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Nursery World Awards - the results are in...

Nursery World Awards - the results are in...

The Nursery World Awards  celebrated success and leadership in the Early Years sector on Saturday 23rd September 2017 and it was a  fantastic event. The evening celebrated the few who represent the many and the atmosphere created a nice, warm and cosy feeling. Our CEO June was the guest of Julie ...

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Minutes from the Ofsted Big Conversation

Ofsted Big Conversation: London Meeting Tuesday 19th September 2.00pm @ Bain, 40  The Strand W1P 4LX 1.  Welcome and Introductions2.  Minutes of the last meeting and any issues outstanding 3.  Gill Jones on changes and improvements Ofsted including Annual Communication P...

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Highlights from the Ofsted Big Conversation

Highlights from the Ofsted Big Conversation

Leyf had the pleasure of being a part of Ofsted Big Conversation Autumn event.

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Lisson Green Community Nursery Closure

Lisson Green Community Nursery Closure

You may already be aware that Lisson Green Community Nursery has been closed since 31st July 2017. All children that were at Lisson Green have been transferred to Tresham Crescent Community Nursery.

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30 Hours of Funded Childcare will be Available at some* LEYF Nurseries from September 2017

You may be aware that the government has extended the funded childcare entitlement for 3-4 year olds from 15 to 30 hours per week. We are pleased to announce that at LEYF we will be offering this in as many of our nurseries as possible from September 2017, as long as parents meet the government's eligibility criteria.

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EIA Wows LEYF

EIA Wows LEYF

On Thursday 6th July, LEYF Central Office played host to a group of wonderfully talented Students from Seven Oaks came to LEYF and gave us a presentation on revamping our recruitment strategy!

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June O'Sullivan at NeyTco 2017

June O'Sullivan at NeyTco 2017

On Friday 9th June, LEYF CEO (and recent winner of the 2017 NMT Most Influential Person In Early Years Award) June O'Sullivan addressed a large audience at the 2017 NeyTco conference. See the full talk here. June pulled no punches in her conference, tackling a wide variety of issues that affect the entirety of the Early Years sector. She also spoke about the stigma faced by childcare workers and how important LEYF's pedagogy is as a whole to the company.

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LEYF responds to the London Bridge incident

LEYF responds to the London Bridge incident

LEYF responds to the London Bridge tragedy that happened on June 3rd 2017. At LEYF our thoughts are with the victims and their families of the attacks in London on Saturday evening. It’s difficult to believe that these attacks can take place in a city as culturally diverse as London.

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Jeremy Corbyn visits LEYF!

Jeremy Corbyn visits LEYF!

On 30th May 2017, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn visited LEYF! Not only did the Labour leader help out in the nursery but he also spent a lot of time talking to staff and our CEO June O'Sullivan!

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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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