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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

With warm wishes to everyone who has supported us through a wonderful 2019. Here’s to our adventures in 2020 and a new decade!

We will be closed weeks beginning 23rd December 2019 and 30th December 2019, reopening on Tuesday 7th January 2020.

Back to back OUTSTANDING!

Following our Ofsted Inspection on the 15th October we are proud to say … We are OUTSTANDING (again) and in all areas! Hooray. These areas are:

  • Overall effectiveness – Outstanding
  • The quality of education – Outstanding
  • Behaviour and attitudes – Outstanding
  • Personal development – Outstanding
  • Leadership and management – Outstanding
A huge thank you to all our Beyond the Walls families for their support, as our nursery is nothing without them and their wonderful children.
You can read our report here:

Discovery Days 2019

Come along to find out more about our outstanding outdoor setting! We’ll be having Discovery Days on Sunday 12th May 10am and Monday 20th May 6.30pm at The Old School (Our Base Camp), Chapels Lane, Tockholes, Darwen BB3 0LX.

If you are looking for a unique learning experience for your young children, our Discovery Days are the ideal time to come and spend an hour with us, have chat to our friendly team and learn more about our wonderful nursery. There will be a short presentation about our day-to-day adventures in nature, including helpful parent information and some insightful photos and videos too.

This is a great opportunity to find out why…

  • We are an Ofsted Outstanding Early Years Provider
  • We have fantastic testimonials from our families past and present
  • Early Years Foundation Stage fits perfectly in our outdoor setting
  • Your child’s physical and mental development will flourish in our setting
  • We are regularly approached by other childcare professionals around the UK for advice
  • Our children have fun and wonderful adventures

September 2020

If you’re interested in your child exploring the woods and joining us on our wonderful daily adventures, please get in touch using any of the methods on our Contact Us page.


Please note: we operate on a first come, first served policy i.e. places are allocated according to the date of enrolment form receipt (there is no enrolment fee to pay at this stage). It’s never too early to pop your child’s name down!

8 years of Beyond the Walls!

How the years fly by when you’re having fun! A huge note of thanks to everyone who has supported us over the past eight years, we couldn’t have done it without you. We really appreciate all of the positive comments we receive. Thank you.