International Connections and Personal Growth

The early years foundation stage framework promotes from an early age, children’s ability to learn about identity and culture, supporting them to develop a positive sense of themselves and others.All practitioners at YMCA Day Nursery strive to help children...
YMCA Day Nursery: COVID-19 FAQ’s

YMCA Day Nursery: COVID-19 FAQ’s

YMCA Day Nursery have continued to be overwhelmed with the response and support of parents as they continue to provide care for all those placed in the nursery during this pandemic.Our Nursery manager Ian Pearson has provided some helpful answers to frequently asked...
Playing and Learning Outdoors

Playing and Learning Outdoors

With all of this amazing weather we’ve been having, the practitioners at YMCA Day Nursery got together and came up with a plan to make the most of the sun by taking learning outside.Hats and plenty of suncream were put on and shaded areas were set up for each...