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Crofton Day Nursery and Preschool

Crofton Day Nursery and Preschool86 Crofton Lane, Petts Wood, Orpington, London, BR5 1HD
01689 668 520
A bright and inspiring nursery in Orpington

You and your child will love Crofton Day Nursery and Preschool in Orpington. Spacious and welcoming, we support the learning and development of children from the age of 3 months to 5 years. Many of our staff are bilingual and we have staff trained in both Makaton and BSL.

Each of our four age-specific room has been lovingly crafted into the perfect learning environment; a homely space for children to investigate, discover and explore. Our stunning roof garden is available for children to access throughout the day and features an exciting climbing frame, mud kitchen, racetrack surface and built-in number squares.

Our nursery in Orpington offers a unique Ready for School programme that supports the key skills and creative development of our Preschool-aged children. Growing Readers, Writers and Mathematicians teaches early academic skills, while Growing Artists, Creative Cooks and more encourage creative thinking and life skills.

Crofton nursery is ideally situated between Orpington and Petts Wood train stations, providing regular services to London and Sevenoaks, and on the 208-bus route providing a regular service into Bromley and Petts Wood. Our all-inclusive fees include all meals, snacks, nappies and wipes; making your morning preparation easier. All food is freshly cooked, nutritious and meets any dietary requirements your child may have.

We would be delighted to welcome you and your child to Crofton nursery. Book a visit with us today, and our friendly, experienced and highly qualified staff will show you all our nursery has to offer during your own personal tour.

Beverley Reeves Crofton Nursery Manager
Nursery Manager
86 Crofton Lane, Petts Wood, Orpington, London, BR5 1HD
  • Monday7:30AM - 6:30PM
  • Tuesday7:30AM - 6:30PM
  • Wednesday7:30AM - 6:30PM
  • Thursday7:30AM - 6:30PM
  • Friday7:30AM - 6:30PM
Lines open: Mon - Fri 08:00 - 18:00

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What’s included & Funding options

Whether you’re looking for a full-time or flexible booking pattern, get in touch with us to discuss availability. We will accommodate government funding options wherever possible.

Discover more about what we can offer your family by downloading our easy to read set of guides. Explore our Bright Horizons nurseries and discover the funding options available - from funded childcare and tax free childcare, to childcare vouchers plus key dates. You can also find out what's included in our fees and how we support families from the beginning.

*Not all nurseries offer every component of the all-inclusive package. Please check with your nursery for details.

Included in your fees:

  • Unlimited hypoallergenic nappies
  • Unlimited hypoallergenic wipes
  • Three nutritious meals
  • A range of healthy snacks
  • Formula milk for babies under 1 year
  • Cows’ milk or dairy-free alternatives for older babies and children

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Bright Beginnings at Bright Horizons

Bright Beginnings Curriculum

We believe that every child deserves the best start in life. Bright Beginnings is a holistic curriculum, designed to acknowledge the individual voice and needs of every child promoting confidence, wellbeing and a genuine love for learning.

As well as nurturing a lifelong love of learning, Bright Beginnings helps set the foundations for emotional resilience to prepare children for the next stage in their learning journey.

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Meet the team

Our team are dedicated to making your child's experience safe and fun. We always go the extra mile.
  • Beverley Reeves Crofton Nursery ManagerBeverleyNursery Manager
  • Ellisha Crofton Deputy ManagerEllishaDeputy Manager


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Bright Horizons Family App

Our Family app offers a variety of features that give you the ability to get more information on your child's day, notify the nursery of any changes to your planned pick-up or absences and even book extra sessions if needed.

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