Visit from Gino D’Acampo

We had a special visitor at Sunbeams today .

As part of “cook school” we were learning how to make pancakes and look who popped in to show us how !

Gino was fantastic with the children , talking to them about food and cooking . He didn’t want to leave !

A big thank you to Gino from all of us at Sunbeams

It’s a Hat Trick

Wow, Nursery World have just announced their finalists for their 2019 awards and SUNBEAMS have been shortlisted in THREE categories.

“The Nursery World Awards are the most prestigious event in the early years calendar”

We are obviously thrilled, and is another example of the hard work and dedication that our staff show each and every day.




Open to everyone involved in early years education and childcare in the UK, the Nursery World Awards shine a light on best practice.

Through all the challenges that face them, our dedicated professionals continue to improve their skills and qualifications and do a fantastic job for young children – and this is where they are recognised and celebrated.

The winners are chosen by a prominent panel of expert judges that is representative of the diversity of disciplines and organisations that make up the sector.

The Nursery World Awards are the most prestigious event in the early years calendar.The award ceremony takes place on 28th September…..Watch this space !!

Employer of the Year

We can’t believe it…

Best employer in Yorkshire and Humberside , judged by the federation of small business.

This is another award that the staff can be very proud of

We now go forward to the annual awards in London later in the Year.

What an amazing accolade !

More Awards for Sunbeams

We got a wonderful surprise today, in fact 2 surprises…
Because of all the wonderful reviews from our parents at Sunbeams we have been given 2 awards by day
Sunbeams was given the accolade of being one of the top 20 nursery groups in the UK.
Thorpe Park was given an award for top 20 nursery in Yorkshire and Humberside. (9.9/10). It was only 1 of 2 Leeds nurseries to be given an award.
Our Harrogate nursery is the No 1 rated nursery in Harrogate at 9.9/10
Austhorpe and Halton are also rated at 9.8/10
An amazing result that is only achieved by the hard work and expertise of all of our staff and our relationship with our parents.
Thank you !!!
We are recruiting

We are looking for a Senior Nursery Nurse at both Thorpe Park and Austhorpe to join our award winning team.

These are full time permanent positions offering excellent pay and continued training and development.

It is essential that you have a level 3 or above qualification in childcare.

For further information please email