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Established in 2006 our Dagenham nursery is a large and friendly setting based in the heart of the community. With a home from home feel and an educational, caring and fun environment, Ashbourne Day Nurseries at Dagenham offers your children the best early years education possible.

Our Dagenham nursery follows the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum, supporting all areas of development for children from 3 months to school age. Our practitioners monitor each child’s individual progress and plan key activities to support development in all areas of learning.

Baby Den

3 months to 2 years

Our baby room is a dedicated area for babies and younger children, from 3 months to 2 years.

Our sensory areas within the room help with child development. Nappies and milk are also included within the price.


2 to 3 years

The room includes dressing-up areas, reading corners, a home corner and a mark making area.  

Our toddler area is specifically tailored for toddlers and young inquisitive minds. We promote independence and teach our toddlers social skills.


3 to 5 years

In pre-school, children begin getting ready for school with our school readiness programme.

We focus on developing their confidence and skill set ready for the next step in their journey.

Our Outside Area

We provide a stimulating learning environment with a mud kitchen, construction area, and dinosaur land. 

Our children also recently planted a variety of herbs and vegetables, and they have pet fish and snails that they can interact with.

What makes our Dagenham nursery special

Below is an example of how we spend our day at Ashbourne Day Nurseries, please note nurseries and the dedicated rooms within them may differ

Below is an example menu at Ashbourne Day Nurseries, please note nurseries and the dedicated rooms within them may differ

Breakfast is an option of Rice Krispies, Weetabix, Toast or Multigrain Cereals and fruit. Purees can be made to suit your child’s stages of weaning. Alternative options will be created to suit dietary requirements.

Snacks are served AM and PM with an option of Rice Cakes, Breadsticks / Crudites and Dips, Crumpets, Crackers with Cheese Spread and Tomatoes, a Selection of Fruit.


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 paediatric 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.


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