Barnies Day Nurseries and Pre-schools

Barnies Hadlow

Day Nursery and Preschool

Hadlow Primary School, Hadlow, Kent TN11 0EH - map
Tel: 01732 850 033
Ofsted Registration – EY278752
Graded Good at inspection May 2022


This Barnies is situated within the grounds of Hadlow Primary School, near Tonbridge, and has been registered since January 2004. The nursery operates in a specially designed single storey building with access ramps to all areas. There is a welcoming arrival area with office, staff room and disabled toilet leading into a large open plan area with a number of rooms leading from it.

The areas are divided into different activity areas and rooms for specific learning opportunities. There are 2 secure outdoor play areas 1 available for the Under 3s and another which is used by the Preschool children which can allow access to the arrival area which also houses an environmental area shared with the school.

The nursery is open five days a week all year from 07:30 (there is limited availability from 7:30 to 8:00 am and this is subject to an additional fee) until 18:00 and is registered to care for 70 children. The setting fully supports children with learning difficulties and/or disabilities.

Graded Good at inspection May 2022

  • Staff establish overwhelmingly positive relationships with children
  • Children learn exceptional understanding and great respect for other peoples similarities and differences in the world around them
  • Staff establish outstanding partnerships with parents and keep them exceptionally well informed
  • Children participate in complex activities that help them develop impressive skills to support their future learning
  • The managers support staff exceptionally well to extent their already excellent skills and knowledge and monitor their performance
  • Staff support children to develop excellent communication skills

Graded Good at inspection May 2022