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Indoor areas

The nursery is split into 3 rooms for different age groups. Each has age appropriate resources. These are the:

  • caterpillar room for babies and toddlers up to 2 1/2 years. This includes a central space for free play, a sensory room and a designated sleep area
  • cocoon room for 2 year olds
  • butterflies room for pre-schoolers aged 3 to 4 years old

All rooms have access to the garden.

Sensory room

Our sensory room is for all children. Activities are changed to meet the needs of each group. The room has:

  • a ball pool
  • soft climbing equipment
  • a trampoline
  • sensory lights
  • access to music

Outdoor space

Little Explorers has 3 garden spaces where children can explore and learn. Each has age appropriate resources. They include:

  • a vegetable patch where children can help grow fruit and vegetables for snack and meal times
  • the butterflies garden. This is for pre-schoolers and includes a sand area, climbing frame and mud kitchen
  • the back garden which is split into 2 areas for cocoons and caterpillars. This is partly covered to protect from weather

Additional facilities 

The nursery has:

  • 3 children's toilets
  • nappy changing facilities in all rooms
  • cots and mats for older children to have a rest
  • video and audio monitors for sleeping children, in addition to supervision by staff


There is a disabled toilet and all areas, including the garden, are wheelchair accessible. 

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