The Old Police Station, 69-71 Kidderminster Road, Hagley, DY9 0QN is the site our fourth nursery - Cotton Tails at Hagley.
With over 25 years' experience in the childcare business, we pride ourselves in providing high quality environments, skilled staff, great care and a strong learning foundation for the Early Years.
The nursery operates from an extended and fully refurbished 2-storey building and has 4 rooms. For more information on our nursery rooms, please visit the 'Our Nursery Rooms' or take the virtual tour. We also have an individually designed outdoor area which is fully secure where we encourage children to be active daily. There are extensive security procedures, including CCTV and fob entry systems.
We provide the children in our care with nappies and food which are included in our fees. We do not provide formula milk.
Funded hours can be claimed as of September 2016.
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We will be hosting a Macmillan Coffee morning this Friday 30.09.16, please come and join us and show your support for this amazing charity.
If your child attends on a Monday, please bring them along in fancy dress for Halloween.
Friday 4th November - Please join us for a Bonfire workshop, lotsof fun activities. Please speak to a member of staff for details.
Join our Baby and Tinie Room on Tuesday 28th February for a Pancake Day Workshop.
On Thursday 2nd March we will be inviting all childen in nursery to dress up, in the afternoon our Nursery Room are holding a Parent Workshop. Join in and show us who your favourite characters are.
We are getting lots of enquiries about the 30 Hours Childcare that is proposed for September. Unfortunately until we have met with our Local Authorities and explored all aspects of this we will not be making any decisions. As soon as we have and reviewed our terms and conditions we will be writing to everyone. We urge you all to follow the Champagne Nurseries on Lemonade Funding campaign to see the struggle nationwide that this is causing for the nursery sector. https://www.facebook.com/groups/ChampagneNurseries/?fref=nf
Childcare Choices, the cross-government childcare brand and campaign has launched today, providing parents with a single point of information for all the government funded childcare offers, including the two new offers: 30hours childcare and Tax Free Childcare.
Launch of new Childcare Choices website means parents now able to find available government support.
Millions of parents can pre-register from today for the government’s new childcare offers, with the launch of a new Childcare Choices government website www.childcarechoices.gov.uk.
We will be holding and Easter Bonnet Parade for all children on Thursday 13th April. Please see the staff and/or posters in nursery for more information.
Just a remnider that we will be closed on both Good Friday (14th) and Easter Monday (17th). We hope you all have a lovely extra long weekend.
A reminder that we are closed for two Bank Holidays in May. Monday 1st May and Monday 29th May
A workshop for our Baby Room, celebrating the special men in the lives of the babies. Monday 19th Jube from 2.15-3.15pm
A workshop for our Tinie Room Parents, Wednesday 21st June, 2.15-3.15pm
Today is the day!!! The Big Sleuth begins. This is a major fundraising opportunity for Birmingham Children's Hospital, a charity we are proud to be one of the top 100 hundred fundraisers for due to our contributions over the years. Cotton Tails at Hagley is also the forever home of Dr Whoot following the Big Hoot in 2015. This is also a great family activity to keep you busy over the summer. If you go exploring and find any bears please send in your photo's for your child's Memory Book.
A reminder that today is our Summer Fete. We are excited to hold out first Fete here at Cotton Tails Hagley and look forward to seeing you there. The Fete will take place between 4.30-6.30pm, the gates to the rear Car Park will be locked from 3pm.
If your child is eligible for 30 hours childcare, please ensure you have obtained your code by 31.08.17. If you do not have a code by this date, you will be unable to access the entitlement for the Autumn Term. The eligibility codes will be issued every term. Thank you to thos who have already given their codes in. We must stress again that this is the responsibility of the parent, we are unable to obtain any codes for you.
Here at Cotton Tails Hagley we have signed up for the Change 4 Life programme. We are going to be promoting healthy lifestyles, exercise and healthy eating across the setting. We are hoping you will engage with us in this, please have a look at our display in the hall and speak to our staff for more infomration.