MBK Group Ltd

~ Nurturing Excellence ~

Our Story

MBK Group is one of the country’s leading Early Years BUSINESS specialists offering a diverse range of


Because we run our own successful group of nurseries & out of school clubs, we have the unrivalled, in-depth knowledge you need to support your setting to grow.


Whether you need help with your business, your finances, preparing for Ofsted, marketing, sales, managing your team or honing specific skills within your setting, we have a solution that is just right for you and your team.
MBK Group is the ‘one-stop-shop’ for your organisational needs.



We always use an approach that is focused on knowledge transfer for you and your whole team.



We’re proud to say that our approach actually works, and we know this because you’ve told us, over and over and over again.



All our services include important central messages which means your business and team receive consistent messages.



We offer a range of approaches to develop your early years setting: delivered in a variety of ways and to suit your budget.

MBK Training


MBK Training offers many Early Years courses, at your place, ours or online. Take your time to look through our comprehensive list of courses, from Safeguarding to SEND.

MBK Group Consultants


MBK Consultants can support you through every aspect of running a nursery, from opening your setting to achieving the much sought after Outstanding. Just let us know how we can help.


MBK Group offers many solutions for your business.

  • Look over our resources designed to support the whole team in delivering the EYFS and preparing for Ofsted.
  • Visit the Training Page to look through our comprehensive list of courses, currently delivered live via Zoom.
  • Explore our consultancy offerings to find unique solutions for your business support.
  • Delve into BØRN Manager to find a range of policies, procedures and working documents.

EYFS & Ofsted

EYFS & Ofsted

For meeting legal training requirements in Early Years and improving and refreshing practitioners skills & knowledge.





For all your training requirements in Early Years to support developing and improving your teams knowledge and skills. Safeguarding & Designated Safeguarding Lead training for schools also available.





Using the Bright Early Years Orbit model we offer business support and advice on every aspect of your business to help you achieve your vision and goals.


BØRN Manager

BØRN Manager

BØRN Manager is an extraordinary & unique resource that covers every aspect of running your day nursery or early years setting. From policies and procedures to actual working documents.



Our Ethos

Our highly trained and experienced team are here to guide you with a positive and pragmatic programme, tailored to meet all your needs.

MBK Group have aligned to the Ofsted strategy for 2017 2022
with the guiding principle

“A force for improvement through intelligent, responsible and focused inspection and regulation.”

Focused | Responsible | Intelligent


Early Years


We are one of the leading specialists in Early Years training. And because we have in-depth and current knowledge of early years themes and issues we are able to focus our training with these in mind. We offer a diverse range of open courses that can be delivered at our training centre or online. Equally, we can design and deliver bespoke Early Years Training Courses direct to just your early years setting.



We offer Designated Safeguarding Lead Training, Refresher Training, Safer Recruitment in Education Training and Universal Safeguarding Training for Early Years, Schools and Colleges. Our training centre is based in Studley, Warwickshire.  Alternatively, we can deliver courses online or in your setting. We have delivered as far afield as Worcester, Kidderminster, Birmingham, Oxford, Nottingham, Leicester, Northampton and Milton Keynes.

Out of School Training


As well as all our Early Years courses, we offer a range of courses that are ideal for improving and refreshing the skills and knowledge of all staff working in Before and After school clubs. Covering essentials from Paediatric First Aid to child welfare, understanding the playworkers role and Ofsted expectations, these courses are a must for all those working Out of School care!


MBK Early Years


With twenty years of experience, we are in the ideal position to be able to help and support you with all aspects of your financial management, from pricing to budget planning and cash flow forecasts.

MBK Early Years


Running an Early Years business is entirely different from running an ordinary business. Using the 7-sector Bright Early Years Orbit Model we have all the elements to create a successful early years business.

Out of School Training


Ensuring you, as the Business Owner, and your team, as the participants, all have the knowledge and confidence you need to shine during the Inspection process.

During the Covid-19 outbreak, we are able to deliver all of our services remotely via Zoom.

Our training centre is based in Studley, Warwickshire, close to the M42 with easy access across the West Midlands. We regularly deliver courses at our satellite centres in Worcester & Kidderminster, as well as delivering directly with settings in Birmingham, Solihull, Coventry, Rugby, Evesham, Redditch and with others from as far afield as Oxford, Northampton, Leicester, Nottingham, London and Milton Keynes.

To find out more about Early Years training courses and consultancy, as well as how MBK Group can help your organisation meet their training requirements please call us on

01527 452430

Meet the MBK Team

Tricia Wellings - Early Years Consultant

Tricia Wellings

Early Years Consultant

Emma Beard - Early Years Trainer

Emma Beard

Early Years Trainer

Lorraine Petersen - Safeguarding & SEND Specialist

Lorraine Petersen, OBE

Safeguarding &
SEND Specialist

Sue Salisbury - Early Years Trainer

Sue Salisbury

Early Years Trainer

MBK Testimonial


We are now feeling much better in After school, as we have just about all the correct paperwork in place that we worked on, so thank you very much!


Little Blossoms Nursery
MBK Testimonial
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