Nursery Eastleigh

Give your child the very best start in life

Welcome to Eastleigh Nursery!

YMCA Nursery Eastleigh is conveniently located in the heart of North Stoneham, offering places for children aged 4 months to 5 years, we are open from 7am to 6pm Monday to Friday throughout the year.

Let your child experience opportunities to explore, discover and develop in a fantastic light and airy space, looked after by a dedicated and caring team. Your child will have daily opportunities to get messy, be physically active, and express their creativity and development.

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Baby room

Welcome to the Baby room which is designed specifically to meet the needs of infants and young toddlers. It is a welcoming and comfortable space that is filled with age-appropriate toys, materials, and equipment to support your child’s learning and development.

Toddler room

Your child will have new experiences every day, getting involved in messy activities and being both active and social with our wide variety of role-play and lots of opportunities to be physically active and to build on their confidence and independence.

Toddler room

Your child will have new experiences every day, getting involved in messy activities and being both active and social with our wide variety of role-play and lots of opportunities to be physically active and to build on their confidence and independence.

Pre-school room

A fun and educational space, where your child will have the chance to grow, experiment and explore, filled with a variety of toys, materials, and equipment to support their learning and development.

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Meet the team

Alex

Admin

Alex

Admin

Qualifications:
  • Administration diploma
  • Paediatric First Aid
"I have always enjoyed working with children of all ages as I love helping them learn new skills and since becoming a new auntie last year I knew I wanted to work in an Early Years Setting. I was interested in admin work through school so after I completed my apprenticeship and received my diploma in administration."

Sam E

SENCo

Sam E

SENCo

Qualifications
  • NNEB level 3
  • DSL
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Inclusion Classroom Profile Auditor.
"I have worked in childcare for 26 years, and 7 years of them working for the YMCA. I am passionate in supporting all children in my setting to ensure that they receive a high standard of care and provision, and support is embedded throughout the setting. YMCA as an organisation has supported me to build my career in childcare, I have particularly enjoyed the opportunities to develop my knowledge and skills in inclusion and SEND."

Bethany

Baby Room Lead

Bethany

Baby Room Lead

Qualifications:
  • Level 3 diploma for the children and young people's workforce
  • DSL
  • Paediatric First Aid
"I have worked in childcare for 10 years, I love my job because no two days are the same. I enjoy messy play and helping each child to develop and learn. I like knowing that what we do makes a difference and supports them for the future."

Sarah E

Toddlers Room Lead

Sarah E

Toddlers Room Lead

Qualifications:
  • Ba Hons in education and training studies
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Early Years Elsa
"I enjoy working with the children and families ensuring the children are progressing in their development by providing stimulating play experiences."

Hayley

Preschool Room Lead

Hayley

Preschool Room Lead

Qualifications:
  • Level 3 diploma for the children and young people's workforce
  • DSL
  • Paediatric First Aid
"I have worked in childcare for over 20 years, I come from a big family which sparked my want to work with children. Seeing children take on challenges, achieve their goals and grow in personality is the most rewarding job in the world."

Nikki

Nursery Manager

Nikki

Nursery Manager

Qualifications:
  • NVQ Level 3 in children and young people workforce
  • DSL
  • Paediatric First Aid
"I have worked in early years for 13 years, I am passionate about supporting all children and families from our local community and giving each child the opportunity to be the best they can be. I am driven to provide the best provision for each child by inspiring all staff to be creative and imaginative in everything they do."

YMCA Eastleigh

My son has been attending the nursery since the summer of last year. He started in the baby room and it was such a great experience and start to our first-ever nursery experience. The care and empathy were to such a high standard. He is now in the toddler room and has such a lovely bond with his key worker. He often speaks of him at home and the other teachers. He always comes home looking like he had a great time!

Mother of Child, July 2023

Perfect Location

YMCA Eastleigh, 29 Whieldon Way, SO50 9SB

To talk more about your childcare needs, contact our friendly team on [email protected] or  call 02382 351520

FAQs

Monday – Friday, 7:30am – 6pm, all year round
Please view our sessions and fees here.
YMCA Nursery Eastleigh is available for children from 4 months to 5 years.
Childcare Terms and Conditions are available here.
Find out more about our Childcare Policies and Procedures here
Childcare Prospectus is available from your Nursery, please contact them for more information.
We welcome those with an entitlement to 2-year-old funding – see the Hampshire County Council website to check your eligibility. On top of the ‘universal’ entitlement of 570 hours of free early years education (which is available to all children), children aged 3 and 4 may also be able to benefit from an additional (‘extended’) 570 hours. To find out more visit the Hampshire County Council website. If you are in work, you could be entitled to an additional 15 hours of free childcare. To find out if you are eligible for the additional 15 hours, please visit www.childcarechoices.gov.uk.

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