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The Meadows

Member since Oct 2009 Last Updated Jan 2021 Last Login 12 Jan 2021 Email Website

Our Summary

After School Care
Ofsted Registered
Holiday Club
2 Year Old Free Childcare
3 and 4 Year Old Free Childcare
Tax-Free Childcare
Before School Care
Key Worker Childcare

About Us

The Meadows nursery is based in Stratton Swindon at Kingsdown Sports Centre and has been established since 2014. Over the years we have tried to create a home from home environment which enables children to feel comfortable to explore and learn through play. In 2020 the nursery refurbished their outdoor play areas to ensure that all children from 0-12 years of age could enjoy.

What’s different about us!

The Owners Gemma and Anthony realised with their 4 children how difficult it was to find childcare for their children which can work around their working hours without costing the earth!
The nursery was setup in 2014 to offer children and their families the opportunity to pick their children’s hours to work around their family needs.

So what does this mean for parents/carers!

At The Meadows we do not lock parents into morning and afternoon sessions, you can choose your own hours anytime from 7.30-6pm Monday-Friday the only stipulation is that you book a minimum of x9 hours a week and have set days each week.
We also accept funding 2-5 year old funding, to support families they can be used again Monday-Friday 7.30-6pm and the only stipulation again is that you book a minimum of x9 hours a week and have set days each week. Due to the setting being opening 51 weeks of the year we provide an option for families that you can stretch your 15 or 30 funding hours over 51 weeks a year, this enables children to attend the setting all year round.

The Meadows also offer’s wrap around service which means we offer an option for breakfast and after school’s club for children attending the below schools.
• Ruskin Junior School
• Beechcroft School
• St Catherine’s

The nursery has good relationships with our local schools and the nursey feeds into the below schools
• Grange Infant School
• Beechcroft School
• St Catherine’s.

However due to offering flexible sessions we have families attending from all over Swindon and The Meadows can work with all schools across Swindon.

Learning journeys

Our learning journeys are now electronic! This means at a click of a button you can see what your child has been doing throughout the day!
This also enables parents/carers to send message to their Childs's keyworker and upload their own photos and observations.

Not a fan of electronic learning journals, not a problem we also have for every child their own paper learning journey which when they leave will be given to the parents/carers.

Special Offers

Due to the current Covid 19 crisis The Meadows understands how difficult it can be for families and their children. To help support families we have the following offers running for children who sign up by the 20th December and start in January 2021;
• 3-5 years Receive free meals throughout January, February, and March
• 2-year-old funded children will receive free meals until their third birthday.
• 10% discount on hourly rate until March 2021
• No joining fee


Please contact us for further information
Additional information

Due to the current Covid Crisis we can no longer have an open-door policy however for families who want to look around the nursery we can provide an out of hours tour of the nursery. For more information please contact the nursery manager Gemma to arrange a viewing.

Our Availability

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Before School yes yes yes yes yes no no
Morning yes yes yes yes yes no no
Afternoon yes yes yes yes yes no no
After School yes yes yes yes yes no no
Evening no no no no no no no
Overnight no no no no no no no
Last Updated: 04/01/2021

Our Fees

  • Childcare from £30.00 per morning
  • Childcare from £32.00 per afternoon
  • Childcare from £55.00 per day
  • Childcare from £255.00 per week

Please contact us for further information

Our Documents

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  • image/svg+xml Ofsted Certificate (added 08/11/2020)
  • First Aid Certificate: First aid certificate (added 08/11/2020)


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