The Ambleside Centre in Woodley offers high quality education, care and support for children from birth to the age of five and their families, together with training and support for the practitioners who work with them. We are one team that has at its heart the well being and best outcomes for children, families and staff. 


The Ambleside Centre houses two nurseries:


The Pastures Nursery: Day care for babies and children aged 3 months to 3 years


The Meadows Nursery (Local Authority Maintained): Nursery School for children 3 to 5 years old



Our Ethos and Mission Statement

The Early Years Foundation Stage at The Ambleside Centre

To find out about services and support for children with special educational needs click here

Our experienced team of practioners provide EYFS opportunities within our carefully resourced provision ensuring that all children experience a safe and nuturing environment and a uniquely adapted curriculum that meets their specific needs. Click here  and here for more information

Early Years Pupil Premium

The EYPP is used flexibly to ensure that we can offer the level of support that individual children and families require.

For more information, click here    

Also at the Centre are:


Children's Centre: The Children’s Centre offers a range of activities and services 

that support families with children aged five and under who live in the Wokingham Borough.


 - Children's Social care Neighbourhood Team


 - Lend & Play Toy Library



The Ambleside Centre is affiliated to the Foundations for Learning Teaching School Alliance.

Find out more : http://www.foundationsforlearning.org.uk/



We are also participating in a national project in partnership with Early Education, 

supporting the introduction of the Early Years Pupil Premium.