About Us

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Happy Hours Pre-School is a member of the Early Explorers Childcare Ltd and is owned by Danielle Wrightson, who holds a degree in Early Childhood Studies from Chichester University in West Sussex.    Danielle has previously managed a successful Montessori Nursery, run a private music company and has worked within the Childcare Industry for the past 12 years. 


The Pre-School is managed by Kelly Drummond.

Our Aim: 

We aim to work in partnership with our parents through the structure of our key worker development programme. This programme enables each staff member to monitor carefully the development of children within their care, by completing individual online learning journals for children and liaising on a regular basis with parents. This encourages each child to progress to his or her full potential in a warm, secure and caring environment.

Session Times:

Monday:  8.30am - 3.00pm

Tuesday:  8.30am - 3.00pm

Wednesday:  8.30am - 3.00pm

Thursday:  8.30am - 3.00pm

Friday:  8.30am - 12.30pm

Term Time Only

A Typical Day:

8.30 - 9.00: Early Bird Session

- Self Registration

- Breakfast Table

- Free Play inside and outside.

9.00 - 12.30pm: Morning Session

- Self Registration 

- Free Play

- Access to the Snack Table

- Circle Time

11.50pm: Lunchtime

12.30pm: End of Morning

12.30pm-3.00pm: Afternoon Session [NOT AVAILABLE ON A FRIDAY]

- New arrivals Self Registration

- Free Play inside and outside

- Circle Time

3.00pm: End of Day