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.
Christina’s off to have a baby! - Today we wish Christina well as she goes on her maternity leave, we had a presentation with all the children and the staff and a shared lunch with a variety of food. We will miss Christina lots and look forward to her coming back next year. We also wish her and Luke all the best… Click for more details
Willow Wildlife Week 27th – 30th August 2019 - For our final fundraiser for the Willow Cottage Chosen Charities 2018-19 Bletchingdon created a Willow Wildlife Week. Based on the National Trust’s ‘50 Things to do before you’re 11 ¾’, the teams were challenged to see who could achieve the most activities during the week. Click for more details
Beata’s Rhyming Zone - Beata (Eynsham Setting's Lead for Quality Teaching) has been developing a new Rhyming Zone in the Kindergarten room. Our Rhyming Zone has lots of bags with nursery rhymes or poems each with relevant props, some that we can make with the children at nursery. Click for more details
Recent feedback from our parents… - "My child is happy and content, he is well cared for, well fed, and staff communicate with me well. Since pre-school I am pleased to see more focus on reading/writing/phonics as well as free play. I feel staff know my son well and that means an awful lot. I love the structure you provide, the… Click for more details
Charlotte’s getting married! - Today we celebrated Charlotte’s last day before she prepares for her wedding. Click for more details
Nat’s getting married! - Today Nat goes off to get ready for her Wedding on Saturday. We would like to wish them both all the best for a lovely day and that they have a wonderful honeymoon in Maldives Click for more details
Bletchingdon Forest School - Sally has now completed her Forest School training and is awaiting her certificate, she has been running sessions for the three and four years olds on Tuesday mornings throughout the winter. The children have had a great time taking part in the following activities:Looking at and discussing bird’s nests and having a go at making… Click for more details
Our Latest ‘FUN FOOD NEWSLETTER’ is here! - If your child enjoys food preparation and cooking then you might like to try some of Mr. Willow's Fun Food Activities! This month's Fun Food eNewsletter includes how to have fun making Mr Willow’s Blueberry pancakes! Encourage your child to eat well and have fun at the same time! Click for more details
RAF Heyford 5K for our Chosen Charities - On Sunday the 16th of June, Ben Taylor (Team Leader for Eynsham's Lower Kindergarten) and over twenty other practitioners from our Eynsham Setting have decided to take part in a 5-kilometre run to raise money for our three chosen charities. Staff from all three departments will be running or walking the 5K at RAF Heyford… Click for more details