Chigwell Day Nursery and Preschool provides care and education for children aged 3 months to 5 years.
We offer a warm, welcoming environment supporting the transition from home to nursery, and we provide excellent nutritionally-balanced menus using fresh ingredients prepared by our own chef. Extra curricular activities include Football, French, Dance, Music, Toddler Yoga and Computer Lessons.
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Where possible we look to offer flexible booking patterns and a range of funding options, including the government's 30 hours funded childcare* provision. To request pricing and availability, please request a call back by clicking the button below.
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I have been in childcare and with Bright Horizons for since 2007. I have a Level 3 CACHE Diploma in Childcare and Education. My passion for childcare is that I want to make a difference in a child’s life. I enjoy watching children grow and blossom into little people and I love being part of that. No two days are ever the same and seeing and hearing the children’s laughter and voices is such an amazing feeling.
I have been working at Eton Manor since 2007. I first joined this nursery as a student and was lucky enough to secure a job here. My journey began as a Nursery Practitioner. Soon, I was promoted to a Room Manager of our two pre-school rooms. This was a new and exciting challenge for me as I had to create the enabling environments, support the transitions for school and share my experience of letters and sounds and pre-school elements with the team. I have, along with my team, created a magical preschool setting where children and families feel comfortable, understanding the element of learning through play.
In 2013, I had the opportunity to join the management team as the third in charge of the nursery. During this journey I was supported in learning about other aspects within the nursery setting, where I took on additional roles and responsibility. I am an extremely passionate Nursery Nurse who always strives for the best in myself and the team. I have trained staff to be confident in the EYFS and they are now producing high quality learning journeys.
I have been the Deputy Manager since 2015 at Eton Manor and my journey here has definitely helped me to support my Manager in working towards that outstanding provision. I have attended current community meetings to ensure we are keeping up to date with the new legislations. I am responsible for making sure the nursery has a strong culture of behaviour safety as the Health and Safety Officer. My hard work and motivation has secured us Green on our recent inspection.
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.