About Us

Squirrels is a small and friendly Ofsted-inspected pre-school conveniently located on Delamere Park. Our caring and dedicated staff ensure a safe and secure environment for the children, where every day is happy and learning is fun.

At Squirrels strong emphasis is placed on learning through first hand experience. Our children benefit from a broad education provided from supportive, knowledgeable and caring staff. We create a happy and stimulating environment whilst promoting the development of each child’s unique potential.

The range of play and resources combined with the creativity of the staff ensure that each child makes excellent progress towards early learning goals. The children enjoy learning through play, whilst at the same time gaining practical skills. We have some mothers who also volunteer and run activities or reading sessions with the children.

“My very nearly 4 year is excited about starting ‘big school’ but I dread the day she realises that means no more Squirrels. She loves it! As a child that struggled settling at a local nursery I trialled Squirrels as a Plan B, and never looked back. Nor does she when we drop her off in a morning. The staff are fabulous and the way they bring the children on deserves recognition. I can’t wait for my youngest to start there next month. Thanks ladies for all your hard work.

Rebecca Dunbobbin

Squirrels Playground and Slide - Squirrels Pre School Nursery - Cuddington - Delamere Park - Northwich

Squirrels Playground and Slide

Fun and Learning

The Squirrels Pre-School Nursery offers places for children from 2 – 5 years. All Squirrels staff are fully qualified, dedicated and sensitive to every child’s needs. Progress and development is fostered through individual care and attention, building confidence and social awareness in the child. We have mid morning snacks which are of a healthy and nutritious nature catering to different dietary needs.

Squirrels teaching area - Squirrels Pre School Nursery - Cuddington - Delamere Park - Northwich

Squirrels teaching area

“My 3 year old has attended squirrels for the last year and a half and I can honestly say he would rather be there than at home with me (maybe that says more about me �) but honestly he loves it and has never once cried or complained about going. The staff are so caring, have each been there for over 20years, and provide a home from home environment for the children. They do lots of activities, crafts, circle time, reading, old school games and outdoor play. I would highly recommend to anyone!.”

Samantha Frank

Squirrels Pre-School Ofsted Quotes

  • Staff interaction with children is warm and supportive
  • Children make very good progress towards the early learning goals
  • Space is used creatively to ensure children have a well rounded experience
  • Relationships with parents are very good
  • A strong emphasis is placed on learning through first hand experience
Squirrels Main Entrance - Squirrels Pre School Nursery - Cuddington - Delamere Park - Northwich

Squirrels Main Entrance

Background and Location

Squirrels Pre-School Nursery was set up in 1977 and has become an established and well used service, Squirrels is set in a unique location on Delamere Park.
Delamere Park is a parkland residential estate developed in the 1970s in a delightful location, surrounded by beautiful open countryside, this gives the children many opportunities to explore outdoors.

We offer places to children from the age of 2 to school age, during the school term times. Currently our opening times are Monday – Thursday 9.00am -3.00pm and we have expanded to include Fridays 9am-12pm to run sessions to prepare the children who are moving on to primary school in September.

If you would like more information please pop in and see us, or call us on 01606 888782 or email us at squirrels@delamerepark.co.uk