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About our nursery

Why the Beacon?

We are a popular  and reputable provider committed to delivering high quality and flexible childcare solutions to support parents of babies, toddlers, preschoolers as well as out of school clubs for children in school.


The nursery has been at the heart of the community in Rendlesham for close to 20 years, with long standing and dedicated staff who are experienced at ensuring that all children transition through the necessary is seamless as they take their next steps to school.  Our school readiness programme is embedded in everything we do and this means that your child will be ready for the changes as they emerge.

Peace Of Mind

  • Experienced, qualified staff who care

  • Rated excellent for Safeguarding children

  • Know that your child is getting the best start in life

Flexible Childcare

  • Extended opening hours from 8am to 6pm

  • Before school breakfast clubs, after school care and holiday clubs on demand

  • Open 51 weeks of the year

Excellent Quality Care

  • Rigorous procedures embed our high standards and good practice in everything we do

  • Guided by the Early Years Foundation Stage of the National Curriculum regulated by Ofsted

  • Small groups ensure a homely atmosphere so your child’s individual requirements are catered for

Effective Learning Through Play

  • Multitude of age appropriate learning opportunities presented in a creative, fun way

  • Child led and in the moment planning

  • Lovely indoor play areas and purpose built outdoor play areas

  • A balance of structured and free play activities guided by your child and their key person

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Claim your FREE taster session

It is very important that as our prospective parent, you are able to make an informed decision before selecting the right setting for your child.

A setting that  that consistently delivers quality care in a friendly, stimulating environment. 

To help you assess whether our setting is right for your child, we invite to come for a show round , followed by a free trial session for a time that is mutually convenient for you and your child to spend a few hours with us to see how we do things.  

Your no obligation taster session is around 2-3 hours, depending on your child’s age.

Please note that our Nurseries would be unable to book sessions during our busy lunchtimes (between 12pm and 2pm).

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To claim your free taster session, please download, fill out, and return this form.

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