Home from home – Of feeling relaxed, happy and secure is a huge part of a child’s development. Throughout the nursery everything has been designed to provide a safe, reassuring and homely feel, while also allowing babies and children the freedom to play, be creative and use the space in a way that feels as natural as it would at home.


Our vision has always been to be:

‘The premier child care provider in leicestershire’ The automatic choice for parents seeking high quality childcare Smarties offers first class quality child care and learning, it is at the heart of what we do, not only for the sake of our own children, but every child and parent that walks through our doors. We work closely work with parents in many areas of ‘nursery life’ and strive constantly to meet or exceed your needs and more importantly in many respects, the needs of your children.

Our Purpose

Our Purpose Smarties follows many aspects of the Montessori philosophy which provides a unique child-centred environment based on self-discovery, freedom to play, choice and creativity.
Highly skilled practitioners provide the most effective play opportunities and experiences in order that children can discover their own talents, gain independence, self-confidence, self-respect, make friendships, experience the joys of learning and grow in a holistic manner.
Providing a natural, social and intellectual environment enables children to flourish into unique individuals.

“Creativity flourishes in an atmosphere of acceptance and trust.”

Our Team

Our team at the nursery are committed to providing care to the highest of standards. They have been carefully selected, not only on the basis of qualifications, professionalism and experience but also for their enthusiasm, dedication, caring nature and sensitivity towards the needs of children. Our practitioners treat our children with love and respect which build trust between their key persons’.

We have fun and enjoy being with children and we are passionate about delivering the very best for children.

Teamwork is of high importance, we are one Smarties – great things happen when we all work together.