COVID Notice: All sites are fully open for all days and session times. We are working to current government guidelines, all parents and visitors must wear face coverings whilst on site dropping off & collecting children.

Welcome to Nippers
& Little Nippers

The Nippers brand has been established for almost 25 years, the company opened the first Nippers Nursery in Carnforth in 1994, Lancaster in 2006 and Little Nippers Lancaster in 2014.

Here at Nippers we aim to provide the best possible start to your child’s life. All practitioners at Nippers are qualified, some of whom are long serving and very experienced, all practitioners are extremely passionate about the early years and are committed to offering quality childcare to our little ones and their families
The nurseries have CCTV and key-pad only access a reassuring factor for both parents and staff.

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Qualified
Staff

All key worker staff hold level 2 or level 3 qualifications

Early Years Funding

Nippers is registered to receive the early years single funding formula

Excellent
Security

Including CCTV, Family Passwords & Appointment Systems

Ofsted
Registered

All sites of Nippers Nurseries are Ofsted registered

Session Times

Early Start: 7.30am-9.15am
Session 1: 9.15am-12.15pm
Lunch Hour: 12.15pm-1.15pm
Session 2: 1.15pm-4.15pm
Late Finish: 4.15pm-6pm

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Our Mission Statement

We all want a happy confident child, ready to face the next transition in their lives. We believe that we help achieve this with plenty of Love, Guidance, Support, Encouragement and Parental Involvement.

Parent & Carer Information

Healthy Lunchbox Tips

Swap the sweets, cake and chocolate for malt life, fruited tea cakes, fruit breads or fresh fruit.

Please note; We only heat up food for under 2’s

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Parents & Carers as Partners

We believe that in order for children to receive quality care and early learning that suits there individual needs, parents and staff need to work together in a close partnership.

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EYFS Info for Parents

The EYFS is a stage of children’s development from birth to the end of there first (reception) year in school

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Our Staff

All staff are Level 3 qualified with one team member working towards level 3. There is an EYP (Early Years Practitioner) in all 3 nurseries. Louise the manager at the Lancaster sites has just gained her MA in Professional Practice and the Nurseries Proprietor has a BSc in Psychology.

What People Say

Nippers have provided the children with fantastic opportunities and experiences within their setting to ensure a smooth transition into school. We are always welcome at the nursery and key workers are always available to discuss individual children’s progress and/or needs.

Reception Teacher

I would like to thank all the Nippers staff for being extremely helpful towards me and for being very caring regarding my daughter’s development.

Parent

There are highly effective partnerships with parents in place. This contributes to successful information sharing, collaborative working and the continuity of care and learning for all children.

Ofsted

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Little Nippers

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Big Nippers

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Nippers Carnforth

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    Nursery Contact Details

    Little Nippers

    Old Man’s Rest
    Ryelands Park, Owen Road
    Lancaster
    LA1 2LN

    (01524) 844441 Op 1
    littlenippers@nippers-nurseries.co.uk

    Big Nippers

    Lune Park Children’s Centre
    Ryelands Park, Owen Road
    Lancaster
    LA1 2LN

    ​(01524) 844441 Op 2
    Lancaster@nippers-nurseries.co.uk

    Nippers Carnforth

    Nippers Children’s Day Nursery
    74 Lancaster Road
    Carnforth
    Lancashire
    LA5 9LE

    (01524) 844441 Op 3
    carnforth@nippers-nurseries.co.uk

    Session Times

    Early Start: 7.30am-9.15am | Session 1: 9.15am-12.15pm | Lunch Hour: 12.15pm-1.15pm | Session 2: 1.15pm-4.15pm | Late Finish: 4.15pm-6pm

    Nursery Contact Details

    Little Nippers

    Old Man’s Rest
    Ryelands Park, Owen Road
    Lancaster
    LA1 2LN

    (01524) 844441 Op 1
    littlenippers@nippers-nurseries.co.uk

    Big Nippers

    Lune Park Children’s Centre
    Ryelands Park, Owen Road
    Lancaster
    LA1 2LN

    ​(01524) 844441 Op 2
    Lancaster@nippers-nurseries.co.uk

    Nippers Carnforth

    Nippers Children’s Day Nursery
    74 Lancaster Road
    Carnforth
    Lancashire
    LA5 9LE

    (01524) 844441 Op 3
    carnforth@nippers-nurseries.co.uk

    Session Times

    Early Start: 7.30am-9.15am | Session 1: 9.15am-12.15pm | Lunch Hour: 12.15pm-1.15pm | Session 2: 1.15pm-4.15pm | Late Finish: 4.15pm-6pm