“Children develop a strong sense of curiosity and awe about the world around them. Staff build on young children's urge to explore and provide meaningful experiences to help them make sense of the world.”

(Ofsted report, Royston, November 2019)

“ Children develop high levels of self-esteem and positive can- do attitudes to help them to try new things and embrace change”

(Ofsted report, Royston, November 2019)

"Babies and children thrive and flourish at this homely, nurturing nursery. They receive consistently high-quality care and exciting, meaningful learning experiences."

(Ofsted report, Royston, November 2019)

"Children look forward to coming to nursery and have lots of fun. Staff have an infectious enthusiasm. They positively encourage children to engage with activities and help them to become motivated learners."

(Ofsted report, St Neots, December 2016)

Our children experienced some of the best years of their childhood at Orchards. As a family we cannot thank you all enough for helping them and encouraging them to become wonderful young people. You will always have a place in our heart.

Parent in Preschool room at the St Neots Nursery


I have had two daughters attend the nursery from the age of 7 months. They were always happy and secure with staff and their development was always above what it needed to be. Staff are friendly and caring and invest time with getting to know a child and their carers. Generally, a varied assessment of activities and meals are cooked daily on site. Parents can contribute ideas on this.

Parent at St Neots Nursery

October 2016

A Fantastic nursery with lovely caring attentive staff. My children have so much fun here and have learnt so much I couldn’t fault it. A really lovely setting for children to be nurtured and cared for I wouldn’t send my children anywhere else and I would highly recommend.

Parent at St Neots Nursery

August 2018

My son previously and daughter currently attend Orchards, I would not consider using another nursery and cannot recommend Orchards highly enough. The staff are fantastic and all have a genuine interest in getting to know the children as individuals and working with the children to help them develop. The team are all very caring and the nursery has a lovely friendly atmosphere.

Parent at St Neots Nursery

March 2019

Dear all the staff at preschool, We would like to thank you for all your lovely and hard work at orchards preschool and for helping us with the care and learning and development of our child. We are truly grateful if there is anything we can do to help just let us know. Thank you again for everything you are doing and doing wit with a smile. We always felt welcome at preschool.

Parent at the Preschool


I wanted to take a moment to say a massive thank you to all of the staff at Orchards. I cannot believe how well --- has settled into nursery over the last couple of weeks. I feel calm about leaving her which is a huge help having returned to work whilst she is still so small. Being already familiar with you obviously helps, however you should all be very proud of the culture you have created for the children. Happy children means happy parents and I can’t thank you enough!”

Parent at Royston Nursery

May 2018

After visiting several nurseries in the area we decided to send our son to Orchards Day Nursery and it was a great decision. Our son loves it there and we don’t have to worry about him while we’re in work. The staff are incredibly caring and the activities they offer are very diverse - from crafts, singing, reading, to walks in the community. We have the feeling that our son has developed a lot in their care. We are very glad to have chosen Orchards Day Nursery and would definitely recommend it!”

Parent at Royston Nursery

March 2017