Graduation Time

Graduation Time
It is that bittersweet time of year again, when we start to say goodbye to our children who are off on their next journey to primary school. Each nursery is hosting their own graduation and our staff have been working to prepare our children for this occasion throughout the year.  It is a great time to reflect on the learnings that have taken place, the friendships that have been made and the many...
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Space to Grow

Space to Grow
Enchanted Forest is very honoured to be featured in the new Scottish Government Design Guidance for Early Learning and Childcare/Out-of-School Care document, ‘Space to Grow’.  The request for Enchanted Forest to be featured came from the Care Inspectorate, asking to undertake a case study of our Robroyston nursery design whereby we converted an unused office block into a state-of-the-art indoor an...
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NMT National Nursery Awards 2017 Finalists

NMT National Nursery Awards 2017 Finalists
The Scottish NMT Nursery Awards are designed to discover and reward the very best people in the Scottish nursery sector. Key members of our team are finalists in the forthcoming NMT Nursery Awards and will be attending a glittering ceremony hosted by Cat Harvey in the Hilton Glasgow on 1st September 2017. Our finalists are: Indoor Learning Environment – Enchanted Forest Nursery, Inverkip. T...
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Perking Up Enchanted Forest Staff

Perking Up Enchanted Forest Staff
In November 2016, Enchanted Forest owners Bernie and Mariessa Devlin launched ‘Perk Box’ for their team. Following consultation meetings with our team, it became evident that our staff love working for Enchanted Forest, however we continually face challenges when retaining staff who often move off to work in higher paid roles within local authorities. High staff turnover in childcare is common ...
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Enchanted Forest wins competition

Enchanted Forest wins competition
September 2016 saw Enchanted Forest awarded the coveted ‘Nursery Group of the Year’ Award at the prestigious Nursery Management Today. This is a huge accolade for the team as it is national awards judged by industry experts. From the large nmt-scottish-awards-2016-winner-logo-002number of entrants for the ‘Nursery Group of the Year’ category, only 5 nursery groups were shortlisted as finalists. ...
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Risk It at Enchanted Forest

Risk It at Enchanted Forest
Enchanted Forest Nursery pride ourselves on keeping informed of changes in national guidance and implementing these to provide the best possible outcomes for the children in our care. In March 2016, the Care Inspectorate published the document ‘My World Outdoors’, guidance to share good practice in how early years services can provide play and learning outdoors. Alongside this the Care Inspect...
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Enchanted Forest Wins National Award

Enchanted Forest Wins National Award
September 2016 saw Enchanted Forest awarded the coveted ‘Nursery Group of the Year’ Award at the prestigious Nursery Management Today.  This is a huge accolade for the team as it is national awards judged by industry experts.  From the large number of entrants for the ‘Nursery Group of the Year’ category, only  5 nursery groups were shortlisted as finalists. The judges commented:  “The judges c...
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Enchanted Forest Named Finalists in National Awards

Enchanted Forest Named Finalists in National Awards
The Scottish Nursery Management Today (NMT) Nursery Awards are designed to discover and reward the very best people in the Scottish nursery sector.   Enchanted Forest Early Learning were delighted to be short-listed and following the judging day on 15th June 2016 at the Hilton Glasgow,  are delighted to have been announced as finalists in the following categories: Nursery Training & Dev...
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Award Winning at Bees Knees

Award Winning at Bees Knees
Earlier this year, Enchanted Forest were announced as finalists in the Greenock Chamber Bee’s Knees Awards and on Friday 10th June, we were delighted to win two highly contested categories. The awards were open to businesses operating in Inverclyde. Winners were awarded a crystal trophy and a certificate. To our delight, our Inverkip nursery manager won the ‘Emerging Young Talent’ Award – sponsor...
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All the Fun of the Fair – 10th Birthday

All the Fun of the Fair – 10th Birthday
On Sunday 5th June, the sun shone upon Enchanted Forest Erskine and we were delighted to welcome over 400 families and friends to our 10th Birthday Party Celebrations for what was a truly memorable day.  Families came from near and far from each of our nurseries to celebrate with us and also included many returning families who joined us up to ten years ago.  Children who made some of their f...
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