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.
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New Menu Trials - Following the Government's new guidance for menu and dietary advice, we are reviewing and trialling some new exciting recipes in our new ‘Four Week Rolling Menu’. Please note that over the next few weeks we will be varying our normal menu pattern to include a few new recipes that have passed our Healthy Eating Criteria. Our Click for more details
Results of the Cohort Tracking Initiative - After some really tough judging and a VERY close fought contest we have the great joy (and immense pride) in announcing the winner of our first Cohort Tracking Initiative. And the winner is...
Our Latest Parents Newsletter Is Here! - We hope you enjoy reading our Spring/Summer 2018 parents newsletter! Read the latest on what is happening at Willow Cottage Nursery, as well as dates for your diary, important updates and exciting new initiatives.
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 make Mr Willow’s delicious Hot Cross Buns! Encourage your child to eat well and have fun at the same time!
Resilience at Eynsham - Congratulations to the Eynsham team for surviving last week's 8 hours power cut. Lots of preparation, hard work, washing up and a 10kW generator got us all successfully through the day. The children had lighting, heating and even the internet and there was even enough power to boil the kettle for bottles and heat our Click for more details
***** Top Marks all round for our Food Hygiene Rating! ***** - CONGRATULATIONS to our children’s chefs Marion and Lorraine at Eynsham, Ciprian at Farmoor and Sophia at Bletchingdon, who have all this year been awarded 5 stars by the Food Standards Agency for their kitchens again! Well done to all our nursery chefs, the nursery managers and the whole team, for their dedication to achieving Click for more details
Sands – One of Willow Cottage’s Chosen Charities 2017/18 - In recognition of the wonderful work that the charity Sands does, we have decided to support them with our charity work this year. Their vision is for a world where fewer babies die and when a baby dies anyone affected by the death receives the best care and support for as long as they need. Click for more details
The Lullaby Trust – One of Willow Cottage’s Chosen Charities 2017/18 - The Lullaby Trust raises awareness of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), provides expert advice on safer sleep for babies and offers emotional support for bereaved families. The Lullaby Trust also provides support for parents who lose a child older than 1 year old - every year a very small number of older babies and young Click for more details
Thinking of Oscar – One of Willow Cottage’s Chosen Charities 2017/18 - Thinking of Oscar is an Oxfordshire based charity which was founded in memory of Oscar Cole, the older brother of one of Willow Cottage’s children, Barney Cole. Oscar was a healthy, speedy 16 month old who died very suddenly and unexpectedly aged 16 months. Oscar’s parents, Hannah and David, founded the charity soon after his Click for more details