We have been shortlisted for 2 awards !
Wow ….. what an amazing end to the week !
We have just been notified by Nursery World that Sunbeams has been shortlisted in 2 categories for their annual national awards.
1. Nursery group of the year
2. Team Development Award
There are so many amazing childcare providers in the UK so we have been very fortunate to have been recognised once again by Nursery World Magazine
The best part is that we can take some of our amazing staff to London for the awards event in London in September .
New Sunbeams to open in 2022

After 3 years of negotiations with Leeds City Council we have finally acquired a new site to ensure that we can continue to provide sufficient award winning childcare in the area as demand increase due to the new link road opening and the construction of 7,000 new houses.
We will be creating 40 new jobs for local people
Lazencroft Farm wil be know to many of you, located on Manston Lane behind “The Springs” retail park.
It’s a grade II listed building and housed the oldest pottery in Leeds. We have worked closely with the heritage team at LCC and will ensure that we reinstate many of original features that have been removed, such as the traditional rounded door to the front (see photos)
The hard work starts now but we have a fantastic team ready for the challenge.
Opening date is planned for early 2022
We look forward to sharing news as the project develops
Sunbeams Tea Party !
Time for Tea !
We have some wonderful independent children.
Here are some of the photo’s from our activity this afternoon at Thorpe Park.
The children absolutely loved mashing the ‘herbs’ squeezing juice out of the fruit, using the tweezers to pick up the sugar cubes and mixing it all together with different flavoured tea bags.
They interacted really nicely and showed a really good understanding of how to use the delicate cups and saucers safely. ( thank you to parents for the loan of these )
The activity lasted for over an hour or so with minimal support and not one thing got broken – success!
Temporary Contact – during nursery closures

Dear Parents

We understand that you may have lots of questions during this unsettling period.

As we only have one nursery open, can you please direct any questions to this e mail address


Can you please keep these to business hours as we know Shelley will answer mails anytime day or night and she needs to switch off too !!!!

Chinese New Year

The children at Sunbeams loved celebrating Chinese new year.
They have been creating dragons, lanterns and especially loved the food tasting.
It was a really fun day