Archives for 2014

2014 Bertram Gala Awards

We are very pleased to announce that Jolene Blair was recognised at this year’s Bertram Gala Awards, winning the Future Talent Award Award.  We could not be more thrilled with this achievement.  Thank you to everyone who took the time to nominate.  To see all the pictures from the Bertram Gala Awards visit


BBC Children in Need – Money raised

What a wonderful evening on the 13th December 2014 celebrating everyone’s hard work and 2014 successes at our annual Bertram Gala Awards. Thank you so much to Head Office for their organisation of the event. We took the opportunity with all our nurseries being represented to announce the definitive total raised for this year’s BBC Children In Need Appeal… Across our 36 nurseries children, parents and staff raised a staggering £8,843.06 & our Chief Executive, Graeme Scott, has kindly matched this – so a total of £17,686.12!

Thank you to everyone for all their support and generosity.

2014 Children in Need Poster

Astley CIN

Riding for the Disabled

Please see our photo in the Falkirk Herald – we raised £524.40 for Riding for the Disabled. Thank you all who supported. 🙂

BB Falkirk Falkirk Herald 06 11 2014 RDNA


Christmas Raffle

Enjoy a Ball Party, helping to raise funds and support for a worthy cause. Please take a look at our poster for further information.

2014 BBF Larbert Hospital Prize Draw

Day Nurseries recommendation

As recommended on Day Nurseries

Falkirk Day Nurseries

Christmas Hamper Collection For Larbert Hospital

Our nursery is having a Christmas Children’s Ward Collection to raise awareness and in support of our local hospital. Thank you 🙂

2014 BBF Larbert Hospital

2014 Bertram Gala Awards

‘We are pleased to announce the return of The Bertram Gala Awards.  For the 2nd year we will be celebrating the achievements and success within our company.  Anyone who works for Bertram can be nominated and can nominate.  This year we need your help!

We are introducing the ‘Parents Choice Award’, where you have the opportunity to nominate your nursery or any employee at Bertram.  For any reason you wish… it for our healthy meals by your wonderful nursery chef?  your nursery manager ? the nursery nurse your child can’t wait to see ? your nursery teacher? for any reason please nominate your choice!

You can tweet us @BertramNG or Facebook/TheBertramNurseryGroup with your nominations.

Nominations will be counted from the 5th September 2014, with the closing date being the 10th October 2014. Please include your nominated name and location of work.

We will announce the winners LIVE from The Bertram Gala Awards on Saturday the 13th of December 2014′

Forthcoming Events

Bright Beginning Nursery – 21 St Crispin’s Place – Falkirk are looking forward to their Parent Focus Group Meeting on Wednesday 2nd July, 6.15 – 7.15 pm. All parents & carers welcome and invited to this meeting to discuss opportunities of:
– getting involved in nursery life
– occasions to contribute to the running of the nursery
– meeting other parents
– sharing ideas & suggestions on how to improve nursery

Topics on the agenda include:
– Barnardo’s Big Toddle on the 10th July
– Annual Summer Fun Day on Sat 16th Aug, this year in support of Bannockburn’s Riding for Disabled. Nursery invite ideas to create a fun children’s programme
– Upcoming & current Pre School parents are particularly invited to a presentation of the Floor Book plan illustrating the developments of the 3-5 room. Parents are encouraged to feedback their views.
– Suggestions please for a new 3-5 Room name – If unable to attend the meeting feel free to email in suggestions

Reference information for Linda Boon

May Newsletter

Enjoy a read through our May 2014 newsletter. 🙂

MAY 2014 newsletter (BBF NEW)

Sport Relief in London

Our Nursery Manager Alison & Deputy Tracey met Zac Purchase – Olympic Gold medallist at Sport Relief in London last week. 🙂