Welcome to

Puddleducks

love and all-round personal attention
is at the forefront of everything we do

Puddleducks first opened in June 1999 and since then we have built up an excellent reputation for high quality childcare as well as providing a homely, safe and stimulating environment. Our nursery is vibrant and welcoming and each of the nursery rooms are specifically designed with your children’s safety, fun and learning in mind.

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Ofsted Good

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Outdoor spaces

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Experienced staff

Our Facilities

Cottontails Room

Cares for up to twelve babies from 3 months old to approximately 24 months old. 

Our babies will be cared for by fully qualified and experienced nursery practitioners with a ratio of three babies to one nursery practitioner.

Our babies have access to an enclosed outdoor area which is shared with tiny tots to encourage mobility in an outdoor environment and make those all important first steps.

Tiny Tots Room

Cares for up to twelve tots from 2 years to approximately 2 years 9 months old.

Our tiny tots are cared for by fully qualified and experienced nursery practitioners with a ratio of four tiny tots to one nursery practitioner.

Tiny tots have access to an enclosed outdoor area which is shared with cottontails to encourage exploration of the outdoors in a safe and secure environment.

Little Learners Room

Cares for up to fourteen children from 2 years 9 months to approximately 3 years 3 months old.

Our little learners are cared for by fully qualified nursery practitioners with a ratio of four children to one nursery nurse up to the age of 3 years, and a ratio of eight children to one nursery practitioner from 3 years old onwards.

Little learners have access to a larger outdoor area which is shared with Pre-School containing different areas to encourage exploration of the outdoors and physical activity.

Pre-School Room

Cares for up to thirty two children from 3 years 3 months onwards. 

Our pre-school children are cared for by fully qualified nursery practitioners with a ratio of eight children to one nursery nurse. 

Pre-School have access to a large outdoor area which is shared with little learners. This is accessible to them at all times where they are encouraged to become more independent and develop their understanding of risk.

 

Famly is a GDPR-compliant digital platform that offers nurseries an all-in-one solution for communicating, learning journals, and invoicing.

Parents and carers are allocated an individual login to the Famly system allowing access to your child’s online profile.

Healthy Eating

At Puddleducks, we pride ourselves in providing a varied and healthy diet and one which children will enjoy. Each meal is freshly prepared each day by our full time nursery cook.

After School Club

Puddleducks Link Club and Holiday Club operates in the school hall of Woolston CE Primary School.  We offer an after school club facility for children aged 4 – 11 years who attend Woolston CE Primary School.  We also collect children from St. Peter’s RC Primary School on Hillock Lane. The holiday club is also for children aged 4 – 11 year olds but can come from any school.

Parent’s Comments

Here are some comments that we have received from our most recent parent questionnaire (March 2017):

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