A Trusted Nursery in Preston Since 1997

Welcome to Our Friendly Nursery in Preston

As a family-owned operated nursery in Preston, we are committed to providing exceptional care and education for children from babies to preschoolers.

With our dedicated staff and five expansive outdoor areas, we create an environment where little ones can grow, learn, and thrive.

We are proud to have received an outstanding Ofsted inspection, reflecting our commitment to maintaining the highest standards of care and education.

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Beloved Family-Owned Nursery in Preston

A Journey of Care and Commitment

With 25 years of experience, our goal is to create a warm and engaging environment where children thrive and reach their full potential.

At Oakmount, we understand the unique needs of each child. Our thoughtfully designed preschool, toddler, and baby rooms provide spaces where learning and exploration naturally unfold.

Outside our classrooms, our expansive outdoor areas inspire imaginative adventures, fostering creativity and a love for the outdoors.

We’re proud of our outstanding Ofsted report, a testament to our commitment to maintaining high standards of care and education.

Join us at Oakmount Day Nursery, where your child’s journey begins.


Personal touch, warmth, and a sense of belonging for every child.

Dedicated Outdoor Spaces

Expansive and enriching outdoor areas for exploration and adventure.

Home Cooked Food

Wholesome and nutritious meals are prepared with love and care.

Learn about our Outdoor and Sensory Areas

Where Imagination and Exploration Thrive

Discover the wonders of our purposefully designed outdoor and sensory areas at Oakmount Day Nursery.

With diverse play equipment, natural elements, and sensory activities, children explore, create, and develop essential skills.

From physical development to sensory exploration, our outdoor spaces provide a nurturing environment that embraces imagination and growth.

Sensory Stimulation

Our outdoor spaces offer a variety of sensory experiences, such as tactile materials, natural elements, and different textures, fostering sensory development and stimulation.

Creativity and Exploration

Our outdoor and sensory areas provide children with endless opportunities to unleash their creativity and explore the world around them.

Physical Development

Engaging in outdoor play and sensory experiences helps children develop gross motor skills, coordination, and spatial awareness.

Baby Rooms

Our Baby Unit at Oakmount Day Nursery offers a nurturing environment for babies aged 6 months to 2 years.


Each of our three rooms is thoughtfully designed to support their unique developmental needs.


From creating a homely atmosphere in B1 to promoting physical movement and self-expression in B2, and providing open space for exploration in B3, we ensure a warm and stimulating environment for babies to grow, learn, and thrive.

Cosy and Calming Atmosphere

Our Baby Room is designed to create a soothing environment with soft colours, gentle lighting, and comfortable furnishings, ensuring a cosy and calming space for our littlest ones.

Stimulating Sensory Experiences

We offer a range of age-appropriate sensory activities, including tactile materials, visual stimulation, and auditory experiences, to engage and enhance the developing senses of babies.

Care and Attention

Our experienced caregivers provide personalised care, ensuring that each baby’s unique needs, routines, and milestones are attentively addressed, fostering a nurturing and secure environment for their growth and development.

Toddler Rooms

In our Toddler Rooms, children thrive in a stimulating environment that contributes towards their natural curiosity, independence, and social growth.

They are given a wide array of choices, empowering them to express their preferences and develop independence. Through engaging in cooperative activities, their speech and language skills flourish.

In cosy spaces, they immerse themselves in books and enjoy conversations with friends, fostering vital literacy skills. With daily access to outdoor play, they build self-confidence.

Learning through Play

Our Toddler Room offers a variety of hands-on, play-based activities that promote cognitive development, problem-solving skills, and creativity, ensuring a fun and engaging learning experience for toddlers.

Social Interaction and Communication

With a focus on social development, our Toddler Room provides opportunities for toddlers to engage in group play, develop friendships, and enhance their communication and language skills through interactions with peers and educators.

Safe and Stimulating Environment

We have created a secure and stimulating space in our Toddler Room, filled with age-appropriate toys, materials, and learning activities that encourage curiosity, exploration, and the development of fine and gross motor skills.

