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Official Allotment Opening!

Over thirty local residents, children and families were welcomed to The Park Child & Family Centre on Norfolk Grove, Church yesterday for the official opening of Adventure Hyndburn’s new Community Allotment. Together with one of our neighbours Alan Clarke, Amelia Baron of Little Stars nursery was delighted to be invited to cut the ribbon, formally…
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Hyndburn Fire Station Adventure!

Our Lancashire Breaktime group enjoyed a trip out to Hyndburn Fire Station last week where they were able to meet the firemen and firewomen and get to grips with the workings of a fire engine! For more information about our Lancashire Breaktime sessions during School holidays for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, contact Anna…
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EUREKA!

What a brilliant time we had on our recent trip to EUREKA, the National Children's Museum. The day was packed with fun experiences for our Little Stars from the moment they stepped on the train at Accrington station. Children spent the day exploring, learning and playing as they made their way through the ten different…
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Little Stars Team Training Day – July 2017

Following a brilliant team training day in the Autumn term all the Little Stars Nurseries came together again last week for a further instalment in a programme of team training days. Staff from across the seven nurseries enjoyed sharing examples of the excellent work happening in their settings as well as taking part in a range of fun and informative sessions and activities focused on…
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Adventure Hyndburn bags £4000 from Tesco carrier bag charge fund!

GREAT NEWS...we're delighted to announce that thanks to your blue token votes in local Tesco stores we have been granted an incredible £4000 through the 'Bags of Help' initiative! Bags of Help sees grants, raised from the 5p bag charge, being awarded to thousands of local community projects every year. Shoppers of Hyndburn have been voting for their favourite project in…
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Little Stars Nursery Movie Premier Graduation 2017

A MAGNIFICENT SEND OFF FOR THE LITTLE STARS GRADUATES OF 2017! Little Stars nursery's pre-school leavers celebrated their graduation at a spectacular 'Movie Premier' themed party at Accrington Stanley Football Club this weekend. Children got well and truly into the spirit of celebration dressed as movie stars and their favourite film characters - true stars of the red carpet…
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Learning To Be Positive

The Adventure Hyndburn and Little Stars team had some training recently they described as brilliant. A national leader in Positive Psychology, Bridget Grenville-Cleave, spent two days inspiring staff to develop ways children can have more fun, build on their strengths, and also learn how to bounce back from setbacks. Richard Needham, Operations Manager commented -  “We…
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Life Changing Success for Teens and Toddlers

St. Christopher’s students had a work experience with a difference! The school joined forces with, Teens and Toddlers and Little Stars Nursery at the Park to give the students the opportunity to mentor a child in nursery and support them. For the 10 youngsters it was a real challenge as they each supported their toddler…
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Award for the Oaks!

Congratulations to Little Stars at the Oaks! Blackburn College have recognised Little Stars Nurseries commitment to supporting enthusiastic childcare students this week when the team at the Oaks were presented with a certificate of acknowledgement. The award celebrates the team's excellent practice, inclusivity and outstanding support to placement students - WELL DONE!
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