Cabot Lane Day Nursery

NOW OPEN!! Brand new day nursery in Poole providing high quality childcare and education for childr

Operating as usual


Our places are filling very quickly... if you have collected a registration form but not yet returned it please do so ASAP.

Thank you ๐Ÿ˜Š


Our Ofsted report has now been published. I'm pleased to be able to tell everyone that we were graded GOOD in all areas ๐Ÿ˜Š

You can find the report on the link below ๐Ÿ‘‡

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Photos from Cabot Lane Day Nursery's post 01/07/2023

Cabot Lane Bake Off! ๐Ÿ˜‹

Thank you everyone for coming yesterday and for making such wonderful cakes!

It was lovely to see all the grandparents again ๐Ÿฅฐ

Below are pictures of all the cakes entered into the competition. Please can everyone vote for their favourite one by liking the photo and the winners will receive their prize next week.

For those who came along who are not part of this group please show them this and get them to vote.

Have a wonderful weekend ๐Ÿ˜Š


And then we just chilled ๐Ÿ˜Œโค๏ธ


This wonderful grandparent added just a little dash of rock n roll to some of the children's favourite tunes! ๐Ÿค˜


SEND Parent and Carer Drop-in Events

Are you a parent or carer of a child with a special educational need
or disability (SEND)?
Come along to our monthly parent and carer drop-in events attended
by our senior SENDiass4BCP officer Rebecca Bartlett. She will
provide you with specialist SEND information and advice in relation
to education, social, and healthcare matters.

Times: Thursdays 9.30am to 11.30am

Dates: 22 June, 20 July

Venue: Rossmore Family Hub, Herbert Avenue, Poole, BH12 4HR

Contact: T. 01202 817771 E. [email protected]

Photos from Jiggy Wrigglers Poole and surrounding areas's post 15/06/2023

21st June is World Music Day.

I'm hoping to create a day of live music at the nursery.

If any wonderful music artists would be happy to come and share a song or two with the children that day please pop me a message.

The nursery is open from 7.45am until 6pm.

Let's keep the love of live music alive for our next generation ๐Ÿ˜Š


3rd Place! ๐Ÿฅ‰๐Ÿฅ‰๐Ÿฅ‰

Thank you so much to everyone who left us a review ๐Ÿ˜Š


We feel very proud to have just received this โค๏ธ


Free car seat checks are back!
Did you know 65% of child car seats are not properly fitted? You can get your child's car seat checked at one of our free events with experts on hand to answer questions. These free sessions are starting in June across various locations in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole.
Events coming up:
- Monday 5 June: The Ark, Poole Park - 9.30am to 4.30pm
- Tuesday 6 June: Littledown Centre, Bournemouth - 10am to 2pm
- Thursday 8 June: Two Riversmeet Leisure Centre, Christchurch - 9.30am to 1.30pm
Find out more:


Umbrella Group autism talks and workshops reminder ๐Ÿ’ก
The Umbrella Group supports parents and carers of children on the autistic spectrum. They are meeting this Saturday 20 May with guest speaker Liz Clough, freelance trainer for parents with a particular interest in ADHD and Autism.

๐Ÿ“… Saturday 20 May 23
โฐ 10am to 12.30pm
๐Ÿ“ The Pool room at Portfield School, Parley Lane, Hurn, Christchurch BH23 6BP
โ„น Debbie Muldoon-Hall on [email protected] or by phone on 07450 210911 (Clare Lockyer)


Thank you for all the wonderful reviews ๐Ÿฅฐ


We hope you have all had a lovely Bank Holiday weekend. As you know we have another one next week for the King's coronation... (also as you know I can't let an event pass without celebrating it in one way or another!)... so we have decided to have a grandparents (or any other adult in the family) coronation crown making and afternoon tea day! It will be this coming Friday at 10am (ok its not the afternoon but scones, jam, cream and tea will be provided! Please let us know if someone from your family will be attending ๐Ÿ˜Š


**We're recruiting!**

We are currently seeking a Deputy manager and a qualified full time practitioner for our lively nursery!

If you have a level 3 qualification in childcare and would like to join our Cabot Lane team please send us your CV [email protected]

(Enhanced DBS check will be required)

We look forward to hearing from you!


Are you a parent or carer of a child or young person with SEND and have submitted an education health care needs assessment (EHCNA) application? This portal is for you and will explain the steps and processes and track the progress of your application.


**Exciting News!**

I'm delighted to be able to let you know that from next week we will be introducing dance sessions for the children.

Itsy Bitsy Dance will be at the nursery every Wednesday at 9.30am and Dorset Creative Dance will be with us every Thursday morning at 9.30am for the rest of the summer term.

There will be no additional charges for these sessions.

