Our Ethos:

  • Provide high quality care and education for children
  • Work in partnership with parents to help children to learn and develop
  • add to the life and wellbeing of the local community
  • offer children and their parents a service that promotes equality and values diversity

we aim to ensure that each child:

  • is in a safe and stimulating environment
  • is given generous care and attention
  • has the chance to join with other children and adults to live, play, work and learn together
  • is helped to take forward his/her learning and development by being helped to build on what he/she already knows and can do
  • provided with the opportunities to gain the skills they need for their next steps no matter their circumstances
  • has a personal key person who makes sure each child makes satisfying progress
  • is in a setting that sees parents as partners in helping each child to learn and develop
  • is in a setting in which parents help to shape the service it offers

Children’s Rights

We promote children's rights for them to be strong, resilient, and listen to, by creating an environment that extends their interest and knowledge.

British Values

We support Ofsted's 'fundamental British Values' in a positive way. We promote Democracy, Rule of Law, Individual liberty, Mutual Respect and Tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.

Paediatric First Aid Level 3 Trained

All staff at Woodlands Nursery and Preschool are trained to Level 3 in Paediatric First Aid.

Outdoor Play

All Children have access to outside play whatever the weather. "There is no such things as bad weather, only inappropriate clothing' Sir Ranulph Fiennes.

Enhanced DBS Checked

All members of Staff are Enhanced DBS checked and on completion are signed up to the DBS Update Service.

Home Cooked Meals

At Woodlands we employ a cook to prepare and cook a varied menu and promote healthy eating. We also cater for Dietary and Religious needs.

Famly App

We use a secure, safe and easy to use Digital Nursery system, that keeps parents up to date on their children's learning and development and ;lots more.


We offer Early Years Funding to 2, 3 and 4 year old's criteria may apply. We also take Company Childcare Vouchers and are part of the Tax Free Childcare Scheme.


Woodlands is open 51 weeks of the year 8am till 6pm Monday to Friday only closing for Bank Holidays and a Week at Christmas.