Welcome to Foundations Nursery

We are an outstanding, Reggio Emilia inspired private day nursery focussed on providing bespoke, child-centred Early Years education.

Welcome to Foundations Nursery

Thank you for taking the time to visit our website.  Foundations is an outstanding, teacher-led nursery in Batley, West Yorkshire.  We are a Reggio Emilia inspired setting dedicated to providing an 'exceptional child led curriculum'.  Our beautiful environment is designed to nurture and challenge children between the ages of six months and four years old.

Our Team

At our small family-owned nursery, every member of the team is hugely important to us.  Led by our former headteacher owner, our loyal and experienced educators work alongside our amazing administrator, talented children's chef and friendly caretaker to help provide a warm, safe and engaging environment for children to learn in.



Graded Ofsted 'Outstanding'

Foundations Nursery was inspected by Ofsted in October 2019 and rated as outstanding in every area! If you would like to know more about this, please read the report linked above.

What makes Foundations Nursery 'Outstanding'?

  • "teaching is inspirational;"
  • "exceptional child-centred curriculum;"                                 
  • "staff team who are extremely knowledgeable about the different ways that young children learn;"
  • "remarkable settling in arrangements which builds exceptional bonds;"
  • "children who are happy, confident and extremely settled in this outstanding nursery;"
  • "children are fascinated to explore and investigate the limitless amount of stimulating opportunities in the exciting outside environment;"
  • "staff superbly support children to become good citizens in their own community;"
  • "partnerships with parents are exemplary."

Ofsted recognised all of these amazing things but what matters the most to us is how you and your children feel in our setting. 

Foundations Nursery is well placed in the centre of Batley. We are a diverse and forward thinking setting with the welfare of children and families at the heart of what we do. 

Our location directly supports the work we do both at nursery and in the locality and we are proud to be part of the Batley Community.

Come for a look around

 We welcome visits by appointment and the opportunity to talk with you about our exceptional setting