Big Discoveries

Nursery provider in Portchester Welcome to Big Discoveries Nursery.

Providing fun opportunities for playing and learning in a caring and nurturing environment within Portchester Community Centre.

49 weeks per year
8am- 5pm
Funded spaces available
Email: [email protected]
Call: 07860 787398

Operating as usual


Muddy puddle fun yesterday. Raining? No problem, a whole new world to explore! All togged up and ready to go, the children played with jugs and trucks to scoop the water, had an impromptu game of sink or float, realised their bridge was submerged and so removed their bricks, made water angles and had a jolly good time splashing - even better when swinging off the swing! ☔️

Photos from Big Discoveries's post 14/02/2024

Valentines fun today... Threading heart necklaces, messy tray exploration, art work and conversations about what and who we love- this included family members, pets, cars, pizza, cake and power rangers 🥰 oh and opening a new board game which we practiced turn taking, listening and collaboration skills 💙💜💖💗💛💚


We enjoyed making and eating our blueberry pancakes yesterday 😋🥞


Happy Shrove Tuesday 🥞😋






Hampshire Healthy Families are running courses for new parents and babies at three local libraries this year, Fareham Library, Gosport Discovery Centre and Bridgemary Library.

"Barnardo’s and Southern Health (Hampshire Healthy Families) are working in partnership to offer you and your family the support you need right from the start of your journey as a parent.
Hampshire Healthy Families has created a number of workshops and courses to support you with your new baby through to starting school. These are fun packed and we will be providing you information that we think you will find useful."

You can book using the QR code or online at


Measles is highly infectious and can be passed on even before a rash appears.

Make sure your child is protected from becoming seriously unwell from measles by making sure they are up to date with their MMR vaccinations.

More info ➡️

Photos from Hampshire Healthy Families's post 24/01/2024

At Portchester Library 📚📖🦕


For your information


Do you want to be healthier as a family?

Come along to one of our free Family Food, Fun and Fitness workshops in your local area!

This workshop looks at:
➡Family mealtime and making this a fun activity
➡Nutrition, including healthy lunch box ideas and portion sizes
➡Being active as a family
➡Getting the whole family up and working together
➡Resources and ideas to try at home
➡Suggestions for a fussy eater

Please note, that this workshop is best for parents/carers with children over the age of 1.

To find a workshop in your local area and book your place, click the link:


We all want to help our kids progress, but it’s not always easy to know how. Spending time together helps their development, helping them learn to communicate, build confidence and make friends.

Discover more at Start for Life.


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Opening Hours

Monday 8am - 5pm
Tuesday 8am - 5pm
Wednesday 8am - 5pm
Thursday 8am - 5pm
Friday 8am - 5pm
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