Willow Cottage Nursery Schools are located in beautiful Oxfordshire countryside.
Our nurseries offer parents the highest quality childcare “Second to Mum” and a preschool education of excellence. Parents can leave their child/children with confidence, knowing that they are in a happy, safe, and loving environment with everyone working to provide the best possible outcomes for them.
Latest News Articles
Matt is getting married! - It is with great excitement that the whole of the Willow Cottage family would like to wish Matt and his fiancé Lottie all the best for their wedding day this weekend, Saturday 31st October. The original date of their wedding was back in June, but their big day had to be postponed. However, they are… Click for more details
The sheep have arrived in Bletchingdon - The excitement levels were high today, as we saw the sheep arrive in our field at our Bletchingdon Nursery. There are “Thousands and thousands” of them according to one child. All the children are thrilled and the teams are pretty pleased too. We hope the sheep will be very happy in their new home and… Click for more details
Pumpkin Soup - Pumpkin Soup - Here is our favourite nursery recipe for pumpkin soup to make with your child with a few helpful tips and suggestions. We hope that you have a lot of family fun making it. Click for more details
The Bubble structure at Willow Cottage - The traditional departmental structure (based on age groups) has been replaced by smaller groups of children of all ages, called Bubbles. They have proven an effective way to help the children back to nursery after the lock-down, primarily as a way to reduce the risk and spread of infection, but they also have lots of… Click for more details
Welcome to Lisa Constable - Lisa writes; "I have worked in the early years sector for almost 25 years, including hands on practice and management roles. I am delighted to be here and working alongside a friendly team with family at its heart. My main responsibility is to ensure smooth running of parent accounts and I am now getting to… Click for more details
Clare Clarke’s Retirement - We all wish Clare and her husband Nobby all the best for the future and thank Clare for all her hard work and committment over the many years with us. We are so very proud to have been working with Clare for nearly thirty years. We would all like to wish her the best retirement… Click for more details
Willow Cottage Nurseries Are Now Recruiting - Willow Cottage Nurseries are recruiting. We are looking for part-time Nursery Housekeepers for both our Farmoor and Bletchingdon Settings. Our nurseries are located in beautify rural settings in Farmoor, Eynsham and Bletchingdon with spacious, well resourced indoor and outdoor facilities. We offer highly competitive salaries, effective mentoring and training, great opportunties for career development, a… Click for more details
Why not take your child blackberry picking this autumn? - Blackberries are delicious eaten fresh or cooked and they are full of Vitamin C. They also contain potassium, calcium, magnesium and phosphorus. One cup of blackberries counts as one of our recommended five-a-day of fruit and vegetables. Blackberries freeze well too. Click for more details
Local Nursery Food - Our menus are meticulously planned to include lots of fruit and vegetables, regular oily-fish, quality meat and vegetarian options. They are designed to be low in salt and sugar with lots of fibre! Our meat is free range, traditionally farmed and selected for extra leanness. Click for more details