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Chinley Day Nursery


Quality Childcare in Chinley

Our promise

We would like to offer you a warm welcome to Chinley Day Nursery, we are a purpose built nursery for 50 children ages 0 – 5 years. Our nursery comprises of 4 play rooms consisting of a 0-2 year old room, 2-3 year old room and a 3-4 year old room. We are a family run business with over 25 years’ experience in childcare and education. 

All our staff within our setting offer a caring and welcoming environment for both children, parents and carers. As a team we aim to create a learning and play environment for children to enhance their development and social skills. All of our staff are First Aid and Safeguarding trained and hold a Level 3 qualification in Childcare and Education. Our staff attend regular training to build on their professional development, the development of the nursery and bring new ideas into our setting. We aim to offer a warm, stimulating and caring environment with a well-structured nursery day that entails free play and planned activities, either in the playrooms, outside areas or the sensory room.

Our children enjoy freshly cooked balanced and nutritional meals whilst at nursery, they are prepared onsite by our professional cook. We are able to cater for all dietary requirements. 



Full and Part time places

At Chinley Day Nursery we offer full and part time places to suit your childcare needs in Chinley. Nursery opens from 7.30am until 6pm allowing parents to be flexible with the hours they need for childcare in Chinley.

Online learning Journals

Our online journals are accessed through Tapestry. You will receive access to your child's online journal which is updated each week with photos and development reports which involves you at every milestone your child reaches.

Healthy Meals

All our meals are cooked by our on-site cook Dawn. We offer cereal and toast for breakfast and hot healthy fresher cooked lunch. Tea is a healthy substantial snack to ensure our little leaners are energised till home time.

Outdoor Play

We boast a large outdoor play area all around the nursery with access to all rooms. Our children love to play outdoors so our extensive garden ensure every child can play and learn outdoors in our well equipped and developmentally friendly play areas.

Free 15 hour 2 or 3 year old government Funded Places. We have all year round funded places enabling you to use funding towards all year round nursery provision. We are happy to help with funding applications and to discuss childcare needs.


At Chinley Day Nursery we have two SEND coordinators who support our families and practitioners through all aspects of Special Educational Needs. We pride ourselves on identifying early signs of development delay ensuring early interventions are put in place to help children get the support they need to reach their full potential.


Early Years Foundation Stage is the curriculum used for the learning, development and care of children from birth to five years. Chinley Day Nursery use EYFS to support learning and through observation and planning of next steps for individual children we ensure our children are given the best support to develop.

Sensory Room

Our sensory room provides a relaxing atmosphere for our children where they can explore their senses using a range of resources and equipment to stimulate developing minds. The key senses we develop in our sensory room are touch, hearing, sight and smell.

Friendly Team

Our friendly approachable team are always happy to speak to you about any aspects about your child’s care and development. Each child has an allocated key person who is responsible for observations, planning and assessments for individual children in their key groups. Key persons build strong relationships with key groups and families.

Holiday Club

Runs every school holiday expect for 1 week at Christmas for when the nursery is closed. Children have the opportunity to meet new friends in a fun relaxed environment. Exciting themes and activities are planned by our holiday club coordinator along with the children for indoors and out.

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Term Events

Summer Events

Week Commencing 13th September 2021

Teddy Toddle

This week we will be holding a daily Teddy Toddle around our nursery gardens to raise money for poorly children across the North West. If you would like to make a donation, there will be a box in the entrance. All donations will go to The Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital. Please bring along your Teddy to nursery.

Week Commencing 27th September 2021

Harvest Festival

This week we will be celebrating Harvest Festival. We will be taking donations of tinned and dried foods, all donations will be given to High Peak food Bank. If you would like to donate, please leave on the table in the entrance before Friday 8th October. 
We will be learning new songs at nursery and holding a scarecrow competition. Please bring your Scarecrow into nursery before Friday 1st October. Photos of the scarecrows will be uploaded to our Facebook page, the scarecrow with the most likes will win a prize.

Week Commencing 11th October 2021

Autumn week

This week we will be doing lots of autumn activities, including an Autumn scavenger hunt, Leaf printing, carving pumpkins, Seasonal vegetable tasting in our lunches and lots more.

Week Commencing 25th October 2021


This week we will be celebrating Halloween with parties and Halloween crafts. Please come to nursery dressed in your Halloween costumes.

Week Commencing 1st November 2021

Bonfire / Diwali week

This week we will be celebrating the festival of light, engaging in fireworks / bonfire crafts.

Thursday 11th November 2021

Remembrance Day

Today we will be commemorating Remembrance Day and making our own poppies.

Week Commencing 13th December 2021

Christmas party week

This week we will be having parties within each room with games, dancing and a party tea. Please come to nursery either in fancy dress or your party clothes. There will be further information of your child’s exact party days closer to the time on tapestry.

Week Commencing 6th December 2021

Christmas Jumper week

This week please come dressed in your favourite Christmas Jumpers.

Wednesday 22nd December

Christmas dinner day

Today we will be having Christmas dinner cooked by Dawn! We will be having Father Christmas Pie and Rudolph carrots.

Various Dates

Nativity/Christmas Show

This year we plan for 3 shows on the following dates. We will be inviting parents/carers into nursery to watch. We will allocate x2 tickets per child for one of the following dates. We will plan and give further information closer to the time. 
Monday 6th December 2021 at 10.30pm
Tuesday 7th December at 2.30pm
Thursday 9th December at 2.30pm




"Thank you for all your hard work! It is paying off as my daughter is settled and enjoys her time at nursery! Thank you for all the extra little and big things you do."

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