Spring Nursery Thorpe Hamlet

Sure Start Centre, 63 Wolfe Road, Norwich NR1 4HT

Spring Nursery Thorpe Hamlet, Norwich, Norfolk
Spring Nursery Thorpe Hamlet, Norwich, Norfolk
Spring Nursery Thorpe Hamlet, Norwich, Norfolk

Spring Thorpe Hamlet offers a friendly and secure approach to early years learning at an affordable cost.

The nursery is located in Norwich and offers 43 Ofsted-registered places for children aged from three months to five-years-old. The setting was assessed as 'Good' by Ofsted in August 2017.

A team of caring, friendly and qualified staff help each child develop at their own pace in a safe, friendly and fun environment. Staff plan activities in accordance with the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and actively encourage parents to become involved in the life of the nursery.

The nursery is open from 8am - 6pm Monday to Friday, 51 weeks of the year, excluding bank holidays and staff training days.

Spring Thorpe Hamlet encourages you to 'Spring into Action' and book your child's place today.

Group: Action for Children

Person in charge: Vicki Rushton (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Norfolk County Council

Number of Staff: 18

Service Offered: Day Nursery (Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned), Open all year, Full Day Care, Sessional Day Care

Total Places for Children: 43

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 at Christmas & 3 staff training days

Fees Guide: Variable on age/session


They are situated on the children's centre site on Wolfe Road, they have a separate entrance to the centre which is located in front of Lionwood Junior school.


It is advisable that you book a visit directly through the manager either by telephone or email to ensure you can be seen at a time convenient to you. Visits are usually booked at either 10am or 2.30pm Monday-Friday


Although they do not have a car park, there is a large amount of on street parking directly outside the nursery entrance.


10 Child Vacancies

posted 07 Feb 2018

We currently have spaces in all of our rooms however some availability is set to specific days.


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Staff Profiles


Vicki Rushton

Job Title: Nursery Manager

Joined: 2015


I have over 12 years experience in the Early Years sector and currently hold a BTEC National Diploma in Early Years Childcare. I work closely with the staff in the play rooms and also manage office based tasks. I am currently the settings safeguarding lead practitioner and also one of the setting's SENCO's.


Kayleigh Hall

Job Title: Deputy Manager/Senior Practioner

Joined: 2008


I have my BA Honours Degree in Childhood Studies and have over 10 years experience in the Early Years. I have worked at the setting for over 9 years and am very confident within my role. I am also one of the setting's SENCO's and behaviour management officers.


Rebecca Frost

Job Title: Senior Early Years Practtioner

Joined: 2015


I currently work in the baby room and have a Level 3 childcare qualification. I am a hardworking practitioner who puts my all into everything I do. I am passionate about creating a nurturing environment for the children to thrive in.


Amanda Small

Job Title: Toddler Room Lead

Joined: 2016


I have worked in childcare settings for many years and hold a level 4 childcare qualification. I have experience working with ages ranging between 0-5 and also supporting children with additional needs. I am also the setting's ENCO coordinator.


Rebecca Herrington

Job Title: Nursery Practitioner

Joined: 2016


I currently work in the baby room as a full time member of staff. I hold a level 3 childcare qualification and also have a relevant Paediatric First Aid and Food Hygiene certificate.


Shelley Alderton

Job Title: Nursery Practitioner

Joined: 2012


I currently work in the toddler room and have a Level 5 Degree in Childhood Studies. I work part time at the setting due to being a mum myself which I adore. I have experience working with all age ranges and rooms across the setting.


Jordan Smith

Job Title: Nursery Practitioner

Joined: 2016


I work in the toddler room full time and have a level 3 childcare qualification. This is my first job in childcare and it has lived up to my expectations. I am constantly progressing in my job role and I enjoy a challenge.


Jasmin Girling

Job Title: Nursery Practitioner

Joined: 2015


I started at the setting as a student whilst I completed my Level 2 childcare qualification. Once qualified I worked as a relief worker and now I work full time in the toddler room. I am currently working towards a Level 3 qualification to enhance my knowledge further. I also have a Paediatric First Aid Certificate.


Imogen Richards

Job Title: Nursery Practitioner

Joined: 2017


I am very new to the setting as I have just completed my Level 2 Childcare Qualification. Whilst studying I built up my experience working with children at various placements.


Lucy Curston

Job Title: Nursery Practitioner

Joined: 2014


I work part time in the pre-school room and hold a Level 3 childcare qualification. I am confident working with children aged 3-5 and enjoy getting them ready for transitioning to big school.