Welcome To Nutfield Day Nursery

Nutfield Day Nursery (NDN) was established in 1994 and taken over by the Bertin family in 2001.  Previously an Old Rectory, the Victorian building is now a family home, with up to fifty-six children each day enjoying the entire ground floor of the premises.  

Lee and I are the Directors of our Private Day Nursery, I am an Early Years Teacher as are two of our strong staff team of twenty-four.  Nutfield Day Nursery became a Forest School in 2009 following my training, uniquely we have ten Forest School Leaders who take our outdoor learning ethos and their careers seriously.  Possibilities for children outside are bountiful in our five gardens, outdoor classrooms and field.

Safeguarding is at the forefront of our roles for every child.  We are constantly mindful of our responsibility to the parents, staff and all visitors that come to our nursery and enter our small community.

NDN is open Monday to Friday, 7am to 7pm all year, excluding Bank Holidays.  In the school holidays, we welcome back ex-nursery children and older brothers and sisters so that they can enjoy Forest school too.  

The inside space we have is largely open plan which lends itself to an all-inclusive family environment.  Eager staff have an awful lot of fun on their journeys with the children. Every day is seasonally different and extremely rewarding as we thrive on becoming part of your extended family, sharing our professional knowledge and celebrating your child’s/children’s achievements with you.  Busy mums and dads will see their children develop as their lives here become increasingly content through being safe and secure.  It is apparent that children are motivated and engaged as they create laughter together.

Becoming part of the NDN family is often long term.  Come and visit us and explore our tree lined world full of sand and mud!  See the children in action whilst at their work with process led activities and open-ended resources.  Find out about our natural character of risk and challenge, encompassed in a shell of supportive and guiding professionals.

NDN – It’s a Real and Meaningful Experience.  Early Years Childcare and Education starts here.

Ally and Lee Bertin


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