A day in the life of a nursery Manager

At a recent manager meeting, I asked the leadership team to discuss their role within the Wee Gems and look at how many hats they would wear if they were

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7th January 2021

Why are our pet’s so important to us?

        Previous Next ‘Pets can have amazing therapeutic benefits for children and young people’ (Carter M, Independent 2019). There are many benefits to having pets within a

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4th November 2020

Outdoor Learning

‘The word Forest conjures up a different image, suggesting a wilder, risker, scarier space, less confined and cultivated than the garden.’ (Tovey, p82). At Wee Gems, we hold a great

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28th September 2020

Young children learn better when they are in a mixed age setting

Children are like tiny flowers: They are varied and need care, but each is beautiful alone and glorious when seen in the community of peers." - (Froebel (1782-1852) It was

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7th February 2019

Bilingual toddlers: learn a language at early stage

In our increasingly global world, learning a new language might be some of our New Year resolution, however, the problem is learning a foreign language is much harder for adults

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10th January 2019

We are hiring

The award-winning Wee Gems Nursery are hiring: Qualified nursery practitioners for Edinburgh and West Lothian branches. Early Years Teacher for West Lothian. Competitive salary and an exceptional working environment. Email

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18th July 2017