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Bright Horizons Bracknell Day Nursery and Preschool (previously Dolphin Nursery)

We offer both half day (8am-1pm or 1pm-6pm) and full day (8am-6pm) childcare for children aged 3 months to 5 years of age. For your convenience we provide an all inclusive service including meals, snacks, milk, nappies and wipes. Parking is available on site. The nursery has bright, airy rooms and a safe and secure environment. The large garden offers extensive opportunity for outdoor play and learning through its many different areas. A range of age specific extracurricular activities such as languages, sports and creative workshops are available. All meals are prepared freshly on site from seasonal ingredients sourced locally, we cater for any dietary requirements and babies have a personalised menu. We also offer a ‘Sibling Discount’ and a discount for NHS, Police, Fire Brigade and Teachers. For further details on these discounts contact our Nursery Manager. Ofsted Good ( April 2013)

Who to contact

Contact Name
Julie Stretton
Contact Position
01344 208107

Where to go

Dolphin nursery and preschool Bracknel
Dolphin Nursery
Wokingham Road
RG42 1PN

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access

Has Provision

Special Needs

Has Provision
A variety of Special Needs

Dietary Needs

Has Provision
Vegetarian and cultural preferences

Cultural Provisions

Has Provision

Childcare Information

Funded Places

Offers 2 year funded places
Offers 3 & 4 years (15 hrs) funded places
Offers 3 & 4 years (30 hrs) funded places


Range of vacancies
Age rangePlaces
0 – 11 Months 3
Date updated

Opening Times & Facilities

Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 08:00 18:00
Tuesday 08:00 18:00
Wednesday 08:00 18:00
Thursday 08:00 18:00
Friday 08:00 18:00
Climbing Frame, Baby Rooms, Sensory Area, Open Space, Visits & Outings, Learning through play, Enclosed Garden, Large Garden, Children work to the early years foundation stage, Baby Garden, Vegetable patch, Library, Bedroom cots, Computer(s), Sleeping Area, Outdoor Play, Barked Play Area, Activities, Messy Room, Jo Jingles, Hot meals provided, Woodland Area, Quiet Room, Soft-play area, Garden Play, planting and watching plants grow., Storytime, Safety surfaces in outside play area, Kitchen, Arts & Crafts, Gardening, Play House, Car Park

School Pickups

Offers pickups

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
19/03/2009Inspection (Early Years Register)Satisfactory
17/04/2013Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
16/09/2016Inspection (Early Years Register)Inadequate
16/01/2017Re-inspection (Early Years Register)Inadequate
14/03/2017Re-inspection (Early Years Register)Good
Last Update: 25/01/2019

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