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We care, nurture and teach

At Ashbourne Day Nurseries, we share our Care, Nurture and Teach values within each of our warm and friendly nurseries and preschools across the UK.

Find our nursery locations here.

We understand that choosing the right childcare is a huge decision so we pride ourselves in building strong relationships with our parents – it is essential to how we work, and you will find our welcoming teams knowledgeable and approachable within each nursery.

What makes Ashbourne Day Nurseries unique?

1. Professional childcare to meet individual needs

2. Promoting positive partnerships with parents

3. All our settings are Ofsted approved

4. We follow the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum

5. All our nurseries have highly trained teams

6. Play to learn approach in a safe and stimulating environment

Ashbourne Day Nurseries pride themselves on: providing healthy food, stimulating curiosity, flexibility child-led sessions and having a dedicated key person

Healthy and fresh food

Ashbourne Day Nurseries provide healthy and fresh food daily, included within the price.

Stimulating curiosity

Our child-centred approach and natural resources stimulates our children’s interest and curiosity

Flexibility with sessions

Ashbourne Day Nurseries only asks for a minimum booking of two sessions per week with flexible sessions available

Dedicated key person

All children at Ashbourne Day Nurseries are provided with a dedicated key person for tailored learning

Book a Visit

Many of our parents choose to book a tour as a way of introducing themselves and their children to us; so that they can see our wonderful settings and see how we nurture young minds within our nursery.

Feel free to contact us via our ‘Enquiry form’ and our experienced and dedicated parent relations team will be happy to arrange your tour at a convenient time.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • We have nurseries across the UK: Buckinghamshire, Derbyshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Leicester, Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands.

  • We have all the information on fully funded places on our page Funding & Discounts

  • We do a variety of activities to keep our children engaged and exposed to a variety of scenarios. We have mud kitchens, sensory areas, story time and a lot more crammed into their everyday play. Make sure to find out more about these and other activities which are packed full of educational and developmental goodness.

  • We use a communication system to keep you updated, you download an app and get updates about your little ones day, from when they have been to the toilet, to what activities they have done that day and everything in-between. Their educational plan will also sit on this system for you to view. Giving you the confidence and clarity that your childs well cared for and having an amazing day!

  • We venture out into the big wide world of the local community to immerse our children into the everyday life of the local community, this will give them sense of achievement, inclusion and hopefully set them on the road to independence. The nursery can give more specific details as it varies depending on where the nursery is situated.

  • Keeping all of our children safe is our top priority! We aim for every single staff member to be fully trained in pediatric first aid, meaning they are confident to act when needed.

  • Children get poorly, it’s a fact! Whenever this happens we will be in touch with you to discuss what we can do or if you need to come in and pick them up. Please ask to see our policy if needed.

  • Food is the most important part of the day for any child. We have Autumn/Winter and Spring/Summer menus which are packed full of nutritious and delicious meals. We support any dietary requirements, please make sure to inform our team before your start date.

  • We will do everything we can with our expert knowledge to ensure your child has a stress free transition to nursery. Every child is different, so we make our settling in periods tailored to them, please discuss this with our team.

  • At our nurseries we follow the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum, supporting all areas of your child’s development from three months until they are ready to go to school.