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Hundreds of children – every one of them a very special individual
Our aim is to help you to give your child the best possible start in life. It’s something that we’ve continued to do since The Rocking Horse Nursery was first opened in 1992 by its current owner.
Over the years we have provided the highest levels of childcare to hundreds of children and, because the nursery has been established for so long, we regularly welcome children to the nursery whose parents attended the nursery themselves in their pre-school years!
Operating from our ‘real home’ premises, we continually reinvest in the facilities, educational and play equipment, and - most importantly - our staff. Our dedicated team has many long serving members with invaluable years of experience in caring for and teaching children.
When you’re deciding on the right childcare nursery for your child, it’s reassuring to see exactly where your child will be and to meet the people who will be caring for them. That’s why we actively encourage you to make an appointment to view the nursery/nurseries that you are interested in. It’s also useful to see what other parents think of the care and facilities on offer.
As a leading childcare nursery, we pride ourselves on always being approachable and flexible, where possible, to accommodate your needs as a parent or guardian. Our fees continue to be some of the lowest in the area and parents can pretty much tailor the amount of childcare hours to suit their requirements.
If you would like to arrange an appointment to view our facilities; would like to receive a brochure or more information; or have any questions regarding the childcare services we provide, please use the contact form below or give us a call.
Following appraisals of The Rocking Horse Nursery, Ofsted summarised as follows:
‘Staff work closely with parents and other professionals to ensure children’s individual needs are well met.’
‘Training is well supported at the setting and this has resulted in a staff team who use their qualifications and skills to support children’s learning.’
‘Children’s safety is well promoted at the setting because staff have a good understanding of safeguarding policies and practices. They diligently supervise the children as they play and ensure the premises are safe and secure.’
‘Children make good progress in all areas of learning because planning is effective in targeting their interests. This ensures children are well motivated to learn.'
'Partnerships with parents are strong. Staff inform parents of their children's learning in a variety of ways and offer parents ideas of how to support their children's development at home. This helps parents to be fully involved in their children's learning and development.'
'All children make good progress from their starting points, including those with special educational needs and/or disabilities and those who speak English as an additional language.'
'Parents speak very highly of the nursery and how the staff help their children.'
For more information, to request a brochure, or to arrange a show around please
call us between the hours of 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday on 01780 757922 or
send us an email message.