The pioneering, purpose-built nursery, which will accommodate up to eighty children, opens on Monday July 2 and will boast a range of latest cutting edge equipment and nursery sector gadgetry, including solar panels, ‘highest-tech’
Andy Morris, Asquith Day Nurseries CEO said: “This is a flagship nursery for the industry and for Asquith. It’s a step-change and a blueprint for the future. We have spent months planning this opening, right down to the very last detail. For example, as part of our commitment to extend the education and learning experience for our children beyond the nursery rooms themselves, we have installed a small wind turbine that can generate enough power to run a radio – and this will be used to teach children more about the environment.
Windsor Day Nursery and Pre-School will be more energy efficient than any of our other eighty nurseries across the country. The emphasis is on safety and energy efficiency and we have chosen state-of-the-
Morris, who made national news when he pledged to make the Asquith group one of the safest daycare nursery organisations in the world, with fingerprint scanning on entry and the banning of mobile phone usage in all nurseries, has masterminded security details at St. Leonard’s Road too.
“The safety of our children is always our Number One priority” he said. “We will have the latest surveillance equipment at this nursery and we will be explaining to every parent exactly how it works.”
Asquith has planned a seamless transition from its old nursery at 127 St. Leonard’s Road, to the new location.
Said Nursery Operations Manager Freda Pritlove: “This new nursery is a landmark event for Asquith. Staff, parents and children at Number 127 are all looking forward to the move down the road to Number 302. The old nursery will close on Friday June 29 and it will be business as usual at the new one from Monday July 2.