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Cinco De Mayo Celebrations

6 May 2022

Yesterday we celebrated Cinco De Mayo.

The babies celebrated by playing with a tuff tray with lots of different red, white and green resources and shredded paper. Meanwhile, the toddlers created their own Mexican flag using red, white and green paint and played with a variety of red, white and green textured toys.

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1 April 2022

Exploring Weight & Measure

Yesterday, the Reception children were busy exploring weight and measure! They began by seeing what they could do with the resources. Some started by filling and emptying, while others were stacking and balancing.

3 March 2022

Happy Birthday Dr Suess!

Yesterday we celebrated Dr Seuss' birthday by wearing hats to nursery! Our Early Learners created their own hats and decorated them with different materials and textures.

27 January 2022

A Busy Week at the Willows!

What a week we have had so far!

17 December 2021

Win Our Christmas Hamper!

Would you like to be in with a chance of winning our Christmas hamper?! 

22 November 2021

We Are Recruiting!

We are looking for both full time and part time qualified Childcare Practitioners to join our wonderful team at our Warrington & Northwich nurseries. 

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.

8 September 2021

We Will Miss You!

Well... today we said goodbye to the last of our children as they continue on their journey to BIG school! We just want to take this opportunity to wish all our 2021 leavers the best of luck, to tell them how much they will be (are being) missed... and to thank you for choosing us! It has been such a pleasure having you be a part of our nursery family!

11 August 2021

It's A Boy!

Today was the day we said goodbye for now to Alex as she leaves us to start her maternity leave. We wish Alex and Chris lots of good luck wishes on their new adventure of parenthood.

1 July 2021

Happy Creative Ice Cream Flavours Day!

Last week, in honour of Creative Ice Cream Flavours Day, we set you a challenge to think of your own ice cream flavours at home using vanilla as a base. We are delighted to announce we have had our first entry into the competition!

24 May 2021

Join Our Team!

We are recruiting! We are looking for both full time and part time qualified Childcare Practitioners to join our wonderful team at our Warrington & Northwich nurseries. 

7 May 2021

Pyjama Day for Crackerjacks!

Today we came to nursery dressed in our pyjamas to help raise money for Crackerjacks Children's Trust! Crackerjacks is a national charity that offers help and assistance to children who suffer from a disability. 

5 April 2021

Egg Hunt!

There are 12 Easter eggs hiding in our nursery pictures... can you spot them all?!

14 March 2021

A Busy Week At The Willows

What a busy week we have had!

12 February 2021

Happy Chinese New Year!

Today we took part in some Chinese New Year activities. Babies enjoyed creative play this morning getting messy and playing with the red resources.

8 January 2021

At The Car Wash

This morning the Toddlers have been enjoying playing in the water washing the cars. They seemed to enjoy doing this as well as splashing in the water!! 

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...

13 November 2020

Children In Need

Today we were wearing spots and fundraising for Children in Need!

7 October 2020

Science Week!

It's Science Week this week and to celebrate, the children have been enjoying taking part in some amazing experiments.

17 August 2020

I Love My Feet Day!

Today our rooms have been working on their own foot creations to celebrate National I Love My Feet Day!

10 July 2020

A Week Of Fun!

WOW! What a week of fun we have had this week! All the children have been taking part in numerous activities this week, both inside and outside in our lovely playground.

We have been learning all about different colours and shapes and have been hunting for mini beasts and bugs in the garden.

3 February 2020

Open Day!

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. 

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.

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.

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.

10 November 2017

Children In Need

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

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...

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...