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Enjoying The Sunshine!

17 June 2022

Our Early Learners have been enjoying the sunshine over the last few days. We have been making the most of our beautiful outdoor area, taking our learning outdoors.

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11 May 2022

Sun's Out, Fun's Out!

Look at all the fun and exciting things our rooms have been doing over the last week...

19 April 2022

Easter Bonnet Competition!

Our children have been very creative with their Easter bonnets this year! 

22 March 2022

Water Fun!

The Early Learner room have had lots of fun today celebrating National Water Day. We washed the baby dolls in bubbly warm water, created an under-the-sea Happyland village and explored using pipettes to add drops of water to mirrors to make our faces look funny and wobbly!

4 March 2022

Happy World Book Day!

We have had a lovely day today celebrating World Book Day, everyone has made such an effort with their costumes.

27 January 2022

Making Rainbows!

Reception have had lots of fun this afternoon with some colourful science activities!

16 December 2021

A Special Christmas Visitor

We have had a super special Christmas visitor here at The Stables this morning! The beautiful Mrs Claus came all the way from the North Pole to visit us, and she even brought the children a special little gift.

19 November 2021

Road Safety, Bread & Children In Need

Between Road Safety Week, Bread Day, Children In Need and our usual games and activities, we have had an extremely busy (and fun-filled) week!

11 November 2021

Lest We Forget

Today we have all been celebrating Remembrance Day. We have been participating in lots of activities and making our very own poppies to use on Sunday.

20 October 2021

A Special Report on Franchising

Evolution Childcare owner, Sue Jones, called upon her considerable experience in the field to contribute to a special report on Franchising in October's issue of Nursery World online magazine.

20 September 2021

Ooo Arrr It's Pirate Day!

Ooooo arrrrr what a day! We have been very busy pirates today for International Pirates Day and the children have had so much fun taking part in lots of activities.

20 August 2021

Little Green Fingers!

Over the past few weeks our lovely Linda has been spending time planting fruit and vegetables in our planting areas and the children have been watering them to help them grow.

2 July 2021

A Busy Week for Reception!

Reception have had a busy week this week celebrating Children's Art Week, Wimbledon and nursery being back open for one whole year since lockdown!

We have had lots of messy play using a wide variety of resources to explore the different patterns, pictures and textures we can make. We added paper to our garden fence outside and used crayons to make marks with. We also created a large scale painting to make a banner for Wimbledon, tracing the letters with our paintbrushes, before adding LOTS of SPARKLES!

21 May 2021

Elephants, Sandwiches & Vegetables!

First of all we would like to say a big thank you to everyone who kindly donated during our charity event for Happy Days Children's Charity. The children were all very excited to take part in our "March of the Elephants" event, and they completed their charity walk alongside a very special guest, Elephant (Viki!), who came to march along with the children to show support.

8 April 2021

National Zoo Day!

Today we have been celebrating National Zoo Day. Our Reception children have had lots of fun getting creative and messy! 

16 March 2021

Making Friends

The babies brought the outside inside recently and have been showing a huge interest in physical play, developing their gross and fine motor skills, and learning about movement and exploration with different apparatus. 

12 February 2021

Happy Chinese New Year!

We have been having alot of fun today for Chinese New Year!

The baby room have been making dragons with red and gold glitter play dough. They were very creative and added feathers and spaghetti, and used mark making tools so that they could create their own perfect creatures.

15 January 2021

Friday Already?

How can it be Friday already??!!

Here at The Stables we have had a very busy week in all of our rooms. We have been joining in with our events for Penguin Day, foods from around the world day and kindness day today as well as many more fun things.

22 December 2020

Merry Christmas & Fingers Crossed for 2021!

Well what a year 2020 has been. It's brought challenges none of us have had to face before but we are so proud of how we have all pulled together as a team, as an industry and as a country to somehow make it to Christmas, whatever that may look like this year. We hope that you all have a very happy Christmas Day and we are all looking forward to a happier and healthier 2021.

