3-12 months 
Our Hedgehogs are non-mobile babies. Their room is presented to help encourage physical development, with a variety of activities including the outdoors, sensory play, a black and white area and natural resources. We closely follow each child’s routine from home.

Our ratio in this room is 3:1.


12-24 months
Our Squirrels are more mobile babies, and this room encourages exploration and investigation with focus on the ‘Prime’ areas of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). We have a dedicated sleep-room which allows the children a tranquil and calm place to rest.

Our ratio in this room is 3:1.


24-36 months
Foxes are based across two rooms, which helps us offer the ‘7 Areas of Learning’. The nursery routine becomes more structured and helps with the upward move into Owls. Foxes and Owls are based upstairs in our Over 2’s Unit, with set free flow times between the two.

Our ratio in this room is 4:1.


3+ years
In Owls we focus on key skills to help prepare for school. With a more structured routine, self-serving, self-choosing and encouraging independence, our owls become ready for Reception class. Based across two rooms, including free-flow times with Foxes.

Our ratio in this room is 8:1.

Childcare Funding Options

The government is introducing new ways to help parents with childcare costs. Whether you have toddlers or teens, you could get support. Here, Forest Friends Day Nursery will help you to understand the different funding options available to you at our nursery and preschool.  Click on the tabs above for more information, or visit the government’s Childcare Choices website. We’re always available to talk or message so head over to our contact page here to find out how to get in touch.
Are you eligible for 30 Hours FREE childcare funding? 30 hours FREE Childcare Funding Entitlement equates to 3 full days of free early years education and childcare per week. If you pay for an additional 2 days per week to top up the 3 funded days with Forest Friends Day Nursery, it will cost only £80 per funded week.Read More
Forest Friends Day Nursery have places available for 15 hours FREE childcare funding entitlement per week.  Funding is provided by the government via your local council authority and we claim this from the authority on your behalf.  This is known as ‘Free Early Education Entitlement’ or FEEE.  Every 3 and 4 year old child is eligible for 15 hours of funding from the council.  It applies at the beginning of the summer, autumn or spring school term following the child’s 3rd birthday.Read More
Some 2 year old children in Coventry are eligible for the 2 year old childcare funding entitlement, also referred to as ‘Free Early Education Entitlement’ (FEEE). It’s available to a small number of parents who fall within certain circumstances. If you think you might be eligible, give us a call, send us an email, or contact us on Facebook or Twitter.

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Our Mission & Values


At Forest Friends Day Nursery, our mission is to provide a friendly, caring and secure environment where your child’s happiness and well-being is paramount; with a dedicated team of Early Years Professionals committed to delivering the highest quality childcare and education for children from 2 months to 5 years.

Our Core Values:
• To create a stimulating environment to inspire the development of happy, healthy and educated children.
• To provide nourishing, wholesome and delicious home-cooked meals, made from fresh ingredients to promote healthy eating.
• To work in partnership with you at every stage of your child’s progression.
• To provide a setting that promotes equality and the values of diversity.
• Empowering children to form secure relationships and develop caring friendships.
• We encourage independence at all ages to build confidence and self-reliance in preparation for school.


Our Staff Team


Our staff team are a dedicated bunch of people who take a lot of pride in their work, ensuring your child’s day is filled with fun, educational activity and learning.  Every child has a named member of staff known as a ‘key person’, who will have more contact with your child than any other staff member at the nursery.  The key person will show a special interest in your child through personal interaction day to day, and is likely to be the person you will speak with if you need to discuss any aspect of your child’s care.




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Stuck for something to do today?
Check out the link below. #Coventry #transport #museum which is near our nursery, have the emergency services visiting today!

999 Emergency Services Family Day

999 Emergency Services Family DayJune 17, 2017, 10:00amCoventry Transport MuseumAn exciting family friendly and engaging day featuring the Emergency Services of Fire, Police, Ambulance, RNLI and Air Ambulance.

You can learn about what it takes to become a qualified emergency services operative, enjoy the selection of vehicles on display and see what they can do!

Also joining us for the day will be the Police Vehicle Enthusiasts Club with their classic vehicles.

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999 Emergency Services Family Day

Preschool are proud to present their #Gruffalo #den #bookofthemonth big 👍🏻.
Well done 🦉🐍🦊🐭🐿
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Preschool are proud to present their #Gruffalo #den #bookofthemonth big 👍🏻. 
Well done 🦉🐍🦊🐭🐿
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