Cherubs Day Nursery has been established in Lewis Road, Mitcham since 1995. We have a relaxed, happy and stimulating environment providing quality care for your child, encouraging early learning goals to be reached. We provide childcare for children from birth to 5 years. We also provide a chaperone service for children to and from local schools up to the age of six. This is how we were recognised by St Thomas of Canterbury School.
We have been at Cherubs @ St Thomas’s since 1993 and we aim to provide a homely, happy run Nursery providing quality care for your child, in
addition to nursery and wraparound care. The Nursery is open 8.00am – 6.00pm Monday to Friday for children aged 6months to 5 years. We are open all year closing only for Bank Holidays and Christmas. Children may attend full or part time to meet the needs of the family. Our Nursery staff are experienced and trained professionals, and are regularly police checked. Our Ofsted report is Outstanding.
In 2008 we opened a 3rd Setting attached to Newminster Children Centre. The Newminster setting is new and very richly furnished with an incredible range of resources. Our Ofsted report is ‘Good’.
As well as attending Cherubs you will have the opportunity of accessing other free services to help your child develop to their full potential. At Newminster we offer part or full time places term time only for children aged 2 to 4 years. We also provide wraparound care for children that attend Malmesbury School.
All 3 settings are led by an Early Years Professional, and are able to access 2,3,and 4 year old funding for you if your child is eligible.
The aim of the Nursery is to provide as many activities to help your child develop to the best of their ability. We always work in partnership with parents, respecting both parents and children, we encourage positive self image for all children. No child will be excluded or disadvantaged because of ethnicity, culture or religion, home language, family background, special educational needs, gender or ability.
Our St Thomas setting consists of Baby and Toddler Rooms, Wraparound Care room for our 3-5 year olds,. This is where you will find the home corner and dressing up. Our main area is where most of our activities are carried out i.e painting, crafts, sand and water play, puzzles and drawing. We also have a television and quiet area and an outdoor play area fenced off in the main playground Here the children can ride the cars and bikes, use the slide and climbing frame and play with the sand and water.
In addition to nursery and wraparound care, we provide Breakfast Club from 8.00am – 9.00am and After School Club from 3.15pm – 6.00pm.
We also provide after school care Cherubs Day Nursery provides care for children aged from birth to 6 years this includes wraparound care if required from local schools.
Cherubs are now located at The Pollards Hill youth Centre next to The New Horizons Centre, we open 3 days a week Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, from 9.30 to 2.30 term time only.
At this setting we are able to offer training to parents who are interested, whilst their child is in the setting. This is optional.
Children Learn What They Live
If a child lives with criticism,
He learns to condemn.
If a child lives with hostility,
He learns to fight.
If a child lives with ridicule,
He learns to be shy.
If a child lives with shame,
He learns to feel guilty.
If a child lives with tolerance,
He learns to be patient.
If a child lives with encouragement,
He learns confidence.
If a child lives with praise,
He learns to appreciate.
If a child lives with fairness,
He learns justice.
If a child lives with security,
He learns to have faith.
If a child lives with approval,
He learns to like himself.
If a child lives with acceptance and friendship,
He learns to find Love in the world.