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First Friends at Henley

Our nursery is part of Coventry College's Henley Campus and aims to support students to access educational studies, and provide onsite childcare for staff.There are also a limited number of spaces for families in the community.

The nursery is staffed by 10 members of staff,all Level 3 qualified,with an additional kitchen assistant who holds Level 2 Food Safety in Catering. 

There are four different indoor play and learning spaces : Baby Room, Inbetweeneis, Tweenie Toddler Room and a Preschool room.

There is a large outdoor play area which comprises of a large climbing adventure area with a slide,a sand pavilion,an allotment area,a role play area,balancing beams,small climbing equipment,a sensory area,a large soft play surface,water play,outdoor play equipment including ride on toys,creative equipment and a quiet area for literacy skills.There is also an additional Forest School area which is led by a fully qualified Forest School Leader who is part of the staff team.

We value parental/family involvement , encourage links with other settings and provide opportunities for children to have a wide variety of experiences such as oral health professionals,dance instructor and visits to the library.

We provide a healthy and diverse menu comprising of a breakfast,hot lunch,light tea and a variety of fruit which is available for morning and afternoon snack.Drinks are available throughout the day.

Planning is on the individual needs of the child and based on the EYFS principles and areas of learning and development.


Where to go

Coventry College - Henley Campus
Henley Road
Henley Green

Who to contact

Contact Name
Joanne Buckley
Contact Position
Childcare Manager
024 76 79 10 50

Childcare Information


Childcare Available
All year round
Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 08:30 17:30
Tuesday 08:30 17:30
Wednesday 08:30 17:30
Thursday 08:30 17:30
Friday 08:30 16:30


Immediate vacancies
Different vacancies available across the week in the 3 different age groups. Please telephone 024 76 79 10 50 for more information.
Vacancy last updated

30 Hours Extended Entitlement

Registered to provide 30 hours entitlement

Other Details


Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£25 Morning session
£23 Afternoon session
£43 Per day
Actual cost depends on whether parent is a student at the college, a member of college staff or a community place, and also if the child is under or over 2 years of age - costs stated are for an under 2 Retainer charged at 100% for holidays and sickness Payment is charge on the 1st of every month and in advance No administration or registration fees charged No discounts for siblings Additional hours available at £5.00 per hour
Registered for Tax Free childcare

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access

Has Provision

Special Needs

Has Provision

Dietary Needs

Has Provision

Cultural Provisions

Has Provision

Ofsted Registration

Ofsted URN
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection Outcome
Inspection History
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Local Offer


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