Viral sensation

The well-known story of The Gingerbread Man has resulted in Little Ladybirds Day Nursery finding itself at the centre of a worldwide viral sensation.

Postcards and messages from around the globe are finding their way to the nursery after a Facebook post about the folk-tale unexpectedly went viral a few weeks ago.

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Considerable experience

At Little Ladybirds, we are in the fortunate position of having several members of staff who have worked at the nursery for a long time (10 years-plus) or have had considerable experience working in other settings before joining us.

This is fantastic for the children as it means we have highly experienced Practitioners involved in their early years’ development.

But it’s also positive from a staff development point of view as well.

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Paying dividends

Skills she learned in the classroom are paying dividends for Macey Kent in her role as a childcare apprentice at Little Ladybirds.

The 18-year-old was studying psychology and sociology at college before deciding she wanted to become an Early Years Practitioner.

She joined Little Ladybirds as an Apprentice in June 2021 and says she has found what she learned at college very useful in this role.

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