About Jollies House

Jollies House Ltd is an Ofsted registered private day nursery that is located in the quiet environment of Bishop Duppas Park, Shepperton. With ample free parking, a no through road and beautiful surroundings, our location is one to be desired.

Our Ofsted Results Speak for themselves

We offer full day care for children aged 2 years to pre-school from 8am to 6pm, 50 weeks of the year, as well as morning sessions and afternoons. We also offer a school day from 9am to 3.30pm to coincide with the local schools. You are able to combine a mixture of sessions however there is a minimum of 2 full days or 3 school days.

We are a very outside orientated nursery

As both an Explorer and an Adventurer the children engage in a wide range of activities with widely available resources. We are a very outside orientated nursery and enjoy parachute play, mud kitchens and team games in a large open garden space. We cultivate our own growing patch and care for our garden encouraging the children to understand the world around them. Enjoying the fresh air and outdoor space is an integral part of our learning and enjoyment at Jollies House. We also have weekly extra curricula activities such as tennis, rugby, yoga, dance and football, these are from an outside events company and are funded by Jollies House for all of the children.

Our beliefs and approach to high quality nursery care

At Jollies House we provide high quality personalised nursery care and education. We strongly believe that working in close partnerships with not only your child, but also you as a parent, carer, or family member is invaluably important. Our facilities are fresh and contemporary yet we offer traditional childcare in a home from home environment. We strive to promote the family values of love, trust and respect in all that we do. From the moment that your child is entrusted into our care, their individual wants and needs will be paramount and our continuous priority. We understand and appreciate that opinions, actions and behaviour all develop in different ways and also at different stages. Self-esteem and autonomy are encouraged, ensuring all that we do reflects individuality and builds confidence and happiness. Our ideas are continuously evolving and being developed to support each child’s learning journey.

Key person approach

We have a strong key person and child relationship strategy that ensures you have direct contact with your child’s key person. You will be able to touch base frequently for updates and news and we have a communication APP that ensures you are never out of the loop. Communication with you as parents is essential, making sure that you are also happy at Jollies is paramount to our success and offers stability and consistency throughout your child’s care.

Our manager and owner

Jollies House is owned, managed and loved by Joanne Cross who has an Early Years Degree, and is at the forefront of everything that happens at Jollies House. Every member of the Jollies House team is respected and valued and this style of management is a reflection of how the children are cared for and looked after.

Healthy fresh meals

A chef joins us every day to provide a healthy and balanced home cooked hot meals and we also provide nutritional breakfast, snacks and tea. We are able to cater for different allergies and intolerances. If however, you would like to bring your own packed lunch then you are more than welcome.

Access to services & Fee's

At Jollies House we are open 50 weeks of the year, closing on bank holidays and between Christmas and New Year. All childcare vouchers are accepted and we offer flexible sessions for both the 15hours and the 30hours government funding and FEET funding. We recognise that every child and family circumstance are different and will do all we can to help manage your childcare needs.

Explorers Room

Jollies House has a large free flow inside area for the children aged two years and three years, our intrepid Explorers.

Adventurers Room

Once your child reaches the year before they go to school they will move into our fabulous pre-school room and become a Jollies House Adventurer.

We are a very outside orientated nursery

As both an Explorer and an Adventurer the children engage in a wide range of activities with widely available resources. We are very outdoorsy setting and enjoy our all weather gardens with our trim trail, sandpits, water channels, bikes, large blocks and parachute games etc. Team games from our outside events team who support the children with tennis, football, yoga etc. As well as having an amazing undercover outdoor area, where we can enjoy an outdoor classroom in all weathers. We also have out outdoor Foresters learning area which houses our fire-pit, our bug house, wheelbarrows and mud pit, insect and mini-beasts, and so much more. We cultivate our own growing patch and composter all supported by and for the children.

Parent portal

We have an online learning portal where as a parent, you will be able to view photographs, videos, observations and reports on a daily/weekly basis, this is a secure online learning platform that is dedicated to your child and offers the very highest technology to ensure you can keep up to date with child’s life at nursery and remain informed about their learning journey and development.