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Early Support Nursery

Ofsted registered Day nursery in Thornaby-on-Tees <SEND>

Address: High Flyers Children's Centre, Tedder Avenue, Stockton-on-Tees, TS17 9JP, United Kingdom
Telephone number: 01642 527815
Opening Hours
Monday 09:00 – 15:00
Tuesday 09:00 – 15:00
Wednesday 09:00 – 15:00
Thursday 09:00 – 15:00
Friday 09:00 – 15:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

The Early Support Nursery follows the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum, suitably differentiated and adapted to meet the individual needs of each child. The nursery values partnership with parents and other professionals, such as the Portage Team, Speech and Language Therapy, Paediatric Physiotherapy and the Visually and Hearing Impaired Service. Facilities include: - Sensory garden - On-site physiotherapy service - Appropriate Learning Environments - 3 Outdoor Play Areas - Outdoor Art and Craft Studio - Soft Play Room - Large Sensory Room - Specialist equipment to support children's individual needs - Large Indoor Play Space - Wheelchair swing - Specialist Equipment and Toys

Who to contact:

Contact name: Kathryn Lovell-Spencer

Job title: Setting manager

Where to go:

Town: Thornaby-on-Tees

Service location:
High Flyers Children's Centre, Tedder Avenue, Stockton-on-Tees, TS17 9JP

Stainsby Hill


Inclusion information:

Cultural provisions:


Dietary needs:

Our kitchen provides a wide range of meals depending on the individual needs of children attending the setting. We encourage all parents to discuss their child's individual requirements prior to starting nursery.

Wheelchair access:

Newly adapted building.



SEND provisions:

The provision is wholly for children with complex/multiple special needs. Placements at the Early Support Nursery are determined by the child's Education Health and Care Plan. Experience with: Emotional needs Epilepsy Downs syndrome Diabetes Dietary Needs Physical impairment Nut allergy Learning difficulties Motor impairment Eczema Hearing Impairment Visual impairment ADHD Speech Impairment Sign Language Social development impairment Serious allergy Cystic Fibrosis Di George Syndrome Cerebral Palsy Challenging Behaviour Autism spectrum Behaviour Problems Aspergers Asthma

Childcare information:

Immediate vacancies: No

Funded places:

Registered to provide:

  • 15 hour universal places for 3 and 4 year olds
  • 30 hour places - for working parents
  • 30 hours for 3 and 4 year olds, 15 hours for 9 months - 2 years *this will increase to 30 hours from Sept 2025

    Tax Free Childcare: Yes

    Local offer:

    Registered to provide: Universal

    School Pickups:

    Offers pickups: No

    Ofsted Information:

    Ofsted URN: EY313452

    Find at Ofsted, including latest inspection report where applicable (Opens in new window)