Mongewell Park Day Nursery and Preschool

WHY CHOOSE BRIGHT HORIZONS
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"Outstanding"
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A place to grow

Our nursery setting is open Monday to Friday from 07:30 to 18:00, for children aged 3 months to 5 years. 

We offer a warm, welcoming environment supporting the transition from home to nursery, and we provide excellent nutritionally-balanced menus using fresh ingredients prepared by our own chef. We are only a short distance from Wallingford market town and Reading, we are easily accessible from the M40 and M4. 

Our highly qualified team helped us secure an Outstanding rating in our latest Ofsted inspection.

Nursery Manager
Sarah McGill
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 Mongewell Park Day Nursery and Preschool

Below is an example of a typical day

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Breakfast

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Play & Activities

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Singing Time

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Free Play

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Story Time

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Sleep Time

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Pick Up

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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Sarah McGill

I have been in the nursery profession for 23 years and have worked at Mongewell for 10 years.  I have a wealth of knowledge and experience within the childcare sector; I have experienced childcare in nurseries, and schools that specialise in special educational needs.  I am NVQ level 2 and 3 qualified in childcare and have an NVQ level 3 in management qualification.

I love the fact that every day is different when looking after children and how honest children are; they teach the staff just as much as we teach them.  It is lovely to be a part of seeing the children meet their milestones and grow throughout their time with us at nursery.


Jocelyn Earl

I have been in the nursery profession for 10 years and have a young child of my own. I have been at Mongewell since 2009 and have grown within my role here,starting as a nursery assistant and progressing to deputy manager. I am delighted to now be the nursery manager. I have a level 2 and 3 NVQ IN Child care and Education. I also hold a Foundation Degree in Early Years.

I find working with young children rewarding, their curiosity and drive to learn is inspiring and refreshing. 

Amanda Beechey

I have been in the nursery profession now for 18 years. I have been with Mongewell park since March 2004, I’ve worked my way up the ladder from nursery assistant to third in charge and now to deputy manager. I have my Level2 & 3 NVQ in childcare and education. 

I have a strong passion for childcare and I can remember wanting to work with children since a young age. I find working with children refreshing and rewarding and helping to make a difference in a young child’s life.


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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