About Us


For 20 years we have been nurturing children from 4 months to 5 years old and we pride ourselves on caring for your child as though they were our own.

We ensure every day is an adventure and full of opportunities for your child to grow, develop and reach their full potential. Whatever your requirements, we have the answer and offer the assurance that your child will be in safe hands at Acorn Nursery.

Superb facilities

The nursery is housed in an innovative, state of the art building that was purpose built to provide an enriching and exciting learning environment for young children between the ages of 4 months to 5 years.

We have a stunning outdoor space on which the nursery has invested thousands of pounds creating a private and safe place for children to play, no matter the weather.

High standards of care

Our warm, supportive staff work with you and your child at every stage of their development with a special emphasis on individual requirements, preferences and needs. In addition, we offer great purpose built indoor and outdoor facilities, high quality resources and a carefully planned learning environment. We offer a broad curriculum aimed at the development of the whole child to provide a lasting foundation of skills. The nursery are committed to preparing healthy, fresh, nutritious, balanced menus which give children variety and choice.

Operating hours

We are open from 08.00 to 18.00 Mondays to Fridays 49 weeks per year.

We are closed all Bank holidays, 5 working days at Christmas and 2 weeks in August.

We offer a range of sessions: mornings 08.30 to 11.30, afternoons 12.30 to 15.30, school day 9.00 to 15.00 or 9.00 to 3.30, full day 08.00 to 18.00 and the option of choosing traditional school term time or extended year throughout the holidays.

We aim to be as flexible as possible and offer parents the hours and days they require subject to availability. Please speak to the nursery managers about your requirements.

Funding your childcare

It's not always easy to cover the costs of childcare, so we're really pleased to offer government funding options - including 30 / 15 hours per week free childcare from the term after your child’s 3rd birthday. Or 15 hours per week free childcare the day after your child’s 2nd birthday for golden ticket holders. For further details of help with childcare costs please visit https://www.childcarechoices.gov.uk

We also accept childcare vouchers from a wide ranging providers and cater for parents subscribed to tax-free childcare.