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NMT Top 20 - LEYF produces two winners!

NMT Top 20 - LEYF produces two winners!

We're very proud to see two members of the LEYF family made the cut in this year's NMT Top 20. Both of these members of the LEYF family work incredibly hard and strive to embody everything that LEYF stands for.

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NMT Nursery Management Conversation

NMT Nursery Management Conversation

NMT (Nursery Management Today) will be holding the first NMT Nursery Management Conversation on Wednesday 21st June 2017 at Amba Hotel in Charing Cross. The event will give early years professionals the opportunity to debate the hot topics in the sector at the moment, engaging and learning practical solutions to the issues that are most pressing. LEYF CEO June O'Sullivan MBE will speak on the '30 hours free entitlement: Practical implications'.

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June O'Sullivan on Preschool Podcast

June O'Sullivan on Preschool Podcast

The Preschool Podcast by HiMama is a platform for leaders in early childhood education to share their experiences, thoughts and insights in the world of early learning. In this episode, our CEO June O'Sullivan MBE speaks about social enterprise as an early years business model.

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LEYF response to Westminster attacks

We are deeply saddened by the terror attack in London. Everyone here at LEYF sympathizes with and supports everyone impacted by these terrible events. As a London based company it saddens us that such terrible events could transpire in our wonderful city. We stand together with our community.

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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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