Remember, don't look back, you're not going that way...

19 December 2020

A Happy Christmas Song!

It's really sad that we haven't been able to hold our usual nativity and carol concert this year. Instead the children have created their very own videos in their smaller bubbles to share with you over the next few days in the lead up to Christmas.

13 November 2020

A Bedtime Story, By Sara

It's Friday night and it's time for our bedtime stories. This week's story is "My Friend Bear", read by our Stables Assistant Deputy Manager, Sara. 

2 October 2020

Sensory Week in the Baby Room

This week the babies have been exploring with textures and have loved being involved in sensory play of all kinds. The children especially loved jelly play and being able to feel it between their fingers. 

10 August 2020

Time To Say Goodbye

On Friday we said Goodbye to our little Reception superstars of 2020. We had a festival theme seeing as there haven't been any this year. There was not a dry eye in the house and when the parents came to collect the children we saw a few tears then too.

10 July 2020

Love To Learn

Reception have had so much fun with their learning this week. Our topic has been "Transport", with a focus on boats to follow the children's interests.

We have also been exploring letter and name recognition, which we have incorporated into our activities. We have gone on treasure hunts at the ''beach'' to find our letter for our names, and used our fine motor skills to create tracks for the boats. Some of us were able to write letters for the boats to drive around.

11 February 2020

Stay & Play

Come along to our Stay & Play session this Friday!

Our Stay & Play sessions are free for children aged 0-2 years. Leanne, Zoey, Sara and the team have been preparing lots of lovely sensory Valentines-themed activities for your little ones this week.

3 January 2020

A Great Start to 2020!

What a way to start 2020. The Stables have been named one of the Three Best Rated® nurseries in Warrington!

Three Best Rated® was created in 2014 and handpicks the top 3 local businesses over a variety of business types (including nurseries, health care providers, restaurants etc) in any city in the UK.


3 December 2019

Digging For Treasure

Our Reception children have been having alot of fun digging for buried treasure in the garden!

1 November 2019

Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween from us all at The Stables!

We have had a spooktacular week so far with lots of fun Halloween activities and games, and we have seen some incredible costumes and pumpkins! There have been so many weird and wonderful things going on so we have to share some of our photos of our week so far...

24 September 2019

Vote for Leanne!

We are very proud to announce that our amazing manager Leanne has been shortlisted for the National Nursery Recognition Awards, for the category of Personality Of The Year!

These prestigous National Awards give recognition to the best nurseries and nursery staff across the UK. The finalists were decided by an independent panel of judges, but the winners are decided by YOU!

23 August 2019

Graduation 2019

We cannot believe that it's this time of year again!

It has been a pleasure to look after each and every child over the last year, helping them all to grow into the wonderful little people they have become. Each child has a special place in our hearts and we will not forget any of them.

16 July 2019

Move Over Moana!

Welcome to our Hawaiian Party!

We all had a fantastic time at our Hawaiian dressing up and party day. We dressed up in grass skirts, made our own flower necklaces, decorated surfboards, and the we went out into the garden to dance to Hawaiian music.


13 June 2019

Cake Sale For The Alzheimer's Society

We have been very busy making cakes (and selling them) today so that we can raise money for the Alzheimers Society.


10 June 2019

Evolution Childcare Grand Opening in China!

We are so excited about our new Evolution Childcare nursery opening in Hangzhou in China.

20 May 2019

It's British Sandwich Week!

The Early Learners had a wonderful time making their own sandwiches for tea today for British Sandwich Week! What a wonderful way to introduce self help skills and decision making.

14 May 2019

New Nursery in Padgate Opening in September!

We are very excited to announce that Blackbrook, our new nursery in Padgate will be opening in September!

19 April 2019

Happy Easter!

Happy Easter from all at The Stables!

