Little Palms Nursery

32 Market Street, Torquay TQ1 3AQ

Little Palms, part of the Pre-School Learning Alliance is based in Torquay, Devon.

The nursery is based in Zig Zags Children Centre on Market Street.

A committed, friendly and well-qualified nursery team provides high quality care and learning opportunities for children aged between 2-5 years.

Staff follow the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) with a focus on learning through play and actively encourage parents to become involved in the life of the nursery.

The nursery provides funded childcare for qualifying two year olds and all three and four year olds and offers a safe, friendly and fun place for your child

Staff focus on learning through play and inviting parents to regularly become involved in nursery life.

Group: Pre-school Learning Alliance

Person in charge: Sascha Burton (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Torbay Council

Number of Staff: 7

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

Registered Charity Number: 1096526

Total Places for Children: 24

Age Range: from 2 years 0 months to 5 years 0 months

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0830-1700

When Closed: Bank Holidays & 1 week at Christmas


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Staff Profiles


Sascha B

Job Title: Nursery Manager

Joined: 2015


I have worked with children for a number of years and worked at Little Palms Nursery since it opened in 2015.
I love watching the children grow and develop, as well as working with a passionate team to enhance opportunities for children.


Jenni H

Job Title: Senior Nursery Worker & SENCO

Joined: 2015


I have worked in Early Years for 20 years and hold my Advanced Diploma in Childcare and Education qualification. I have experience working with a number of children and for 17 years I have specialized in SEN, taking lead on supporting children with additional needs.


Susie C

Job Title: Nursery Worker

Joined: 2017


I hold my BA Hons in Early Years and Childhood Studies. Whilst travelling, I worked in a variety of settings, building my knowledge of cultures and education. I enjoy working with children, having fun and developing their learning opportunities.


Katie W

Job Title: Nursery Assistant

Joined: 2016


I like working at Little Palms and enjoy engaging with the children, I especially like reading stories and messy play. The children develop so quickly and I like to see their achievements.


Hanna Q

Job Title: Nursery Assistant

Joined: 2016


Working at Little Palms has enabled me to further my own learning and I plan to start my NVQ level 3 very soon. I enjoy working with children, I like small group activities.