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Fledglings Nursery, 2-3 years
Pre-school, 3-5 years

A warm welcome awaits you...

Fledglings Day Nursery and Pre-school is nestled within 15 acres of Overstone Park in Northampton, which comprises 350 acres of beautiful countryside. The Park was once owned by Lord Overstone and it is steeped in educational history.

The junior school building known as the Henrietta Franklin House was acquired and renovated. This building now houses Fledglings Day Nursery and Pre-school within the premises of Overstone Park School, which opened in 1983. We are very pleased to be carrying on such a great educational tradition by providing an excellent crèche, nursery and pre-school.

Virtual Tour coming soon

Fledglings Nursery, 2-3 years
Pre-school, 3-5 years

A warm welcome awaits you...

Fledglings Day Nursery and Pre-school is nestled within 15 acres of Overstone Park in Northampton, which comprises 350 acres of beautiful countryside. The Park was once owned by Lord Overstone and it is steeped in educational history.

The junior school building known as the Henrietta Franklin House was acquired and renovated. This building now houses Fledglings Day Nursery and Pre-school within the premises of Overstone Park School, which opened in 1983. We are very pleased to be carrying on such a great educational tradition by providing an excellent crèche, nursery and pre-school.

Virtual Tour coming soon

Fledglings Nursery, 2-3 years
Pre-school, 3-5 years

A warm welcome awaits you...

Fledglings Day Nursery and Pre-school is nestled within 15 acres of Overstone Park in Northampton, which comprises 350 acres of beautiful countryside. The Park was once owned by Lord Overstone and it is steeped in educational history.

The junior school building known as the Henrietta Franklin House was acquired and renovated. This building now houses Fledglings Day Nursery and Pre-school within the premises of Overstone Park School, which opened in 1983. We are very pleased to be carrying on such a great educational tradition by providing an excellent crèche, nursery and pre-school.

Virtual Tour coming soon

Fledglings Nursery, 2-3 years
Pre-school, 3-5 years

A warm welcome awaits you...

Fledglings Day Nursery and Pre-school is nestled within 15 acres of Overstone Park in Northampton, which comprises 350 acres of beautiful countryside. The Park was once owned by Lord Overstone and it is steeped in educational history.

The junior school building known as the Henrietta Franklin House was acquired and renovated. This building now houses Fledglings Day Nursery and Pre-school within the premises of Overstone Park School, which opened in 1983. We are very pleased to be carrying on such a great educational tradition by providing an excellent crèche, nursery and pre-school.

Virtual Tour coming soon

Why Choose Us

Overstone Park is now made up of private residents, farmland and stables. This beautiful oasis is only a short distance from local areas such as Overstone, Billing, Sywell, Moulton, Rectory Farm, Southfields, Blackthorn, Mawsley, Wellingborough, Kettering and Corby. We invite you to visit, as a warm welcome awaits you.

Fledglings Day Nursery and Pre-school provides a wide range of facilities and resources. Children are given the opportunity to develop a spirit of adventure and to discover their unique talents and abilities. On our beautiful site we also have our own registered farm called ‘The Redwood Farm’, which is named after a large redwood tree which stands majestically in the middle of the land allocated for the farm. The tree is over 200 years old. We have ponies, chickens and goats. Children are encouraged to help with feeding and caring for the animals. Children are also encouraged to grow vegetables in the allotment which adjoins the farm. They are ‘budding’ horticulturalists.

Our children are taught vital skills about caring for others, which encourages them to be good members of the nursery community. At Fledglings Day Nursery and Pre-School, children are safe, healthy and happy in their achievements. They participate in all aspects of nursery life. Children’s opinions and contributions are valued and appreciated, they are encouraged to become good and effective members of the wider community.

“We can make a difference...”

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Pre-school Children having fun

Testimonials

“Hidden in blissful countryside I am so happy my little one has such a wonderful environment to play and learn”

“A happy child. We are so happy with the support and care of the nursery”

“Mrs Brown the principal is so dedicated to the children”

“A farm, fields, staff who challenge the children and great play, it's an incredible place”

Our Staff

We have an excellent staff team. All our staff are qualified with a BA honours, NVQ level3 and level 6 in early childhood studies.

The Foundation Stage

2 - 2.5 Years old ‘Little Swans’

Our safe and innovative environment encourage Little Swans to develop curiosity to explore and to be active and adventurous. They learn to explore language and communication to develop social skills. They learn to develop their own characters and are able to express their needs and feelings non-verbally and verbally.

