Oct 21, 2017Diwali, also known as the festival of lights, is the biggest festival celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and Buddhists around the world.
Oct 20, 2017
Today is national World Value Day. Values are defined as “principles or standards of behaviour; one's judgement of what is important in life”.
Oct 6, 2017
Asquith are committed to serving healthy, balanced and nutritious food that gives your child all of the energy they need for a busy day of play, learning and development.
Sep 27, 2017
Asquith is proud to be part of Bright Horizons Family Solutions. Bright Horizons is committed to making a difference to the lives of children and families in crisis in the communities where we live and work.
Aug 21, 2017
Following the recent television programme on Princess Diana one of our staff members has shared what it is like to lose a parent as a child.
Jul 21, 2017
Travelling with children doesn’t have to be difficult. You can make your journey enjoyable and educational with some handy tips.
Jul 5, 2017
Here at Asquith we love the summer months. There are so many opportunities to spend time with your family in the sun.
Read some of our ideas for getting the most out of the hot weather.
Mar 9, 2017Asquith’s Kingston Day Nursery & Pre-School has achieved an ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted rating. Kingston Nursery is the latest of Asquith Day Nurseries and Pre-schools to receive an ‘Outstanding’ taking the total amount of Asquith’s ‘Outstanding’ rated nurseries to 36.
Mar 9, 2017
Asquith’s Hatch End Pre-School & Day Nursery has achieved an ‘Outstanding’ rating from Ofsted. Hatch End, in Pinner, is the latest Asquith Day Nursery and Pre-school to receive the highest rating available from the regulatory body.
Mar 8, 2017Hendon Pre-School & Day Nursery has achieved an ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted rating. Hendon Nursery is the latest of Asquith Day Nurseries and Pre-schools to receive an ‘Outstanding’ taking the total amount of ‘Outstanding’ nurseries to 36.
Feb 16, 2017Asquith’s Fulham Pre-School & Day Nursery has achieved an ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted rating. Asquith’s Fulham Nursery is the latest of Asquith Day Nurseries and Pre-schools to receive an ‘Outstanding’ rating by Ofsted. The total amount of ‘Outstanding’ rated Asquith nurseries is now 34.
Wilmington Day Nursery & Pre-School celebrate the opening of a new building at a fantastic showcase day
Feb 1, 2017On Saturday 21st January, Wilmington Day Nursery & Pre-School launched their brand new Nursery and Pre-School building with a wonderful showcase day.
Jan 18, 2017Asquith’s West Hampstead Day Nursery & Pre-School has achieved an ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted rating. Asquith’s West Hampstead Nursery is the latest of Asquith Day Nurseries and Pre-Schools to receive an ‘Outstanding’ rating by Ofsted. The total amount of ‘Outstanding’ rated Asquith nurseries is now 33.
Jan 6, 2017Southampton Day Nursery has achieved an ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted rating. Southampton Day Nursery is the latest of Asquith Day Nurseries and Pre-schools to receive an ‘Outstanding’ rating by Ofsted last year. The total amount of ‘Outstanding’ rated Asquith nurseries is now 32.
Dec 20, 2016
We are thrilled to announce that following major investments in three nurseries, Asquith have retuend their premium childcare provision in Heathrow, Crouch Hill and Hampton Wick.
Dec 14, 2016We are thrilled that in 2016 we had a fantastic year with Ofsted, receiving eight Outstanding Ofsted ratings with four in the past two months alone!
Dec 13, 2016Here at West Hampstead Day Nursery & Pre-School, we are very proud to say that our refurbishment is now complete.
Dec 13, 2016
Asquith’s Warsash Day Nursery has achieved an ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted rating. Asquith’s Warsash Day Nursery is the latest of Asquith Day Nurseries and Pre-schools to receive an ‘Outstanding’ rating by Ofsted this year. The total amount of ‘Outstanding’ rated Asquith nurseries is now 31.
Dec 12, 2016
Asquith’s Woking Day Nursery & Pre-School have achieved an ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted rating. Asquith’s Woking Day Nursery is the latest of Asquith Day Nurseries and Pre-schools to receive an ‘Outstanding’ rating by Ofsted this year. The total number of ‘Outstanding’ rated Asquith nurseries is now 30.
Dec 6, 2016
We have been told that today is the day that our garden begins to be refurbished. There is much excitement in the rooms, among staff and children alike.
