Bumpers | Day Nurseries & Pre-School | Derby

Bright Horizons Bumpers Day Nursery and Preschool

Why Children Love Us

A place to grow

Recognised as Outstanding by Ofsted, Bumpers Nursery is a warm and friendly setting with a caring, and dedicated staff team. Our childcare professionals work closely with all of our families to ensure every child has a fantastic experience whilst at nursery.

As a Great Place to Work, we have very low staff turnover and many of our staff have worked for us for over 10 years. Our team have a wealth of knowledge and offer a ‘home from home’ environment in which to care for your child.

We are proud to offer our unique Growing Programmes – a variety of carefully selected programmes including Growing Readers, Writers and Mathematicians.

Children are able to enjoy the outdoor learning areas in any weather, our Forest School is located onsite and run by our nursery team.

We are delighted to be in the Top 10 Recommended Nurseries on daynurseries.co.uk for East Midlands.

Juli Walker-Jones
Nursery Manager
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Nutrition

Our excellent nutritionally balanced menu is changed regularly to encourage a varied diet and is approved by the Childrens Food Trust. Here is an example of a typical menu.

Supporting and Learning


Growing Mathematicians

1-2-3-4-5! Mathematics is embedded in everything that we do and experience in our day-to-day lives and our Growing Mathematicians programme has been created to help your child understand the purpose and importance of mathematics. 

Growing Readers

Growing Readers brings together home and nursery life, providing parents with some of the theory behind developing children’s reading skills, and also providing handy Hints & Tips, recommended reading lists and suggested activities for parents and children to explore together.

Growing Writers

Our Growing Writer’s approach supports the complex magical journey from making a mark, to emergent writing, to confident writer, laying the foundational skills that enable each child to flourish with the confidence and capability to succeed at school.

A day at Bright Horizons Bumpers Day Nursery and Preschool

Below is an example of a typical day

  • Morning

    Drop Off

  • Morning

    Breakfast

  • Morning

    Free Play

  • Morning

    Growing Programmes

  • Morning

    Organised Activities

  • Morning

    Organised Activities

  • Midday

    Lunch

  • Afternoon

    Sleep Time

  • Afternoon

    Sleep Time

  • Afternoon

    Free Play

  • Afternoon

    Outdoor Play

  • Afternoon

    Growing Programmes

  • Afternoon

    Organised Activities

  • Afternoon

    Tea / Dinner Time

  • Afternoon

    Outdoor Play

  • Afternoon

    Free Play

  • Afternoon

    Free Play

  • Afternoon

    Pick Up

Fees & Availability

We offer a wide range of booking patterns to cover everything your child needs. To request pricing and availability, please request a call back by clicking the button below.

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Meet the Team

Juli Walker-Jones

Juli has worked at Bumpers Nursery for 10 years and holds an NNEB qualification and a Level 5 Managerial qualification. Juli has 30 years’ experience in childcare and takes a special interest in Autism and other ASD conditions. She is the nursery designated officer for safeguarding and also the SENCO. Outside of the nursery, Juli enjoys spending time with her son and going to the theatre and reading.


Claire Lloyd

Claire has worked at the nursery for 14 years. She holds an NNEB qualification and has 18 years’ experience in the childcare sector. Claire takes a keen interest in all areas of health and safety and is our Keeping Everyone Safe representative. Claire has two young sons and enjoys family days out with her two dogs. 


Great place to work - Best Workplaces 2016

Events at Bright Horizons Bumpers Day Nursery and Preschool

  • Bright Horizons Learning Fun Club!

    22 July 2017 to 03 September 2017

    Bright Horizons’ Learning Fun Clubs are so much more than a holiday club – they’re a learning adventure!

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Why Bright Horizons

The Bright Horizons passion and enthusiasm for providing high-quality care isn’t just common knowledge within our own business – we’ve also gained some impressive accolades from external sources for excellence as both a childcare provider, and as an employer. We are the only childcare company to have been listed for the last 11 years as one of the country’s top 50 “Great Places to Work” by the Great Place to Work Institute.

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