(If your child does not attend nursery on either of these days they are more than welcome to come along and join in but an adult must remain with them for the duration of the dance session)

Photos from Cabot Lane Day Nursery's post 24/03/2023

Our latest parent challenge... build a robot for robot day! Absolutely amazing results! Well done and thank you everyone ๐Ÿ’–


**We're recruiting!**

We are currently seeking a qualified full time practitioner for our lively nursery!

If you have a level 3 qualification in childcare and would like to join our Cabot Lane family please send us your CV [email protected]

Our ideal candidate would have experience in working with children who have SEND. It's not essential though as full training in autism awareness, attention autism, portage strategies, total communication etc will be provided.

(Enhanced DBS check will be required)

We look forward to hearing from you!

Photos from Cabot Lane Day Nursery's post 03/01/2023

How was your first day back at work?

Ours was "roarsome!"

Happy New Year Everyone! ๐Ÿฅณ๐Ÿฆ•๐Ÿฆ–

Photos from Cabot Lane Day Nursery's post 20/12/2022

Happy Christmas from all of us at Cabot Lane Day Nursery ๐ŸŽ…๐ŸŽ…๐ŸŽ…

Photos from Cabot Lane Day Nursery's post 08/09/2022

Thank you for your service. RIP your majesty ๐Ÿ’”


We're recruiting!

If you have a level 2 or 3 qualification in early years and would like to come and be a part of our awesome team please give us a message or send your cv to [email protected]

*enhanced DBS check will be carried out before any offer of employment


Thank you! ๐Ÿ˜Š


Tomorrow we are a whole year old! Thank you to everyone who's been part of this journey, past and present, I could not have done it without you! Be prepared for photo spam tomorrow! ๐Ÿ˜


Do you have a child under five with an autism diagnosis?

Linwood Training, Support and Advice are running an Early Bird course in Christchurch in the autumn for parents and carers living in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole with a child under five with a confirmed autism diagnosis. Please email Jackie Horne [email protected] for an application form. Find out more:


Things to do to help prepare your child for reception...

Is your child due to start school in September 2022? Starting school for the first time is exciting, but can also be a little scary and overwhelming - for both children and parents.

There are lots of activities you can try at home with your child to help you both get ready for starting school. Find out more:


Donโ€™t forget to reconfirm! To keep getting your Tax-Free Childcare or 30 hours funded childcare, you must sign in to your childcare account every three months and confirm your details are up to date. BCP Council


Time for twos and time for you! What would you do with 15 hours?

Did you know you could be entitled to up to 15 hours a week of funded childcare for your two year old. That's 15 hours a week of having fun, making friends and early learning for your two year old and precious time for you.

Check if you are eligible and apply here:


Come Talk with Me โ€“ June tip โ€“ Praise your child's attempts to say new words. Repeat words back to them in the correct way, without mentioning mistakes โ€“ this will help them to learn the right way to say a new word. If you need support with your children's speech and language, please contact your local family hub here: and find activities to try here too: BCP Council Family Information NHS Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group


ParenTalk, delivered by NHS Dorset, is a six week online support group for parents with children under five. This is a great way to meet other parents, share your experiences and reach out to one another. Dads group starts 6pm Wednesday 8 June, mums group 9.30am Thursday 9 June -

Grant items 26/05/2022

Family Fund for parents of children who have SEND

"Our aim is to support families with grants that will make a real difference, and we can provide grants for a wide range of items"

Grant items Please be aware that there may be a delay in receiving your grant item due to the impact of Coronavirus on our team and suppliers. Please visit our Coronavirus page for more information. Thinking about applying to Family Fund, and wondering what items you can apply for? Our aim is to support familie...


Childcare funding for your three and four year old...

All three and four year olds are entitled to up to 15 hours of early education funding a week. Some working parents will be eligible for 30 hours of early education funding a week, providing you work at least 16 hours a week and earn less than ยฃ100k a year. Funding can be used with childminders, day nurseries and pre-schools.

Early years settings are wonderful places for children to learn, develop new skills, make new friends and have fun, helping prepare them for starting school and beyond. So don't miss out! Find out more and apply:

Looking for local childcare? Go to:

What to do when you receive your draft EHC plan 24/05/2022

What to do when you receive your draft EHC plan Following an EHC needs assessment, if the LA decides to issue an EHC plan, the first step is for the LA to send the parent or young person a draft version. The plan will include information on the child or young personโ€™s special educational needs (โ€œSENโ€), health and care needs, the...

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Unit 2 Albany Park, Cabot Lane

Opening Hours

Monday 7:45am - 6pm
Tuesday 7:45am - 6pm
Wednesday 7:45am - 6pm
Thursday 7:45am - 6pm
Friday 7:45am - 6pm
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