Nov 25, 2016Bristol Day Nursery & Pre-School have achieved an ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted rating. Bristol Day Nursery is the latest of Asquith Day Nurseries and Pre-Schools to receive an ‘Outstanding’ rating by Ofsted this year. The total amount of ‘Outstanding’ rated Asquith nurseries is now 29.
Nov 22, 2016The children at The Grange Nursery in Thatcham had a wonderful time on Saturday 12th November at a family fun day to celebrate the opening of their new Pre-School. The nursery celebrated a stunning £100,000 investment in their Pre-School room ‘The Lodge’, turning it into a stunning Pre-School and Learning Room.
Nov 18, 2016Slough Day Nursery have achieved an ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted rating. Slough Day Nursery is the latest of Asquith Day Nurseries and Pre-Schools to receive an ‘Outstanding’ rating by Ofsted this year. The total amount of ‘Outstanding’ rated Asquith nurseries is now 28.
Nov 15, 2016
A report this morning on Good Morning Britain revealed an undercover reporter volunteering at a nursery. It exposed some serious safeguarding concerns, which has resulted in the nursery closing. This was not an Asquith nursery.
We would like to reassure our parents, that we operate strict procedures and policies to ensure our children are not at risk.
Nov 1, 2016
Asquith Day Nurseries and Pre-Schools recently acquired North Weald Pre-School and Day Nursery, formerly Barley Barn Nurseries. They opened their doors on Saturday 22nd October to host a Family Fun
Oct 26, 2016Our beautiful new garden is now fully operational for the children to use and parents to visit. The garden has been completely transformed by our fabulous garden team who have done an amazing job of turning our outdoor area into a colourful and stimulating learning environment.
Oct 21, 2016Asquith Day Nurseries & Pre-Schools announced this week that we have added to our family of premium nurseries by acquiring Kids2Us in Astley, Manchester.
Oct 21, 2016Haydon Hall Montessori Nursery School in Eastcote, recently acquired by Asquith Day Nurseries and Pre-Schools, opened their doors on Saturday 15th October to host a Family Fun Day. The Asquith Montessori Nursery was celebrating a stunning £200,000 investment.
Oct 20, 2016After our success at the Scottish NMT (Nursery Management Today) Awards 2016, Asquith Day Nurseries & Pre-Schools are finalists in four categories at the NMT Awards in London.
Oct 7, 2016At West Hampstead Day Nursery & Pre-School both the staff and children are very excited to have our building work commence.
Sep 30, 2016Building works are now well underway at Epsom Day Nursery; the garden has been transformed into a wonderful area for the children to play and learn with a newly added hobbit house, tipi, up and over hill and an outdoor kitchen for all those delicious mud pies!
Sep 23, 2016The pre-school and toddler room gardens at Hatch End Pre-School & Day Nursery are now complete!
Sep 14, 2016On Saturday the 10th September our Four Seasons at Spectrum. We had over 80 people come and celebrate our huge £220,000 refurbishment. There was also some very special helping “paws” from our children's characters. The children loved getting high-fives and photos with their furry heroes.
Sep 12, 2016
Saturday the 3rd of September saw Wilmington’s first pre-showcase day. Our parents and children were invited along to see the progress being made on the new building, and judging from all the positive feedback we received, it’s safe to say they love it!
Sep 12, 2016
On September 2nd 2016 the Scottish NMT Nursery Awards were held at the Hilton Hotel in Glasgow. We are very excited to announce that our Skypark Day Nursery won the award for the Best Indoor Learning Environment.
Sep 6, 2016
Asquith’s Hickory House Pre-School & Day Nursery in Kent, have achieved their fourth consecutive ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted rating. Asquith’s Hickory House Pre-School & Day Nursery is the latest of Asquith Day Nurseries and Pre-schools to receive an ‘Outstanding’ rating by Ofsted this year.
Aug 25, 2016Over the past couple of weeks, the garden team has been working extremely hard on our garden and its beginning to come together.
Aug 24, 2016The annual Asquith Day Nurseries & Pre-Schools 'Grand Cake Off' final took place this year at the Brakes development kitchen in Covent Garden. The competition was open to all members of staff with the aim of baking the best cake.
