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Open Day!

3 February 2020

The Willows are having an Open Day!

Why not come along on Saturday 8th February between 10am and 1pm to view our Ofsted OUTSTANDING nursery and say hello to our management team. 

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5 January 2020

Happy New Year!

Everyone at The Willows would like to wish you all Happy New Year!

We would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to all of our parents and care givers for the last year and your participation and support, and we wish you all the very best for 2020. Bring on more crazy events, fun times, learning and development for all of your little ones!

3 December 2019

They've Been!

When we opened up the nursery this week found that The Willows has been visited by the Christmas Elves and Fairies!

They must have worked very hard over the weekend sprinkling their fairy dust and creating some magical rooms for all the children.

1 November 2019

Happy Halloween!

Take a look at the weird and wonderful snacks and food we have had this Halloween week so far..

24 September 2019

Vote for Leanne!

We are very proud to announce that Leanne, our wonderful manager at Evolution Childcare @ The Stables 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!

26 August 2019

Den Making Day!

We really enjoyed our events day last week for 'Play and Den making day'. Reception children enjoyed making a HUGE den outside that they could all fit in!

24 June 2019

Mindful about Mindfulness


We are starting our week with a yoga session at Evolution Childcare The Willows.

10 June 2019

Evolution Childcare Grand Opening in China!

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

23 May 2019

World Turtle Day

Today is World Turtle Day!

To celebrate, the Baby Room have been using their hands to make their own turtle pictures.

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!

18 April 2019

Happy Easter!

It's Easter Bonnet Competition time and we need your help to choose a winner!

8 March 2019

World Book Day 2019

Thank you to everyone that took the time to take part in our World Book Day dressing up competition!!

The Winner of 'Best Dressed' is...


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

Happy Birthday To Us!

Happy Birthday to The Willows!

We are celebrating our 15th birthday!


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...


12 November 2018

Children In Need

Children in need week is here!

Hope you're all getting lots of sponsors to earn your hey duggee badges throughout out the week.

Monday Healthy Eating Badge
Tuesday Dance Badge
Wednesday  Making Badge
Thursday Yoga Badge 
Friday Dressing Up Badge
All week! Kindness Badge


31 October 2018

Happy Halloween!

We have all had a spooktacular time at nursery today for our Halloween dress up day!!

Children and staff made a fantastic effort with their costumes today! Here is a scary selection...

13 September 2018

Roald Dahl Day Celebrations

This week we joined in the Celebrations for Roald Dahl Day by taking part in the Dahlicious Dress Up!

16 August 2018

A Trip to the Travel Agents

On Monday some of our Reception children enjoyed a walk into Warrington to visit our local travel agents.

26 July 2018

Teamwork Makes The Dreamwork

Our generation are used to fast living, speed and multitasking as we cram a million things into each and every day.

When a Parent finds the time out of their busy schedule to sit and write a thank you to my wonderful team, it never fails to stop me in my tracks and takes my breath away.

Regardless of the countless measures and controls I have in place to monitor my business success, this is at the end of the day the only thing that matters.

I would like to share this with any Parent who feels the struggle and guilt trying to meet your childcare needs. Don’t give up... the right Nursery is out there for you.

10 July 2018

Come On England!

To celebrate England being in the semi final tomorrow we have decided to dress in red and white tomorrow!

16 May 2018

A Royal Wedding!

Congratulations Prince Harry & Meghan!

In preparation for Prince Harry and Meghan's Big Day this coming weekend, the children at The Willows decided to make something special for the Bride and Groom-to-be.

4 January 2018

Happy Birthday To The Willows!

Tomorrow we will be celebrating our 14th birthday! 

10 November 2017

Children In Need

We have lots planned for next week helping to raise money for Children In Need!

31 October 2017

Happy Halloween!

We need your help!

The children have been hard at work designing and making some amazing pumpkins for our competition... and you can be our judge!

25 September 2017

Harvest Festival

We are collecting foods all week for our harvest festival, all donations will be taken to the local food bank. 

12 September 2017

Summer Family Holiday Tips Learnt This Year

Past family holidays at the Jones’s aren’t quite like the Thomas Cook adverts. Each year I imagine the pool splashing, the laughter, the sandcastle, the cocktails and the sunsets. Yet... they never quite materialize how I imagined. Add into the equation my Mother who seems to become a human cocktail calorie calculator at the first sniff of Malibu, and I literally want to drive myself off the cliff of sanity.

18 July 2017

Big School Starters

For many 3-4 year old children, this summer will mark an important milestone...

Preschool Graduation!

18 June 2017

Happy Father's Day!

Happy Father's Day to all the Dads out there!

9 May 2017

A Boy Like Ted


the action or state of including or of being included within a group or structure:
"they have been selected for inclusion in the scheme"

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!

13 April 2017

Happy Easter!

Everyone at The Willows would like to wish you all a very Happy Easter!

We have been having lots of Easter fun, playing games and activites, Easter bonnet parades, Easter egg hunts and an extra special vist from someone very special...

17 March 2017

Our New Pets Need A Name!

We would like to introduce you to our new nursery pets!! 🐹 

Our rooms have been busy choosing names but we need your help to decide...

14 February 2017

Happy Valentines Day

Everyone at The Willows would like to wish you all a very happy Valentines Day!

23 January 2017

Pen Pal Day!

Today it was Pen Pal Day so we have been getting creative...

5 January 2017

Happy 13th Birthday To The Willows!

Happy Birthday to us! Today we have been celebrating our 13th Birthday.

2 December 2016

Christmas Competition Time!

It's Christmas decoration competition time at The Willows!

Create your own Christmas decoration at home to help decorate our nursery Christmas tree... but hurry! The competition ends on December 20th.

25 October 2016

Theo's Heroes

Don't forget, tomorrow we will be dressing up as superheroes for the day to raise money for a very worthy cause.

20 September 2016

Outstanding Ofsted Report!

The Willows recently had a visit from Ofsted and we are very proud to annouce our OUTSTANDING result!

26 August 2016

The Toddlers Go Shopping

Today our Toddlers have really enjoyed walking to the Market to see and buy their favourite fruits...