Mental Health Awareness Week

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week and here at Kids Planet, we are proud to support the wellbeing of both our children and staff. We introduced Mindful Moments throughout all our nurseries. It is a programme of lessons, stories and games to encourage our children to develop positive habits around mental health, from understanding how their … Continued

Childcare: The Forgotten Key Worker

Childcare: The Forgotten Key Worker At this challenging time when we rightly applaud our NHS frontline workers, and when we need to pull together to fight the Coronavirus Pandemic, why is it that we are punishing the childcare sector? It’s been reported that childcare is failing NHS workers. That a lack of childcare is forcing … Continued

Latest Coronavirus Infection – Tuesday 17th March

****Updated Advice Related to Coronavirus Infection**** Tuesday 17th March Government measures were stepped up yesterday and we want to update you on how the latest advice affects our setting: Nurseries are not advised to close. Closure of schools and nurseries will disrupt the working lives of parents (some of whom work for emergency services) and … Continued

KIDS PLANET ACQUIRES KIDS ALLOWED

BGF-backed Kids Planet has acquired North West-based Kids Allowed in a deal which makes it the UK’s third biggest nursery group. Kids Planet now has 52 nurseries across the North West and Midlands and provides care to nearly 6,000 children. The business was founded in 2008 by CEO Clare Roberts and her father John, who … Continued

#KeepWarmWarrington

We’re kick starting 2020 by launching our #KeepWarmWarrington appeal to help those less fortunate in Warrington. Over the next couple of months, our nurseries across Warrington are looking for people to drop off their unwanted winter jumpers at one of our nursery collection points. The appeal hopes to see every jumper collected, distributed directly to … Continued

Over £600 raised for Ronald McDonald House Charities

Kids Planet Preston have raised £616 for the Ronald McDonald House Charities. For the past 30 years the charity have supported families by providing free family accommodation just a stone’s throw away from their child’s hospital. Speaking about the event, Community Fundraiser, Alice Beck said: “On behalf of Ronald McDonald House Charities UK, I just … Continued

CHILDREN BRING CHRISTMAS CHEER TO LOCAL COMMUNITY IN CHESTERFIELD

Staff and children at Kids Planet Day Nursery in Brampton took part in a carol service this month with residents from a Chesterfield residential care home. Speaking about the visit, Lauren Jade Burton, Deputy Manager at Chatsworth Lodge Care Home said: “Our residents have thoroughly loved a visit from the nursery children. It has put … Continued

Over £400 raised for Kidscan

  Kids Planet Salford Quays has raised £415 at their Christmas Fair for the children’s cancer research charity, Kidscan. The Salford-based charity funds and manages research into new and improved treatments for children with cancer. Speaking about the event, Kids Planet Day Nursery Manager, Alisha McDowell said: “We are delighted to have been able to … Continued

Nursery Group of the Year!

On Saturday 30th November at the Hilton London Metropole, the 17th National NMT Nursery Awards took place to reward excellence in the early years and nursery sector. We are absolutely delighted to have won NURSERY GROUP OF THE YEAR and are so proud of our staff across all of our 44 nurseries and Head Office.  … Continued

Christmas Fairs at Kids Planet

Kick start the festive season this year by coming along to one of our Nursery Christmas Fairs. View our outstanding facilities, meet our dedicated team and enjoy various festive fun! Just some of the Christmas activities taking place across our nurseries include* : • Meeting Santa • Arts and crafts •  Refreshments • Breakfast with … Continued