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Jack In The Box

Jack In The Box Day nursery in Slough opened in 1992 and registered at these new premises in 2004. It operates from a single storey building within the grounds of Upton Hospital in Slough.

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Children are cared for in four different rooms which are used according to the needs and development stage of children.

The nursery is open Monday to Friday for 51 weeks of the year between 7.30am and 6.00pm. Days are 10 hours long with a start time of 7.30am, 7.45am or 8.00am. There is a minimum attendance of 2 days per week.

There are secure areas for outdoor play. The setting supports children with learning difficulties and/or disabilities and those who have English as an additional language.

We are managed and trained by the NHS and all our staff are NHS employees. However, as with all of our nurseries, you do not need to work for the NHS for your child or children to be able to obtain a place and attend.

Our nursery in Slough has space allocation to cater for 81 children aged from three months to five years at any one time. Children are accepted from three months of age.

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: Jack In The Box Nursery
Upton Hospital
Albert Street

Opening times: 7.30am - 6.00pm

Nursery manager: Lee Owen-Macleod

Tel: 01753 635480

Email: lee.owen@berkshire.nhs.uk / jackintheboxnursery@berkshire.nhs.uk

Provider details: operated by Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Registered by: OFSTED

Registration number: EY460528

When you use our nursery, we’ll ask for and record yours and your child’s personal information. We may share your information with other organisations, such as school when they are transitioning into the care and education system, only information that is required and appropriate to support your child will be provided. To find out more about how we use your information please see our Nursery Privacy Notice.

Open days: Parents are welcome to look around Jack In The Box nursery in Slough at either 10.15am or 2.15pm, by appointment. Family events such as coffee mornings, fetes and a graduation ceremony take place throughout the year.

Settling in sessions: Each child will access a variety of settling in sessions. This will allow the child to experience all aspects of nursery life and to become familiar with the environment, other children and the practitioners.


S has enjoyed spending time with other similar aged children, various activities in the nursery including phonics, writing his name, football, craft work etc.

As parents we have been grateful for caring, organised, accomodative, friendly staff.

Thank you to Anna (Pre-school) and Rani (Piglets), S's key carers for their help and support during his stay in the nursery. Anna particularly for looking after S very well and identifying and discussing his next steps and helping achieve those.

U.R and A.S