Millhouses Day Nursery and Preschool

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A place to grow

Bright Horizons Millhouses Day Nursery and Preschool in Sheffield is located adjacent to Sainsbury’s on Archer Drive just off the A61, a location ideally suited for parents who commute into Sheffield or who live in the surrounding areas. 


The nursery benefits from being purpose-built with spacious individual rooms for each age group and the enthusiastic team is made up of highly qualified care professionals who thrive on creating a warm and friendly atmosphere.

 

Millhouses have recently undergone an extensive refurbishment throughout the nursery, finishing in September 2018, which included complete redecoration throughout the nursery, new flooring throughout the building, and new children's toilets and baby changing areas.

Nursery Manager
Jo Whittingham
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 Millhouses Day Nursery and Preschool

Below is an example of a typical day

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Free Play

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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.

*Terms and conditions apply to 30 hours funding. Click here for more information.

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Jo Whittingham

I have been with Millhouses nursery since it opened in 2003 and I have recently won the Heart Award at Bright Horizons Awards of Excellence. This award recognises those who continually demonstrate working with the Bright Horizons Principles. I am proud to be part of the team that acheived an Outstanding Ofsted rating and I am continually looking at improving the growth and development of the team.

Amy McNulty

I am a passionate senior member of the team,and have been with Millhouses since 2005.I develop Quality Practice and ensure staff develop within the nursery. I oversee the running of the nursery in the manager's absence, and I am always on hand to support our children & families.

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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