Welcome to The Rocking Horse Nursery

The Rocking Horse Nursery is the area’s longest established childcare nursery. We are immensely proud of our reputation and totally dedicated to giving your child the best possible start in life.

Opened in 1992 and still owned and managed by the original founder, The Rocking Horse Nursery offers a real home from home environment in a residential area one mile from the town centre of Stamford in Lincolnshire.

Within the safe and happy confines of the nursery, children are encouraged to develop as individuals with ongoing and carefully planned activities.

We hope you enjoy looking through our website and please don’t hesitate to contact us if you need any further information or would like to arrange a visit to view our facilities.


BabiesToddlers pre-school

The great outdoors

The Rocking Horse Nursery offers outdoor Forest School sessions.

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The nursery follows the curriculum as laid out in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). These guidelines set the standards for the learning, development and care of children from birth to 5 years old.



Play underpins the EYFS. It also underpins learning and all aspects of children’s development. Through play, children develop language skills, emotions, creativity, social and intellectual skills..



The Rocking Horse Nursery caters for all dietary requirements with healthy and nutritious snack and meal options and the highest level 5 star food hygiene rating for added peace of mind.


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