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Torquay - Barewell Road

This Torquay day nursery is a lovely purpose-built, outstanding childcare setting located on the grounds of St Margaret’s Academy in Torquay. It is one of our smallest nurseries and our children quickly settle in and enjoy the home-from-home feel.

The nursery is divided into two rooms; the Under 2’s Room and the Over 2’s Room. The nursery is full of lovely age-specific toys and resources that capture our children’s imaginations and encourage their creativity.

The outdoor play area offers children a fun environment to make their first discoveries and supports them on their learning journeys. We love going outside as much as possible and our staff are brilliant at developing fresh activities for the children.

Our committed and enthusiastic staff team are dedicated to making sure all children at our nursery are cared for in a nurturing and stimulating environment. We pride ourselves on getting to know every child and their families to make sure that each child’s day at nursery is tailored to promote the individual child’s learning.

We are graded as outstanding in all areas by Ofsted. We are very proud of this achievement and are continuously working hard to exceed all expectations about the childcare available at our nursery.

This setting was formerly Thistledown Day Nursery and became part of Mama Bear’s on 2nd July 2012. The nursery is open all year round (except bank holidays and Christmas Week) and welcomes all families.

Meet our Nursery Manager: Lauren

"Barewell Road is an outstanding nursery located in Torbay. We have a good support network with our local community and neighboring schools. We have a fantastic team of qualified staff who are always positive, friendly and welcoming. All the children are accommodated on an individual basis and all the needs of the children are met in a professional, fun and nurturing manner. Together, our friendly team will support and enhance the development of the children and work closely with other professionals to ensure their needs are being met. Our staff specialize and focus in specific areas and create an environment to support this. We offer a friendly, warm and enabling environment for children to develop and thrive in."

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