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Welcome to Yarnton Way Nurseryplaydough YW

The Early Years Alliance provides flexible, affordable and quality childcare across England.

Yarnton Way Nursery is an Alliance childcare service located in the London Borough of Bexley. 

We offer Ofsted-registered places are assessed as Good by Ofsted. Our committed, friendly and well-qualified nursery team provides high quality care and   learning opportunities for children aged between 0-5 years.We follow the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) with a focus on learning through play and actively encourage parents to become involved in the life of the nursery.

Opening times

We are open from 7:30am-6:30pm Monday to Friday, 52 weeks of the year, excluding bank holidays and three staff training days.

We offer

  • Funded childcare for qualifying two year olds and all three and four year olds
  • Safe, friendly and fun place for you and your child
  • Learning through indoor and outdoor play activities
  • A well-qualified, kind and caring team
  • A dedicated person to give focused support to your child.


If your child is two, three or four, you may be entitled to some funded childcare hours through 2 year old funding3 and four year old funding or 30 hours funding. 


0-2 Years

2-3 Years

3-5 Years

Full Week




Full Day (7.30-6.30)




AM 8-1




PM 1-6




Early drop off




Late pick up





30 hour lunch


Funded lunch


Late fee (first 15 minutes)


30 hour funded children will have their hours calculated over 51 weeks, this is called a stretched offer


Term Dates

Spring Term - Monday 6th January 2020 — Friday 14th February 2020
Half term - Monday 17th February 2020 — Friday 21st February 2020
Monday 24th February 2020 — Friday 3rd April 2020

Summer Term -Monday 20th April 2020 — Friday 22nd May 2020
Half term Monday 25th May 2020 — Friday 29th May 2020
Monday 1st June 2020 — Tuesday 21st  2020.

Inset Days — Friday 28th February 2020

Find out more

You are welcome to visit during our opening hours or please contact Lisa, Nursery Manager on 0208 320 7872 or email

Family Corner website

"Yarnton Way Nursery is an excellent forward-looking and well-established nursery. I will gladly recommend it to friends and family."

About us

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Yarnton Way Nursery offers a stimulating approach to early years development and learning for very young children.

Within a safe, friendly and fun environment, children are supported by qualified, caring staff in developing a wide range of skills and interests. The children enjoy learning through play experiences in bright indoor and outdoor play areas with exciting outings planned regularly. 

We are managed by the Early Years Alliance, one of the largest providers of childcare in England with over 50 years experience delivering childcare and practical, professional support to early years practitioners.

Our nursery plans its activities in accordance with the EYFS with a strong focus on exploratory, imaginative play and healthy eating. We recognise and understand the huge benefits that free flow play has on the positive development of very young children. Every child in our care is supported by a key person who understands their individual needs and offers special care and support to them. 

We are proud of our diversity and all children, irrespective of their backgrounds are made to feel a sense of belonging.

Rigorous health and safety and safeguarding policies and procedures are in place to ensure that every child is protected and feels safe and happy with us. 

Find out more 

You are welcome to visit during our opening hours or please contact Lisa, Nursery Manager on 02083207872 or email

Our Team

Woman and child looking at an exhibitOur well qualified, committed and experienced team work hard to create a caring and learning environment in the nursery. We know that every child develops differently and at different times. Every child has a key person who understands their individual needs and interests. This helps us to ensure that every child feels involved, stimulated and happy in our care.

We follow rigorous staff recruitment, selection and supervision procedures to ensure that anyone joining our team undertake the relevant security checks including Disclosure and Barring Service disclosure, references and qualification checks. Parents are reassured knowing that child protection and safeguarding underpins every aspect of our practice and will continue to remain a priority for us.

Your child's 'key person'

Every child who joins the nursery receives support from an experienced member of the team. They are responsible for your child’s individual needs and known as the ‘key person’. The key person is your main point of contact however all nursery staff are happy to feedback on your child’s developmental progress on a daily basis or discuss any concerns with you. They will also keep records of your child’s progress and achievement, which are always available for you to see and contribute towards.

Your child’s key person will make time to find out from you about your child’s interests, likes, dislikes and special requirements. Please share any important or useful information when you register your child and throughout their time with us. This helps us to give your child the most appropriate care and learning to suit their developmental, emotional and physical needs. You can access and contribute your views to your child's progress and achievements in their records.