Childcare at Freshlings Nursery
Freshlings Nursery provides a nurturing and enjoyable environment for children primarily for the staff and students of the University.
Our core opening times are 08:00–17:30. During these hours we are passionate about providing amazing childcare. Our highly trained team of staff work to support your child as they make their first precious steps through their early years' experience. 
We provide for children aged 0–5 years between across four nursery rooms: Caterpillars, Bumblebees, Dragonflies, and Ladybirds. We ensure your child grows and develops in an environment that suits their age and have access to a broad variety of equipment to support their development.

Join our team

Early years practitioners

Permanent, full-time, £20,321 (+7.5% uplift in 2023), £1,500 bonus on passing probation
Come and join us at Freshlings Nursery as an Early Years Practitioner. You will support the development of the setting, ensuring high-quality provision and reflective practice. Central to roles within the nursery is providing a safe, healthy, caring, inclusive and stimulating environment where children are respected and supported as individuals and encouraged to learn through play and exploration.

Casual nursery assistants

Temporary, part-time, national minimum wage
Join our team as a Casual Nursery Assistant. We are looking for staff who have experience working with children under 5 years of age and want flexibility of hours and a chance to gain further experience. You must have good communication skills and a willingness to learn in order to support the high quality of service provided. You must be able to support an inclusive and stimulating environment where children are encouraged to learn through play and exploration.

Information for parents


At Freshlings Nursery we have an extensive Policy File which details the Organisations Policies, Procedures and Advice for Parents. Please see below for some of the policies we feel you as a parent should be made aware of. If there are any other policies you would like to view please email us at and we can provide you with a copy. *Please note that the policies are currently under review

child playing at Freshlings Nursery