Abacus Ark Blog
Introducing Miss Hanouf
10 April 2018 • Our Team
The next Abacus Ark Award winner that we will be introducing is Hanouf Gotangogan, a key teacher at our Maida Vale Nursery.
Hanouf won an award for the Partnership category and was voted for by her colleagues at Maida Vale for her role as a ‘Community Officer’. Winners of this category contribute wholeheartedly to the nurseries and are a...
My Journey as an Author
22 March 2018 • Our Team
Very often in the class I read or tell stories to the children. I improvise using any props I have near me and play games with words. Words have a magnificent power on children as they calm them down, help them concentrate, prompt them to find answers, deal with their fears and empathise with book heroes in an environme...
Sharing Stories with Babies and Toddlers
01 March 2018 • Learning at home activities
Any time from Breakfast to Bedtime is the right time to share a story.
It’s never too early to start the wonderful time spent snuggling together with a book.
From the moment babies can hear sounds, the voices of their families and carers become familiar and co...
Teachers at Abacus Ark
12 February 2018 • Our Team
The next Abacus Ark Award winner we would like to introduce is Consolacion Marin Martinez – also known as Miss Consol. Miss Consol joined us at our Wandsworth nursery in July 2017 and is a key teacher in our preschool classroom.
At the Abacus Ark Awards, Miss Consol’s colleagues voted for her to win two awards for both the creative and a...
Teachers at Abacus Ark
24 January 2018 • Our Team
The first Abacus Ark Award winner we would like to introduce is Racheal Phillips. Racheal joined us at our Clapham nursery in June 2017 and in her short time with us she has undoubtedly made an impact on her colleagues, gaining the most votes in two categories. Rachel won awards for our creativity and thrive categories being describe as passiona...
19 January 2018 • Our Team
At Abacus Ark, it is important for us to recognise the achievements of everyone, celebrating the milestones of our children and the accomplishments of our Teaching team. 2017 saw a year of amazing growth and achievements for everyone at Abacus Ark.
Our annual Abacus Ark Awards Party offers a chance for us to celebrate this gr...
Christmas Shopping Tips
15 December 2017 • Parent Advice
Christmas is just around the corner and the question ‘What can I buy?’ is hovering on everyone’s lips!
Buying for children in the early years can be confusing as there are so many toys and activities that are appropriate for their different stages of development.
I’ve put together some tips to help you choose the perfect gift....
Safeguarding at Abacus Ark
12 October 2017 • Parent Advice
Putting your trust in a stranger to take care of your precious child is not an easy task for any parent. However, many parents have no choice but to entrust childcare professionals to look after their child and hope they have made the right decision. When looking for a childcare provider, a parents main priority is to ensure that their child wil...