Welcome to Schoolhouse Daycare Nurseries

“Every family is individual; every child is special”

At Schoolhouse we share a commitment to nurturing all children in our care, encouraging confidence, inspiring creativity, stimulating curiosity… and making life just that little bit easier for your family.

            

Who are we?

Choosing childcare is one of the biggest decisions parents have to make. We like to think a visit to any one of our six Schoolhouse day nurseries will put your mind at rest. You’ll see plentiful play opportunities, experience a bright and safe environment, chat to dedicated and enthusiastic staff… and more importantly, meet lots of confident, independent, happy little people!

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Vision & Values

At the heart of Schoolhouse are 5 core principles which reflect all that we do.
Nurture – Children will be cherished with love and care in a happy, supportive and safe environment where everyone is made to feel special. Inspire – Play equipment, toys and learning materials will be chosen for their creative and educational benefits while outdoor play-areas will be designed to…

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  • a girl on a swing symbolising how to help your children adjust to life after lockdown

    Advice for parents: helping your children adjust to life after lockdown

    August 22, 2020

    First, our children had to adapt to a drastic change in lifestyle – they had to stay indoors, they had to stay away from people when outside, they weren’t allowed to go to school – and now after weeks and months of getting used to this, we are now asking them to adapt again. The thing is, this time, we don’t know what we are asking them to adapt to. So how can we make this easier for them? How can we help them adjust? If you want to know how to help your children adjust to life after lockdown,

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  • Two girls drawing

    7 ways to support your child when they return to school after lockdown

    August 10, 2020

    While it hasn’t been compulsory for parents to send their children back to school these past few weeks, things might change as the schools prepare to reopen in September. As it’s a stressful time for everyone, it’s important that both you and your children feel comfortable and safe when the time comes. So how do you prepare for it? How can you support your children who are returning to school after lockdown?
    Returning to school after lockdown: advice for parents
    1. Find out how your children feel
    Talk to your children about how they are feeling about returning to school after lockdown. Ask

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  • Tips for helping your children cope with post-lockdown separation anxiety

    August 3, 2020

    Covid-19 has had a negative impact on a lot of things; the economy, society, and travel, just to name a few. There are, however, a lot of effects that are not so obvious, such as the impact it has had on mental health.
    One of the biggest impacts it has had is on children, especially now that we are coming out of lockdown and restrictions are gradually being eased. Children have become accustomed to having their parents around 24/7 in lockdown, so just like when they are very young, they are struggling to be separated from them.
    If your

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  • A little girl reading a book

    Why Reading is So Important in the Early Years

    July 20, 2020

    Did you know that children develop more rapidly during the first 5 years of their lives than at any other time? 
    It’s true. That’s why this crucial period is known as ‘the foundation years.’
    If you nurture certain skills during these first 5 years, you create a solid foundation from which your child can build on for the rest of their life. Think of it as giving them a head start to learning.
    Talking about starting right, literacy is one of those skills that parents can nurture in those early years. Why literacy? Because reading and writing are the fundamentals of early education,

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  • positive face ticked

    How to Teach Your Children to Be Positive

    July 11, 2020

    Being positive is so much more than just ‘pretending’ that things are fine; it allows us to train our brains to be strong so that we can cope better when times get tough. Times like now. To help your children and yourself keep your mental wellbeing intact during this global pandemic, we want to introduce you to positive affirmations for children. Here is how to teach your children about the power of positivity!
    What are Positive Affirmations for Children?
    Positive affirmations for children (and mantras) are important tools that children can use to support themselves. They help them develop

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Our Nurseries

A Special Journey

As parents, we understand how important it is to choose the right day-care provider for your child. We know how hard the decision is to leave your child for the first time and, for some, how difficult the return to work can be.

Testimonials

  • "Alfie has attended the crèche since he was 10 months old, I can honestly say he has enjoyed every day. From the baby room, to the toddler room he is now in, he has clearly been well looked after. All staff we have dealt with are child focused, attentive and friendly and clearly work hard with the children, as Alfie has come home singing many new songs (always with a dance to go with it!!), nursery rhymes, numbers, letters, colours and much more. Parents evenings have been informative and give a good insight into what the children get up to every day. Foodwise, the crèche have been accommodating with food allergies, and the variety and quality of food the children experience is excellent. Alfie has experienced many different foods, and whilst he hasn’t liked them all, we consider it a great way for trying out new tastes and flavours. Alfie goes in smiling and comes home smiling, as parents we couldn’t ask for more." – Sally Abel (NPT)
  • "The girls at the nursery a fab, really flexible and helpful. My children have come on so much from the interaction with the other children. The memory books are awesome too, a wonderful keepsake for the future."
    – Vicky Sloan (NPT)
  • "We are very happy with the care that our daughter gets at Schoolhouse. The staff are all very caring and she has really developed social skills being at the nursery."
    – Sian Richards, daughter Erin Richards (Bridgend)
  • "We have been very happy with the care of all three of our children. Staff are always accommodating to needs and routine." – Sian & Will Havelock, son Rohan Havelock (Bridgend)
  • "The helpful and friendly staff did a fantastic job of putting two nervous parents at ease.  There are plenty of activities for the children and good inclusive feedback is given at the end of each day.  The staff are enthusiastic and enjoy what they do, so you feel your child is their number one priority.  This also creates a great atmosphere for children to be in. Couldn't recommend enough."
    – Claire and Roz (Singleton)
  • "Very friendly staff, feel very happy to leave my daughter in their capable hands.  Great home made food, balanced meals.  Lovely homely nursery"
    - Rhian Davies (Carmarthen)
  • "Lovely homely creche, all staff are welcoming and friendly.  Great home made food. All-round a great crèche!" – Elen Davies (Carmarthen)
  • "Amelie is a different child to before she started at nursery, and I know that this is because of the routine, care and attention she gets." – Maeve Brisk (Singleton Swansea)
  • "Dear all, many thanks for taking excellent care of me and teaching me many things including English! I have had a great time in nursery but now I am going to school. I will come back to the holiday club soon! Lots of love." – Rebecca Del Sol Gonzalez (singleton Swansea)
  • "To all the girls in Tweenies, thank you so much for looking after Oscar so well. He had a bad experience at his first nursery so it is amazing that he settled in so quickly with you all at Singleton. This is a testament to how caring and friendly you all are. Thank you so much for all your hard work. He seems to be loving it in the Toddlers section but I'm sure he is missing you all very much! Best Wishes." – Holly, Mark and Oscar Bowtell (Singleton Swansea)