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Our Nursery

Little Pips Nursery provides children with the best possible start in life.

Our children learn through fun and play in exciting indoor and outdoor learning environments.

We have two locations where we offer the best in professional childcare in Chippenham, Wiltshire and in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire for children aged 0 to 5 years.

Our children are at the heart of everything we do and play and at Little Pips, we are “Bringing out the Best!”

We hope you enjoy our website and to learn more about our childcare services in Chippenham and in Cheltenham, do please contact us if you have any questions.

Newsletter

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Latest News/Events

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Visit from the Fire Service!
Visit from the Fire Service!
Our Little Pips in Cheltenham were thrilled to be visited by our local Fire service today. They had the amazing opportunity to see a fire engine and learn about how the fire service helps…

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Visit from the Police Dogs!
Visit from the Police Dogs!
Our Chippenham Little Pips were very lucky to be visited by police dogs from the local police station. This was an amazing opportunity and both children and dogs were very well behaved! We had…

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Morris Dancing for May!
Morris Dancing for May!
Our little pips in Chippenham were very lucky to receive a special visit from some Morris Dancers today! We have been learning about this wonderful time of the year when we welcome the warmer…

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Our Chicks are Here!
Our Chicks are Here!
We are so excited to say that our eggs have hatched and we now have fluffy bundles of gorgeousness to look after! The children have been helping to feed and water the chicks as…

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Our Butterflies have nearly hatched!
Our Butterflies have nearly hatched!
After much patient waiting and observing, our caterpillars have almost made their incredible transformation into butterflies! Once they are fully formed, our children will help to release them into the garden. What an amazing…

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Mother’s Day Biscuits!
Mother’s Day Biscuits!
Our little pips at both nurseries have been very busy, lovingly making some delicious biscuits for our mummies to enjoy. It was lovely to be able to share this with so many of you,…

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Happy New Year!
Happy New Year!
We would like to wish you all a very happy new year! May it be filled with happiness and joy! Our children will also be celebrating Chinese New Year in the next few weeks…

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Nativity Time!
Nativity Time!
Our wonderful little pips at both nurseries have been sharing their amazing Nativity performances with our parents and carers. They sung with gusto and outshone even the brightest stars! A very big well done…

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Autumn Colours and Exploration!
Autumn Colours and Exploration!
We have been exploring Autumn colours and textures and making some exciting finds! Our babies in Chippenham have been very busy finding some beautiful autumnal objects including different coloured leaves and some acorns too!…

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MacMillan Coffee Morning
MacMillan Coffee Morning
Once again we had a fantastic turnout from parents to celebrate our MacMillan coffee morning on the 29th of September. We had a wonderful morning with our parents chatting over cups of tea, while…

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Roald Dahl day and Sandfields
Roald Dahl day and Sandfields
Thursday the 13th of September was the birthday of the creator of Fantastic Mr Fox, Roald Dahl! The children in Cheltenham thoroughly enjoyed celebrating this by listening to stories read by the wonderful ladies…

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Summer Holidays
Summer Holidays
The Little Pips in Cheltenham spent the day talking about their Summer trips and the holidays that they had been on. Some of the children had been camping and told everyone how they had…

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A Special Birthday!
A Special Birthday!
Our Chippenham Little Pips wished Jenni, our manager, a very happy birthday today. Jenni, who is 21 (plus a bit more), received some wonderful handmade cards and some beautiful presents from the children and…

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Royal Wedding Garden Party!
Royal Wedding Garden Party!
Cheltenham celebrated the Royal Wedding in style by hosting their own Garden Party which all the children thoroughly enjoyed! Children came in dressed up at Princes and Princesses, and made a wonderful card for…

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Sport Relief 2018
Sport Relief 2018
On the 23rd of March, all the children and staff arrive at nursery ready to disco fever the day away with lots of fun activities for Sport Relief. The children learnt about how Comic…

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Mother’s Day
Mother’s Day
We had a great turn out to our Mother’s Day coffee and cake session. It was a great time to celebrate all our lovely mummies and thank them for all that they do for…

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Christmas at the Nurseries!
Christmas at the Nurseries!
It was an exciting month at both nurseries with all the staff and children preparing for Christmas! We started our festivities with a fun filled Christmas craft afternoon at both nurseries, which saw the…

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Children in Need and Nursing Home Visit!
Children in Need and Nursing Home Visit!
On Friday the 17th of November, the children in Cheltenham visited Sandfields Care home where they spent a wonderful morning playing games with the residents, doing some colouring in, and chatting to them while…

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Remembrance Day
Remembrance Day
The children from Little Pips in Chippenham, and Little Pips in Cheltenham, spent the week making beautiful red and black hand-prints to form our super Poppy wreaths for Remembrance Day. We all talked about…

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Hedgehog Visitors…
Hedgehog Visitors…
On Wednesday the 13th of November, the children from Little Pips Nursery on Lowden Avenue had some very special little visitors! Kim Goodridge a hedgehog rescuer, bought along 3 baby hedgehogs that she had…

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MacMillan Coffee Morning!
MacMillan Coffee Morning!
Friday the 29th September saw Little Pips Nursery on Lowden Avenue hold their annual “Big Coffee Morning” for Macmillan. The staff and children came together to bake cakes and biscuits to go along with…

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Tweezer Fun!
Tweezer Fun!
Our graduates have had a very busy session today building up their finger control using tweezers. This fun activity helped our little pips to strengthen their pincer and tripod grips in readiness for pencil…

