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Bright Beginnings

We are a full day care service for children aged 2ys to 5 years.

The nursery is based within the grounds of North Kent College but is open for all children to attend.

We are open from 8am - 6pm, the daily costs are available on request and a deposit may be required to secure your place at the nursery.

We are happy to accept children who are elibile for the 15 hours free childcare for 2 years olds and 3-4 year old funding, we also accept children who are eligiable for the 30 hours children (once eligablilty has been confirmed)

We have a large prupose build nursery with 1 toddler rooms for 2-3 year olds and a pre-school room for 3-4 year olds.

We provide all meals for the children and have a cook who prepares all meals with fresh ingredients and on a daily basis, all dietery requirements will be catered.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Lynne Tomlinson
Contact Position
01322 629443

Where to go

North Kent College
Oakfield Lane

When is it on?

When is childcare available
Term Time Only
Carescheme Age Range:
0 year(s), 3 month(s) to 5 year(s), 0 month(s)
Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 08:00 18:00
Tuesday 08:00 18:00
Wednesday 08:00 18:00
Thursday 08:00 18:00
Friday 08:00 18:00
Other Availability
Am session 8am-1pm
PM session 1pm -6pm

Other Details

ECD Type
Day Nursery
Cost details
Contact provider for details
3-4 Year Old Funding?
2 Year Old Funding?
Places Range
Places Range
Start AgeEnd AgePlaces
0 1 6
2 2 30
3 5 66
0 5 66
5 7 66
Sandpit, Arts And Crafts, Music, Reading, Woodwork, Computers / It, Refreshments, Cookery, Messy Play Area, Books, Paddling Pool, See-Saw, Kitchen, Bike, Environmental Area, Tv/video/dvd, Sleeping Area, Parks/playgrounds, Slide, Gym, Climbing Frame, Sports, Visits and Outings, Garden
Wheelchair Access
Wheelchair access details
The nursery is accessable to wheelchairs and is all on one level

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
17/11/2011Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
08/07/2015Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
03/07/2018Inspection (Early Years Register)Good

30 Hours Extended Entitlement

Registered to provide up to 30 hours entitlement

Service status



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