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Two more "Outstanding" nurseries for LEYF!

Two more "Outstanding" nurseries for LEYF!

In November 2016 two more of our nurseries - Furze and Henry Fawcett - were inspected by Ofsted and achieved an 'Outstanding' rating. This brings up the total amount of 'Outstanding' LEYF nurseries to 19 or 63% (of those inspected) - well above the national average of 17%.

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Another 2 'Outstanding' nurseries in the LEYF family!

Another 2 'Outstanding' nurseries in the LEYF family!

Ofsted inspections at Brixton and Colville nurseries in October have seen another 2 LEYF settings rated 'Outstanding', bringing the total number to 17.

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Open day for Social Saturday at South Bermondsey nursery

Open day for Social Saturday at South Bermondsey nursery

As an organisation who is proud of our charitable social enterprise status, we will be marking Social Saturday with an open day at our South Bermondsey nursery.

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LEYF receives seventh consecutive ‘Outstanding’!

LEYF receives seventh consecutive ‘Outstanding’!

Inspections in February and March this year have seen LEYF receive their seventh consecutive ‘Outstanding’ rating from Ofsted. Leys Children's Centre Nursery in Dagenham, Angel Community Nursery in Pimlico and Queensborough Community Nursery in Bayswater all scooped 'Outstandings' in 2016.

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LEYF welcomes 37th and 38th nursery to the family!

LEYF welcomes 37th and 38th nursery to the family!

Gumboots and South Bermondsey community nurseries, both in Southwark, joined the LEYF family over the Easter bank holiday weekend. This bring the total number of LEYF nurseries to 38.

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LEYF are named 'Nursery Group of the Year' for the second year running!

LEYF are named 'Nursery Group of the Year' for the second year running!

On Saturday 28th November LEYF were named 'Nursery Group of the Year 2015' at the NMT awards, making this the second year running we received this impressive accolade. We also picked up the 'Nursery Training and Development' award, so overall a very successful evening!

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LEYF opens its 35th and 36th nursery!

LEYF opens its 35th and 36th nursery!

Weir Link Nursery in Clapham and Burgess Park Community Nursery in Peckham have become the newest additions to the LEYF family, bringing our total number of nurseries up to 36! Burgess Park and Weir Link officially opened as a LEYF nurseries at the end of November 2015, after a team of very hardwor...

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Southeast London Recruitment Day

Southeast London Recruitment Day

Looking for a nursery role in Southeast London? LEYF are holding a recruitment day specifically for the region on 28th November at New Cross Community Nursery, Lewisham. Join us on the day to find out more about local vacancies.

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Margaret Horn lecture - 'Why Business Needs Childcare'

Agenda for LEYF's annual Margaret Horn lecture on Tues 17th November from 6-9pm, focusing on 'Why Business Needs Childcare'

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LEYF is 'Outstanding'!

LEYF is 'Outstanding'!

There's been cause for celebration at LEYF with a string of very successful Ofsted results over the last few months. Out of our last five inspections, three were rated 'Outstanding' (Earls Court, Katharine Bruce and Queens Park) and the other two were 'Good' (House of Commons  and Marks Gate). All ...

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