Caring for the mind is as crucial as caring for the body. In fact, one cannot be healthy without the other. Life has a funny way of guiding you into places that you never thought you would be. I was always at my happiest up to my elbows in paint, with young children armed with…

Read More
Flying my little flag

I am 2 years vegan today!….it’s my ‘vegaversary’. Since becoming vegan I have saved the planet 3,039,686 litres of water, 14,901 kilograms of grain, 2,035 meters of forest, 6,622 kilograms of C02 and 730 animal lives. Hello my name’s Luc Scadden, I am 28 years old, I have grown up with Sunny Days and I…

Read More

Having worked in Early Years for several years now I personally feel that sometimes there is nothing more inviting to children than the opportunity to read a book! Now this may sound very cliché but reading with a child is so simple yet so valuable towards their learning and development. A single book can impact…

Read More

I am very thrilled that Sunny Days is now offering a rugby experience to the children, in partnership with RugbyTots. It reminds me of my rugby career and I wonder why I didn’t think of doing this before!  I played rugby for 50 years from age 5 to 55. Adrian Downton my first-school teacher introduced…

Read More

Since November 2020 our children’s chef Sarah has been working with Melanie, an Early years Nutritionist to provide the children a nutritious and healthy balanced diet each day. Sarah says, “I like to think that working towards this accreditation gives the parents peace of mind that their children are getting the best start at Sunny…

Read More

Most of you will know that Sunny Days started 26 years ago this October, but not all of you will know that we also took ownership of two Preschools in the Poole and Bournemouth area nearly 1 year ago. Having worked with these two brilliant childcare teams for the past 11 months, we are really…

Read More

Today a group of the Pre-School children from our eco-committee helped to clean the beach at West Bay with help from the adults. Before we left we read a book about the damage plastics are having on the oceans and the sea animals. We spoke about how we can help by clearing up some of…

Read More
David Scadden

David Scadden, Sunny Days Nurseries In 1975, I started working in a children’s nursery in Weymouth, when it was rare to see men working in any childcare role. These days there are more men involved but it is still the exception, being predominantly a female industry. Over a 50 year career, running a childcare business…

Read More