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All About
Little Oaks


Why Little Oaks?

Each Little Oaks setting provides exciting and challenging opportunities for children to play and develop, whilst nurturing their individual potential. Our top-quality childcare keeps your child safe and smiling all day within a stimulating environment that extends beyond the classroom. We believe in promoting a nurturing environment that will support children in their individual journey of discovery, whilst also promoting a greater understanding of the importance of our natural environment and supporting their knowledge of nature. We offer our children a play- based curriculum which meets all the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum. It supports all aspects of their learning and development. It encourages their in built curiosity and desire to make sense of the world around them and helps them to discover that learning is interesting and fun.

Little Oaks helps Children to practice and develop ideas, concepts and skills in a unique and non threatening way, without fear or failure. With our family of staff, we aim to provide a home from home atmosphere adapting to meet the changing needs of every child.

The Team

  • Little Oaks settings are led by company directors, Julie and Penny, who between them have a wealth of experience and knowledge gained through hands on experience, both as practitioners and most importantly, mothers and Grandmothers. Julie and Penny are committed to the on- going development of each member of staff, to ensure consistent high-quality care across all 7 nursery settings.

    Managers and staff are provided with the following opportunities to build on existing skills and learn new ones:


    • Provide opportunities to undertake foundation degree in Early Years, going on to BA(HOns) level.
    • Provide opportunities to undertake all levels of NVQ qualifications in Early Years, including Level 2, 3 and 5
    • External courses, such as forest school, beach school training, Makaton and any extended training that can further support children’s development within our care.
    • Internal training courses.
    • We fully support all staff’s personal development plans and will strive to provide any additional tools to help them develop professionally.

KCC Funding

All Little Oaks settings accept all KCC funding options, this includes the Free For 2 scheme, universal government funding for children aged from 3 years old – 4 years old. We also accept the extended government funding for children aged 3- and 4-year-olds and the new Working parent entitlement funding for children aged between 9 months to 3 years.

Each Little Oaks setting has a compliant and bespoke delivery pattern of their funding. Please contact the individual setting for further information.

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