Harwell Day Nursery and Preschool

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A place to grow

Harwell Day Nursery and Preschool is located close to the A34 and the B417 on the Harwell Oxford Science, 


Technology and Business Campus, making it ideally situated for employees and local residents. 


As well as large outside play areas the nursery has a separate baby unit for the under 2’s with 3 rooms and their own garden.

Nursery Manager
Alison Dwight
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 Harwell Day Nursery and Preschool

Below is an example of a typical day

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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.

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Alison Dwight

Dean Pereira

I have worked for Bright Horizons for 8 years as a Deputy Manager and covered many other settings as Manager for the company. I have been in childcare for over 25 years and I hold an NVQ Level 3 in Childcare and Education, as well as a Montessori Diploma in Early Years. I am excited to have joined the Bright Horizons team and continue this adventure at Harwell Day Nursery & Preschool and looking forward to further learning and development throughout my career. I am passionate about childcare and believe the safety of our children is of the utmost priority.

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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