23rd May 19
Teddies Nursery has achieved a ‘Good’ rating for wellbeing, learning, care and development, teaching and assessment, the nursery environment and leadership and management following a recent inspection by Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW) and Estyn. The inspection report says: ‘Children have clear bonds of affection with the practitioners who care for them. They are settled…
15th April 19
Dean Close Nurseries is delighted to announce that Jessica Tate, former Deputy Manager at Teddies Nursery, has been appointed Manager. Hayley Downing, former Nursery Manager at Teddies, has joined the group’s sister nursery Robins, in St Arvans, Chepstow. Jessica has a wealth of experience having worked in the childcare industry for more than nine years…
1st March 19
Teddies Nursery children had a wonderful time celebrating St David’s Day. They dressed up in Welsh clothes and had lots of fun learning about Welsh traditions and drawing/painting the Welsh flag, daffodils and leeks.
7th February 19
Teddies Nursery, part of the Dean Close Foundation, has introduced the Pori Drwy Stori Nursery programme for its pre-school children who start school in September. The Pori Drwy Stori is an exciting bilingual programme aimed at supporting children’s literacy and numeracy. It inspires a love of books, stories and rhymes and supports children to develop…
12th November 18
Teddies Nursery is working with Moo Music to provide fun and interactive music sessions for children, parents and carers. The uplifting interactive sessions are lots of fun and educational. Using songs and dances children gain confidence and develop memory, language and coordination skills in an enjoyable and multi-sensory way. Adults really enjoy the sessions too!…
12th November 18
Teddies Nursery children and staff are learning to cook with Cooking Together. Cooking Together is run by qualified Food Technology teachers who have a passion for teaching nutrition and cooking skills. They are providing ‘hands on’ sessions at the nursery to reinforce the health and well-being messages used daily. The staff at Teddies have learnt…
29th October 18
Teddies Nursery is the first nursery in Newport to be awarded the Healthy and Sustainable Pre-School Scheme National award.
5th October 17
We would like to congratulate our area manager, Charlene Burgess, and family on the safe arrival of their beautiful baby boy. Beauden was born on Thursday 21st September weighing 9lb 9oz.
5th October 17
Teddies team made some beautiful and creative cakes for our Macmillan Coffee Morning. Well done to Arega for winning the best cake competition. Thanks to everyone for your contributions. We raised £230 for the charity.
30th August 17
We are delighted to welcome Hayley Downing as the new Nursery Manager at Teddies. Hayley has a wealth of experience having worked in the childcare industry for more than 16 years. Hayley has a Level 5 Management qualification in Childcare and Education and recently completed her Leadership and Management Level 3 qualification. Charlene Burgess, former…