Little Explorers Nursery - Day Nursery

This resource is regulated. (More about Regulated Services)


   This provider is registered with the Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW) or equivalent.

   This provider was last inspected on: 28/11/2023.

  This provider has full week vacancies for children aged between 2 years and 4 years.

  This provider is registered for 19 places and is staffed for 16 places.

What we do

We provide an excellent sense of wellbeing and belonging. we have a small intake and our parents often say it feels like an extension of home.

Childcare Qualifications: All qualified to Level 5, all DBS checked. Qualified Teacher. All are paediatric first aid, food safety, safeguarding and health and safety trained. Elkan (speech and language) trained.

Visitors to nursery and outings organised. Introduction to woodwork - trained by Pete Moorhouse.

Excellent links with feeder schools and transition activities throughout the year.

Security Features: Security chain on all doors, secure fencing on outdoor area and CCTV.

Contact Names: Gaynor Rea and Kathryn O'Neil

  Our opening times and availability

We are available: term time only.

We are available during the following school terms:

  • Spring term
  • Autumn term
  • Summer term

We are unable to provide wrap around care.

Monday 08:30 - 15:00
Tuesday 08:30 - 15:00
Wednesday 08:30 - 15:00
Thursday 08:30 - 15:00
Friday 08:30 - 15:00

  Our costs

  • £5.00 per Hour
  • £20.00 per Session - Morning (8:30am - 12:30pm)
  • £5.00 per Session - Lunch Club (please provide your own packed lunch)
  • £30.00 per Session - Full Day (8:30am - 3pm)
  • £7.50 per Session - Afternoon (1:30pm - 3pm)
  • £0.00 per Session - Funded education hours - 8:30am - 10:30am, the term following a child's 3rd birthday.

  About our service

The language spoken in our setting is English only.

Provider has access to support and advice for Additional Learning Needs (ALN)
Provider has a working knowledge of the ALN Act and Person Centred Planning approaches
Staff have accessed relevant ALN/disability training in the last 2 years?
Outside space
Includes large grassed & growing area, all weather surface, classroom, big block area &sand & water.
Will you use real nappies for children in your care?
Is the setting pet free?
Offers Flying Start provision?
Offers Flying Start provision alongside other provision
Offers funded Foundation Phase Nursery places (three to four year old education) Yes
This service is part of the Childcare Offer Scheme
This service accepts childcare vouchers
This service is registered with the Tax Free Childcare Scheme
Able to provide emergency/short term care? No
Are you able to care for children whose main language is neither English nor Welsh?

We do not drop off at/pick up from any school.

We do not drop off at/pick up from any other places.


 You can visit us here:

Adult Education Centre Site
Maryport Street
NP15 1AB

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