Pre-School Rooms

In our Pre-School rooms at Oakmount Day Nursery in Preston, children embark on an exciting learning adventure.


Here, they develop self-sufficiency, teamwork skills, and readiness for their next educational steps. Our curriculum emphasises the Characteristics of learning, fostering curiosity, focus, and idea exploration.


These Characteristics are integrated into all activities, empowering children to take ownership of their learning and development. Additionally, our Nursery offers optional opportunities such as swimming lessons, dance classes, and Spanish lessons.

Play-Based Learning

Our Pre-School room embraces a play-based approach to learning, offering hands-on activities that encourage problem-solving, critical thinking, and creativity in a fun and engaging manner.

Language and Literacy Development

We provide a language-rich environment where children explore stories, engage in conversations, and develop early literacy skills through storytelling, phonics, and language-focused activities.

School Readiness Focus

Our Pre-School room prepares children for the transition to school, fostering independence, self-help skills, and a love for learning while introducing foundational concepts in math, science, and literacy.

Alongside mental development, we also pay attention to focusing on key fundamental skills such as self-dressing and unattended eating.

Understanding Our Straightforward Process



Contact Oakmount Day Nursery via phone, email, or our website to express your interest and inquire about availability.


Schedule Visit

Schedule a visit to our nursery in Preston to get a firsthand look at our facilities, meet our staff, and experience the nurturing environment.



Complete the enrolment application form, providing relevant details about your child, such as their age, required days, and any specific needs.


Start Date

Once your application is reviewed and accepted, we will confirm your child's enrolment and provide you with a start date.

Why Parents Trust Oakmount Day Nursery

Our experienced staff, engaging learning environments, and commitment to individualised care allow us to provide a supportive foundation for your child’s growth and development at our nursery in Preston.


A warm and welcoming family atmosphere where children feel safe, valued, and supported.


Exceptional early education and care, focusing on holistic development and tailored learning experiences.


A dedicated team of caregivers and educators that are providing the highest standards of care.

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Got Questions? We've Got Answers!

Find answers to commonly asked questions about our exceptional childcare services, curriculum, safety measures, and more.

Discover what sets us apart in providing quality care in Preston.

What are the age groups you cater to at Oakmount Day Nursery?

We provide care and education for children aged from babies to preschoolers, with separate rooms for each age group.

How do you ensure the safety and security of the children in your care?

We maintain a secure and monitored environment, with strict protocols for access and pick-up. Our staff members are trained in safeguarding and first aid.

Can I arrange a visit to the nursery before enrolling my child?

Absolutely! We encourage prospective parents to schedule a visit and tour of our facilities. It’s an opportunity to meet our team, explore our environment, and ask any questions.

What qualifications and experience do your staff members possess?

Our staff members are highly qualified and experienced in early childhood education. They undergo regular training and hold relevant certifications, including first aid and safeguarding.

What is your approach to supporting children with special educational needs or disabilities?

At Oakmount, we have a dedicated SENCO (Special Educational Needs Coordinator) who works closely with families and external agencies to provide personalised support and inclusive learning experiences for children with special needs or disabilities.

Book a Tour!

Ready to discover the nurturing environment at Oakmount Day Nursery?

Contact us today to schedule a visit and experience firsthand why we are the trusted choice for families seeking an exceptional nursery in Preston.

We look forward to hearing from you and answering any questions you may have.

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Oakmount Day Nursery uses and protects any information that you give Oakmount Day Nursery when you use this website.

Oakmount Day Nursery is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Oakmount Day Nursery may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 18/05/23.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • Name and job title
  • Contact information including email address
  • Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

What do we do with the information we gather?

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address you have provided.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. To prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
  • If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at management@oakmountdaynursery.co.uk

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to Kellet Lane, Bamber Bridge, Preston PR5 6AN, United Kingdom.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Copyright Policy

This website and its content are protected by copyright laws. All rights reserved.

The content of this website, including but not limited to text, graphics, images, logos, and software, is the property of Oakmount Day Nursery or its content suppliers and is protected by the United Kingdom and international copyright laws.

