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Ripley Nursery School is a popular and well sought after Nursery School situated within a well populated area of Ripley.

Within the Childcare facility we provide care for your babies and toddlers aged from 3 months -2 years as well as wraparound cover which provides Breakfast cover, Afterschool cover and a Holiday Club.

The Childcare Facility is open throughout 49 weeks of the year from 7.45 am-5.45 pm.

We would highly recommend you come and view our setting; telephone to make an appointment to visit. 

Our Busy Butterfly's room is available to children who access government funding and have the opportunity to attend for 15 hours during the week, as well as families requiring paid childcare.


Children within our Childcare facility learn best through play and having opportunity to access natural and interesting resources that extend their thinking and promote their curiosity. 

We are concerned with confident 'can do' learners and work with parents to promote learning and development within Personal,Social and Emotional, Physical and Communication and Language.


Admissions procedure:


  • Arrange to visit by contacting Stacey Benniston on 01773 745014
  • Come and have a look around our lovely and welcoming, fully resourced and self contained childcare rooms and our fantastic natural outdoor garden area.
  • Viewing is very informal - what you see is an honest vision of how we run. 
  • Don't forget - ask questions, look at planning that is delivered and meet and greet the team and children.
  • Happy with what you see? Request an application pack,
  • Once the registration forms have been completed and you submit your child's birth certificate, (a copy will be taken) and the Registration fee of £30.00 we will discuss your requirements and have a place allocated to your child. 
  • Prior to your child's start date, the key person chosen for your child will call you to attend a welcome visit to complete paperwork regarding your child's routine, interests and any health needs and schedule any settling in visits you may require.
  • If we are unable to provide you with your chosen sessions you can request to go on our waiting list.