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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 up until 31st August after their 4th birthday. Children are eligible for a school place in a reception class with effect from the September following their 4th birthday.

We are 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: Leigh.Kelly@berkshire.nhs.uk / kiddiescabinnursery@berkshire.nhs.uk

Nursery Area Manager: Lee Owen-Macleod, 07557 207429, lee.owenmacleod@berkshire.nhs.uk

Provider details: operated by Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Registered by: OFSTED

Registration number: EY460531

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.

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.


Our son has thoroughly enjoyed his time at Kiddies Cabin, so much so he doesn't want to leave! He has developed into a kind and caring child and a lot of his positive qualities have been enhanced in the nursery environment.

We have found the staff to be warm, kind and nurturing. Both our children have spent 3 days/week at Kiddies Cabin with our eldest son joining 7 years ago in 2010, so it feels like a second home to them. Both Leigh and Richard are very hands on, always welcoming and available to answer any questions if needed.

Megan has been lovely this year - always giving lots of feedback on our son's day and on things he is doing really well. She's a credit to the nursery.

I would always recommend Kiddies Cabin, we have been very pleased with our choice of nursery.

All in all very happy with the part Kiddies Cabin has played in our children's upbringing, we shall miss everyone!

Kiddies' Cabin parent