Our High Standards

Ofsted Registered

Sidcop Nursery is inspected by OFSTED who regulate Early Years Providers. During our last inspection, we received a “Outstanding” outcome in all areas throughout nursery. To read our full Ofsted report, please click the following link: https://files.api.ofsted.gov.uk/v1/file/2672515


The nursery team is led by our Head of Services, Julie Saxton who has worked at Sidcop Nursery since 1995. Julie has achieved a BPhil in Early Childhood Studies and she also holds an Early Years Teaching qualification.

The day to day running of the nursery is led by our Nursery Manager, Kerry Tupman who has been at Sidcop Nursery since 2002. Kerry has achieved a BA in Early Childhood Studies and she also holds an Early Years Teaching Status qualification.

Kerry is supported by a fantastic team of Early Years Professionals who are highly skilled and qualified. All staff at Sidcop Nursery hold or are working towards a Level 3 Qualification or above in childcare.

All new staff undergo a full induction when they join the team, this always includes an Enhanced DBS check and references from previous employers. The staff team have the opportunity to update their skills and knowledge through training. All our staff are First Aid and Safeguarding trained.

Quality Improvement

We are always looking at ways to improve what we offer and we follow an in-depth Quality Improvement Plan. This provides us with an ongoing cycle of reflection and self-evaluation. We then identify specific areas for improvement and recognise areas of outstanding practice.

For more information, or to visit us at Sidcop Nursery, please give us a call on 01226 717 312
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