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Bumpkins Nursery and Vanessa’s 101 Commandments….

Date: October 30, 2013 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: #TheBumpkinsDifference, paperwork and official stuff

Vanessa’s 101 Commandments – otherwise known as Bumpkins Staff Guidelines Bumpkins is loved by parents because it’s a relaxed, homely environment. But we are also professionals, working in an environment where rules, policies and procedures are very important. A parent asked us about “Vanessa’s 101 Commandments” recently – because a member of staff had commented…

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Bumpkins – an inclusive, supportive and “brilliant place”

Date: October 24, 2013 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: #TheBumpkinsDifference

Bumpkins – an inclusive, supportive and “brilliant place” We wanted to share how proud we are of all the children that have moved on from our Pre School to “big school” in the last 8 weeks. We’re so proud to see them all go on to the next stages of their growth, adventure and learning…

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halloween crafts at Bumpkins Nursery - near Royston

Halloween Crafts at Bumpkins

Date: October 24, 2013 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: #TheBumpkinsDifference, Things to make and do

Halloween Crafts at Bumpkins We couldn’t wait to share this with you – it is Steph’s first display at Bumpkins – for Halloween. Just click on the picture above to see it properly! The pumpkins and the hand and foot prints for the brush are just lovely – we are very proud of the Baby…

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Social Skills

A Bumpkins Mummy Talks to Us About Social Skills

Date: September 6, 2013 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: #TheBumpkinsDifference, Bumpkins testimonials

listen to ‘Liz Weston talks to Candis – a Bumpkins Mum’ on Audioboo One of our favourite things to do, is talk to parents a year or so after their child has joined Bumpkins, to see how they’ve found the experience and the effect that it’s had on their child. A prime example of this…

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Learning Through Play

Bumpkins Mummy Follow Up – Learning Through Play

Date: August 22, 2013 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: #TheBumpkinsDifference, Bumpkins testimonials

listen to ‘Liz Weston gets a quick follow up with a Bumpkins Mummy talking about the benefits of attending Bumpkins for her son…’ on Audioboo “He has a bit of a problem with colours, but they pointed that out to me and suggested that I perhaps do some work with him, which is great. They…

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How Bumpkins came into existence – the Bumpkins story…

Date: August 22, 2013 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: #TheBumpkinsDifference

From personal experience of a bad nursery, if your child is somewhere you don’t want them to be or you have concerns it is like the thought police – you can’t work for worrying. Bumpkins began because my eldest went to a local nursery while I worked part-time and I’d no choice but to use…

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Tilly’s Daddy and the Transition to Primary School

Date: August 22, 2013 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: #TheBumpkinsDifference, Bumpkins testimonials

Today, we’re talking to Tilly’s Daddy, a father who’s actually seen two of his children attending Bumpkins Nursery until they started at Primary School. He tells us how he and his daughters have found the experience, which has spanned almost eight years! “It’s going to be the end of a very long period. We’ve kind…

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A Bumpkins Mummy talks about Care That Works for Her

Date: August 22, 2013 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: #TheBumpkinsDifference, Bumpkins testimonials

“I absolutely love it. He wasn’t walking when he started but within a month, he’s up and about.” Yes, I know, it’s another interview ;) But we’re so pleased with them – we love talking to parents, and they tell us about things we’d never even thought of! This interview is with Jodie. She’s Mum…

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what's your favourite food at Bumpkins Nursery? Jam sandwiches!!!

Working at Bumpkins Nursery

Date: August 20, 2013 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: #TheBumpkinsDifference, charity work

Working at Bumpkins It’s important to me to share this blog post with you – I wanted to share some thoughts on the Bumpkins team – who they are, what they do and how we treat our team and how they are expected to treat us. As part of the Bumpkins difference we believe it’s important…

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Securing a Nursery Place for your Child

Date: August 20, 2013 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: #TheBumpkinsDifference, paperwork and official stuff

Congratulations! You have just found out you’re pregnant and now you are being bombarded with information. I remember being desperate for information, wanting to know everything I could about pregnancy, parenting, child development, labour, maternity clothes, and NCT classes! But the one thing I didn’t want to think about was securing a nursery place and returning…

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