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A Superhero Graduation!
A Superhero Graduation!
Our graduation ceremonies were a wonderful occasion at both nurseries last week! After wonderful performances at both settings our parents watched as our oldest little pips received their graduation hats, certificates and lovely mirrors…

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People Who Help Us!
People Who Help Us!
Our Chippenham Little Pips had some very exciting visitors today! We were very pleased to welcome two police officers and their patrol car to our nursery. The children had a fantastic time learning about the…

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Beautiful Butterflies!
Beautiful Butterflies!
We are very excited to be looking after some very sweet wriggly caterpillars at both of our nurseries. Following the huge excitement around our ducklings and our frogs, the children have now had the…

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Our Ducklings Have Hatched!
Our Ducklings Have Hatched!
We are the very proud guardians of 10 gorgeous fluffy ducklings. The eggs at both of our nurseries have now hatched and the ducklings have been exploring their new homes. The children have been…

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The Eggs Have Arrived!
The Eggs Have Arrived!
We are very eggscited about our duck eggs which arrived at our nurseries on Tuesday this week. We have to wait for 28 days before our ducklings hatch so we have lots of fun…

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Happy Red Nose Day!
Happy Red Nose Day!
Children at both of our nurseries are enjoying a fun filled day in celebration of Red Nose Day. We have had an incredible week with wonderful activities including dressing up days, onesie days and…

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Mother’s Day Treat!
Mother’s Day Treat!
Our mummies enjoyed a fresh cake when they dropped off today in early celebration of Mothering Sunday. We hope everyone has a fantastic day!

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Happy Chinese New Year!
Happy Chinese New Year!
Our children across both nurseries have been trying some delicious Chinese food as well as dressing up in traditional costumes and creating some fantastic dragons!

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Story Time!
Story Time!
Children at our Chippenham Little Pips Nursery were treated to a special story time with Nikki Wright, a teacher from Langley Fitzurse Primary School, during their morning session. The children were fantastic listeners and…

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Thank you!
Thank you!
A very big thank you to all of our wonderful children, parents and staff for helping us to raise over £120 at our Little Pips Nurseries for Children in Need. We had a wonderful…

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We Remember…
We Remember…
Our wonderful children at both nurseries have created two beautiful wreaths using their handprints to make poppies. These were safely delivered to the Memorial in Chippenham and the Cenotaph in Cheltenham this afternoon. The…

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A Happy Hedgehog!
A Happy Hedgehog!
The children and staff were very surprised and excited to discover our very own resident hedgehog which had made its home under some shelves in our garden. Following advice from the Wiltshire Wildlife Trust…

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A BIG Thank you!
A BIG Thank you!
We would like to extend a very BIG thank you to everyone who helped to make our Mac Millan coffee mornings such a huge success. We managed to raise over £300 across both nurseries…

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Paint Mixing with Straws!
Paint Mixing with Straws!
Our Little Pips have been having wonderful fun in Cheltenham today blowing through straws to mix paint into different colours. There was lots of huffing and puffing and some wonderful art work was created!

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Our Wise Owls Have Graduated!
Our Wise Owls Have Graduated!
A very big well done to all of our Wise Owls who graduated this week at both nurseries. The children put on a fantastic show for our parents and there were lots of proud…

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Our Superheroes!
Our Superheroes!
We have had a fantastic day of fun and adventure at Little Pips Chippenham today. The staff and children dressed up as superheroes for the day. The children were amazing and as you can…

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Yokoso!
Yokoso!
We are very excited to announce that we have some special visitors from Japan who will be coming to our nursery in Cheltenham on the 28th of July. They will be working with the…

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Meet Little Pip!
Meet Little Pip!
The children have been working very hard to create our entry for this year’s Kington Langley scarecrow festival and here he is…LITTLE PIP!! The children have made some beautiful feathers and used their handprints…

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A Royal Letter!
A Royal Letter!
We were so thrilled to receive a wonderful letter from Buckingham Palace thanking us for the card which the children made the Queen for her 90th birthday. The children at our Chippenham and Cheltenham…

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Our Caterpillars are here!
Our Caterpillars are here!
Our caterpillars have arrived at our Chippenham nursery and are being carefully watched by the children. Over the next few weeks they will witness the amazing creation of cocoons, followed by the incredible transformation…

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A Fantastic Day!
A Fantastic Day!
A very big thank you to everyone who was able to help us celebrate the launch of Little Pips Nursery on Saturday (23rd April). It was a really fantastic day and the children had…

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What a Wonderful Day!
What a Wonderful Day!
We were so thrilled that so many of you could come and celebrate the launch of our new name Little Pips Nursery in Chippenham on Saturday (16.04.16). It was a really wonderful day with…

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Happy Birthday Queen Elizabeth ΙΙ!
Happy Birthday Queen Elizabeth ΙΙ!
Our children have been celebrating our Queen’s 90th birthday today! They have been working hard at both nurseries to create beautiful birthday cards which were sent to Buckingham Palace earlier this week. Today we…

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Our chicks have hatched!
Our chicks have hatched!
We are the proud temporary parents of 18 gorgeous fluffy chicks in Chippenham and Cheltenham! The children have been doing an amazing job of looking after them. Please do pop in and meet them.

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Ship Ahoy!
Ship Ahoy!
Our pirate ship in Cheltenham has docked and is being thoroughly enjoyed by our children. A second ship is almost complete and our children will be able to sail the seas in search of…

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