Why Culford Nursery?

Culford Pre-Prep and Nursery’s combination of passionate teachers and their commitment to nurturing each child’s individual abilities, together with the school’s outstanding range of facilities, make it the best place to start your child’s education.  Children thrive here and make the most of the world of opportunities that Culford has to offer. 


The Nursery benefits from full-time qualified and specialist staff. It is situated in a purpose designed area of the Pre-Prep School and has its own entrance, cloakrooms, classroom and outside play area, as well as access to all all the facilities and activities of a much bigger school. The classes follow the Early Years Foundation Stage programme, find out more about this here.


Flexibility: From Breakfast to Supper

We understand that parents need flexibility. With this in mind, children may arrive from 7.30am for breakfast or between 8.00am – 9.00am for the morning/ full day session, or at 1.00pm for the start of the afternoon session. Nursery is open until 6.00pm, with after school care running from the end of the day session at 3.40pm. Find out what a typical day at Nursery is like here.

Fabulous Facilities and Activities

‘Brilliant facilities, both indoors and out and within such lovely school grounds, what more could you ask for?’

Nursery Parent

In addition to specialist teaching in French, music and sports including tennis and swimming, Culford Pre-Prep offers regular Forest School sessions.  These outdoor classes enable children to develop their knowledge and confidence through den building, nature trails and learning about wildlife, all within the safe environment of Culford Park.

An Education for Life

Culford offers an education through to age 18 and we are proud to have students in our Sixth Form who started in the Nursery. To help pupils continue their Culford journey we operate our own funding scheme for parents of children in their final year of Nursery, providing parents with a loyalty discount against their Pre-Prep School fees. Find out more here.

Visit Us

Our website and prospectus will give you a flavour of what Culford has to offer but it is no substitute for coming to visit us. You are warmly invited to visit us at a time convenient to you to meet the Head and other members of staff and to enjoy a comprehensive tour of the Pre-Prep and Nursery School. We also hold Open Mornings every term and taster sessions may also be arranged.

Alternatively, you may prefer to attend one of our weekly Parent, Baby and Toddler sessions which happen every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Find out more here.

We hope you will choose to visit Culford Nursery soon; you will receive a very warm welcome. Please contact our friendly Admissions team on 01284 385308 email: admissions@culford.co.uk or fill in our online form.