Cisco Early Years Nursery and Preschool

WHY CHOOSE BRIGHT HORIZONS
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"Outstanding"
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In a Mumsnet survey of 131 users of Bright Horizons Nurseries: 82% would buy again and 85% would recommend

A place to grow

Our nursery setting is open Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 18:00, 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. Permanent nursery care and back-up care available exclusively for Cisco employees. 


Children have access to our all-weather garden, which features a sensory area, mud kitchen and alfresco music area.


We are proud to have achieved Outstanding in our Ofsted inspection.

Nursery Manager
Lucy Little
Nursery Manager
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Nutrition

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

A Day at Cisco Early Years Nursery and Preschool

Below is an example of a typical day

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Singing Time

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Free Play

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Pick Up

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.

Meet the Team

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Lucy Little

I have been working for Bright Horizons for over 9 years, originally based at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office nursery where I was a deputy manager before I transferred over to Cisco in 2014. I have been lucky enough to be part of the whole process of getting the nursery established, and in March 2016 I was promoted to Nursery Manager. Before joining Bright Horizons, I went to the University of Northampton and achieved a degree in Early Childhood Studies, and shortly after also completed my Early Years Professional Status. 

My dream in life has always been to work with children and I feel very grateful and privileged to have the chance to do so, particularly in such a prestigious setting. Every single day at the nursery is different and being able to develop such strong relationships with the parents and children is extremely fulfilling. I am passionate, alongside my team, about supporting every child with their development giving them the opportunity to have the best start in life.


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Linda Matthews

I transferred from kidsunlimited to Cisco Early years Nursery and Preschool when the nursery opened three years ago. I started as Third in Charge and Room Leader of our babies room before being promoted to Deputy Manager. I feel privileged to be able to do the work that I do. I love working with children, they are precious and the gift I can give to them is gentle guidance, support and understanding. Seeing life through the eyes of a child is something special, each child is unique and should be given every opportunity to flourish


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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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