We are Outstanding!!!

Posted by on Jan 2, 2018 in Blog Posts, Nursery Photos | 0 comments

On the 21st August 2017 we had our Ofsted inspection; it was just a normal day that played out as any other (apart from the fact we had an Ofsted inspector on site!). The wait for our report felt like forever but when it was published in the middle of September we were ecstatic to share the news we achieved OUTSTANDING!!! Everyone in the Dawny’s family works so hard to provide the best care we can on a daily basis and to have this reflected means so much! Dawny’s are very proud to share our report (170913 Inspection Report), please take a look! It’s important to note that this is just the beginning for Dawny’s and we will be continuing to push boundaries to be providing the absolute best care available. We’d also like to thank every single one of you for your continued support, it’s impossible to do this without...

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Harvest – Food Bank Collection

Posted by on Sep 19, 2017 in Blog Posts | 0 comments

As part of our Caterpillar’s Harvest theme we have been collecting food for Addlestone Food Bank! This morning our Caterpillar group went for a lovely walk to the food bank to drop off our collection. We collected 26.1kg worth of food and the children had a lovely time meeting the food bank workers and seeing what happens with the food we donated.

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Peppa Pig Day

Posted by on Aug 1, 2017 in Blog Posts | 0 comments

On Thursday 27th July 2017 we held a Peppa Pig charity day raise money for the NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) ward at St. Peter’s Hospital. It was a fun-filled day full of Peppa Pig activities, cake sales, silent auction and we even had real live pigs come to visit! We were very lucky and received may generous prizes for our silent auction including Bockett’s Farm tickets, gym passes and a Leo Bancroft voucher. We also had Mandy Woodford from the Little Roo’s charity come to visit our 3-5yr olds and talk to them about the amazing work the NICU ward does. Amongst all the fun we were so happy to have raised a fantastic £500 which will be used to by more ‘nests’ for the NICU ward as they currently only have 1 of each size for the babies. We are so pleased it will make a positive...

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Grandparent’s Day 2016

Posted by on Jul 1, 2016 in Blog Posts, Nursery Photos | 0 comments

We’ve had a lovely afternoon today as many of the children’s grandparent’s came for a play. There was lot’s of fun activities to participate in including cake decorating, pizza making, face painting and play dough! The children loved showing off their nursery and Gabi (our pet tortoise) in the garden. Thank you to everyone who came and we look forward to the next...

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Sensory Room Re-Vamp

Posted by on Feb 12, 2016 in Blog Posts | 0 comments

Dawny’s Day Care has recently completed a small re-vamp in their sensory room to make it more resourceful and beneficial for the children. The room is now fitted with lots of new fairy lights, sensory toys (including a lots of items for heuristic play) and a brand new fibre optic tree! The fibre optic tree is the main feature and focal point of the room and the children love it! The branches can be brought down to the children’s level for them to enjoy, explore and discover. The main purpose of the sensory room is to provide visual and tactile stimuli which will help encourage interactions and offer a retreat from the outside world. Not only can the environment be stimulating it can also create a calming and relaxing environment to help the children gain some quiet/rest...

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