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Little Tots Nurseries Ltd

We are a Montessori Day Nursery offering Full and part time care for children 2-5 years.

Facilities also include music sessions, Yoga, Forest School outings, cooking and science time. Parents can choose which 15 hrs they want for EY Funding any extra hours would be paid for by parents.

All staff are mature, caring , fully qualified and with experience within the EYFS and Montessori practices. Closed for one week over Easter and one week over Christmas open every other time of the year.

This setting has signed up to offer Tax Free Childcare.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Heather Schofied
Contact Position
0118 9591371

Where to go

59 Prince of Wales Avenue
Prince of Wales Avenue
RG30 2UJ

Time / Date Details

Session Information
Monday 08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 18:00
Thursday 08:00 - 18:00
Friday 08:00 - 18:00

Other Details


Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£7.35 Per Hour
Grant Funding The EYS Grant entitlement is available to all children the term after their 3rd birthday. This entitlement is for 15 hours’ free childcare over 38 weeks per term (term time only). This is a universal offer. An additional 15 hours funding is on offer for families eligible, totalling 30 hours funding for 38 weeks of the year. The Reading nursery is open for 50 weeks of the year and funding will be stretched over the year – approx.. 11 hours or 22 hours per week – depending on your eligibility. For eligibility please check We provide additional services and consumables, both inside and outside of the nursery, such as – Forest School, Trips to The Secret Garden with an allotment, DIDDI Dance, Science sessions, mindfulness and Yoga sessions, Cooking, Art & Crafts parties and celebrations. These services and consumables are not included as part of the free entitlement and are charged at the rate of £1.95 per funded hour your child attends per week. Parents who do not wish to pay for the extra services and consumables, can supply their own consumables and opt out of all additional services offered at no extra cost.
Wheelchair accessible?

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access

Has Provision

Special Needs

Has Provision
Experience with
We have a fantastic SENCO with years of experience, who works with families and outside agencies to cater for all of our children's needs. We use PECS (Picture exchange system) & Makaton

Dietary Needs

Has Provision
We outsource our meals to Crumbs catering company. They cater for all of our dietary needs offering Gluten/dairy free as well as any allergy needs.

Cultural Provisions

Has Provision
At Little Tots we welcome diversity and enjoy learning about and celebrating our differences. Learning about different cultures, languages and religions are an important part of how we live our lives today and at Little tots we are inclusive to all families.

Childcare Information


Immediate vacancies
Waiting list available, no vacancies at the moment. Limited spaces available from September 2022. Contact nursery directly for more details.
Date updated
Immediate Vacancies for 30 Hour Place

Funded Places

3 & 4 year old funding
2 year old funding

30 Hours Extended Entitlements

Additional 15 hours of *Free* childcare offered
When are the additional 15 hours available? (e.g. Monday to Friday, 8am to 1pm)
Mon - Fri 8am - 6pm
How many places are available for the additional 15 hours to meet the 30 hours childcare
We offer stretched funded sessions catering for 11.8 hours funding for 50 weeks of the year
Intending to provide 30 Hours?
Registered to provide 30 Hours?
30 Hours Partner Summary

Opening Times & Facilities

Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 08:00 18:00
Tuesday 08:00 18:00
Wednesday 08:00 18:00
Thursday 08:00 18:00
Friday 08:00 18:00

School Pickups

Offers pickups

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
09/02/2011Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
13/02/2015Inspection (Early Years Register)Requires Improvement
28/08/2015Re-inspection (Early Years Register)Good
24/04/2018Inspection (Early Years Register)Inadequate
04/10/2018Re-inspection (Early Years Register)Good

Local Offer

Contact Name
Heather Schofied
Contact Telephone
0118 959 1371
Contact Email
Local Offer Age Bands
Early Years (0-4 years)
SEN Provision Type
Local Offer Updated
Download more Local Offer details for Little Tots Nurseries Ltd Local Offer ~ February 2020 here...

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