So you’re interested in Cherubs Edwinstowe? Let Nursery Manager, Sarah tell your more about it…
“Cherubs Day Nursery, Edwinstowe is a large rural nursery situated on Mansfield Road in Edwinstowe. There are regular bus links into Mansfield and Nottingham City Centre and further afield and direct access to the A614 and M1, which means it’s great for both local and commuting parents alike.
We are one of Cherubs Nurseries “all-natural” nurseries. This approach to childcare means that our nursery is a little different to some you may have seen. Our environment is neutrally decorated and much of our furniture and resources have been up-cycled, recycled or handmade. This approach is not only eco-friendly but it encourages the children to explore, use their imagination and be curious. This approach to the early year’s has proved incredibly successful and it something that many of our parents have chosen us for.
When it comes to Ofsted I’m proud to say that we achieved an Ofsted “Good” rating in our most recent inspection. Commenting on the inspection, which took place on 24th October 2017, Ofsted Inspector Teresa Lester praised the nursery stating that “The learning environments, both indoors and outdoors, are well organised. There is a wide range of high-quality resources that children access independently and are suited to their interests.” and “All children make good progress in their learning and development, including those receiving additional funding. They are learning to become independent and take care of their own self-care needs.”
We have a very well-established team here at Cherubs Edwinstowe. Many of my colleagues have been here for years and it’s great to see the same smiley faces everyday. It’s great for us and even better for the children as it means that they are able to build strong bonds with the childcare team, enhancing their time at nursery. All our childcare team are DBS checked and training towards accredited qualifications. We also train the entire team in Paediatric First Aid and Safe Guarding, the children’s safety and welfare is paramount and we know, first hand, that there can be no compromise on this.
Finally, a little more about me. I am a Mum to three wonderful children, two of which attended the nursery from 6-weeks old. I have been part of Cherubs Nurseries since it acquired Bright Beginnings Day Nursery in 2019, before that I started my Bright Beginnings journey in 1999 before being promoted to Nursery Manager in 2009. I have a BA (Hons) in Educational Studies and Level 5 in Nursery Management in addition to Paediatric First Aid. There is so much more I would love to tell you about our nursery. However, nothing beats coming to view the nursery for yourself. With that being said, I would like to invite you to come for a show round at your leisure to see what makes us so special.”
Sarah Hickling – Nursery Manager
Monday – Friday
7:30am - 6:00pm
Where we are
17 Mansfield Road
Tel: 01623 822440
Our baby suite is a unique environment tailor made to stimulate very young minds as they begin to explore the world. Designed based on the latest Baby Brain research the baby suits are the perfect environment for your child.
Our toddler suite invites our young inquisitive and enthusiastic children to join in with the carefully planned and organised exciting activities throughout the day, all within a purpose built environment. There is real focus on providing lots of physical adventures as well as opportunities for quiet time, creative time and role play. Our open door policy encourages parents to pop in at any time.
Our Pre-School is a large and open environment where children are free to make their own choices. There are numerous activity areas and resources are stored at child-level so that children can lead their own play.
Our children love the large garden complete with bespoke outdoor learning environments. The unique space has been created in consultation with our children and is based on the latest research.
Our nursery provides the opportunity for our children to experience forestry style experiences right outside the door. These experiences provide children with the opportunity to discover the natural environment, play within it and share fun times with their friends hiding, building and exploring.
The next Bill Gates? Our nursery features the latest IT facilities for children to play and learn on. From our tablet tables to computers, Children are able to use these facilities as an essential learning resource, helping to equip them for the technological world we live in.
We know how important it is for children to eat a healthy balanced diet. This is why our nursery has a dedicated chef who develops nutritionally balanced meals for your child to enjoy and help them start good eating habits.
Blossom Educational Software
Blossom allows the childcare team to effectively track your child’s learning journey, electronically, via iPads. You can view this, at any time, and contribute via the parents smartphone app.
Food for thought
Our seasonal menus are nutritionally balanced and varied, which allows the children to experience a wide variety of flavours and textures. As for standards we expect a lot from ourselves and so can you. Our kitchen is regularly expected by the Food Standards Agency, where we have been praised for our high standards. We’re also proud to cater for children with special dietary needs including allergies, intolerances and cultural preferences.
31st August 2020
31st May 2021
As Monday 31st May is a Bank Holiday, nursery will not be open.
30th August 2021
As Monday 30th August is a Bank Holiday nursery will not be open.
5th April 2021
As Monday 5th April is a Bank Holiday, nursery will not be open.
3rd May 2021
As Monday 3rd May is a Bank Holiday, nursery will not be open.
2nd April 2021
As Friday 2nd April is a Bank Holiday, nursery will not be open.
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