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Parent Information

At Brook Farm Children’s Nursery we promote and encourage a secure base for babies and young children by promoting reciprocal relationships which provide respectful responses and reliability to meet each individuals emotional and physical care needs. 

Safeguarding Children

The Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSL) at Brook Farm Children's Nursery are:

Nursery Manager: Heidi Wright

Deputy Nursery Manager: Helen Mullarkey

If you are worried about a child, even if you are unsure, contact the NSPCC helpline to speak to one of their counsellors. Call; 0808 800 500 or e-mail;  help@nspcc.org.uk

If a child is in immediate danger, call the police on 999 straight away

PANTS

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Talk PANTS helps children understand that their body belongs to them, and they should tell someone they trust if anything makes them feel upset or worried.

Parent talk

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Down-to-earth parenting advice you can trust

Click on the link below for lots of useful information

Healthy Start Scheme

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What is Healthy Start?

If you’re more than 10 weeks pregnant or have a child under 4, you may be entitled to get help to buy healthy food and milk.

ICON in Partnership with Dadpad

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Icon  work in partnership with DadPad on important matters affecting dads and their children. DadPad offers essential parenting skills for new dads.

DadPad provides fathers and male partners with the practical skills they need to support themselves, their partner and their baby at a time when many new parents can feel overwhelmed. Advice on crying, feeding, holding, changing, sleeping and getting to know your baby, as well as information on supporting relationships and each other’s mental health during this challenging time, is available on the app.

The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) 

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At Brook Farm Children's Nursery we promote The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) by listening to and valuing their contributions.

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Babies cry you can cope

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I – Infant crying is normal
C –Comforting methods can help
O – It’s OK to walk away
N – Never, ever shake a baby
 

Speak to someone if you need support such as your family, friends, Midwife, GP or Health Visitor. 

Oral Health

Here are some top tips from Dr Ranj on caring for children's teeth between the ages of 3 and 6.

Car Seat Safety

A child car seat is a legal requirement. The law states that all children travelling in the front or rear seat of any car, van or goods vehicle must use the correct child car seat until they are either 135cm tall or 12 years old. 

It is the driver's responsibility to ensure that children under the age of 14 years are restrained correctly in accordance with the law.

Safer Sleeping

Safer Sleep for baby focuses on six easy to follow steps which you can follow any time you put your baby down to sleep. Please follow the link below:

The Lullaby Trust offer further advice from room temperature, to sleeping products. Please click on the button below for further information. 

Keeping Safe Online

The online world offers endless opportunities for children but at the same time can present potential risk. At Brook Farm Children's Nursery we understand the online world can be an absolute mind field for. Nevertheless, the online environment plays a HUGE part of children’s lives and therefore we can no longer consider their wellbeing or safety without also considering their relationship to technology. 

 

Staying safe online is essentially about our behaviour towards it rather than the technology itself. 

Please follow the link below to access simple steps you can take to keep your children safe online!

Nappy Sacks

What are the risks surrounding nappy sacks?

Milly and Miles

We would like to introduce you all to Milly and Miles who have recently joined us in Chirpy Chicks. Milly and Miles support all aspects of children's communication, personal, social and emotional development.

The children at Brook Farm Children's Nursery interact with Milly and Miles to share their experiences through play.

Our skilful team of practitioners use Milly and Miles to discuss key topics in small groups or individually, for example, creating pre-school rules, developing lovely listening, super sharing and respect for others.

You can find out more information about Milly and Miles by following the link below:

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CONTACT

Brook Farm Children's Nursery

Harden Road

Kelbrook

Nr Barnoldswick

Lancashire

BB18 6TS

Telephone

01282 841221

E-mail

heidi@brookfarmchildrensnursery.co.uk

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