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Reading to your baby – Best Start Communities Count Too – Blog

It’s never too early to start reading to your baby, they may not understand the words at first, but they will love the sound of your voice nonetheless! In fact, being read to from an early age provides an amazing basis for the development of communication, relationships and language. Throughout their first year, infants [...]

By | 30 October 2019|Children & Young People|0 Comments

Book launch success in the first of a series of six books.

At the book launch of “Matthew lines things up", Manor and Castle Development Trust was proud to launch it as the first in a series of six books. Matthew Stroud pictured signing the book "Matthew lines things up" In attendance at Sunshine Pre-School, Woodthorpe Children's Centre, yesturday evening.  Matthew Stroud who is now [...]

By | 21 June 2019|Children & Young People, Event, News|0 Comments

MCDT are proud to present the first book in a series of six children’s books!

MCDT are proud to present 'Matthew lines things up' the first book in a series of six aimed at helping parents and Early Years Educators become familiar with patterns in children’s play. These patterns, called “schemas“ are a window into how children are making sense of their world. The book was inspired by children we [...]

By | 5 June 2019|Children & Young People, Event|0 Comments

Community Fund Success – Best Start Community Counts too.

The Best Start team is delighted to announce that they have been awarded a Lottery Community Fund grant of £346,000 for their new project, Best Start Communities Count too (BSCCtoo) which will run until 2022. The 3 year project aims to alleviate some of the key challenges faced by families living in our area by [...]

By | 25 February 2019|Children & Young People, News|0 Comments

Support Sunshine Pre-School – Woodthorpe

On Sunday 27 May 2018 Wendy Kettleborough plans to run the Edinburgh half marathon to raise money for the local Sunshie Pre-School located in the Woodthorpe area of Sheffield.  Sunshine Pre-school needs to raise £20,000 to ensure it remains viable. Recently awarded “ Outstanding “ for their high quality provision (see Ofstead latest report here).  [...]

By | 23 April 2018|Children & Young People, Support|0 Comments