Braithwaite Grove, Keighley, West Yorkshire BD22 6JB | OFSTED number: EY288392

01535 600723 or 01535 665648


Keighley Community Nursery is a not for profit organisation with a voluntary management committee in overwatch.

We are also a registered charity and were originally established in 1997 situated on Marlborough Street, to provide a community nursery that was accessible to all.

We currently offer a 72 place nursery which was opened in our existing location on Braithwaite Grove in 2004. We provide 6 places for children under 2 years old and more than 60 places for over two's.

Please CLICK HERE to view our accreditations!


  On this website you will find all the information you may need about our nursery, but should you want to discuss anything or require any more information, please feel free to contact:

Joanna Berry - Nursery Manager or

Naomi Thornton - Deputy Manager on

01535 600723 or 01535 665648

 Or to see what our current parents think, please click here!


Zip a dee doo dah!

When a generous person donates hundreds of Ziploc bags to the nursery, its time to get creative and thats exactly what we have done, so welcome everybody to our first challenge of 2018. The Ziploc Challenge!!

Every nursery staff member has been issued one Ziploc bag, one activity sheet and three observation sheets. Between now and our next staff meeting in March, they have been asked to devise, make, create, print etc a resource that is appropriate for the children in their room along with instructions on how this resource can be introduced, used and enhanced.

The team here at KCN are famous for both their creativity and their competitiveness so i cannot wait to see what they each come up with! And at the end of this challenge...our nursery will have 28 resource bags that can be used time and time again so its a win for everyone!!

Anyway, I better go and zip to it!


Over £1.8k raised. Thanks to everyone who donated their money and their time!!!!

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We have set the challenge to all staff, children and parents to raise as much money as they can for Pudsey Bear over the next few weeks and already, ideas are flowing!!

With Pudsey prize bags, mini mudders, bounce-a-thons, sports days and chocolate quizzes.... the competition is on here at KCN!! Babies, Roses Room, Pre school children and our After School Club along with the management and admin team are busy thinking of ways they can not only raise money but finding creative ways of doing so!!

Keep an eye open next time you are in nursery and see whats going on between now and the  17th of November 2017 in all our rooms, get involved if you can and donate as much as you can!

Bring it on everyone!! 

 Lets go outside!!

The 18th of May was the International Outdoor Classroom Day and everyone at KCN embraced the wonder of outdoor play - despite the changeable weather! We enjoyed picnics, lots of creative and messy activities as well as resting beneath the willow walk and simply listening to the world passing us by!! 

We are already thinking of ideas for next years day, but before then - here's some pictures of the fun we had in 2017!!

Latest Newsletters

  • 28 Feb 2018
    March 2018 Newsletter

    Don't tell everyone but we have yummy chocolate eggs all over our nursery reception area so why not try to win one (or loads!) then munch away at home whilst reading our Easter Newsletter?! Nom nom

  • 03 Jan 2018
    January 2018 newsletter

    It's a New Year and we have new information to share with you all about our building works, upcoming events and staff changes. Since we know you LOVE our newsletters, you can start the year off right and delve into our January newsletter!

  • 07 Nov 2017
    November 2017 Newsletter

    Oooh, the nights are drawing in and there's a chill in the air which only means one thing.......winter is coming!! So perhaps a mug of hot chocolate, a woolly jumper, a roaring fire and our latest newsletter will warm you up??!! Try might like it!

  • 11 Sep 2017
    September 2017 Newsletter

    A new term, the start of a new season and lots of new faces - both staff and children to welcome you back to Nursery this month! And what better way to keep up to date with the comings and goings here, than taking the time to shake off your umbrella and peruse our Newsletter!

  • 03 Jul 2017
    July 2017 Newsletter

    Times, they are a-changing! And as we move towards the end of the summer term, emotions run high as does the children's excitement at the possibility of starting BIG school soon!! Before then though, enjoy what could be your last ever KCN Newsletter in all its glory!!! Sniff, sob. It's been great. Thanks everyone!!

Latest Calendar Events



Yes, its that time of year again when its almost impossible to drop off or collect your children from nursery without spending a pound or two trying to win some yummy, scrummy chocolate eggs! We know its not the healthiest tombola we offer......but you can treat yourself once or twice a year, can't you?!!!

2 Year sign up event21Mar2018

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ Rainbow Childrens Centre Hall

We welcome our new 2 year olds (along with their families, of course!) to this special stay and play session held at our neighbouring childens centre. The children can play together and enjoy our excellent soft pay area whilst the adults can fill in the required paperwork and become familiar with other new parents. During this session we will discuss your attendance patterns, agree a start date after some visit sessions as well as hand out your free nursery bag! We look foward to seeing you there

Last day of this half term29Mar2018


National Bank Holiday30Mar2018


Nursery is closed!! Enjoy your day off!!

National Bank Holiday02Apr2018


Nursery is closed!! Enjoy your day off!!

Calendars page(s): Calendar >>

Keighley Community Nursery News

  • A new year means more staff achievements
    It's been a busy few months for us here at KCN for sure, with the following courses being completed by the following staff
  • Don't worry......we are still learning!
    Over the summer months to date we have continued with our training here at KCN so as we head towards the end of the year, here's the progress we have made so far!
  • Everyday is a school day!
    Training continues here at KCN ...
  • Safe and sound!
    Not only have 12 nursery staff members recently refreshed their Paediatric first aid training to ensure we remain 100% qualified, but the Nursery Management team have also completed a number of safeguarding children courses including-
  • Watch out for that tree!!
    All our Nursery staff team are busy completing Child Accident Prevention training on-line provided by the Safeguarding Children Board.
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