Everybody has been hard at work this week creating some amazing easter bonnets for our parade and competition. We are so lucky with our countryside surroundings here at The Stables, and we all went on a little Easter Bonnet Parade round our two lovely wonderful gardens.


20 March 2019

Pancakes, Costumes and Science!

March has been so much fun so far. We have been very busy, and we are only half way through the month!

26 February 2019

Adventures Down Memory Lane

Watch this space, something very special is coming soon!

Evolution Childcare's multi-talented owner, Sue Jones has written a lovely series of educational story books, beautifully illustrated by Sue's childhood friend Emma Bryan.

5 February 2019

Kung Hei Fat Choi!

Happy Chinese New Year!

It is the Year of the Pig and we are celebrating by creating some fun chinese crafts and getting involved in some fun Chinese New Year activities.

4 January 2019

Let's Talk Makaton!

This week we have been singing lots of nursery rhymes and Zoey has taught us some makaton.

1 January 2019

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to you all from the Evolution Childcare Family!

What a year 2018 proved to be! We have lots of exciting things to look forward to in 2019 and we can't wait to get started...


7 December 2018

'Tis The Season To Be Jolly!

It’s December, the most magical time of year for all our children. We have had lots of fun events, activities and special visitors this week. It has been very exciting! Check out all the exciting things the children (and staff!) have been up to this week...

1 November 2018

Happy Halloween!

What an amazing (and spoooky) week we have had this week!

The children and staff have been very very busy taking part in lots of Halloween-themed activities, craft-, science- and yoga sessions.

Everybody's makeup and costumes were amazing! Well done everyone, we all had so much fun! Check out some of our spooooooky photos...

30 October 2018

Hubble Bubble Toil & Trouble!

To continue our Halloween theme, our Reception children have been using their senses to explore various different green textures and have even made their very own witch's brew!

25 October 2018

Our Pumpkin Carving Competition Has Begun!

This Halloween at The Stables we are holding our annual pumpkin carving contest!

Who will have created the best? Our staff have been trying hard to carve the best and to beat our parents! The Reception children loved getting involved and their creations so far have been spooktastic!

22 September 2018

Our Charity Week For Callum Foy

What a week it has been at The Stables!

All week we have been fundraising for Callum Foy's Fight Against Cancer.

Callum is a young 10 year old boy from Warrington, who suffers from a condition called Neurofibromatosis which can cause tumours to form anywhere on the body. Callum needs to go to Germany to receive Proton Beam Therapy and his family and friends have been fundraising to help with the financial burden of Callum's treatment.

Here at The Stables we have been helping all we can and have been taking part in several sponsored activities to try and help raise the finds that Callum's family so desperately need.

7 August 2018

Our Beautiful Butterflies

Today we released our butterflies. What an amazing experience this was for all involved.

11 July 2018

It's Coming Home!

Even today's dinner got in on the action...

Veg and bean chilli with rice for lunch today!

24 May 2018

The Ladybird's Worldwide Adventures So Far!

This summer at The Stables we are going to be learning all about the World with the help of our favourite book, What The Ladybird Heard, by Julia Donaldson.

The ladybird has been very busy, flying around the world, listening for news to share with us!

We have been asking family and friends of The Stables to send postcards to our nursery from around the world with the words “I am the ladybird and I heard…” with a sentence telling us about the country or city the postcard was sent from. We will pin our postcards to our world map to see just how far our ladybird has travelled!

15 March 2018

Get Your Geek On!

It's Science Week!

Everyone at The Stables have been very bust this week celebrating science week... so it's time to get your geek on and look at all the amazing experiments we have been doing from taste testing to water experiments to making lava lamps...

1 March 2018

What The Ladybird Heard

World Book Day this year at The Stables is all about Julia Donaldson!


8 February 2018

Rainbow Food & Five-a-day!

Who says food can't be fun?!

Here at The Stables we pride ourselves on our freshly-made meals we serve the children; each meal is packed with vegetables and/or fruit, all prepared by our amazing nursery chef, April.

