A tranquil, calming, room with soothing sounds, floating clouds and comfortable seating. These are the scenes from the new sensory room in The Nursery at Valley House. Originally a side office; Nursery staff have transformed this once neglected space into a brilliant new sensory room! The new room is for all the children who … Read more

Why is going to nursery a good choice for my child?

  There are lots of great reasons to get your child into a nursery setting! Children are like little sponges when it comes to new information and a nursery setting provides a wealth of learning opportunities for them. Nurseries follow the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). It sets the standards for the learning, development and … Read more

What is EYFS?

WHAT IS THE EYFS? Every child deserves the best possible start in life and the support that enables them to fulfil their potential. Children develop quickly in the early years and a child’s experiences between birth and age five have a major impact on their future life chances. A secure, safe and happy childhood is … Read more

How to book your child’s place with us

When you’re ready to sign your child up to Nursery, you’ll need to complete a registration pack which can be downloaded HERE or pop in and speak to a member of staff. We can provide support with filling in the form if needed. Once complete we require a small registration fee (payable on registration). If … Read more

Top tips for learners starting Nursery

Provide up to date contact details. It is important to make sure the contact number you put on the registration paperwork is still correct. If you change your telephone number of address, it’s really important that you let us know. Please make sure, that when your child is attending Nursery your mobile is charged and … Read more

Recommendations for a smooth settling in

At the Nursery, we advise a minimum two-week settling in period. We do this to make the transition into Nursery as smooth as possible, and for your little learner to have a really positive first experience of an educational setting. Settling can be tough, there are often tears and the occasional tantrum, but our staff … Read more