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Forest Friends Day Nursery

Forest Friends is situated in the Canal Basin, so it is a short walk into the City Centre, surrounded by the main road networks, we are perfect location for commuters/public transport.

On top of this perfect location, we have a very large garden, and we do as much outdoors as we do indoors. Here at Forest Friends Day Nursery we are bringing nature and nurture together, our mission is to provide a friendly, caring and secure environment where your child’s happiness and well-being is paramount; with a dedicated team of Early Years Professionals committed to delivering the highest quality childcare and education for children from 3 months to 5 years.

Our core values:

• To create a stimulating environment to inspire the development of happy, healthy and educated children.
• To provide nourishing, wholesome and delicious home-cooked meals, made from fresh ingredients to promote healthy eating.
• To work in partnership with you at every stage of your child’s progression.
• To provide a setting that promotes equality and the values of diversity.
• Empowering children to form secure relationships and develop caring friendships.
• We encourage independence at all ages to build confidence and self-reliance in preparation for school.


Where to go

Forest Friends Day Nursery
Canal House, Canal Basin
Drapers Fields




Who to contact

Contact Name
Dyonne Jones
Contact Position
Nursery Manager
024 7663 0885
Forest Friends Day Nursery website

Childcare Information


Childcare Available
Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 08.00 18.00
Tuesday 08.00 18.00
Wednesday 08.00 18.00
Thursday 08.00 18.00
Friday 08.00 18.00
Other Availability
30 hours Funded places are offered 08.00 - 13.00 (5 hours) or 13.00- 18.00 (5 hours) or 08.00 - 18.00 full day (10 hours).


Please contact the childcare provider direct for information on current vacancies

30 Hours Extended Entitlement

Registered to provide 30 hours entitlement

Other Details


Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£30.00 Per half day
£44.00 3 - 4 years per day
£46.00 2 - 3 years per day
£47.00 0 - 2 years per day
Sessions are charged monthly and paid for in advance.
Registered for Tax Free childcare

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access

Has Provision

Special Needs

All childcare providers are expected under the Equality Act 2010 to make 'reasonable adjustments' to meet the needs of disabled children. The Early Years Foundation Stage also states that "Providers must have and implement a policy and procedure to promote equality of opportunity for children in their care, including support for children with special educational needs or disabilities".

Ofsted Registration

Ofsted URN
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection Outcome
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection Outcome

Local Offer

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