5 Reasons Why Messy Play Is Important and Benefits Children

28 November 2017

Many parents are put off by messy play, as although the idea of finger painting or crafts sounds fun at first, the reality of paint, glue and glitter getting everywhere and the inevitable operation clean up that follows it soon sets in. However, many studies have shown that messy play is one of the best ways for our children to learn and develop, so now is the time to embrace it and get messy!
Here at Schoolhouse Daycare, we encourage our children to engage in messy and sensory play as much as possible as the many benefits are worth it. Plus,

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How to Keep Your Children Safe in the Sun

22 September 2017

Did you know that around 80% of our lifetime sun exposure occurs during our childhood? It’s true. The Skin Cancer Foundation has done numerous studies and has also found that just one blistering sunburn could double our risks of getting melanoma in later life.
So, with the effects of sun burn becoming more known and the fact that we have been getting some really hot days this summer, there has never been a more important time to make sure that sun protection is a top priority for us and our children.
To help you keep your children safe in the sun, here

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10 Things to Do with Your Children Over the Summer Holidays

4 September 2017

Keeping the kids occupied over the summer is always a feat, with so many weeks stretching ahead of you and the time, exercise and expense of it all. Even the most adventurous parents can struggle with keeping them occupied.
While the summer as a whole is a bundle of fun, the prospect of school starting again is a welcome respite for us all. So, with school starting again soon, we have put together a list of fun and inexpensive things to do with your children over the summer holidays to keep the whole family entertained! You can make it till the

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WIN an Outdoor Play hamper this May!

24 May 2017

We’re giving away this lovely Outdoor Play hamper to one lucky family over on our Facebook page!  For your chance to win, just comment on the post on our page with the activities that you’ll be doing outdoors this Bank Holiday weekend and over the May school holidays with the children!
It can be arts and crafts, gardening, a visit to the park, an ice cream at the beach or just a visit to see Nanna & Grandpa! We’d love to hear what you’re doing this Easter.
Closing Date:  Monday 5th June 2017
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FREE Registration April 2017

12 April 2017

Come and join us during our Open Month at Schoolhouse Daycare where you will be able to have a no obligation viewing at one of our nurseries across the South Wales region and benefit from FREE registration (saving £40)
During your viewing you will have the opportunity to have a guided tour around our nurseries, giving you the chance to ask as many questions as you wish ready for your child to join us.
***OFFER*** If you register your child within the month of April, we will waiver the £40 registration fee.
You’ll see plentiful play opportunities, experience a bright and safe environment,

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WIN an Easter Hamper on Facebook

11 April 2017

We’re giving away this lovely Easter hamper to one lucky family over on our Facebook page!  For your chance to win, just comment on the post on our page with the activities that you’ll be doing this Easter holidays with the children!  (Click here to DOWNLOAD a printable Easter Egg Hunt)
It can be arts and crafts, places you’ve been or plan to go, or just tag a friend or family member that you’ll be spending some quality time with! We’d love to hear what you’re doing this Easter.
Closing Date:  Monday 17th April

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Awarded Top 10 Recommended Nursery in the UK

21 March 2017

We are very honoured to announce that Schoolhouse Daycare Ltd have been awarded the title of Top 10 Recommended Mid-size Nursery Groups 2017 in the UK.  This award means a lot to us here as this is based on reviews that have been submitted by our parents.
In addition to this very prestigious title, we have also been awarded the title of  Top 10 Recommended Nurseries Wales 2017 for both our DVLA and Little Schoolhouse Daycare nurseries too.
We would like to thank our parents who have taken the time to review all of our nurseries and also to the

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13 March 2017

We are currently recruiting for 2 Nursery Nurses to join our team at our Singleton nursery in Swansea.  Applicants would ideally have a minimum of Level 2 Child Care qualification however work based training can be provided.
16.5 hours per week
Please contact Sian Davies at Singleton Day Nursery for further information or apply via email for an application form
01792 202900
Closing date for applications is Monday 20th March 2017

Our Swansea City Nursery are currently recruiting for 2 x Nursery Nurses (8 hours flexi per week)
Closing date for applications is Tuesday 21st March 2017
Please contact Stephanie Lewis on 01792 460909 or

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Little Schoolhouse – Tycroes

5 September 2016

Little Schoolhouse Day Nursery – Tycroes, Ammanford
A warm welcome awaits you at our Little Schoolhouse Day Nursery. Please call Susan on tel: 01269 596 255 or email: little@schoolhouse-daycare.co.uk for more information.
Situated within the small village of Tycroes, Ammanford we have specially designed and dedicated rooms to stimulate, develop and inspire your children. As the name suggests, we are a small nursery providing care for only  18 children per day which means we really are a ‘home from home’ environment. Our outdoor area is spacious offering all ages the chance to explore, plant, build and play.

Childcare available Monday to Friday 7.30am

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