About Partou

Childcare that puts children in the lead

For us at Partou, childcare isn’t just a job, it’s a journey – one where every child leads us in a unique new direction.

As part of the Netherlands’ largest childcare group, we’ve access to world-leading expertise in learning and development, so you can be confident your child will benefit from an experience as unique as they are.

Of course, care is as much about empathy as education, and ours is a child-led approach that emphasises building confidence and curiosity – so that every child in our care has the freedom to flourish.

Our values

Care

We’re more than just a team; we’re a close community driven by our passion for childcare, and our commitment to each individual child’s development. We know that by working together, we’re stronger.

Compassion

In our community, compassion isn’t just a word; it’s our way of life. By embracing our differences, we make our community more diverse and vibrant. We build strong, supportive relationships with the children and each other, based on trust and understanding.

Continuous learning

We believe strongly in development, for the children in our care and for ourselves. Through continuous learning, we help our team and our children reach their full potential. Together, we make a positive impact, in our communities and across wider society.

Explore, discover, learn

At Partou, the children lead the way. They explore their surroundings and learn about the world they live in, by choosing for themselves which activity they want to join in with next.

Our team are there to care for them and keep them safe. To nurture their emerging abilities and encourage them to seize each fun-packed day.

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Creating a shared vision

Samantha Rhodes has led Partou in the UK since the merger of the Just Childcare and All About Children groups in 2023, having previously served as CEO of Just Childcare.

Read her thoughts on the importance of the group’s new shared vision in our dedicated article.

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Partou & You

Our core values of Care, Compassion and Continuous Learning are embedded throughout every aspect of Partou. For our team members, this ensures both personal and professional development whilst giving peace of mind that your wellbeing is prioritised.

Whether you’re looking to begin a career in childcare or have years of experience within nurseries, it’s a very exciting time to join the Partou team.

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Latest news

Supporting your child’s transition to school

We recognise that starting “big school” can be a worrying time for both you and your child and talking about it certainly helps.

Your child’s key person is always on hand to discuss the transition with you, to guide and support and to help make it as smooth as possible….

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Getting ‘big school’ ready with Partou

At Partou, we know that starting school is a key milestone for children and their family.

There is the element of the unknown as well as the change in routine, environment, and new people to make relationships with and build attachments to. This includes the adults too!

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Is a Nursery Apprenticeship the Right Choice for You?

Working in a nursery means that you get the opportunity to truly help shape and make a difference in the lives of little people.

There are several different routes you can follow if you’re looking at starting a career in childcare. You might start as a nursery or playgroup assistant, an …

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