Why Sleep is so Important

We make sure that our nursery sleep environments are as quiet and calm as possible. We realise the importance of sleep for children. In a recent article by Psychology Today, it shows from research that the more sleep children have, the stronger their brains will be. ​ A study from October 2013 linked Albert Einstein’s genius to well-connected brain hemispheres. As the brain matures, the scaffolding built in childhood serves as an infrastructure to lay down more and more complex neural connections throughout a lifespan. Having these initial connections made during sleep—and through daily activity during childhood—is imperative to having high-speed communication between brain hemispheres as an

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21st January
Jan Tu Bishrat - New year of the Trees
28th December - 4th Jan
Confucians, Daosit, Buddhist celebrate this event. Chinese New Year, also known as the "Spring Festival" in modern China, is an important Chinese festival celebrated at the turn of the traditional lunisolar Chinese calendar, the children will learn mandarin and make their own decorations for the festival along with celebrating traditional cuisine. They will also learn about the different phases of the moon.
8th February
Many of our children got given dinosaurs over Christmas which has fostered an interest in paleontology. Lavender Hill, shortly followed by Webbs Road and Old Town will all be taking trips to the Natural History Museum to discover the dinosaurs that roamed the earth up to 200 million years ago!


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