The Wantage

telephone01235 760213

6-7 Church Street Wantage OX12 8BL

Open from 7.30am to 6pm

OFSTED-Logo                                       Rated across        all measures         "GOOD"   September 2016

                            "Children are confident happy and behave well."          Ofsted September 2016  

"Staff know children's interests and provide activities and experiences to engage and motivate them. Children make good progress."            Ofsted September 2016


Keeping your child safe

Our top priority of course. We comply with all Ofsted requirements on keeping children safe which include:


We ensure there are always secure perimeters around the nursery

The entrance is controlled with a buzzer system

Anyone collecting a child has to be pre-approved or have a pre-agreed password (see policy)

Children are never left unsupervised

checking the premises and equipment

Daily opening and closing checklists for indoors and outdoors

Annual PAT testing and servicing of all appliances

Ongoing maintenance promptly actioned by nursery caretaker

Continual investment in the premises

risk assessments

Periodically carried out and reviewed for all areas 


We have a moral duty of care to ensure any incidents or concerns of suspected abuse or harm are reported without delay as per safeguarding policy 

keeping children healthy

We promote active lifestyles by spending lots of time outdoors with lots of physical activity every day

Our meals at nursery are specially devised to promote a healthy balanced diet

 suitable premises and equipment

The nursery is designed so children are always in an environment either indoors or outdoors set up for their age and stage of development

Premises risk assessed to ensure it’s fit for purpose

Constant daily checks are in place and faults quickly repaired

Regular maintenance carried out

Annual checks by external experts with recommendations acted upon promptly