We are a family run childcare organisation based in the South West with day nurseries in Bristol, Yeovil, Taunton, Paignton, Torquay and Plymouth. Our first day nursery opened in Brislington, Bristol, in 2004 and our nursery group have grown on our reputation of outstanding and affordable childcare available to all families.
We’re passionate about providing babies, toddlers and preschool children with the best start in their early education and work diligently to ensure that this results in safe and happy children in our care. There are many studies that highlight the benefits of childcare in a day nursery setting but what makes us proudest is that when children leave our preschool to go on to 'big' school they do so as confident individuals. However, we also recognise that our role is to support the needs of the family as a whole, especially those where both parents work. To achieve this we have many working-family friendly policies, including longer opening-hours.
Hundreds of families across the South West trust Mama Bear’s Day Nurseries and Pre-schools to care for their children. Why not come to your local setting and see why we’re one of the West Country's favourite day care providers.
We also accept childcare vouchers from most providers and can give advice on tax credits and other help with fees.
We recognise that for many families childcare is a necessary but unwelcome expense. Starting a young child with a carer can also be a stressful experience both for the adult and the child. In all cases we would urge you to spend as much time as possible in selecting the right kind of care as well as the specific provider.
We understand and regard partnerships with parents and carers to be of the utmost importance to the welfare of their children.
When a child joins us we like to gain as much information as possible about them so that we can make this new experience happy, safe and enjoyable for all concerned. We have an open door policy to welcome parents and carers to spend time with their child or to speak to their Key Person or Manager about any issues.