Little Harriers Motessori Day Nurseries
Little Harriers Motessori Day Nurseries
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We are extremely proud of both our Baby Rooms here at Little Harriers; we have a small team of caring, dedicated and experienced staff who have been specifically trained to care for your baby throughout the day.

The babies have their own outdoor garden which is laid with artificial grass so it can be used in all weathers.

Triple buggies are used on rainy days, so the babies benefit from fresh air everyday.


Little Harriers - Baby room


We feel that it is important to echo the routine of home.  The babies routines are displayed in the room so parents can up-date them as needed.


Our large sleep room provides a soothing atmosphere with very low lighting and soft music playing – a lovely place to have a snooze!

All of our food in the Baby Room is home-made. Once again, we are very flexible and will work closely with you at every stage of the weaning process.

We feel that the Baby Room at Little Harriers Day Nursery is of an incredibly high standard and that you can only see just how wonderful it is by visiting it for yourself!

    Little Harriers Cot Room

Llittle Toddlers

In  this group we have a lovely large room which gives the children plenty of space to learn to walk and toddle around between activities.

Our high staff ratios, and small group size enables staff to combine the cuddles and care needed at this young age, along with lots and lots of messy play!

A nursery routine is introduced at this age, though staff are also understanding of the children’s individual needs. After breakfast each day, the children sit together with the staff and sing ‘The Hello Song’ to each other, as a lovely start to the day.

Venturing in to the garden is part of the Daily Routine, as it is in all the groups.  The children love the outdoors – they share the same garden as the babies which encourages interaction and socialisation with other children.

    Little Harriers - Little Toddlers, outside slide

Big Toddlers

Keeping busy is what we do best in our energetic Toddler Room here at Little Harriers.

The staff in the Big Toddlers Room have as much energy as the children and devise many fun activities;  such as body painting, making pizzas, singing, dancing and of course going in the garden.

We are happy to work alongside you during the potty training weeks and we will follow your lead as to what method to use.

  Little Harriers - Big Toddlers messy play


At Little Harriers We incorporate the Montessori philosophy into our curriculum to provide the opportunity for children to reach their potential and help prepare them for school. Montessori recognised the varying degrees to which children develop, and so each child is treated as an individual in their own right, and has the opportunity and support to develop at their own pace.

The children in Pre-School wear a Little Harriers t-shirt, which helps introduce them to the idea of wearing a uniform, preparing them for school. Preparing for school also includes such activities as: dressing up in school uniform, splitting activities into school groups, writing skills, problem solving, reasoning and numeracy.

Montessori also provides a child with the opportunity to discover and achieve life skills, such as toileting, tying their shoe laces, putting on their coat, using cutlery etc. All of which help dramatically with the settling in process when they start at school.

The highly qualified staff are committed to supporting the children in their individual development and are always ready to gently guide each child to the next stage of learning. The staff in the group are constantly monitoring and recording each child's progress to ensure they are receiving the support they need, when they need it.


Llittle Harriers - Pre-school learning

Llittle Harriers - Pre-school learning


There is also an interactive whiteboard, something vital in today’s society, where children can work alongside staff or with each other, to play and explore.

Below are some of Little Harriers awards and affiliates:
Graded 'Outstanding' by Ofsted in 2008/2009   Graded 'Outstanding' by Ofsted in 2010/2011   Graded 'Outstanding' by Ofsted in 2014/2015   Surrey County Council Early Years Quality Assurance Scheme   Meningitis Aware logo   Forest School Association  
National Day Nurseries Association
Out of School Alliance
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