WORKING TOGETHER FOR OUR CHILDREN

Here at Parenta, we provide software management solutions that reduce admin time significantly and offer a free recruitment service to help settings invest in tomorrow’s generation of childcarers. We are also the UK’s largest training provider within Early Years, where we offer apprenticeships from the start of a career and help develop the careers of those already working in childcare to management level.

The Cheapest all-in-one, easy-to-use cloud-based early years software package you can buy!

No Setup fee – Save a massive £2395! I No hidden costs! I All Inclusive I Limited Time Offer I Unlimited Support

CPD eLEARNING COURSES

Whether you are a manager looking at supporting your staff by enhancing their knowledge or if you are looking at developing your own career, when you study one of Parenta’s online CPD courses, there are no deadlines, no time restrictions and no classroom visits required.

BOOST MORALE – TRAIN YOUR TEAM

We help hundreds of childcare providers train their staff every year. Investing in staff training and development is essential in upskilling your workforce but it also reduces recruitment costs, attracts top talent and helps prevent skills shortages. It’s more than just training…It also ensures that the children get the most out of their time in your care.

FOOTSTEPS 2 EYFS LEARNING JOURNEY TRACKER

The only EYFS software that allows you to blur faces of the children, helping to ensure you are GDPR compliant!

PARENTA MAGAZINE

Every month we bring together a collection of articles relating to the childcare industry, utilising experts in the form of our guest authors who provide an insight into their specialist topics. Give it a read, share it with colleagues and friends. We hope you enjoy it.

PARENTA WEBINARS

We’re continuing our series of FREE webinars, organised for all who work in childcare – designed to help you overcome barriers, improve efficiency and support you whilst navigating your way through these ever changing and challenging times.

WHAT WE DO

TRAINING COURSES

We provide training for almost 3000 learners every year. We can help you from the start of your career and progress and develop you throughout. From Level 2 apprenticeship to management.

Our apprenticeships are work-based so you will benefit from not only our expertise but those of your colleagues too, whilst completing your training.

SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS

Abacus Nursery Management Software, Footsteps 2 EYFS Tracker, Dayshare Daily Diary, Parent Portal App and our Fee Collection Service have all been designed to make admin simpler, giving you more hours in the day whilst supporting strong relationships with parents.

We build the system to your specification and support you the whole way through implementation, offering unlimited free training and support from our customer experience team.

SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS

Abacus Nursery Management Software, Footsteps 2 EYFS Tracker, Dayshare Daily Diary, Parent Portal App and our Fee Collection Service have all been designed to make admin simpler, giving you more hours in the day whilst supporting strong relationships with parents.

We build the system to your specification and support you the whole way through implementation, offering unlimited free training and support from our customer experience team.

MARKETING SOLUTIONS

We can help you like we have helped 1000’s of childcare settings maximise their capacity with our award-winning childcare websites and branding solutions including logos and leaflets, that will leave a lasting impression.

We listen to your needs and how you would like to showcase your setting to reach its best potential – and then we design it to get you the very best results.

RECRUITMENT

Our team of recruitment specialists will help fill your vacancies for free. We can also find you a suitable apprentice to ensure your ratios are always maximised and get them started on their training.

The team of recruitment experts at Parenta are on hand to give you all the guidance you need, as you look to hire new apprentices and upskill the staff in your setting. We work in partnership with thousands of settings, helping them with their apprenticeship solutions.

RECRUITMENT

Our team of recruitment specialists will help fill your vacancies for free. We can also find you a suitable apprentice to ensure your ratios are always maximised and get them started on their training.

The team of recruitment experts at Parenta are on hand to give you all the guidance you need, as you look to hire new apprentices and upskill the staff in your setting. We work in partnership with thousands of settings, helping them with their apprenticeship solutions.

LATEST BLOG

Award winning chain of nurseries first in UK to achieve Eco Green Flag Awards at all settings

Press release from: Tops Day Nurseries In December 2020, Tops Day Nurseries were announced as the UK’s first family of early years education providers to be awarded a “Green Flag” status from Eco-Schools at all of its settings across the South. The prestigious family...

Urgent funding review needed: Early Years Alliance

Following the findings of a recent survey, the Early Years Alliance is urging the government to undertake an urgent review of early years funding in England. Its latest survey revealed that just one in ten parents believe that early years childcare providers (both...

Early years settings fear they will have to turn parents away due to staffing crisis

A recent report from Nursery World shows that many early years settings fear they will need to turn parents away due of staff shortages, caused by an increased lack of qualified level 3 child practitioners. The DfE temporarily disapplied some specific staffing...

COVID funding crisis causes cut in services at state-funded nurseries

A survey by leading unions and charities has revealed that government-funded nurseries are facing a survival-threatening crisis due to COVID funding. They are losing an average of £70,000 of income but have to spend an extra £8,000 for additional COVID-related costs,...

Tops Day Nurseries Back ‘100 Challenge’ in Honour of Captain Sir Tom Moore

Press release from: Tops Day Nurseries Award winning Early Years Education provider Tops Day Nurseries, honoured Captain Sir Tom Moore by taking part in their own ‘Captain Tom 100’. Second World War veteran Sir Tom raised more than £32 million for the NHS by walking...

“My child can say more words than yours…”

Avoiding the comparison of children and responding in a developmentally-appropriate way I found myself reflecting on child development and peer pressure recently and thought back to when I used to run a toddler group in my local community. As soon as parents found out...

A playful approach to difficult emotions

When children are met with difficult emotions such as grief, sadness, anger or worry, our natural default is to try and protect them. We might do this with distraction, changing the subject or bribing them with sugary foods. This may work as an immediate remedy, but...

Movement is for ALL children – part 2

In part 2 of this article, I will be talking about the use of language and sensory items but am approaching this from my experience as a movement and dance teacher.  Did you know that the language we use in movement sessions can have a profound effect on children and...

Mental Health Awareness Week

In our February magazine, we covered Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week and looked at what nurseries and early years settings could do to help promote good mental health for the children in their care. This month we are looking at the Mental Health Foundation’s...

Violence against women: the role of the early years in preventing gender stereotypes

‘Education is the most powerful weapon with which to change the world.’ - Nelson Mandela There is an uncomfortable truth that violence against women affects one third of all women in their lifetime. The cost of this in lost lives is immeasurable whilst the financial...

TESTIMONIALS

Brilliant experience all round! Samantha built us the perfect website! Any changes fixes or updates were responded to and actioned quickly and efficiently every time. Couldn’t be happier. Thank you Parenta and Samantha!

Atkinson Kent Benington Nursery
Atkinson Kent

One of the best information and training website, I must say.  Always updating with latest changes in the early years sector.

Shantha 
Shantha

Samantha has worked with Squirrels Nursery for many years and has consistently provided an excellent service. She is very professional and friendly as well as going the extra mile to help and nothing is too much trouble. Highly recommended!

Penny, Scott Squirrels Nursery and Preschool
Penny, Scott
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