2.5 - 3 Years old ‘Swans’

In an environment with positive adult influence, our bold and confident Swans have good role models to follow. English is spoken clearly and precisely by adults, which later on encourages good precise spoken and written English. Our children are encouraged to be independent and helpful towards their peers and adults. They are encouraged to be good members of their community. Their Learning is constructive and creative with the use of a variety of materials, resources and equipment; children become designers, making models, painting and designing their own indoor and outdoor environments. They develop their imagination through dressing up and imaginative play. They are given the opportunity to talk and ask questions. In 15 beautiful acres set in Overstone Park; children enjoy climbing, walking, running and a variety of sports such as football, mini basketball and athletics. They are given praise and reward to help them to realise their true potential and to develop their dreams and ambitions. p12

3 - 4 Years old ‘Woodpeckers’

Children continue to develop their skills with a wide range of materials and activities. Each child’s numeracy and literacy develops rapidly. Children are encouraged to use extended and complex sentences in their spoken language. Secure relations are formed with the staff team who give comfort and guidance. Pre-school

4 - 5 Years old ‘Robins’

Robins have a strong sense of their own identity, they are able to show respect for rules and customs. They show empathy, care and understanding. They have good social skills. Their literacy, problem solving, reasoning and numeracy skills are developing successfully. They have experienced a variety of modern technological equipment such as desk tops and iPads. Within our Pre-school department all children make progress. We aim to ensure that each child reaches their best potential in all learning areas, by meeting their individual needs. We work in partnership with parents and professionals to enhance our children’s chances of success. High level teaching, learning and caring standards are met and maintained through good planning, observation and assessment of each child. A secure foundation for future learning is laid with each child.

The Curriculum

Every child deserves the best possible start We believe that every child deserves the best possible start in life; and support to ensure that they reach their best potential. Children develop quickly in the early years and a child’s experiences between birth and age five have a major impact on their future life chances. It is the right of every child to have a secure, safe and happy childhood.

Good parenting and high quality early learning, together, provide the foundation for a successful life socially, emotionally and academically. Children need to make the most of their abilities and talents as they grow up. They are well supported in our safe, secure, adventurous, bright and well-resourced rooms, where a qualified, experienced and caring team work with them. p9 Children are cared for within the following staff to child ratios: 1:4 (2 to 3 years) 1:8 (3 years and over) Your child will be given the opportunity to experience fun and adventure in the countryside and they will become very sociable and confident as they learn to explore and learn with well planned activities. We give our children an active day full of learning and fun.

Fledglings Day Nursery and Pre-School offers quality and consistency to ensure that every child makes good progress and achieve their best potential. A secure foundation is laid through learning and development opportunities. These are planned around the needs and interests of each individual child and are assessed and reviewed regularly. A positive partnership exist between our team and parents and/or carers.

We promote equal opportunity and anti-discriminatory practices, to ensure that every child is given a just and fair chance to succeed socially, emotionally and academically.

A Nursery Day

Children attend Fledglings Day Nursery and Pre-School for 38 weeks or for 48 weeks

Sessions

Morning 7.30am to 1.00pm

Afternoon 1.00pm to 6.00pm

Full day 7.30am to 6.00pm

School hours 9.00am to 3.00pm

Nursery Room with lots of equipment

Extra-Curricular Activities

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Library

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Ballet

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French

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Forest School

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Music

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Music Bugs

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P.E

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Baby Sign

Community Events

We provide community events for parents of the community. You can bring your child(ren) to these events free of charge. Find out more about these events on our Facebook page.

Music Bugs

Babies and children love music and singing and they love spending time with other children. So bring them along to your local Music Bugs class where they can do what they do best – singing, exploring, finding their rhythm and making new friends.

In addition to our weekly classes, we also provide sessions for Early Years settings, birthday parties for ages 1-5 (higher in some areas) and are the founders and organisers of World Nursery Rhyme Week.

Find Out More

Toddler Cinema

Every term we put on an incredible toddler cinema with popcorn, cinema chairs and more. Come with yotur children and watch an educational fun film.

Jumping in Muddy Puddles

This is a mud kitchen event where your children can get muddy and messy in our man made puddles.

Come with your over-alls and have fun fun fun.

For information on all these events please follow us on our Facebook page.

Child Painting

Nutrition

We provide a healthy balanced and nutritious breakfast, lunch and tea. Water is alway available and juice and milk is provided throughout the day. Children receive a breakfast, which is made up cereals, healthy whole meal bread toast or fruit, with either fruit juice or milk. We have a varied lunch menu comprising a weekly balance of meat, fish, rice, pasta, potatoes, vegetables and salad. Vegetarian options are provided. The desserts served at lunch time are healthy and ranges from yoghurts, jelly fruit and apple crumble. Tea comprises sandwiches, bread sticks, fruit, raisins, carrots, celery, fresh fruit and yoghurt with an afternoon drink of water, fruit juice or milk.

Before a child is admitted we obtain information about any special dietary requirements, preferences and food allergies that the child has, and any special health requirements. Fresh drinking is always available and accessible at all times. With a completion of a health form which includes dietary needs we record and act on information from parents and carers about a child’s dietary needs.

The nursery has a registered kitchen where healthy meals, snacks and drinks are prepared. We also have a dining hall where lunch is served. There is good facilities for the hygienic preparation and serving of food for our children.

Fees

For more information about fees please contact us on 01604 643787

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