About Ashridge Nursery

Ashridge Nursery is an independent, purpose-built nursery, within its own fully enclosed gardens.  Established for almost 40 years, we have an excellent reputation, take pride in being part of our local community, and have a Good OFSTED rating.

We are a non-profit making registered charity, administered through a Management Committee.  The Committee consists of parents & others who are interested in the future of the Nursery and the continued provision of pre-school education in the area.

We aim to provide:

  • A welcoming, happy and safe environment where the children have fun.
  • Access to a wide variety of exciting and challenging activities and resources.
  • A quality pre-school education with the emphasis on learning through play.

Play is a key way in which children learn with enjoyment. At Ashridge Nursery, through play, every child will learn to:

  • Become confident and have good self-esteem.
  • Be caring towards other people.
  • Express his or her feelings.
  • Understand right from wrong.
  • Respect the environment.
  • Talk and listen to others.
  • Build up new concepts and skills.
  • Explore, practice and make sense of their world.
  • Be confident to take risks and make mistakes.
  • Investigate, experiment and solve problems.
  • Be creative and use their imagination.