Sucklings Yard Day Nursery & Pre-School, Ware

Positioned just off the high street in the town of Ware, Sucklings Yards Day Nursery and Pre-School offers an excellent environment for children in a location that’s convenient for parents.

Our detached setting, which stretches over two floors, is full of safe and stimulating spaces that awaken creativity for improved Early Years development.


Separate playrooms for different age groups, ensuring age-specific care tailored towards their needs

Fun-filled resources including a Community Playthings nursery gym which is greatly for building confidence

Healthy and delicious meals from our seasonal menu, freshly prepared at the nursery

Exciting outdoor space with a multipurpose play area allowing quality experiences all year round

Private on-site car park making it safe and easy to drop off your little ones

Funded childcare places available

The Partou experience

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. But not to tell them what to do next.

Why? Because when children are allowed to choose their own activities, rather than being told what to do, they naturally choose the activities they’re most interested in. And scientific research has shown that being interested in what they’re doing is the easiest and best way for children to learn.

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Food & nutrition

Creating healthy eating habits for young children stretches far beyond their time with us. It encourages a lifelong positive relationship with food whilst building healthy bodies and healthy minds. Here’s how we encourage healthy eating habits:

  • Rotating menus: Evidence shows regular exposure to foods helps children to develop their taste for them, yet we still want to offer variety. So, we rotate our menus on a three-to-four-week basis, offering the perfect balance between exposing children to new foods yet allowing them to become familiar with flavours.
  • A lunchtime focus: We prioritise lunch as a time where children can enjoy their food. There is a social aspect to all lunches and, where possible, children are encouraged to take an active interest in the food they eat.
  • Fresh food everyday: We serve children fresh food every day and accommodate many different dietary requirements. We have procedures in place to protect children with food allergies and offer different meal options too. If your child has a dietary requirement, simply let us know as part of our registration process and we’ll make sure we meet the needs of your child.

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Nursery fees

Full time
Weekly Rate
8:00am – 6:00pm
8:00am – 1:00pm
1:00pm – 6:00pm
£417.50 £94.50 £59.25 £59.25


Registration Fee: £75 (Non Refundable)
10% discount off eldest child’s fees for siblings

Additional Options: Early Start: £6.90

  • Universal 15 hours free childcare entitlement is available to all 3 and 4 year olds, extending to 30 hours for eligible working families*.
  • 15 hour free childcare entitlement is also available to 2-year-olds subject to availability.

For the latest childcare funding information, please visit our dedicated resource page.

* Please note that free childcare entitlement from the government is only applied to the ‘care’ element of your invoice and does not cover meals which are charged at £13.80 per morning session and £13.80 per afternoon session.

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Sucklings Yard
Day Nursery
& Pre-school

01920 485021

Open Mon - Fri, 8.00am to 6.00pm

Sucklings Yd, Church St, Ware, SG12 9EN

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What families say?

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3 stars

22 May 2024

I was lucky enough that my child settled in extremely well to nursery, but I know this is because he is well looked after and he feels happy and safe to be there. Whenever I pick him up he comes out with a smile on his face. He has had a very positive experience so far!

Leoni S

5 stars

22 May 2024

My son is nonverbal autistic and there’s nothing this amazing nursery hasn’t done for him, they’ve been absolutely amazing and my son is really thriving from being at the nursery! Would recommend it to anyone!


4 stars

09 April 2024

Communication is good. Staff are happy to help. All suggestions I have previously made have been taken on board and improvements have been seen quickly. My boy is happy to go to nursery, enjoys playing out in the garden.


5 stars

11 March 2024

Our daughter started in February, she has settled in so well and the staff are so caring and kind. She always has a big smile on her face when we arrive in the morning and happily goes to the staff and is still smiling at pick-up. We get regular updates and a handover each day to see how her day has ...

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5 stars

13 December 2023

We are so happy that our little girl has joined Angels at Play - Suckling's Yard. She loved her first seven months and has developed so much. The care she receives is excellent, and she comes home every day so happy. I highly recommend this nursery!


4 stars

12 December 2023

Both of our kids are at Angels and really love it. They enjoy going and are always full of chat about their day when we pick them up. We find the staff helpful and caring and recommend this setting to anyone who is looking for a nursery.

Judith H

4 stars

12 December 2023

My child loves nursery and looks forward to it every day. She is encouraged to work towards her next developmental goal with love and encouragement. Thank you all for your support and championing my child.


5 stars

05 September 2023

Our son has been so happy at Angels at Play Suckling's Yard for the past 3 years. The staff have been amazing and we consider them friends. They have played a pivotal role in the development of our child which we will always be grateful for.


5 stars

15 May 2023

Very pleased with the nursery, my daughter's development has come such a long way by socialising with other children and carers. It is great that the nursery measure against key milestones and support and encourage them to develop and grow. You get an update each day via the app and you know that you...

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Ruth P

5 stars

22 March 2023

This nursery is fantastic - both my children have attended here. My little ones come on leaps and bounds. The staff are very friendly and bubbly, which is great, and my little one can't wait to come back day after day. I can't praise all the staff enough for their work with my children.

Lillie C

5 stars

22 March 2023

The nursery is great, the staff are friendly and approachable, and I have no worries about leaving my child there. The food menus are great, and my daughter loves the garden.

Hollie S

5 stars

22 March 2023

This nursery is a home-from-home. It's welcoming, friendly, clean and safe. Meals are great with a great range of food. I feel my little one is safe and well looked after.


5 stars

15 March 2023

Such a lovely nursery, all the staff are wonderful and look after both boys so well. Both boys have really excelled since being here and I know they are in good hands.

Louise W

5 stars

15 March 2023

Staff are very friendly and excellent at communicating. My son is very happy here.


5 stars

08 March 2023

I have been really impressed with the new 'I can' activities. My daughter's listening skills have really improved since starting the programme. The staff have been really attentive and patient with her and it's lovely to see her grow.

Why Partou?

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.

Reassurance for you and your little one


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.


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.

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