Children, staff and parents are excited about the start of the internal refit at Barley Barn Sawbridgeworth Day Nursery
Aug 19, 2016Work has begun at Barley Barn Sawbridgeworth Day Nursery and the staff, children and parents are all extremely excited and looking forward to seeing the finished article.
Aug 9, 2016Our toddler and pre-school gardens at Hatch End Pre-School & Day Nursery are well on the way to completion. We have had some very exciting new changes within our garden!
Aug 8, 2016The children and staff at The Grange Nursery in Thatcham are thrilled that work has now started on their £100k refurbishment is now underway.
Aug 8, 2016Our garden refurbishment is now in full swing; our fantastic garden team is working very hard to get the new adventure garden ready for all the nursery children.
Aug 5, 2016
This is an exciting time for all staff, children and parents at Barley Barn Enfield Day Nursery. Our nursery’s transformation has now begun and we are counting down for a brand new building with many exciting features.
Jul 29, 2016At Epsom Day Nursery the staff and children are all extremely excited and looking forward to the building works due to start next week.
Jul 21, 2016
As we end another amazing year we held a graduation day for friends and families to come and watch their little ones say goodbye to friends and teachers.
Jul 7, 2016Rachel, a nursery nurse at our Reigate Nursery, her Mum Janet and 12 year old sister Linzi, have very bravely shaved their heads to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support, Sarcoma UK and Teenage Cancer Trust.
Jun 27, 2016
Putney Pre-School & Day Nursery is the latest Asquith nursery to receive an ‘Outstanding’ rating by Ofsted this year. This takes the total number of ‘Outstanding’ rated Asquith nurseries to 28.
Jun 17, 2016
As work begins in each of our gardens, the children are extremely excited and enthusiastic about the changes that they see happening; from diggers preparing the surface to building materials used in the constructions and much more!
May 26, 2016Our wonderful garden refurbishment has now begun. We have very exciting plans for all four of the gardens at Hatch End Pre-School and Day Nursery in Pinner.
Apr 25, 2016Asquith Day Nurseries & Pre-Schools are proud to announce today that we have purchased a spectacular Grade II listed nursery in Thatcham.
Apr 19, 2016The sun just held on for long enough in the midst of some hail as Windmill Pre-School & Day Nursery opened their doors to host a Family Fun Day to celebrate their brand new garden.
Apr 5, 2016
Apr 4, 2016
We have recently had the pleasure of holding our first ever Outstanding Employee of the Year Competition and Awards Ceremonies. At Asquith every single member of our staff counts and every one of our employees shines. These special awards have given us the opportunity to reach out to parents/carers and our staff in order to recognise the people who they feel have exceeded their expectations in supporting them, their nursery and their children.
Mar 21, 2016Our brand new adventure garden at Windmill Day Nursery & Pre-School in Hinckley is now complete.
Mar 21, 2016
Asquith is thrilled to announce 8 of their nurseries have been awarded Day Nurseries Top 10 awards and Asquith Day Nurseries & Pre-Schools were awarded Top 10 Large Nursery Group Award.
Mar 8, 2016Asquith Day Nurseries has announced this week that their fast-paced acquisition programme for 2016, which kicked off in February with the acquiring of Barley Barn Childcare, has been further accelerated with additional acquisitions.
Mar 1, 2016In the run up to the Asquith Employee of the Year Award 2016, we asked our winners from the Nursery round of the competition to tell us about their Asquith Journey.
Mar 1, 2016Looking forward to the Final round of our Employee of the Year Awards 2016 on 2nd March, we asked some of our nursery winners from the first round to tell us about their Asquith Journey.
Feb 19, 2016We announced this week that we have added to our family of premium nurseries by acquiring Barley Barn Childcare.
Feb 19, 2016Reigate Pre-School & Day Nursery has become the second Asquith Nursery in Surrey to receive an outstanding rating by Ofsted, this year; taking the total number of outstanding rated nurseries at Asquith Nurseries to 28.
Feb 10, 2016
Asquith Nurseries adds another outstanding result with Royal Earlswood children's day nursery in Redhill being graded by Ofsted in January. This brings the total number of outstanding rated nurseries at Asquith to 27.
Jan 8, 2016Our new nursery adventure garden is now well underway and we are really starting to see it take shape.
Dec 7, 2015
Timbers Day Nursery & Pre-School in Haslemere transformed into a winter wonderland on Saturday 28th November. A family fun day was held to celebrate the completion of an Amazing Adventure Garden and which also see the nursery re-named as Haslemere Pre-School & Day Nursery.
