On behalf of the directors and staff, at Little Explorers Hythe, we would like to welcome you and your child to our nursery. We hope that our relationship will be one of trust, understanding and a positive experience for all involved. Little Explorers Hythe is owned and managed by qualified teachers and employs experienced early years practitioners.
We are Ofsted Registered, open 5 days a week, 8am-6pm, 50 weeks of the year. We cater for children aged 3 months to 4 years 11 months.
What do we offer?
Breakfast, snack, cooked lunch and tea included
'Free Early Education' for 3 and 4 year olds
'Free For 2' funding for eligible children
Half fees when you go on holiday
Provision managed and monitored by experienced manager and qualified teachers
Supportive, friendly and experienced staff that understand individual needs
Vast outdoor and indoor space
A dining room, hall, baby and toddler room, two pre-school rooms, sensory room and meeting room (sensory room currently being used as additional baby space until 2023)
Parent and key-person meetings
Consistent, quality communication from staff
High quality, purposeful, planned activities for your child to engage in
Progress tracked carefully and accurately
A Virtual Tour of our nursery
Please contact us to arrange a viewing
After extensive research, Little Explorers Hythe have invested in the online communication platform, 'famly'. Once your child starts with us, we will provide you with a unique login to the famly platform. You can access your account online or through an App that can be downloaded onto your mobile device. Little Explorers Hythe uses this excellent parent communication tool to keep you and your family updated. You will receive photos of your child, important posts, events and much more!
Hover on the icons below to see just a few of the functions that famly has to offer. Please get in touch to discover the many other benefits for you and your child.
Free for parents or relatives on mobile and online
Direct or group messaging straight to parent pockets.
Tag favourite photos and organise within the app
View nap times & nappy changes.
Report days off from home
View photos, videos, and daily updates of your child
Fees and Session Times
Please download our Parent Information Booklet for details.
We would like to hear any suggestions you may have for our opening and session times.
We are open Monday to Friday, 08:00 to 18:00 all year, excluding a two week period at Christmas
Free Early Education
Please see our Fact Sheet which outlines information about how the Free for 2, 15 and 30 hours of Free Early Education can be used.
Please find attached the Government Childcare Choices poster, showing you the different choices available to support with childcare costs.