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The Lodge Southcote

Setting open.

Small, welcoming, pupose built nursery with fully enclosed garden. Based at Southcote Children's Centre which has strong links with the community and other professionals; including health staff. This enables us to ensure that children and their families have access to all the services they need.

This setting has signed up to offer Tax Free Childcare.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Belinda South / Layla Littlewood
Contact Position
Nursery Manager / Nursery Deputy Manager

Where to go

The Lodge Day Nursery
Coronation Square
RG30 3QP

We are located within Southcote Children's Centre.

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
£30.84 (0-2 year olds) Per Session
£58.11 (0-2 year olds) Per Day
£271.34 (0-2 year olds) Per Week
£29.13 (2-3 year olds) Per Session
£55.12 (2-3 year olds) Per Day
£257.25 (2-3 year olds) Per Week
£27.78 (3-5 year olds) Per Session
£52.80 (3-5 year olds) Per Day
£243.94 (3-5 year olds) Per Week
The nursery offers a variety of sessions for funded/part funded children. 2yr and 3yr funded spaces are available over 3 sessions of 5 hours per week. Additional sessions can be booked in advance and daycare contracts available for those with or without the funding. Children in receipt of 30hrs funding are also able to buy additional sessions at the rates stated above for full days or sessions, including the option of spreading the funded hours across the year rather than the 38 weeks of term time. The daily cost as detailed above includes healthy snacks morning and afternoon, breakfast, cooked lunch and tea. Parents are asked to provide nappies and wipes where relevant.
Wheelchair accessible?

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access

Has Provision

Special Needs

Has Provision

Dietary Needs

Has Provision

Cultural Provisions

Has Provision

Childcare Information


Immediate vacancies
Limited vacancies available please make enquiries to the nursery to see if we can meet your needs.
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)
Monday to Friday, 8am-1pm or 1.00-6.00pm. The nursery offers stretched funding for 30hr funded children over 51 weeks of the year.
How many places are available for the additional 15 hours to meet the 30 hours childcare
Please contact the nursery as we have spaces available for all sessions including those which will be 15/30hr funded.
Intending to provide 30 Hours?
Registered to provide 30 Hours?

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
16/08/2021Inspection (Early Years Register)Good

Local Offer

Contact Name
Layla Littlewood
Contact Telephone
0118 9373849
Contact Email
Local Offer Age Bands
Early Years (0-4 years)
SEN Provision Type
Local Offer Updated
Download more Local Offer details for The Lodge Southcote Local Offer ~ August 2021 here...

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide, Reading Borough Council (RBC) and Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.