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Keeping Your Child Safe At PPN


At Ponteland Private Nursery we are proud that we have received national recognition for going above and beyond the minimum requirements in paediatric first aid. We have robust processes and documentation in place and our staff strive to keep children safe by minimising risks and accidents and giving parents that greater reassurance.

We have been awarded Millie's Mark by National Day Nurseries Association in collaboration with the Department for Education and Millie's Trust.

Millie's Mark is named after Millie Thompson, who tragically died as a result of choking in a nursery in 2012. Her parents Dan and Joanne Thompson have campaigned for all staff to have paediatric first aid training and having Millie's Mark demonstrates that nurseries have met this. In addition it shows they work hard to keep these crucial skills in the forefront of employees' minds, so they are competent and can apply paediatric first aid in any situation.

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