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Elms day nursery

The Elms is a large Victorian Grade II listed building providing spacious accommodation and extensive grounds including car parking facilities, situated close to the University of Birmingham campus in Edgbaston.

  • The nursery works in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage framework (EYFS)
  • Healthy Setting Award 2009startwell
  • Level 1 Startwell award
  • See our recommendations on Daynurseries.co.uk

Contact us: by phone on 0121 414 8118 or by email Selina Hunt.


Rooms at the Elms

Ground Floor
This floor accommodates the under two’s. A self contained baby unit with changing area, milk kitchen, sleeping area and play room. The baby room has its own adjacent safety surface play area.

Three further playrooms are available. The 2-The Badger room5’s cloakroom area is based at the rear of the building.The nursery office is also situated on this floor.

First Floor
The 2-5 year children are accommodated on this level with access to three playrooms.

There is also a new sensory room on this floor for the children to enjoy.

The nursery grounds include a large open grassed area, with mature shrubs and trees and a separate children’s fun area. The under two’s play area joins the nursery garden, and a shared play area for the 2-5 year is at the rear of the premises, adjacent to the children’s garden walk.

All children are taken for regular walks around the local area, with parents permission.

Forest schoolwebsite
All children have the opportunity for weekly sessions in our Forest School. The Forest School  is based in the wildest area in our grounds. At Forest School children develop their skills in all areas of the curriculum and work individually and as a team to complete their tasks. They also have the chance of working on a 1:1 with a member of staff to use saws, drills and other tools and equipment.



Monday-Friday                              7.45 – 18.10
Morning Session (AM)                   7.45 – 13.00
Afternoon Session (PM)              13.00 – 18.10

Attendance can be full time or AM/PM

Refreshments are provided

The Nursery opens 51 weeks of the year with the exception of Bank Holidays and University closed days.

Full details of how to register your child and all of our application forms and brochures are on our how to apply page and also see our most recent OFSTED report.