Ruardean Acorns
Ruardean Acorns

 Care and Education for children age 2 to 5 years. 

We are situated in the grounds of Ruardean C of E Primary School and cater for children from the local area and further beyond. We place an emphasis on 'learning through play'. Children’s learning and development is supported by fully qualified staff within a stimulating environment.

Ofsted -June 2015 

We have been graded as OUTSTANDING for the second time by Ofsted during our unannounced inspection on 23/06/15. The full report is available in the documents section. Below are some of the quotes from our report:


"The leadership is inspirational"

"The quality of teaching is consistently of a high quality"

"Children are safe"

"The environment is highly stimulating" 

"Children progress exceptionally well"

"There are strong relationships with parents and carers"

FEES ~ We accept work place vouchers, A2Y0 (Achieving two year old) funding and Free for 3 and 4 years funding towards fee's. Please see our session times and fees page for more information.


New children ~ Children can start at Ruardean Acorns from the age of 2 years old. If you are interested in a place for your child you are welcome to pop in any time between 9.00am - 3.15pm. Alternitively, to make an appointment to have a look around our setting and to meet the staff and children, please telephone 01594 542461, email or complete a form in the contact us section. At present time we have limited vacancies, so please contact us as soon as possible if you would like to secure a place for your child. 

Ruardean Acorns


Contact details


Ruardean Acorns

C/O Ruardean C of E

Primary School

School Road



GL17 9XQ



01594 542461




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Newsletter 16/9/16
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