Parent Area

0800 195 4963

Nursery News, Hints & Tips

Welcome to Rubble and Zuma - Our Nursery Guinea Pigs at Stoke

Welcome to Rubble and Zuma - Our Nursery Guinea Pigs at Stoke

We’d like to welcome our newest additions to The Orange Tree family…..Rubble and Zuma! Rubble and Zuma have settled into nursery really well. They love to be cuddled and held by the chil...

Read more

What a Wonderful Pumpkin Patch at Stoke

What a Wonderful Pumpkin Patch at Stoke

The children have enjoyed exploring our Orange Tree pumpkin patch, feeling all the different textures both on and inside the pumpkins. We talked about how pumpkins grow with the Butterflies ...

Read more

Caring for our pets at Derby!

Caring for our pets at Derby!

We love caring for our nursery pets, especially our guinea pigs.  George and Wesley love to be cuddled! We often take them for a walk around the nursery gardens on their guinea pig leads. ...

Read more

Pancake Day

Pancake Day

People up and down the country have stocked up on chocolate spread, bananas, lemons and sugar for Pancake Day. With the nation's collective palates already watering at the thought of the tre...

Read more

Tax Free Childcare & 30 Free Hours

Tax Free Childcare & 30 Free Hours

Tax-Free Childcare and 30 hours free childcare are two new separate government schemes, to help parents with the cost of childcare. Both schemes can be applied for through a single online ap...

Read more

The Benefits of Childcare Vouchers

The Benefits of Childcare Vouchers

Signing up for childcare vouchers can be a good way of saving money on your childcare costs. What exactly are childcare voucher schemes? Childcare voucher schemes are a method of using a Tax...

Read more

How to have a calm Christmas!

How to have a calm Christmas!

Ah! The mixology of Christmas or should that read aaaaaargh?  Blend together in-laws, elders, teenagers and toddlers, who may not be used to spending extended periods of time in each other...

Read more

Sun Safety

Sun Safety

We all  need some sun exposure - it's the top source of vitamin D, which helps our bodies absorb calcium for stronger, healthier bones, not to mention the lifting effect it has on our mood!...

Read more

Bank Holiday Activities

Bank Holiday Activities

Short of jetting off to a far flung tropical island it is very unlikey that we will get any hot sunny weather this weekend, so what else can you do if you can't get out?  Here are some of o...

Read more

Sports Day Success!

Sports Day Success!

The children, parents and staff had a lovely afternoon watching the children compete in different races including the sack race, egg and spoon race, running race and throwing.  All the chi...

Read more

Pages