Caterpillar Nursery

Please note: Caterpillar nursery shares the grounds with Brookhurst school but is a distinct organisation not affiliated to Brookhurst in anyway; as such it has it’s own management team and governance.  Please see for information. This page is provided purely as information about a local, neighbouring service who we have strong bonds with.

Caterpillar Nursery is an OFSTED-registered early years setting providing high quality care and education for children from two years nine months up to school age.

Their aim:

  • to enhance the development and education of children under statutory school age in a parent involving community based group
  • to provide a safe, secure and stimulating environment within the school grounds
  • to work within the framework which ensures equality of opportunity for all children and families
  • to follow the Early Learning Goals within the Foundation Stage

Their team of four nursery staff are fully qualified and work in partnership with the school on both curriculum and other activities.

Caterpillar Nursery is a member of the Pre-School Learning Alliance and is also a registered charity.

Their session times are Monday – Friday 9am – 3.30pm (term times only).

For further information or to arrange a visit, please call Julie Byrne on 01926 885492 during the above times. You can also visit their website at

“All children make very good progress because the nursery is inclusive and because the new manager and her staff are an experienced and well qualified team.” – Ofsted 2010

Julie Byrne
Nursery Manager
Michelle Hardy
Acting Manager & SENCO
Acting Deputy & Curriculum Coordinator
Nursery Officer
Nursery Assistant