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"I highly recommend Elmwood nursery at Carshalton college to all Local Mums. It's a great nursery. Both my children went there and loved it and lots of other Local Mums' kids too.”
Caroline Boardman, Local Mum


Elmwood Nursery
Elmwood Nursery is Carshalton College’s on-site nursery for children aged 3 months to 5 years and is open for 50 weeks of the year. We can offer full time placement which is 8am to 6pm or sessional placement 8am to 1pm or 1pm to 6pm. Plus:

Preferential places for Carshalton College’s students

33 place nursery

Graded good in our last Ofsted inspection

Nursery drop off area

Full menu for children (dietary requirements catered for)

Full and part time sessions available

A Free Early Education Entitlement of 15 hours is available, please contact us for more details. 

Elmwood Nursery is committed to providing a welcoming, safe, caring, stimulating environment which encourages independence and social skills. As a nursery we are supportive to parents by providing good quality childcare, which enables them to leave their child with confidence.

Elmwood Nursery received a grade 2 ‘Good’ rating from Ofsted following their last inspection. Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. Ofsted are independent and impartial and inspect and regulate services which care for children and young people and those providing education and skills for learners of all ages.

The nursery received a good grade in all inspected areas including:

1.How well the early years provision meets the needs of the range of children who attend

2.The contribution of the early years provision to the well-being of children

3.The effectiveness of the leadership and management of the early years provision

Comments made by Ofsted on the nursery include: “Staff provide children with good role models…”, “Staff successfully promote children’s learning…”, “Staff extend activities and make them challenging…”, “Staff provide good opportunities for children to develop…”

The Nursery Manager said, “We were really delighted with the grade 2 we achieved from Ofsted. This is a reflection of the hard work and high standards of the whole team at the nursery. Our priority is the children and we strive to continue to provide a safe, happy and encouraging environment for the children.”

Elmwood nursery is registered on the Early Years Register and on the voluntary and compulsory parts of the Childcare Register. The nursery supports children with special educational needs and/or disabilities.

Elmwood Nursery
Tel: 020 8544 4583 
Twitter @ElmwoodNursery

Closure for two weeks over the Christmas holidays.

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