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Hertford Day Nursery and Preschool

Hertford Day Nursery and PreschoolBuildings A1 & A2 The Chase, John Tate Road, Foxholes Business Park, Hertford, Hertfordshire, SG13 7NN
Discover, Learn and Grow at our Nursery in Hertford

Your child will love spending their days at Hertford Day Nursery and Preschool, where our team of nurturing and experienced staff are dedicated to providing the very best care for children aged 3 months to 5 years.

Light and Spacious Rooms

At our beautiful purpose-built nursery, we have seven individual rooms tailored to each age group, as well as two additional extracurricular rooms.

We have three bright and stimulating baby rooms, with a separate sleeping room attached to the under 1s room, so your little one can enjoy peaceful naps. The rooms are spacious and contain a wide range of sensory resources to spark your little one’s natural curiosity.

In our toddler rooms, the children have their own toilets to support them with potty training. The rooms offer freeflow access to the gardens and offer exciting learning opportunities such as a reading corner and role-play area.

Our preschool rooms also offer direct access to the gardens, allowing the children to decide where they learn and play. In preschool, we help prepare your child for school, teaching the key skills they need to feel happy and confident to start the next step in their learning journey.

Children also enjoy Boogie Mites music sessions where they can learn about the world through music and song.

A Bright Beginning for Every Child

Your little one will get the best start to their schooling life through our enriching and wellbeing-focused Bright Beginnings Curriculum, designed by our own Early Years specialists.

Building on the foundations of the government’s EYFS curriculum, Bright Beginnings combines a wide range of activities to nurture and develop the skills your child needs to flourish and reach their full potential. This holistic yet personal approach supports each child’s wellbeing, development, and progress – whether that’s moving rooms or preparing them for school.

You can stay updated with your child’s day through our Bright Horizons Family app.

Extracurricular Rooms

Your mini chef will love using our amazing children’s kitchen. In this spacious kitchen, everything is child-safe and low-level and includes a range of utensils, sinks, cookbooks, and cooking equipment, allowing your child to learn about recipe-making and healthy eating.

We have the option of turning this space into an art studio, where the children love getting creative and having fun using their imaginations.

Exploring the Garden

Our beautifully landscaped garden provides a safe and stimulating environment for your little one to explore the great outdoors. The garden space has been thoughtfully designed with a range of exciting resources and activities for each age group and includes climbing frames, a water feature, trikes and scooters, a mud kitchen, a cosy sheltered area, and lots more.

We also have a separate garden space for our under 2s, which includes an outdoor classroom.

All-Inclusive Care and Convenience

  • Nutritionally-balanced meals are prepared daily by our onsite chef. Our all-inclusive care extends to snacks, nappies, wipes, formula, and creams.
  • Our nursery in Hertford is conveniently located close to Hertford North train station.
  • Rated Good at our last Ofsted inspection.
  • Enjoy longer opening hours of 7:30am to 6:30pm.

Your Personal Tour

We’re so excited to meet you and your little one. To visit our nursery in Hertford yourself and discover everything we have to offer, get in touch today and arrange your own personal tour.

Alternative Female Manager Silhouette
Nursery Manager
Buildings A1 & A2 The Chase, John Tate Road, Foxholes Business Park, Hertford, Hertfordshire, SG13 7NN
  • 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 - 19:00

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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.
  • Alternative Female Manager Silhouette HannahNursery Manager
  • Hertford Day Nursery and Preschool Deputy Manager StephStephDeputy Manager
  • Alice Cassell Third in chargeAliceThird in Charge


Did you know that our nursery is on Facebook? 'Like' us to join in the fun! We share what we've been getting up to, as well as activities you can try at home with your little one. Learn about upcoming events happening at our nursery to pop in your calendar and enjoy meeting the team with posts about the amazing early years practitioners in our setting. We look forward to welcoming you to our Facebook community - just click 'like' and you're in!

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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