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Little Swanswell Nursery

Little Swanswell Nursery provides a high standard of care for children from 6 weeks to 5 years old, 51 weeks a year. We foster a family-friendly approach with many of our current and existing staff members using our setting for their own children and families. We are located opposite Coventry College and within walking distance from Coventry University and the City Centre.

We offer private and funded places for children eligible for 2, 3 and 4 year funding. Sessions are available morning, afternoon and full days. Those eligible for 30 hours have the opportunity to stretch the funding over 51 weeks per year. 

All our staff have or are studying towards appropriate early years qualifications, and undergo regular relevant training to enable them to fulfil their job roles and responsibilities effectively.

We have 3 play rooms on a ground floor level with intercom systems for effective communication, and a spacious outdoor area monitored by CCTV. Our cook is full-time so all meals are prepared and cooked fresh daily. We offer a 3 weekly menu, catering for allergies and dietary requirements. Each week the children participate in baking activities which contribute to the weekly menu.

Routine is similar in all 3 rooms to aid transitions and support with settling in. In our preschool room we have a qualified teacher leading a team of practitioners in offering high quality teaching and learning opportunities to prepare for school readiness. Focus is on Mathematics, Literacy, and promoting independence, confidence and self-esteem. Children engage in lots of key group work during the daily routine based on their next steps in learning and development. Staff use lots of praise and positive reinforcement to support the children to achieve their goals and ensure they have an enjoyable experience.

We believe children learn best through hand's on experiences so make use of the local area and environment through trips to the park, libraries, Transport museum, Herbert art gallery, supermarket, etc. We encourage parental involvement in all aspects of learning and development and offer parents evenings twice a year.

Where to go

Little Swanswell Nursery
Howard Street

Entrance is via gate located on Jenner Street. 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Jennifer Wells or Tasha Ullah
Contact Position
Managing Director & Nursery Manager
024 7663 3899
Little Swanswell Nursery's website

Childcare Information


Childcare Available
Morning sessions
All year round
Offer Term time only contracts
Early Mornings
Afternoon sessions
Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 07:30 18.00
Tuesday 07:30 18.00
Wednesday 07:30 18.00
Thursday 07:30 18.00
Friday 07:30 18.00
Other Availability
Full day session: 08.00 - 18.00 Morning session: 08.00 - 13.00 Afternoon session: 13.00 -18.00 Closed all Bank holidays (Charges still apply) and for one week at Christmas (not charged). 15 hours funding: Full day: 09.00 - 16.30 (2 days per week) Morning: 09.00 - 12.00 (Monday-Friday) Afternoon: 13.00 - 16.00 (Monday-Friday) 30 hours funding: 8.00 - 18.00 (3 days per week)


Immediate vacancies
Vacancy last updated

30 Hours Extended Entitlement

Registered to provide 30 hours entitlement

Other Details


Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£50.00 Per day
£30.00 Morning session
£30.00 Afternoon session
Non-refundable Registration fee of £25.00 and one months fees are payable in advance upon registration. We accept childcare vouchers. 7:30am to 8:00am - additional charge of £5.00 Additional hours required outside of governement funded sessions - £5.00 per hour (packed lunch to be provided) or £10.00 per (Meals included)
Registered for Tax Free childcare


Other notes

Facebook page - @Littleswanswell

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access

Has Provision
We aim to make our provision inclusive to all children and their families, and promote the fundemental Brithish Values through the curriculum offered. Our setting is all on one level and we have a disabled bathroom

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

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Inspection Outcome
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