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Chigwell Day Nursery and Preschool

Day Nurseries
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30 Hours Funded Childcare
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In a Mumsnet survey of 131 users of Bright Horizons Nurseries: 82% would buy again and 85% would recommend


Situated in one of our client settings, Bright Horizons have partnered with the popular David Lloyd Leisure Club. Chigwell nursery welcomes all families in the area, and provides exceptional care and education to children aged 3 months to 5 years.

Our well-qualified team of highly motivated and experienced staff work together to provide a well-balanced programme of fun activities and learning experiences, within a carefully planned curriculum. Our unique Ready for School programme fosters an enjoyment of early literacy and maths, with our Growing Readers, Writers and Mathematicians Enhancements helping children to recognise letters, words and numbers in their environment.

The children benefit with freeflow access to the garden, which gives them the chance to explore and extend their learning outdoors. The nursery is next to a large nature reserve that the children make the most of in all seasons for nature discovery, walks and picnics.

Safety is our number one priority. All our practitioners are First Aid trained and all nurseries have specialist SEND staff for children who require additional support due to special educational needs.

Our nursery in Chigwell is conveniently located just off Roding Lane, a 3-minute drive away from Chigwell Underground Station and a 10-minute walk from Buckhurst Hill Station.

The nursery has been awarded an Ofsted rating of ‘Good’ for their commitment to high quality childcare and education.

We would love to meet you and your child, so book a visit with us today and we will show you all our nursery has to offer during your own personal tour.



14 May 2021

NEW Bright Horizons Family App Launches

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Our excellent nutritionally balanced menu is changed regularly to encourage a varied diet and is approved by Action for Children. Here is an example of a typical menu.

Food Hygiene Rating of 5

Supporting and Learning

Bright Horizons Family App

We are thrilled to announce the launch of the NEW Bright Horizons Family App. The app will offer a variety of features that will give you the ability to get more information on your child's day than ever before, as well as being able to notify the nursery of any changes to your planned pick-up or absences, as well as booking extra sessions.

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Fees & Availability

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.

*Terms and conditions apply to 30 hours funding. Click here for more information.

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Meet the Team

Chigwell Day Nursery and Preschool Deputy Manager

Aminat Adegoke

I have being working with children for over 9 years. I worked as a private nanny caring for 3 children between the ages of 2 and 6 years for six year. I enjoy supporting children in reaching their full potential through range of stimulating and challenging activities that are of interest to individual children including those with Special educational needs. I am a fan of sustained shared thinking which enables children and adult to work together as a team when planning for children’s learning and development.

I have Level 3 in Children and young people workforce, Level 4 in early years and Education and BA (Hons)  in Leadership and Education in Early years from Kingston University London.

I enjoy working in partnership with parents from all background in other to support children’s development. I have had the opportunities to work alongside several leaders within the early years and Bright Horizons which has enhances my practice in caring for children and supporting staff at providing excellence provision for all the children in our care.

Chigwell Day Nursery and Preschool Manager

Nicola Kenny

I have been in the Childcare industry since 2002 and have a level 3 in childcare along with a level 5 in Leadership for the Children and Young People’s Workforce - Early Years (Advanced Practice). I love to see children in a safe and secure environment where they have opportunities to explore, to express and use their imagination through play. Along with them challenging themselves to embrace their own individual learning and development, so that each little one flourishes and grows to the best that they can be. I am very passionate in sharing my wealth experience to support my team. To see them grow to their full potential thus giving them the skill set to deliver and maintain excellence in their work ethic to create a high quality learning environment that we can all be proud of.

Candy Floss

Candy Floss

Hi, my name is Candy Floss, I joined Bright Horizons in March 2010 as the ‘Super Safety Hero’ to help nursery children stay safe and manage risks. My role as a Health and Safety Super Hero is unique to Bright Horizons and I’m in every nursery, 365 days a year.

Back in 2010, I saw a job advert for a Zebra Super Safety Hero – I was very excited, applied and was invited for an interview with several other zebras. We were interviewed by all the children who then voted on which of us would be their Super Safety Hero. It was hoof biting but I was thrilled when they told me I was the most voted for by the children who all loved me because of my cape and bag. My bag is very special, if something fits inside, it’s a choking hazard. You might be wondering how I got my name. The children in our nurseries chose five names and voted for their favourite. I love it as it’s unique, I mean have you ever heard of a zebra called Candy Floss? Exactly!

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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