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The Barn Childcare - Riverbank

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

Address: Spring Riverbank Centre, Gilmour Street, Thornaby, TS17 6PF, United Kingdom
Telephone number: 01642587781
Opening Hours
Monday 07:00 – 18:00
Tuesday 07:00 – 18:00
Wednesday 07:00 – 18:00
Thursday 07:00 – 18:00
Friday 07:00 – 18:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

The Barn Childcare provides high-quality childcare from birth, offering a unique experience, with outstanding facilities and staff, focusing on child-initiated learning.

Our service offers: School Holidays,Shift Work,Flexible Hours

Who to contact:

Contact name: Melanie Hall

Job title: Managing Director

Where to go:

Town: Thornaby-on-Tees

Service location:
Spring Riverbank Centre, Gilmour Street, Thornaby, TS17 6PF

Mandale and Victoria


Charges for 0 to 1 years:

Half day/session: £44

Per day: £62

Charges for 2 years:

Half day/session: £44

Per day: £62

Charges for 3 to 4 years:

Half day/session: £44

Per day: £62


Sibling discount available.

Inclusion information:

Cultural provisions:

Cater for all religious and cultural needs.

Dietary needs:

Caters for all diets

Wheelchair access:

Provides wheelchair access throughout.



SEND provisions:

Our Riverbank setting is on one level. There are 3 large spacious rooms and a large outdoor area as well as a sensory room. The area Senco has a level 5 in SEND, level 4 in ASD and complex needs and level 4 in children's mental health. Staff complete training courses in subjects such as SEND, SALT and ASD.

Childcare information:

Immediate vacancies: Yes

Funded places:

Registered to provide:

  • 2 year places for parents on benefits
  • 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: Yes

    Ofsted Information:

    Ofsted URN: 2604558

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