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Otterbourne Nursery

Otterbourne Nursery
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Lynne, Manager Yellow Dot Nursery Otterbourne

Hello I'm Lynne and I'm the Manager of our Otterbourne Nursery. I came into child care and education a little later than most, from a previous work life of accountancy! I signed up as a mature student for a B.A. Degree in Early Childhood Studies and became a qualified Early Years Teacher. I worked in a few Infant Schools, Pre-Schools, Nurseries and then managed my own Setting. I am passionate about the outcomes for our children here at Otterbourne and about empowering our Team to achieve these outcomes, and develop personally.

Otterbourne is the largest of the Yellow Dot Nurseries and is situated at the top of Otterbourne Hill close to M3 junction 12. We are very fortunate to have such a beautiful building which provides a wonderful space and great source of natural light in every room. There is a large garden area, which houses an external classroom, a woodland walk area, climbing equipment, mud kitchen, tractor tyres, a variety of trees and funky mirrors!

Our activities are founded on the Early Years Foundation Stage which focuses on:

We believe children and adults learn from each other and enrich each others lives. The Nursery is divided into four areas:

Opening times

Monday to Friday, 8:00am - 6:00pm

Earlybird 7:45am by arrangement
(Sessions 8:00am - 1:00pm / 1:00pm - 6:00pm)

Children may attend on either a full time or part time basis.
The Nursery is open 51 weeks a year.

 

We accept Childcare Vouchers and Early Years Education Funding

How to find us

Otterbourne Hill
Winchester
SO21 2HJ

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  • I just wanted to say thank you to all the lovely girls in Transition...every time he is dropped off they have been so great, engaging him in something that they know he enjoys or distracting him with diggers and dinosaurs!! It's been really helpful for me and I just wanted to thank them all for their kindness!
    (April 2017)
  • I have been very happy with Yellow Dot. He is happy and developing well, they are great at communicating with us and the transition to the toddler room went smoothly too. I have never regretted our decision to choose Yellow Dot Otterbourne
    D Silvester (December 2016)
  • I am so pleased with the care, support and development my child receives at Yellow Dot. His language and social skills are definitely enhanced by the setting and he is encouraged to drink from a cup and feed himself
    Emma (December 2016)
  • Osian is currently in the Transition room and since moving into his room in September he has really blossomed. I can't speak highly enough of the staff at Yellow Dot
    R Baker (December 2016)
  • I would like to praise the focused, positive and amazing child care that Yellow Dot Otterbourne provide for my child.
    E Collett (December 2016)
  • Henry loves it here at Yellow Dot Otterbourne and so do I.
    G Bennett (December 2016)
  • Thanks to all the staff for all your care at Yellow Dot. Isabel is so happy there and as a parent it makes a big difference knowing your child is in an environment so wonderful. I couldn't rate Yellow Dot Otterbourne high enough. It's excellent.
    M Cairley (December 2016)
  • We wanted to say thank you for all your help and support with Noah while he has been at Yellow Dot. We really appreciate the great line of communication you ensured we had. You do a great job!
    Kate and Ronhann (November 2016)
  • Thank you so much for making Gabriellas 4 years at Yellow Dot such a massive success and for helping create many happy memories. She first came to Otterbourne when the Nursery opened back in 2012. She’s had such excellent care.
    Gabbys Mum (November 2016)
  • Thank you so much for everything you have done for Amelia over the past 4 years. We will always be grateful to you for the care and kindness you have shown her, and for us to know that she has always been safe and loved in your care.
    From Rachel, Rowan, Amelia and Arthur (November 2016)