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 sometimes shared with Tiny Learners to encourage mobility in an outdoor environment and make those all important first steps.
Tiny Learners Room
Cares for up to twenty-four children from 2 years to approximately 3 years old.
Our Tiny Learners are cared for by fully qualified nursery practitioners with a ratio of four children to one nursery practitioner.
Tiny 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 twenty-eight children from 3 years 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 Tiny 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.
Here are some comments that we have received from our most recent parent feedback:
“My son has only been at Puddleducks for a short time but has really settled well and is enjoying it. I was worried as he had such a break from nursery last year but I can tell he is happy already. The staff are great, lots of activities and trips to the park. Also very reassuring to get real time updates and photos on the app. I would recommend the nursery!” Joanne. R 2021
“We didn’t even review other places when we chose this nursery. We went for word of mouth from family and friends.
From the very start, our daughter has been well looked after and the staff can’t do enough for her. She looks for to going “big school” as she puts it and comes out smiling everyday.
From bills to updates on the Famly app, to extra help when needed, I cannot fault Puddleducks at all, and we will continue the good word of mouth.” Chris. H 2021
“The most amazing nursery .. staff are so warm and welcoming, like an extended family. My little boy regularly tells me how much he loves the staff there and it’s so reassuring and fills me with confidence when dropping him off he’s in the best hands” Olivia. C 2021
“I could not recommend Puddleducks enough. Both my girls have been looked after amazingly by staff. The daily activities they plan are so varied and encouraging development. My youngest is still there and loves it!” Becca. M 2021
“Very happy with the care provided. No complaints whatsoever.” 2020
“Happy with all staff at the nursery and how well you have dealt with this pandemic and keeping the children and staff safe.” 2020
“All staff are warm and welcoming to my child. They clearly work very hard, especially with the current restrictions. We enjoy receiving updates via famly” 2020
“The Famly system is great. I love getting pictures during the day, seeing what my child is doing. I also enjoy knowing what themed learning there is each week because it gives me the opportunity to expand on that at home.” 2020
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