Nursery Model

Our Vision
To be recognised as a Centre of Excellence in Children’s Care and Early Learning.

Our Mission
To provide an exceptional environment with access to high quality learning resources through a holistic approach with the support of caring, highly qualified committed team and robust partnership with parents.
We offer the EYFS with a holistic approach to children’s learning.

Our Values
We will put our children first
We work as one team
We will strive for excellence in all we do
We will respect everyone
We will be honest and trustworthy

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What our families say

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At First Day Nursery we strive to provide real experiences and multi-sensory opportunities for our children to access throughout the day.

Where appropriate we avoid traditional shop-bought toys and use real objects and open-ended resources to extend children’s thinking and creativity.

We understand the importance of independence and support our children to make their own choices as well as encouraging them to care for our resources and environments. We strongly believe in sustainability and re-use and recycle resources where possible.

All of our staff have Continuous Professional Development (CPD) pathways in place and have regular supervisions to help them develop their professional practice. Part of our holistic approach is to look after the children’s as well as our staff’s emotional, social, intellectual, and physical wellbeing to deliver quality care for all.

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What our families say

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First Day Nursery is open 7.30am to 6.00pm, Monday to Friday for 51 weeks a year.
The setting is closed for all bank holidays plus a week at Christmas.

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Early Drop-Off: 7.30am–8am
Full Day Care: 8am–6pm
AM Session: 8am–1pm
PM Session: 1pm–6pm

We operate on a basis of a minimum of three half-day sessions a week, to help children emotionally invest in their nursery experience and development.

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Fees are payable a month in advance on the first of the month. Fees are based on 51 weeks a year including bank holidays.
We accept childcare vouchers from all subsidiary schemes including tax credits.

Contact the management team for fee details.

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Free Early Education Entitlement

First Day Nursery is an approved provider of free childcare and education funding for 2–4 year olds.

All 3 to 4-year-olds are eligible for 15 hours free funded childcare places: this is taken over 38 weeks of the year during term time.

3 to 4-year-olds may also receive 30 hours free funded childcare places; this is subject to eligibility. For 30 hours of funding eligibility, please speak to the management team for further details or click on the link below.


2 year olds may also receive 15 hours free funded childcare places if they meet the eligibility criteria laid out by the government.


Source: London Borough of Redbridge

For more information on the price list please contact a member of the management team.

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