Welcome to the Childrens Learning Centre

The Childrens Learning Centre seeks to provide an excellent, safe, quality environment and the  opportunity for the personal development of its children within a caring atmosphere where the unique qualities of each individual, staff, child and parent alike, are recognised, nurtured and valued.’ 

Our Centre Manager

Jacky Corcoran

Jacky Corcoran has been Manager of the Childrens Learning Centre since 1991 providing care for many children and their families within the community. Children that she has cared for in the past are now returning as parents bringing the next generation! Jacky manages a large team of staff who embrace the ethos of the Childrens Learning Centre.
Jacky is responsible for the day to day running of the nursery and management duties. She specialises in supporting and encouraging all children, staff and families with all aspects of behaviour management and training.
Jacky has a very hands on approach and loves nothing more than getting to know each and every child and their families.
In Jacky's absence her very capable deputy manager, Amber Vince is available in the same capacity.


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The Childrens Learning Centre is

A Great Place for Your Child to Grow

  • Warm, inviting and family-oriented environment.
  • Equality of opportunities for all.
  • Qualified childcare professionals.
  • Treat each child as an individual with unique educational and personal needs.

  • Fantastic outdoor space and play areas
  • A child centred approach
  • Continuous improvements and professional development.
  • Excellent, supportive partnership with parents.

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We have celebrated Children in Need, World book day to name a few !

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What Ofsted had to Say!

Staff build effective partnerships with parents, who are exceptionally
complimentary about the setting. Staff share children’s learning through daily
feedback. They actively encourage parents to extend children’s learning at
home. For example, they provide older children with resources they can share
with their parents at home.

Effective partnerships with parents

Effective partnerships with parents

Staff are excellent role models. They provide superb support to children in all
areas of the curriculum. There is an exceptionally strong focus on developing
children’s language and the skills they need for future learning. Staff introduce
phonics to teach older children that letters and words have meaning. Children
identify the letters in their name and begin to try and form each letter. Some
children successfully write their whole name, proudly showing staff and visitors
how they write from left to right.

Staff are excellent role models

Staff are excellent role models

Children develop a strong sense of right and wrong. They consistently display
excellent behaviour due to well-established boundaries and carefully structured
routines. Staff have very high expectations for all children, who respond positively
to the experiences on offer.

Staff have very high expectations for all children

Staff have very high expectations for all children

Children thrive in this exceptional nursery. They are provided with high-quality care
and an extremely calm and stimulating learning environment. Children are inspired
to engage in purposeful play, indoors and outdoors, with a wide range of resources
that encourage them to be curious and creative.

Children thrive in this exceptional nursery

Children thrive in this exceptional nursery

Our Team of Professionals

Jacky Corcoran
Centre Manager
N.N.E.B – NVQ 4 – Level 3 Management
Deputy Manager
Level 3 BTec National Certificate
Holly Manager
BA with 2nd Class Honours – Early Childhood Studies
Holly Senior
Level 3 – National Certificate – Childcare
Holly Senior
BTec 3 National Diploma
Kirsty M
Holly Practitioner
Early Years Educator – Level 3
Holly Practitioner
Early Years Educator – Level 3
Mulberry Senior
Level 3 – NVQ
Mulberry Practitioner
Honours Degree of BA in Early Childhood Studies
Mulberry Practitioner
Level 3 Early Years Care and Education
Willow Acting Senior
Level 5 Foundation Degree in Early Childhood
Willow Practitioner
Early Years Educator Level 3
Willow Practitioner
Early Years Educator – Level 3
Willow Practitioner
Early Years Educator Level 3
Willow Practitioner
B Tec Diploma Early Years
Early Years Education and Care – Level 2
Bank Staff
Kitchen Staff and Holly Practitioner
Level 3 National Certificate in Childcare


Opening Hours

Opening Hours

Mon-Fri: 8am – 6.00pm
Public Holidays:  – Closed

Christmas period – Closed