Home Child Care Rebecca Pow, MP, visited Tops Musgrove in Taunton to take part in Nationwide Storytelling Week in February 2023

Rebecca Pow, MP, visited Tops Musgrove in Taunton to take part in Nationwide Storytelling Week in February 2023

Rebecca Pow, MP, visited Tops Musgrove in Taunton to take part in Nationwide Storytelling Week in February 2023


Press launch from: Tops Day Nurseries

Rebecca Pow, MP, joined Cheryl Hadland, Managing Director of Tops Day Nurseries to take part in Nationwide Storytelling Week and spend time studying and interacting with the kids as effectively having dialogue on the significance of the Early Years sector and the problems it faces.

Tops Day Nurseries Musgrove, onsite on the Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton, have spent the final week selling the significance of studying within the Early Years by inviting native MP Rebecca Pow to learn a narrative to the kids at Tops Musgrove.

Tops Day Nurseries, a nursery chain with over 30 nurseries throughout the Southwest, actively encourage studying within the Early Years and perceive the worth of studying at a younger age. To unfold this message additional they invited Rebecca Pow MP, MP for Taunton Deane, to go to the nursery. Throughout her go to Rebecca learn ‘A Squash and a Squeeze. The youngsters completely loved it and have been excellent at listening.

Nationwide Storytelling Week takes place yearly and is a celebration of the ability of sharing tales. Tales train us in regards to the world, they permit us to step into another person’s footwear and really feel empathy, they assist us to loosen up and may also help develop important literacy abilities.

Throughout Rebecca’s go to, refreshments, ready by the Tops Catering group, have been supplied. All substances have been recent from an area farm in Bournemouth, Harvest farm, and have been taken from the no-added sugar menus supplied to the kids throughout Tops Day Nurseries.

Cheryl and Rebecca Pow mentioned:

  • Tops Day Nurseries Queens Award for Enterprise (Sustainable Improvement).
  • The underfunding of early years provision and fogeys by the federal government, which was about half what it must be (Governments personal figures) and has did not sustain this 12 months once more regardless of residing wage, nationwide insurance coverage, medical health insurance, inflation and utilities all rising once more this April.
  • One of many outcomes of the underfunding shouldn’t be with the ability to pay for and retain the top-quality nursery lecturers that the kids deserve, and which is one of the best funding this nation could make.  There may be now a nationwide scarcity of nursery lecturers which is lowering availability of nursery locations, and damaging the standard of schooling.
  • The significance of apprenticeships from beginning to diploma stage for early years employees.
  • Immigration and necessities for opening up the workforce for expert migrants which is presently troublesome due DofE processes for checking overseas {qualifications} and really gradual processing on the Dwelling Workplace.
  • Means testing for funding for early years locations and funding to allow all kids to attend for 30 hours.
  • The native authorities not making use of for aid on enterprise charges for day nurseries regardless of discover to do that from the Division for Schooling and different native authorities now doing this.  Wales and Scotland already refunding enterprise charges, faculties have charges refunded.
  • The land and water air pollution being attributable to water firms permitting sewage into the setting, and the one-use plastic and micro plastics now in our meals chain inflicting infertility and illness in people and injuring and killing birds, whales, turtles, dolphins.
  • The nurseries utilizing bamboo toothbrushes and washable nappies.
  • Air air pollution, which is inflicting bronchial asthma and lung illness in young children.
  • The nursery EV and charging factors.
  • Dairy milk provision for early years kids being unsustainable, whereas fruit and greens can be extra universally useful when it comes to the kids’s well being, would scale back weight problems and discrimination in opposition to these within the inhabitants who’re milk illiberal
  • Waste prices of disposable nappies being 4% of the home charges invoice for everybody plus £1000 per nursery p.a.
  • The optimistic influence that Tops Day Nurseries has on kids and their households lives in Bournemouth, good and excellent instructing, wholesome protected environments,

Cheryl Hadland commented: “Making childcare extra inexpensive for folks and paying early years employees extra can solely be good for everybody, even quick time period extra mother and father and grandparents might return to work thus paying extra tax/receiving fewer advantages and taking stress off employers with vacancies. Long run the advantages are huge by means of the kids flourishing with a very good begin”.

Rebecca Pow commented: “The early years of a kid’s life are completely crucial to their growth and nurseries like Tops Musgrove are so helpful not simply when it comes to the important care service they supply for working mother and father but additionally for the enter to the kids themselves.

On my go to I used to be delighted to see the very good consideration given to environmental points together with gardening with the kids, utilizing washable nappies  and even the employees making their very own moist wipes. Their current Queens Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Improvement is effectively deserved”.

Tops Day Nurseries provides care and schooling for kids from 3 months – faculty age, all 12 months round for prolonged opening hours, in addition to having an afterschool and vacation membership for varsity age kids. For extra info, please name 0801 699650 or e mail: enquiries@topsdaynurseries.co.uk



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