Puddle Ducks Nursery and Childrens Pre-school, is a privately run Children's Nursery based in Raglan, South Wales. Owned by Rob and Jennifer Rennie and managed by Lydia Clifton.
We are a specialist childcare provider registered by Care Inspectors Wales (CIW) and Estyn taking children from birth to pre school age in our large purpose built premises set in five acres of secure grounds. Childcare offer approved and approved to accept funding for two year olds through Flying Start.
We are conveniently located offering easy access to Monmouth, Abergavenny, Cwmbran and Newport, where the M4 motorway links Cardiff and Bristol.
All our staff are fully qualified in childcare and all hold current Paedriatric First Aid Certificates and enhanced DBS certificates.
Puddle Ducks children's nursery has been established since September 2000 and in 2005 re-located to a purpose built premises. Secure with CCTV and intercom entry systems.
Now in our twenty fourth year the Nursery is still going from strength to strength proven by our latest Estyn and CIW Inspection ( October 2019) which awarded us three excellents and three goods. Our full report can be found
Learning Through Play
Peoples first choice
We provide a safe, caring and stimulating environment where children are supported in developing their full potential through a mainly English medium with a chance to experience incidental Welsh.
We have qualified and experienced staff who are committed to providing quality care for individual children with individual needs including children with specific additional needs.
Each session includes the use of our extensive range of outdoor play facilities which are listed in our prospectus.
The nursery covers many themes which are child/adult led which previously have included Marvellous Me, Jobs/Journeys and All around the World, continuing throughout the year covering a selection of subjects. During the topics the activities include art and crafts, cookery, science, RS/Festivals, Music and movement, story times, table top games, large construction toys, puzzles, computer opportunities, imaginative play corners and lots more....
The children have opportunities to care for the nursery pets.
A daily menu on a two weekly rotation supports current healthy eating to incorporate all the different food groups. Freshly cooked each day by our own cook. We also offer morning and afternoon snacks promoting choices of fruit, vegetables and milk daily.