Bunnybrookes | Day Nurseries & Pre-School | Cambridge

Bright Horizons Bunnybrookes Day Nursery and Preschool

Why Children Love Us

A place to grow

Bunnybrookes Nursery and Preschool is situated onsite at Addenbrookes Hospital and is newly available to the community of Cambridge. The dedicated staff team are committed and passionate in all areas of childcare and education, and recently achieved a Good rating by Ofsted. Each child’s learning and development is fostered with our unique Growing Programmes and extracurricular activities. All children have access to our outside space where they can enjoy riding bikes, play in the sand and have stories read to them in our ‘magic story area’ under the willow arch shade. The nursery is within easy commute of Cambridge and local transportation routes.

Bunnybrookes Nursery and Preschool Manager
Helen Rabbets
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 Bunnybrookes Day Nursery and Preschool

Below is an example of a typical day

  • Morning

    Drop Off

  • Morning

    Breakfast

  • Morning

    Play & Activities

  • Morning

    Story Time

  • Morning

    Singing Time

  • Midday

    Lunch

  • Afternoon

    Sleep Time

  • Afternoon

    Sleep Time

  • Afternoon

    Play & Activities

  • Afternoon

    Story Time

  • Afternoon

    Singing Time

  • Afternoon

    Tea / Dinner Time

  • Afternoon

    Play & Activities

  • Afternoon

    Pick Up

Fees & Availability

Where possible we look to offer flexible booking patterns, including 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

Helen Rabbets

Helen has been Nursery Manager at Bunnybrookes since November 2016 with over 20 years’ experience in childcare and education.

She holds Early Years Professional Status and a BA in Early Childhood Studies and Education.

Outside of work, Helen enjoys spending time with her daughters and their horses.

Gemma Turvill – Deputy Manager (Maternity Cover)

Gemma joined the team at Bunnybrookes in 2010 and became a Room Leader in 2013. Our current Deputy is on maternity leave, so Gemma has stepped in to cover this position. Gemma holds a Level 3 NVQ in Early Years and is part of the Child Protection Designated Person team in the nursery. Outside of the nursery environment Gemma enjoys spending time with her sister and two young nieces. 

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 10 years as one of the country’s top 50 “Great Places to Work” by the Great Place to Work Institute.

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