Abbey Place Day Nursery

Abbey Place Day Nursery

Abbey Place Day Nursery was founded in April 1991 and is situated in a quiet location close to Selby Abbey. It is nestled in a leafy, traffic free surroundings between Selby Abbey and Micklegate, the latter providing public car parking to the rear. We provide all meals and snacks which are nutritious and well balanced (the children like them too!).


We endevour to cater for all working hours and available to discuss any special arrangemts required. Please contact speak to a member of our staff if you have any special requirements.

Monday     7.30 – 18.00
Tuesday    7.30 – 18.00
Wednesday   7.30 – 18.00
Thursday   7.30 – 18.00
Friday     7.30 – 18.00
Saturday   Closed
Sunday   Closed

Areas of learning and development

There are seven areas of learning and development that must shape educational programmes in early years setting. All areas of learning and development are important and inter-connected. Three are particularly crucial for igniting children’s curiosity and enthusiasm for learning, and for building their capacity to learn, form relationships and thrive.

These three areas, the prime areas are:

Communication and language
Physical development 
Personal, social and emotional development

The specific areas of learning and development are:

Understanding the world
Expressing arts and design


Baby unit – 2 x play areas.   Area 1 for 0-1yr olds         Area 2 – for 1-2yr olds.
Separate sensory playroom offering lots of exciting lights/resources/textures/colour.
Changing area – nursery provides nappies up to size 4+ and baby wipes.
Own kitchen area to offer snacks/meals
Toddler Unit – Large playroom offering lots of space to explore and investigate.
 Age appropriate resources offered to extend learning opportunities.
Messy play/sensory play/mark making opportunities offered.
Pre-school – 3 X separate inter linked playrooms for our 3-4yr olds to explore,
Many resources to investigate all linked to the EYFS. Independence is encouraged in Preparation for ‘big school’.
Free flow play to the outdoor area.
Mark making are all explored. Story times. action songs/fun and games.

All children have their own Key Worker (Nursery practitioner) to support their individual Learning journeys.

We work closely with parents/carers to support each individual child’s development.

All staff are qualified, and hold first aid qualification, and experienced in caring for your child.

CALL US ON 01757 213526

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