Sport Relief 2018 Special Guests!

Funds raised for Sport Relief 2018!
9th April 2018

The children went for a day out to the BBC Media City Studios to watch a celebrity football match for Sport Relief 2018.  There they met Hacker the Dog of CBBC, Kirsty Gallagher, shot penalties with Shay Given and chatted with a paramedic.  What a day out for Sport Relief 2018.  Well done Holyrood Media City!


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The children did an obstacle course for Sport Relief 2018 and they had a visit from The Greater Manchester Fire Service.
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Celebrity football match for Sport Relief 2018 & a visit from The Greater Manchester Fire Service!

Dear families,

We are pleased to share with you our exciting plans for the future of our nurseries. Bertram Nursery Group has provided a trusted, caring and quality service to thousands of families over two decades.  That isn’t changing, but we want to grow and develop our services, facilities and, most of all, our teams who make our nurseries and kindergartens such inspiring places for children.

That’s why we’re changing our name to Thrive Childcare and Education, because that’s at the heart of what we’re about – helping our children, staff and communities to thrive.

As part of this rebrand, Holyrood Nursery Media City will now be called Media City Nature Kindergarten.

While changing our company name and the names of some of our nurseries is the next step of our development journey, we’ll still have the same dedicated teams caring for your children.

The Covid-19 pandemic has reinforced our belief that we need to adapt and invest in a constantly changing world to continue providing the service that parents and children need, tailored to the communities we support across Scotland and North West England.

Since our foundation, we have acquired some fantastic groups of nurseries and many high-quality independent nurseries. Now we are uniting them under four Thrive groupings:

  • Happitots nurseries will extend beyond Glasgow and South Lanarkshire to provide a network of affordable, flexible nurseries across Scotland.
  • Holyrood nurseries will extend more widely across our network of affordable nurseries in North West England, recognising parents’ and community needs.
  • Corner House nurseries will now extend from Edinburgh to operate more widely across Scotland, providing an extensive range of exciting, extracurricular activities and large outdoor areas.
  • Nature Kindergartens, our new sub-group, will reflect our vision to develop children’s outdoor learning. We plan to expand our Nature Kindergartens network in Scotland and England because we believe children’s learning is greatly enhanced in natural spaces.


Click here to visit Thrive Childcare and Education Website