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  • Quality care for your little ones

    Day Nursery in Netherton
    • Ofsted Registered

      We are an Ofsted registered day nursery working to the highest standards within the EYFS.

    • Birth to 5 years

      We provide quality childcare for children from birth to 5 years and have links with local schools.

    • Learning environment

      With us, your child will learn through play- the best way for them to stay engaged and develop.

    • The best staff

      Our staff are trained to the highest standards and have been caring for children for generations.

  • Our philosophy is learning through play as we offer a stimulating environment for children.

    • Full Day Sessions

      With long opening hours we are able to provide quality childcare for working parents throughout the week.

    • Mornings and Afternoons

      Smaller amounts of time with us will give your child the chance to socialise and gain confidence in a nurturing and trusted environment.

    • Loving environment

      Our day care provides the best care for children with attentive and helpful staff.

    • Activities and play

      With regular educational trips out and great facilities your children will develop to their full potential.

    • The best experience

      We have over 80 years combined experience in child development to give the best possible start in life.

    • Full time places

      We are registered for 67 children right here in Netherton.

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      Satisfied parents

      At all times we aim to be the best at what we do.

    • Age groups

      We have 3 different aged rooms- ranging from birth to 5 years.

  • At Little Acorns we believe the best possible start for your child comes from quality staff, quality meals and quality care

    • The best possible care
    • EYFS and Ofsted experts
    • Individual attention¬†for each child
    • Expert childcare practitioners
    • Positive learning environment for your child
    • Learning & Fun

      We believe the best way children learn and develop is through play.

    • Healthy Meals

      Our delicious home-cooked meals are made from the best local ingredients.

    • Friendly Place

      Come and see our great new premises in the heart of Netherton.

    • Ofsted Approved

      Teaching children to the highest standards as judged by Ofsted.

  • Meet Our Team

    The most experienced childcare professionals
    • Allison Lee

      Allison has been working in childcare for over 23 years and owns Little Acorns Day Nursery in Meltham, an Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ setting in addition to Stepping Stones Day Nursery and Lepton Day Care. ¬†Allison is also a qualified assessor and internal verifier and has written numerous childcare books aimed at parents and students.

    • Amy Poulain

      I started as a nursery practitioner at Little Acorns in 2006 and have worked my way up to my current role as nursery manager and designated safeguarding officer. I have a NVQ level 4 in childcare and have my paediatric first aid.

    • Amy Cooper

      I have worked at Little Acorns since 2010; starting off as a nursery practitioner and working my way up to my current role as nursery manager. I have a BA Hons degree in Early years and have completed many training courses around special education needs and disability. I am a designated safeguarding officer for the setting and have my paediatric first aid.

    • Allison and her staff have cared for all of my children and they have had the best, most dedicated care possible during their early years. The entire family have a really close bond with everyone at the setting and I encourage every loving parent to choose this nursery- it’s simply the best place for any child!

      Pete Toon