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AFTER 50 years of being on the coronary heart of the group Whitecrook Early Studying and Baby Care Centre celebrated its Golden Jubilee on Thursday, September 29.
Over the many years, generations of households have handed via its doorways and for a lot of, it has turn into a sanctuary.
Michelle Mulgrew took over because the centre’s principal in February 2019. She advised the Submit that it was nice to see so many former and present pupils, employees, and households come collectively to rejoice the event.
Michelle mentioned: “Because it approached our fiftieth anniversary we thought let’s rejoice, let’s rejoice what we’ve achieved.
“It’s been beautiful to get the possibility to have kids, households, and employees come again and see the place we at the moment are.
“The youngsters are thriving and they’re comfortable. Including depth to their studying is one thing that we really feel captivated with delivering.
“We obtained collectively as a crew after I got here into the headship in 2019 and we’ve made this occur. We had a imaginative and prescient.
“We checked out idea, all of our paperwork in addition to native and nationwide steering and we’ve simply tried to implement a very child-centred and child-led strategy. We’ve tried to cater for each baby.”
Susan Traynor has labored at Whitecrook ELCC for practically 40 years now and says the centre seems like her second dwelling.
Susan added: “The one purpose I’m nonetheless right here forty years later is the youngsters, employees, and oldsters of Whitecrook.
“I’m very humbled that I’m allowed to work with the youngsters, it’s an honour. I’ve simply by no means felt the necessity to transfer on anyplace else, I’m simply actually comfortable right here it’s such a wealthy studying atmosphere for kids.
“I’ve had dad and mom which are coming again in that I’ve taught as pupils and the popularity you see in the present day ‘aw Miss Susan’ as they known as me then ‘you’re nonetheless right here’, it’s an honour, an absolute honour.
“Being right here means the world to me, my very own daughter got here right here as nicely she’s 33 now.”
Clydebank’s MSP Marie McNair is a former pupil at Whitecrook ELCC and mentioned it holds a particular place in her coronary heart.
She mentioned: “Congratulations to the nursery on their fiftieth anniversary. The nursery holds a particular place in my coronary heart, as a former pupil, they have been a lifeline to my household again in 1979 when my father took significantly unwell.
“I used to be given afull-timee place and this was an enormous assist to my mom at a very troublesome time. I’ve fond recollections of my time there.
“It’s a place ofhigh-qualityy early years training and is broadly revered in our group and I want them nicely for the approaching years forward.”