General Information

The Rocking Horse is a nursery school in Tunbridge Wells

  • We care for children from 2 years of age
  • The nursery can accommodate a maximum of 26 children at each session
  • All staff are qualified
  • Staff work in small groups of a 1:4 ratio of staff to children under 3 years old and 1:6 children over 3 years old
  • Sessions are 8.30am - 12.30pm, or 8.30am - 1.30pm Monday to Friday, and 8.30am - 4.00pm on Wednesdays (with the option of children attending 2, 3 or 5 sessions a week)
  • The nursery is open during term time only 
  • The nursery premises are secure and in a family home

A Typical Session

  • Arrive to music and free choice of toys or activities
  • Planned craft activity
  • Assembly
  • Healthy snack
  • Learning opportunities 
  • Self choice of toys from child height shelves
  • Outdoor activities
  • Singing and music time
  • Story time
  • Good bye song - home


Events and additional activites

  • Summer Sports Day & Family Picnic
  • Cultural festivals
  • Christmas and Summer concerts
  • French for over 3's
  • Gymnastics
  • Music
  • Art appreciation
  • Sports, introduced by a qualified sports coach, eg. tennis, ball games, cricket
  • 'Splash' day
  • Parents' Evenings

Please see our Facebook page for up-to-date pictures of activities and crafts at the school!