Welcome to Chigwell Day Nursery & Pre-School
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Rated 'Outstanding' by OFSTED, we are a private day nursery in Chigwell that offers care for children from the age of three months to five years, open 51 weeks of the year from 7.30am-6.30pm. We are located within the catchment of all Buckhurst Hill and Chigwell schools.
Chigwell Day Nursery & Pre-School offers children exciting, stimulating days of fun and discovery in the care of our established team. Our four bright, spacious rooms offer a wide variety of activities, and children are free to follow their own interests.
Our location within the David Lloyd Club offers the extra opportunities of tennis and swimming for the two-five-year-olds. We are also very lucky to be situated next to a large nature reserve and we make the most of it in all seasons for nature discovery, walks and picnics.
We offer an open door policy which enables you to come and visit the nursery whenever suits you best. There will always be a member of the senior team on hand to show you around the nursery and answer any queries.
We will be delighted to welcome you to Chigwell day nursery & pre-school. Our friendly, experienced and highly qualified staff are on hand to conduct a personal nursery tour at a time to suit you. To book a tour, please call 01753 20 11 22 or
How to find Chigwell Day Nursery & Pre-School in Buckhurst Hill
Local travel links close to the nursery include Buckhurst Hill Station, Chigwell Station and the 167 bus route.
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The baby room at Chigwell Day Nursery & Pre-School
Our baby room is a lovely, spacious area that can hold up to nine babies working on a ratio of 1:3. Our approach is to follow the routine set by the parents so that there is continuity of routine for each of our babies.
Our baby room at Chigwell children's day nursery offers a largely carpeted area for your child to explore their surroundings comfortably, using a variety of their senses. The room is attached to a sleeping room which provides a calming environment with individual cots allowing a more comfortable sleep experience.
The sleeping room offers low lighting and a rocking chair for practitioners to tend to any needs or care duties during the child's quiet time.
The toddler room at Chigwell Day Nursery & Pre-School
Our toddler room is a large, airy space which can hold up to 12 children and is perfect for our toddlers to explore. Working on a ratio of 1:3, this room has lots of physical equipment to aid the children's development.
Our staff devote their time to ensure that each and every child’s emotional needs and development are met through a range of different activities and experiences. This room ensures that it incorporates all key areas of learning and development focusing on the prime areas of the Early Years Foundation Stage.
The children at our Chigwell children's day nursery feel settled in our cosy literacy area, build their physical capabilities with the stairs and slide or allow their creativity to shine through in our mark making corner.
The nursery room at Chigwell Day Nursery & Pre-School
Our nursery room can cater for up to 20 children on a ratio of 1:4. The nursery room has been developed to allow children the opportunity to develop through play by offering a large space that is continually playing host to resources covering the main areas of learning.
Children are given the opportunity to learn through music and movement, sensory play and malleable play as well finding their creative side with a range of mark making activities. With a lovely home corner the children are supported in their learning and development of speech and social interaction.
The nursery room at our Chigwell children's day nursery prepares the work that the children will learn in the pre-school room and will begin to encourage independence.
The preschool room at Chigwell Day Nursery & Pre-School
At our day nursery in Chigwell, our pre-school room is a large light space that allows children a range of experiences to capture their imaginations and prepares them for school.
We work on a ratio of 1:8. With a high-tech smart board and large free-flow access to a garden with a big climbing frame, our pre-schoolers get the chance to extend their learning in our all-weather environment.
Children are prepared for school with a wide range of writing, mathematical and literacy activities. Children take pride in their work, having their own individual writing books as well as displaying their creative flair on our WOW board. Parents are more than welcome to give suggestions to their child’s learning and continually play a huge part in their progression throughout the setting.
meet the team at Chigwell Day Nursery & Pre-School
Rosie Boorer , Nursery Manager
I have been based at Chigwell Day Nursery since 2003 and have progressed in my career with Asquith. I have experienced all the age groups whilst being at Chigwell and really enjoy the differing developing stages within each. I am thrilled to be a part of the management team and driving the setting forward with supporting the staff, parents and children every step of the way!
Lois Barclay, Assistant Manager
I have worked at Chigwell Day Nursery for 6 years now and have progressed from a supply member of staff to Assistant Manager. I am passionate about the nursery and am pleased I now have a lot more involvement in moving the setting forward and maintaining our outstanding nursery.
Ross Cato, Nursery Cook
I began working with Asquith in 2013 and have been privileged to work in a number of settings to support the delivery of meals. I enjoy creating appetising and nutritious meals for all the children in my care and ensure that I spend time engaging with the children when supplying their meals on a daily basis.
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