Nov 27, 2015Asquith offers great opportunities for apprentices to train in our nurseries, gaining invaluable experience of the nursery environment as they study. Find out how Courtney, one of the Asquith Apprentices is getting on at Elizabeth Terrace Day Nursery & Pre-School in Eltham.
Oct 9, 2015
The Asquith Apprenticeship Academy has been awarded a place within the top 60 of apprentice employers collated by ‘Rate my Apprenticeship’, who provide an online service to young people searching for an apprenticeship programme.
Oct 5, 2015
In support of Macmillan’s ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’, staff at 73 Asquith nurseries sold an array of beverages plus cakes and cookies from their very own ‘Discover the joys of cooking’ recipe book, in a bid to achieve individual nursery targets of £100.
Sep 10, 2015The garden is making great progress and things are moving very quickly. The garden team started at the bottom of the garden and have already put up the climbing frame structure, levelled the surfaces out, made a stage, put a slope in and the fences have also started going up.
Aug 25, 2015
We announced this week that we have added to our fast-paced acquisition program by acquiring 98-place Hickory House Children's Day Nursery, near Dartford, Kent.
Aug 18, 2015Millie recently joined Asquith as an Asquith apprentice at Cheshunt pre-school & day nursery shares with us here experiences in the training she has received and her first week within the company.
Jul 7, 2015
Over the past two years the team at Epsom children's day nursery have been committed to constantly improving our childcare for children and their families. On the 11th May 2015 this was recognised by Ofsted and we were rated “Outstanding”.
Jul 1, 2015
We're delighted to announce that we've been nominated for 3 awards at the 2nd Scottish NMT Nursery Awards 2015. These nominations prove that we strive to bring out the best in our staff to provide the highest quality of daytime childcare across the UK. Two members of staff from our Edinburgh day nursery have been nominated for nursery nurse awards, while our Renfrew day nursery pre-school room has been nominated for Indoor Learning Environment 2015.
Woodlands Day Nursery - Showcase Day & Official Opening by the Mayor of Southborough and Deputy Mayor
Jun 29, 2015Following its recent £95,000 refurbishment, Asquith Woodlands Day Nursery for babies and toddlers hosted a Showcase Day to celebrate its official opening by Mayor of Southborough and Deputy Mayor.
Jun 22, 2015
As we await our exciting new adventure garden, the children having been watching the transformation daily and have been talking about all the changes that are taking place and guessing what will be going where! Many children commented "The garden is broken" whilst the major works were completed.
May 19, 2015
Following its recent stunning £75,000+ refurbishment, Asquith Nurseries new Raynes Park Pre-School & Day Nursery (located in the David Lloyd Leisure Centre, Bushey Road) hosted a Showcase Day event to celebrate its official opening by the Mayor and Mayoress of Merton.
Mar 18, 2015
New Eltham is undergoing some exciting changes. The land surrounding the nursery is undergoing extensive work to make space for an amazing adventure garden. This garden will provide excellent nature viewing opportunities for the children with the chance for them to see lots of local wildlife.
Mar 10, 2015After what can only be described as a truly successful first week, I reflect on how quickly Putney pre-school & day nursery has become a feature in the lives of parents within south west London.
Mar 9, 2015
Following their recent Ofsted inspection, we are thrilled to announce that New Eltham Day Nursery have achieved an ‘Outstanding’ rating. This is an improvement from their previous ‘Good’ rating.
Mar 6, 2015
Childcare Expo 6th - 7th March 2015
Feb 26, 2015
At Springfields nursery we decided that it would be a great challenge for staff, parents and children to ride their way to 1000 miles within a working week to raise £1000 for the British Heart Foundation. We encourage children to keep active and thought that staff and parents could all join in to show them that keeping fit can be fun!
Mar 13, 2014
In 2014, Asquith Nurseries are celebrating a quarter of a century of nursery childcare. From our beginnings in 1989 the company has grown to a national network of 78 Asquith nurseries and pre-schools, 91% of which are currently rated as Good or Excellent by OFSTED.
Feb 18, 2014We are very proud of our new and exciting Adventure garden concept for outdoor learning in our national network of children’s nurseries and pre-schools as part of a £5 million company-wide investment programme across our network of 78 Nurseries and Pre-schools.