Here's a selection of the amazing meals the children have eaten this week...

9 January 2018

I Spy...!

With my little eye...

Yesterday the reception children had a great science lesson with magnifying glasses...

13 November 2017

Children In Need

We have some very exciting things in store for all of the children at nursery this week in aid of Children In Need.

As always we are asking for your generous donations to help us raise as much money as we possibly can for this deserving cause. Each day there will be a different event taking place at nursery and we would love for you to sponsor your child for each event they participate in.

26 September 2017

Macmillan Coffee Morning

This Friday The Stables are hosting a coffee morning for Macmillan Cancer Support!

16 June 2017

The Stables Has A New Dance & Sensory Room!

We are very excited to announce that The Stables' dance and sensory room is officially open!!!!

9 May 2017

A Boy Like Ted


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30 April 2017

Congratulations Shadsworth!

Congratulations and good luck to Sarah and the Team at Shadsworth Business Park – they have been shortlisted for The Newcomer Award at the 2017 Hive Awards!

24 April 2017

And The Winners Are...

We have had so many amazing Easter Bonnets this year we found it very difficult to decide our winners!

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our parents for continually supporting us in our events and activities and a huge thank you to the children for your brilliant efforts!

The winners are...

13 April 2017

Easter Bonnet Competition Time!

It's Easter Bonnet competition time at The Stables!

Here we have some pictures of your wonderful children wearing their amazing creations today. You should all be very proud of yourselves, you did fantastically and the children wore them so proudly during our Easter bonnet parade!

17 March 2017

Animals Take Over!

Yesterday we had a visit from animals take over!

We had some very brave children who were able to handle the animals :)

21 February 2017

Our Catwalk Nursery Parade

Thank you to everybody who have taken part in our London Fashion Week parades over the past few days.

Today was our final day for entries and we have posted the pictures of hats and T-shirts on Facebook for you to help us judge the winners.


18 January 2017

We're Going On A Bear Hunt!

Today the children have been on a bear hunt in our Early Learners Room. 

24 December 2016

Merry Christmas Everyone!

Well today is Christmas Eve and we have had such a good day at nursery. The children have made some magical reindeer food and have decorated a very special cookie especially for Father Christmas to have on his long journey, along with many other fun Christmas activities...


28 November 2016

A First Aid Refresher

The Evolution Childcare Practitioners at The Stables have been refreshing their first aid skills this week.

25 October 2016

Charity Week at The Stables

We have been very busy at The Stables over the last week raising money for several very worthy charities.


20 September 2016

Stables Fashion Week

The early learner children have been very busy this week creating their very own catwalk in the garden to celebrate London fashion week! 

21 July 2016

Animals Take Over!

We had some very special visitors today...!

2 June 2016

Capturing Experiences

Calling all parents!

We are creating a capturing experiences line in our reception area for our home links and would like to give you the opportunity to bring in or to email some photographs of your children and what they have enjoyed doing throughout each month.

11 April 2016

Happy Birthday to The Stables!

Today the children have helped us to celebrate The Stables 14th birthday and what a special day it has been!

25 February 2016

The Childcare Practitioners... Expect The Unexpected!!

When we plan our activities we always look at each individual child’s interests and how we can use these interests to further the children’s development in all areas of the EYFS.

13 January 2016

The NMT Awards

So we get the phone call… Kerry decides that she is entering us in to the NMT awards for “Nursery Environment” and Tash for “Nursery Chef”!!

13 April 2015

Happy Birthday To The Stables!

We are very excited to announce that yesterday The Stables Nursery School turned a big 13, so today we have been celebrating in style.

15 February 2015

Valentine's Day at The Stables

The children at The Stables Nursery School have been very busy over the past few days making sure that all of our parents or grandparents can see just how much we love them.

10 October 2014

Fun at Stockley Farm!

Today the Reception children have been to visit Stockley Farm in Arley, Northwich.