In a Mumsnet survey of 131 users of Bright Horizons Nurseries: 82% would buy again and 85% would recommend
Portswood Day Nursery and Preschool (Formerly Westwood Park Day Nursery) in Southampton looks after children aged 3 months to five years in a beautiful home from home setting.
Our fantastic day nursery boasts beautiful rooms filled with high-quality, natural resources with every room finished to an exceptional standard to provide the best learning and play environment for the under-fives. From sensory development in babies to learning new ICT skills in preschool, children have a great time as they get that all important head start on school education. Each room is equipped with high quality, wooden resources for the children to access, all of which are supplied by Community Playthings. We have a large, natural garden which our preschool room benefits from free flowing activities.
An enriching Ready for School programme gives every child the opportunity to gain knowledge and confidence to thrive in school and beyond.
The garden also has a wooden climbing structure and a staging area for all of our budding actors and actresses. The facilities in the garden, allow us to access it year round, come rain or shine. We are located within the catchment of many schools, including Highfield and Portswood Schools.
Our friendly, experienced and highly qualified staff are on hand to conduct a personal nursery tour at a time to suit you.
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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I worked for 20 years in London working in Local Authority Nurseries, building my career from Nursery Nurse to Manager (Including managing a Children's Centre) I have a Degree in leadership and Managegement. I have been the Manager at Westwood Park since 2013.My passion is the provision of a safe environment for children to learn and have oportunities and activities that support this whilst working in partnership with parents.
I have worked at Bright Horizons Portswood as the Manager for eight years. Previous to this I worked in London inner city from Nursery Nurse to Manager for 25 years.
I have a degree in leadership and management as well as a level 3 in early years education. It is a privilege to have worked alongside so many families over the years and to be a part of children's developmental journey ensuring they are safe, happy and educated in a way that is inclusive.
I'm proud to be part of the diverse community that is Portswood Southampton.
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.