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Freshfields Nursery School, Stratford

Offering high quality childcare, bringing the inside out and the outside in, ensuring that every child is nurtured to reach their full potential.

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Freshfields

Nursery School

Clifford Forge House
Clifford Road
Stratford upon Avon
Warwickshire CV37 8HW

Opening Times:

Monday – Friday: 07:30 – 18:00

Drop-Off Directions & Parking

The nursery is located in Clifford Chambers on Clifford Road and has great commuter links to Stratford-upon-Avon and surrounding areas.

Onsite parking is available for drop-off and collection.

Call Us

Call Us 0330 333 1080

Nursery Facilities

Nursery Nappies & Wipes

Nappy Wipes & Cream

We will provide nappies, wipes and nappy cream.

Sensory Room

Our sensory room provides an environment in which children can experience special sound and visual effects, tactile experiences, vibration, use of aromas and music. Activities focus on brain stimulation and developing senses such as touch, sight, sound and smell, as well as the sense of wellbeing and relaxation.

Car Park

We have on-site parking available for easy access and convenience.

Nursery CCTV

CCTV

We have CCTV installed within the nursery to ensure the safety and security of all our children and staff.

Meals & Snacks

We provide healthy meals and snacks as well as fresh water and milk. Our menus are seasonal and are certified by a children’s dietician ensuring the right balance of ingredients for the children. All dietary requirements are catered for by our professional chefs.

Outdoor Garden

Our outdoor space offers an environment to explore and develop and provides a place where imagination comes to life.

Extra Curricular Activities

We provide fun and interactive extra-curricular activities that the children will enjoy and love, this can include Bilingual Beats, which is our ‘Spanish through music’ lesson, French with The Little Language Academy, Playball Sports and more.

Fees & Availability

Nursery fees are dependent on the age of your child and your specific childcare requirements. Funding options are available, including the government’s 15 and 30 hours funded childcare, and we also accept the Government Tax Free Childcare Scheme and childcare vouchers.

To request pricing and availability, please call us or complete the request a call back form below.

How we learn at Freshfields Nursery

Babies

  • Our Coach House is a dedicated baby environment, the perfect place to begin your child’s nursery journey. We split rooms to accommodate age groups; Snowdrops; between birth to 14 months and Buttercups up to 2 years.
  • Our extensive outdoor space is free flow, allowing curious minds to enjoy our farm feel space and fresh air.
  • We provide as many settling in sessions as needed for you and your child’s comfort, establishing a lasting bond with your family and ensuring a strong connection between your child and our nursery team.
  • We offer a stimulating environment and a variety of resources for our babies to explore, develop and discover through play.
  • Our newly developed sensory room play helps children to make sense of the world by connecting what they see, hear, smell, touch and feel.
  • In our reading corner the children have access to a library of books and stories, music, and rhymes introducing early literacy and communication skills.
  • We promote movement and balance and focus on early wellbeing awareness and relaxation exercises.

Toddlers

  • Our toddler rooms are split into three; Poppies, Bluebells and Violets, this is where our toddlers can thrive as they become more independent and curious.
  • We feel it is important to offer a range of natural resources and provide plenty of messy play opportunities to encourage learning through creative play.
  • In our library area we have a selection of age-appropriate reading resources to encourage communication and develop language and literacy skills.
  • We encourage independence and free thinking by allowing the children to choose and lead activities carefully guided by our practitioners.
  • We promote physical creativity through music and movement which is key in helping to develop children’s fine motor skills.
  • We are committed to fostering early awareness of wellbeing and teaching relaxation techniques, aiming to empower our children with the ability to recognise and articulate their thoughts and feelings.
  • Being part of the local community is important and we regularly take part in local events and support local charities.

Preschool

  • Our preschool room (Daffodils)  is located on the ground floor where we utilise four rooms to dedicated to different areas of learning. We support ‘school readiness’ through a wide range of quality resources and equipment that promote all areas of the EYFS including maths and literacy
  • Preschool have free flow access to the playground behind the main building.
  • We embed maths and literacy into everyday routines providing opportunities for letter and number recognition.
  • We give encouragement and praise to our children inspiring them to investigate and be curious of the world around them.
  • We promote an inclusive environment where we take part in a variety of cultural and international celebrations.
  • We work on whole body movements to develop large motor skills, co-ordination, balance, and strength.
  • We provide a dedicated space for children to learn in small groups allowing focus and concentration as our practitioners deliver activities preparing children for their next step into school.

Outdoor Space

  • In our garden children can wander, climb, splash, and run in our educationally designed outdoor learning area.
  • Our children have access into the garden which is essential for healthy development and wellbeing and our outdoor equipment encourages physical development and challenges.
  • Our outdoor space allows children to understand and take risks which helps to build their confidence, independence, and eagerness to learn.
  • Our children are introduced to important life skills and encouraged to try new things through play and exploration, through activities such as role play, water play and investigative play.
  • We promote a ‘grow your own’ initiative providing spaces in our garden for children to plant their own vegetables, herbs, plants, and flowers.
  • We use natural materials such as sand and mud to promote discovery and imaginative play.
  • Our door space is also home to many found legged friends, such as pigs named Cherry and Blosom, goats Berny Margo and Peaches to mane but a few!

Our Team

Hannah Lewis

Joined: 2010

I have always worked in childcare, I started my journey as a Nursery Practitioner, and have since worked my way up to Nursery Manager. I am dedicated and passionate about our ethos and have high ambitions for children’s learning.

Natalie Marshall

Joined: 2010

I have worked for the company for since 2010 starting as a student. I have lots of experience working with children from all age groups and I currently run the 2-3’s unit. I am passionate about developing bonds with both the children and their parents and watching the children grow and develop during their time with us here at Freshfields.

Tracey Wargent

Joined: 2023

Hi, I’m Tracey, I joined Freshfields in March 2023 and quickly became part of the team running the 0-2’s unit.
My journey in childcare started in 2014, I had progressed to preschool room leader, during this time I developed my management skills and knowledge. In 2020 I was thankful that an opportunity opened for the Deputy Manager position, to which I was successful.
I am passionate about my role within the nursery, and it is amazing working with such a fantastic team. I am excited to move the nursery forward, and work alongside a Nursery Manager that strives for outstanding childcare.

I love the outdoors and especially gardening. I am the Forest School leader here at Freshfields and I am passionate about tailoring outdoor activities to a variety of children’s ages and abilities.

Our Team

Our nursery has a lovely family feel which makes it a wonderful place for your child to grow, learn and play. We have a passionate team, who aim to create something special and different, ensuring all children are nurtured, cared for, and inspired with their individual needs in mind.

We have a dedicated senior team who support the nursery management in striving for delivering excellence by enriching home from home environments with an expertly trained team.

All staff complete comprehensive training, further developing their knowledge and understanding of children’s development, covering all key aspects in keeping children safe.

We can provide advice and support for all our families on a vast range of topics by pulling together our combined experience.

Food & Nutrition

Our delicious, healthy and nutritious food is sourced from trusted suppliers and prepared and cooked by our onsite chef. All dietary and religious needs are met.

Our experienced team would love to meet you and your little one, so book a visit today and we will show you everything our nursery has to offer during your own personal tour at a time to suit you.

Open Day

Join us at our next Open Day

Saturday 16th March, 9am-1pm

*Participating nurseries only

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