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.
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.
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.
Owl Track helps nurseries, pre-schools, childminders and children’s centres keep track of early years development. It gives you accurate information for Ofsted and helps you keep parents up to date with their child’s progress.
Here are some comments that we have received from our most recent parent questionnaire (March 2017):
“I highly recommend Puddleducks. Very friendly, professional and helpful”
“Very clean and comfortable welcoming environment”
“My child loves the staff, activities etc. I like how welcome we feel and being kept informed via email”
“A wonderful, caring environment. A home from home”
“The staff treat my child like she’s their own, they’re amazing”
“Excellent choice of food, varied from day to day. A good range of ingredients and food provided”
“I have never come across such a lovely staff atmosphere, all staff are welcoming”
“I would not put a child of mine anywhere else”