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Didcot Day Nursery and Preschool

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In a Mumsnet survey of 131 users of Bright Horizons Nurseries: 82% would buy again and 85% would recommend

An amazing atmosphere at Didcot Day Nursery and Preschool

The new purpose built Didcot Day Nursery and Preschool provides high quality care and education for children aged 3 months to 5 years. The nursery is located in the New District Centre for Great Western Park, opposite Gems primary school. The nearest train station is Didcot Parkway with fast trains to London taking 45 minutes.

The new-build nursery offers seven individual home bases, each tailored to the children’s age group. The nursery also boasts a large external play area where the children can flourish and explore.

Children in the nursery are well prepared to transition to school with Bright Horizons Ready for School Programme, which include Growing Readers scheme, Growing Writers and Growing Mathematicians. The nursery also provide the pre-schoolers with a complementary book-bag and polo tops to help with their transitions to school uniforms.

All-inclusive fees mean that you have less to pack on a busy morning, with everything from healthy lunches and snacks to branded nappies and wipes included.

The team would love to meet you and your little one, so book a visit today and they will show you all the nursery has to offer during your own personal tour.

Mollie Nursery Manager Didcot
Mollie Edmunds
Nursery Manager


13 Sep 2021

Didcot children pretend to be astronauts for the day

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26 Jul 2021

Didcot children take part in their own Olympics

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17 Jul 2021

Didcot nursery children enjoy visit from local police

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19 May 2021

Didcot nursery children head all around the world through learning

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Our excellent nutritionally balanced menu is changed regularly to encourage a varied diet. Here is an example of a typical menu.

Food Hygiene Rating of 5

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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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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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Meet the Team

Mollie Nursery Manager Didcot

Mollie Edmunds

Mollie began setting up and opening Didcot Nursery in August 2018, prior to this she was managing our Rosehill Nursery, for UCAS, in Cheltenham for over a year. She has worked with Bright Horizons since 2011 and has worked in both client and community Nurseries in Oxford. She began her journey at a Nursery Nurse and has worked her way up to Nursery Manager. Mollie holds  B.A Honors Degree in Early Childhood Studies (Level 6) qualification. Mollie was apart of our new 94 place nursery opening for the Oxford University before joining our UCAS Nursery in Cheltenham . She has supported many of our sister Nurseries throughout her time as a Nursery Manager.

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Ellis Corcoran

Ellis has worked in childcare for 14 years within a range of settings with children from birth to 11years old. Prior to Ellis joining Didcot, she worked at our Bright Horizons St. Mary’s Nursery in Abingdon for 2 ½ years as the Baby Room Leader and Third in Charge.

Ellis has just finished her maternity cover role as manager for Didcot and is currently studying an apprenticeship for a degree in Business Management.

Bright Horizons Didcot Deputy Hannah

Hannah Talbot

Hannah has worked in childcare since 2012. She began working at our Bright Horizons St Mary’s Nursery in Abingdon as a student gaining her Level 3 qualification. Hannah Transferred to the Didcot nursery in 2018 and quickly became room leader of the 2-3’s room. In May 2019 Hannah became Third in Charge.

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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