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Kiddies' Cabin

Kiddies’ Cabin is a 63 place day nursery in Maidenhead on the site of St Marks Hospital. It has been established since 2006.

Ofsted Good Ofsted have rated the nursery as ‘Good’ since its opening up until the most recent inspection in August 2017, please read our latest Ofsted report .

The nursery caters for children aged from 10 months to 5 years and is open from 7.30am to 6.00pm 51 weeks a year (the nursery is closed between Christmas and New Year and on all Bank Holidays). The nursery offers full day sessions of 10 hours (please check with the nursery for specific times).  There is a minimum attendance of 2 days per week. 

The nursery in Maidenhead is housed in a single storey purpose built log cabin which ensures access for all. It has four specific rooms where the children are divided into age groups. The rooms are well equipped with a variety of toys and equipment. The nursery has two spacious outdoor play areas that boast wide open spaces for the children to explore and play. The nursery also has its own kitchen that is 5 star rated by the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. Our nursery cook provides highly nutritious food throughout the day using menus which are based on guidance from an NHS dietician and we are able to cater for each child’s individual dietary needs.

If you would like to enquire regarding the current availability of a place for your child please call the nursery on the telephone number below.

To apply for a place please complete an application form.

Address: Kiddies' Cabin
St Marks Hospital
112 St Marks Road

Opening times: 7.30am - 6.00pm

Nursery manager: Leigh Kelly

Tel: 01753 638733

Email: Richard.wheeldon@berkshire.nhs.uk / Leigh.Kelly@berkshire.nhs.uk / kiddiescabinnursery@berkshire.nhs.uk

Provider details: operated by Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Registered by: OFSTED

Registration number: EY460531

The nursery in Maidenhead is owned and managed by Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BHFT). However as with all BHFT nurseries, you do not need to work for BHFT for your child or children to be able to attend.

The nursery’s primary objective is to provide a safe and stimulating environment for all children, regardless of gender, background or ability. We allow each child to develop to their full ability in a positive and fun learning environment. The staff focus on each child, recognising that each child is a unique individual who will benefit from varying ways of interaction. This is achieved by following the principles of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) 2014.

Kiddies' Cabin also believes in developing strong and co-operative relationships with parents, who the nursery recognises as a valuable source of information that will enable the staff to fully understand each child and their unique needs.

The EYFS states that ‘every child deserves the best possible start in life and the support that enables them to fulfil their potential’. Kiddies’ Cabin nursery staff along with children’s parents aim to achieve this ideal goal with every child.


The children are leaving the nursery as the family are moving abroad permanently.

The positives for our children - the staff, the interaction with all the carers and management. The enthusiasm of management and the attention to detail of both children and knowing them so well.

The positives for us - seeing all the children at play in the gardens which are child friendly.

 Richard manages the parents so well. Abi has been an ever present for A and was key in his early years. Over the 12 months Rachel has been a steadying influence.

We feel that they nursery represents value for money.  Whilst we were not subject to any of the NHS discounts, the costs we paid were very competitive.

We would recommend the nursery, as they say on the Talent Shows, “You have 4 yes’s”!!!

 From the first visit to Kiddies, Cabin when selecting a nursery, we felt that it was the staff which set apart the KC from the other nurseries which we looked at. The enthusiasm and interaction with both children and parents was a positive experience and an environment that we were comfortable to leave both children in.
Three years on and we have not been disappointed with the selection. The facilities are purpose built and child friendly with two outdoor areas which can be used most of the year. We have no hesitation with recommending Kiddies' Cabin.

Mr & Mrs M