Awesome Autumn! Autumn Nursery Open Days at Happy Days Nurseries

1 mins
Mar 21, 2024

When: 2 March 2024 between 10:00 – 13:00
Where: Click here to find your nearest Happy Days Nursery

Join us for an Awesome Autumn celebration showcasing our engaging curriculum activities with an exciting autumn twist!

What to Expect:

  • Let’s Grow: Get messy and explore the wonders of nature with autumn-themed planting and sensory activities.
  • Wanderlust: Embark on a mini-adventure filled with autumn leaves, scavenger hunts, and outdoor exploration.
  • Yoga : Stretch, breathe, and move your body like playful autumn animals in our fun yoga session.
  • Sing and Sign: Sing along to catchy songs with autumn signs, perfect for early communication and development.
  • Let’s Move: Get active with our autumn obstacle course and playful movement activities.

Benefits of Our Curriculum:

  • Engages young minds and bodies through interactive, hands-on learning.
  • Promotes social interaction and teamwork in a fun, autumnal setting.
  • Sparks creativity and imagination with stimulating activities.
  • Nurtures a love for learning through play and exploration.

This Open House is perfect for families who:

  • Want to see our curriculum brought to life with an autumn theme.
  • Seek a stimulating and active learning environment for their child.
  • Value the importance of play-based learning for early development.

Join us for a day of autumnal fun and discovery!

No need to book, please drop in! 

Where: Find your nearest Happy Days Nursery
Call: 0800 783 3431

It’s More Than Just Play! Summer Nursery Open Days at Happy Days Nurseries

1 mins
Mar 06, 2024

When: 22 June 2024 between 10:00 – 13:00
Where: Click here to find your nearest Happy Days Nursery

Is play just fun and games? Not quite!  Join us for our exciting Open Day and discover how play is at the heart of our innovative “Where Children Shine” early years curriculum.

What to expect:

Interactive activities for children to explore and learn through play.

Learn from our experienced nursery team about the benefits of play-based learning.

See firsthand how our curriculum fosters a love of learning in a nurturing environment.

Gain valuable insights on how play sets the stage for an exceptional start in life for your child, where they a small 12 week baby through to a 4 year nearing school.

Benefits of Play-Based Learning:
Strong and Confident Communicator: Develops cognitive skills, creativity, and problem-solving abilities.
Resilient and Motivated Individual: Promotes social and emotional well-being.
Healthy Independent Explorer: Enhances physical development and coordination.
Inquisitive and Ambitious Thinker: Fosters a love of learning that lasts a lifetime.

This Open Day is perfect for families who:

  • Want to see a high-quality early learning program in action.
  • Believe in the importance of play for their child’s development.
  • Are interested in enrolling their child in a stimulating and nurturing environment.
  • Don’t miss out on this opportunity to discover the power of play!

It is also the perfect time for any new parents looking to secure a place for September 2024, to come and view their nurseries and learn more about the new government funded hours for working parents. Our friendly colleagues will be on hand to answer any questions about funding from how to access it, to the impact on fees.

No need to book, please drop in! 

Where: Find your nearest Happy Days Nursery
Call: 0800 783 3431

Happy Days Nurseries and Pre-Schools expands its portfolio with the acquisition of the Yew Tree Nursery in Yeovil

1 mins
Nov 29, 2023

Happy Days Nurseries and Pre-Schools is delighted to have been given the opportunity to expand its portfolio further with the acquisition of The Yew Tree Nursery & Pre-School, Yeovil. This is the second setting in Somerset and demonstrates its desire to grow in the South West of England as part of its ambitious expansion plans.

The Yew Tree Nursery & Pre-School is located in a beautiful and historic building, providing care for children from 3 months to 5 years old, as well as offering After School Care and Holiday Clubs for children at school ages. The nursery offers safe and secure provision in dedicated spaces, providing opportunities for children to explore, investigate and develop their creativity within a caring and stimulating learning environment.

Kim Herbert, Managing Director for Happy Days Nurseries and Pre-Schools stated, “We are thrilled to be growing our portfolio again with the acquisition of this fantastic nursery whose ethos of nurturing children in a warm, friendly environment aligns with our own and we are looking forward to building on this. The staff team at the Yew Tree Nursery will remain in place and we look forward to working with them to support children to become strong and motivated learners for life and provide a top class service to enable parents to work and live their daily lives knowing their children are cherished and cared for to the highest standard.”

Heidi McCarthy, outgoing owner of the Yew Tree Nursery said; “I am very impressed with Happy Days professionalism and their commitment in providing the best nursery experience for all children. I am very pleased that Yew Tree Nursery is now part of Happy Day`s family.”

Fiona Blackwell, Operations Director, added, “The Yew Tree Nursery is the perfect fit for us, and we look forward to welcoming our new colleagues and families into the Happy Days Group.”

The sale was brokered by Redwoods Dowling Kerr. Jenna Caldwell, Director of Childcare & Education for Redwoods Dowling Kerr, commented “It was a pleasure to assist both Heidi and Happy Days with the sale of Yew Tree Nursery and we wish Happy Days all of the best with their latest acquisition”.

Happy Days Nurseries and Pre-Schools has now increased its total number of settings to 22, with more new nurseries in the pipeline. Anyone interested in selling their business, or a developer looking for a nursery provider to partner with, should contact

Kevin Higgs:;

Kim Herbert or

Marcia Viccars