• Welcome to Chestnut Grove Kindergarten

    Learning Through Play

    Chestnut Grove Kindergarten opened 1st April 2010 and is located next to the Clacton Coastal Academy on Pathfields Road.

    Director and Nursery Principal Denise Hawke has worked within child care for over 30 years, using that experience she has managed to put together a second to none team of highly skilled, focused and dedicated child care staff.

    The Kindergarten has gone from strength to strength and currently demand for places is very high.

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  • Acorns

    Acorns is our 0 to 2 year old room. Level 3 room leader Alice along with her level 2 assistant Cheyenne have many years experience of working with this age group, the room is fully self contained and fully equipped to create a safe and stimulating environment.

  • Conkers

    Conkers is our 1st  2 to 3 year old room. Level 3 room leaders Emma and Elaine with their room assistants Amber and Deanna  have worked extremely hard to create a safe, stimulating learning environment for your child to continue there growth and development.

  • Willows

    Willows is our rising 3’s room. Level 3 room leader Hanna with her room assistants Jill, Jamie and Abby have worked extremely hard at creating a safe, stimulating learning environment for your child to continue there growth and development.

  • Maples

    Maples is our 3 to 5 year old term time only room. Level 3 room leader Sarah along with her room assistant Leanne have built this room into a safe, learning through play environment for your child to continue there growth and development leading into the start of there school life.

  • Oaks

    Oaks is our 3-5 year old room. Level 3 room leader Sabrina along with her room assistants Sue  and Courtney have worked together extremely hard to build up this very well established room with strong emphasis on learning through play and maintaining a safe and stimulating environment inside and out, again continuing there growth and development leading into school life.

  • The Garden

    This area has been recently updated and boasts a growing area with a mud kitchen, sand pit and messy play area, climbing frame and slide, undercover area as well as a wide range of activities for your children to engage in. The garden area also boasts artificial grass so that the children can spend time in the garden in all weathers.

  • 5 Pathfields Road, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex CO15 3JH

    01255 429029

  • Meet Our Staff

    • Denise Hawke
      Nursery Principle

      Denise is a level 4 practitioner with 30 years experience within child care.

    • Jason Hawke
      Business Manager

      Jason has level 3 Business and Health and Safety and looks after the day to day running of the business.

    • Madeline Boyle
      Nursery Manager

      Madeline is a level 5 practitioner with 30+ years of experience within child care, she looks after the day to running of the nursery staff and ensures everything runs as smoothly as possible.

       

    • Sabrina Martin
      Deputy Manager/Room Leader of Oaks

      Sabrina is a level 3 practitioner and has worked within child care for over 12 years.

    • Sarah Pearce
      Maples Room Leader

      Sarah is a level 3 practitioner and has worked within the child care for over 14 years.

    • Hanna Mathias
      Willows Room Leader

      Hanna is a level 3 practitioner, she has worked within child care for over 9 years.

    • Emma Guthrie and Elaine Peachey
      Conkers Room Leaders

      Emma and Elaine are both very experienced level 3 practitioners and have 20+ years experience within child care.

    • Alice Smith
      Acorns Room Leader

      Alice is a level 3 practitioner, she has worked within child care for over 3 years.

    • Chestnut Grove has provided a friendly, secure and enjoyable environment for my 3 boys. They have flexible friendly staff, who are willing to help follow my children’s daily routines. Most importantly Chestnut Grove have provided me with the confidence that my children are safe, secure and well looked after… Certainly a home from home for the boys!!!

      Carrie-Ann Noble
    • Chestnut Grove is a very friendly nursery and the staff are very helpful, the nursery is also very convenient as they are the only nursery in the area that open at 7.30am. My children seem to be learning many skills and they very much look forward to going.

      David Boyle
    • Out little boy started in April & absolutely loves it there , the nursery staff are so welcoming 100% recommend.

      Natalie Foster
    • Alfie’s last year here he started at 9 months old. He has a massive circle of friends. It’s clean, friendly & very secure. I’m so glad I chose to send him here but sad he will leave to go to school in September thank you to all the staff for caring for my son & being so kind & friendly all the time.

      Lou Shaw
  • KidZone

    KidZone is our Before, After School and Holiday Club’s

    KidZone is our Before, After School and Holiday Club’s

    We offer a relaxed, friendly, stimulating, inspiring environment for children between the ages of 4-12 located at Cann Hall Primary School and White Hall Academy, both are fully Ofsted Registered and have fully qualified and Experienced Staff on hand at all times to make sure your child is constantly gaining the best possible care. (Cann Hall or White Hall Children Only)

    Holiday Club

    Our holiday club currently run at Cann Hall School offers a relaxed, friendly and fun filled programme of activities that your child is sure to enjoy during all the school holidays. (Open to All Children)

    Club Opening Times and Cost

    Before School – 7.30am till 9am – £1.50

    After School – 3pm till 6pm – £4

    Holiday Club – 8am till 6pm – £25 a day (For Children that attend Cann Hall or White Hall Academy) £30 a day all other children

     

  • Nursery News

    Keep up to date with the latest news
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      Term Begins @ Chestnut Grove
      Term begins again on Thursday 3rd September and everyone at Chestnut Grove would like to welcome back all their term [...]
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      KidZone Holiday Club
      KidZone Holiday Club We offer a relaxed, friendly, stimulating, inspiring environment for children between the ages of 4-12 located at Cann Hall Primary [...]
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      New Website Refreshed Look
      Chestnut Grove are proud to be unveiling its all new singing and dancing website and with this comes the updated [...]
  • Contact Us

    5 Pathfields Road, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex CO15 3JH

    01255 429029

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