Positive Outcomes for Scotland’s Children and Families
The national guidance and multimedia resource has been designed to support all staff working with young children. It also recognises and values the importance of parents as they understand their child better than anyone else. Parents and carers have the biggest influence on a child’s development, particularly in the early years. Staff and parents sharing information with each other is key to providing the best possible start for children.
We are registered with the Care Inspectorate who regulate and inspect all care services in Scotland. The Care Inspectorate inspect our services on an unannounced basis, at Enchanted Forest Nurseries, we value their feedback. To view an inspection report, please click on the links below:
Welcome to Enchanted Forest Early Learning, where we provide award winning early learning and childcare at carefully selected locations across the West of Scotland. It is important that children feel comfortable in their nursery and as such, our staff are trained to comfort children, to offer them endless cuddles and surround them with the security of a loving nursery environment which becomes an extension to their home.
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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 place and Enchanted Forest are particularly proud of their lower than industry norm staff turnover. ...
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.
The judges commented: “The judges chose Enchanted Forest Early Learning as the winner of the catego...
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 Inspectorate have also published a statement on a ‘Positive Approach to Risk in Play’, supporting care serv...
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 chose Enchanted Forest Early Learning as the winner of the category because their attention to detail...
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 & Development Award – the judges were looking to acknowledge and reward exceptional commitment to trainin...
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 – sponsored by Inverclyde Council. Sarah Lowe started her career with Enchanted Forest in 2007 as an Early Y...