You may not reproduce, distribute, publish, display, modify, create derivative works from, or exploit in any way the content of this website without the prior written consent of Oakmount Day Nursery.

You may download, print, and store limited copies of the content of this website for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that you do not alter or remove any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices.

Any unauthorised use of the content of this website may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, and other laws. Oakmount Day Nursery reserves the right to take legal action against any unauthorised use of the content of this website.

Cookie Policy

This website, Oakmount Day Nursery, uses cookies to improve your browsing experience and to help us understand how users interact with our site. This Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, and how you can manage your cookie preferences.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device when you visit a website. They are widely used to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

 How we use cookies

We use cookies for a variety of purposes, including:

  • To remember your preferences and settings
  • To understand how you use our site and to improve your experience
  • To show you relevant content and advertising
  • To analyse traffic and usage patterns

Cookies that we use

We use the following types of cookies on our website:

  • Strictly necessary cookies: These are essential for the proper functioning of our website and cannot be disabled.
  • Functionality cookies: These enable us to remember your preferences and settings, and to provide enhanced, personalized features.
  • Performance cookies: These collect information about how you use our website, such as which pages you visit, and help us to improve the performance of our site.
  • Advertising cookies: These are used to show you relevant content and advertising based on your browsing history and interests.

 Managing your cookie preferences

Most web browsers allow you to manage your cookie preferences. You can set your browser to accept all cookies, to block certain types of cookies, or to block all cookies. You can also set your browser to alert you when a website tries to set a cookie.

Please note that if you block or delete cookies, some features of our website may not work properly.

For more information about managing your cookie preferences, please refer to the help section of your browser or visit www.aboutcookies.org.

Terms of Use

This website is operated by Oakmount Day Nursery (the “Website”). By using the Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use (the “Terms”). If you do not agree to these Terms, please do not use the Website.

  1. Use of the Website

The Website is intended for your personal, non-commercial use. You may not use the Website for any illegal or unauthorised purpose. You may not use the Website in a way that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Website or interfere with any other party’s use of the Website.

  1. Intellectual Property

The content of the Website, including but not limited to text, graphics, images, logos, and software, is the property of Oakmount Day Nursery or its content suppliers and is protected by the United Kingdom and international copyright laws. You may not reproduce, distribute, publish, display, modify, create derivative works from, or exploit in any way the content of the Website without the prior written consent of Oakmount Day Nursery.

  1. Disclaimer of Warranties

The Website is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. Oakmount Day Nursery makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of the Website or the information, content, materials, or products included on the Website. Oakmount Day Nursery will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of the Website, including but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, and consequential damages.

  1. Limitation of Liability

Oakmount Day Nursery will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of the Website, including but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, and consequential damages.

  1. Changes to the Terms

Oakmount Day Nursery reserves the right to modify these Terms at any time without notice. Your continued use of the Website after any such modification constitutes your acceptance of the modified Terms.

  1. Governing Law

These Terms and your use of the Website will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law.


This website (the “Website”) is provided by Oakmount Day Nursery on an “as is” and “as available” basis. Oakmount Day Nursery makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of the Website or the information, content, materials, or products included on the Website.

Oakmount Day Nursery will not be liable for any errors or omissions in the content of the Website, or for any actions taken in reliance on the information provided on the Website. Oakmount Day Nursery will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of the Website, including but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, and consequential damages.

Oakmount Day Nursery does not warrant that the Website will be available at all times or that the Website or any content will be error-free. Oakmount Day Nursery reserves the right to modify, suspend, or discontinue the Website or any content at any time without notice.

The content of the Website is provided for general information purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice. You should always seek the advice of a qualified professional before making any decisions based on the information contained on the Website.

Cookie Notice

This website uses cookies to improve your browsing experience and to help us understand how users interact with our site. By continuing to use this website, you consent to the use of cookies. You can find out more about the cookies we use and how to manage them in our Privacy Policy & Cookie Policy.