Appletree Nursery

Our Nursery provides care for children aged 3 months upwards in 3 areas: Baby Bramleys 3 months-2 years, Blossoming Braeburns 2-3 years and Pre-School Pippins 3 years upwards.

We offer full and part-time places and the ability to book ad hoc sessions if you need that extra bit of time. We can take children in Pre-School Pippins up to the age 8, so we can offer help to cover school inset days. All places are subject to availability.

We accept all childcare vouchers and offer 5% sibling discount, discounts for families on certain benefits and Free Early Learning Entitlement for eligible 2-4 year olds.

We welcome children with special needs and work alongside Sheffield City Council’s ‘Special Needs Inclusion Playcare Service’.

Call us on 0114 2571427 and make an appointment to visit, look round and meet the team.

You can print off and complete an application form to bring with you

At Appletree Nursery we have a comprehensive library of policies. They are in place to ensure we comply with all relevant legislation and best practice, click here to see the Nursery Policy Library.

Our Ofsted Report

Our latest OFSTED inspection (October 2016) rates our provision as Good.This is the second inspection in a row which has given this rating.

This is the second highest award given by Ofsted and we continue to work together with parents and the community to make improvements in our aim to achieve Outstanding status.

To see the report, click here for Ofsted’s website and search for Appletree Nursery, URN EY368525.

Quotations from the Ofsted report (2016):

“Children are safe and secure in this welcoming nursery”

“Staff support parents and children well through times of change”

“Experienced and well-qualified staff are skilled in supporting children who have special educational needs or disability”

“Children develop self-confidence during their time at nursery”

“Children’s behaviour is good because they know what is expected of them “

“Children are provided with enjoyable learning experiences”

“Staff demonstrate good teaching skills”

“Staff help to prepare children emotionally for their future education”

Free Early Learning

We offer Free Early Learning Entitlement (FEL) for eligible 2-4 year olds. For more information about the scheme please see Sheffield City Council’s website or our FEL Policy.