Little Explorers
Little Explorers
Little Explorers

Little Explorers is located in the heart of the community with close links to Somerford Children’s Centre, where families can also access a wide range of services.

Little Explorers support the children’s learning and development and provide quality care using a named key person system, so parents know there is someone taking an extra interest in their child. The team have extensive Early Years experience, including supporting children with disabilities, learning difficulties and those with complex medical conditions. The nursery works with local schools, to ensure all children and their families are fully supported when moving from nursery to reception class.

All rooms are well equipped and the sensory room has a ball pool, soft climbing equipment and access to music.

There are two gardens for children to explore and learn in, complete with mud kitchen, an art and quiet area, plus space for growing fruit and vegetables.

The nursery cook fresh food on the premises.

Group: Dorset County Council

Person in charge: Sally Hobbs (Nursery Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Dorset County Council

Number of Staff: 11

Service Offered: Day Nursery (Local Authority Owned), Open all year, Full Day Care, Sessional Day Care

Total Places for Children: 44

Age Range: from 0 years 3 months to 5 years 0 months

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0800-1800

When Closed: Bank Holidays, 1 week Christmas & 1 week August

Fees Guide: 0-2 year olds Full Day £42, Half Day £21.50. 2-3 year olds Full Day £40, Half Day £20.50. 3-5 year olds Full Day £38, Half Day £19.50. Breakfast, snack and lunch (morning session £2.75, Snack and tea (afternoon session) £1.40, Breakfast, lunch, tea and snacks (full day care) £4.15


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Current Recommendations

Recommendation Score: 7.8 (7.845)

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Review of Little Explorers

This nursery has enabled me to return to work with a peaceful mind that my child is first and foremost happy and in the best hands. All the staff and the head have been extremely friendly & helpful in helping me to get my daughter settled, something which I didnt manage in previous settings. They offer a wide variety of stimulating activities and the facilities are far superior to many other nurseries I visited. They have active plans for further developments. There is always a welcoming smile to welcome you! Wouldn't hesitate to recommend this facility.

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Good

Management: Excellent

Safeguarding: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Miranda Lloyd (Parent) on Monday 21 January 2013.

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