• Welcome to Shanklin Day Nursery Leicester

    Welcome to Shanklin Day Nursery Leicester

    Shanklin Day Nursery and Preschool is a small, family run day nursery in Stoneygate, Leicester. We have been established since 1994 and provide a loving, stimulating and educational environment for children aged 0-5 years.

  • Small, family run day nursery

    Small, family run day nursery

    We have an excellent reputation and consistently achieved excellent ofsted reports for over 24 years

  • Outdoor Early Years Learning

    Outdoor Early Years Learning

    We have a very large, spacious outdoor play area and a separate baby garden for our under 2s.

  • Fun and varied activities

    Fun and varied activities

    We offer a wide range of additional activities and outings including Fun French lessons, Kits Academy Football coaching and regular visits to the local area including The Botanical Gardens

  • Accredited Nursery

    Accredited Nursery

    We actively promote a healthy lifestyle, achieving the ‘Eat Better Start Better’ award in healthy eating and the ‘Healthy Teeth Happy Smiles’ award in toothbrushing

Home from Home Childcare

Shanklin Day Nursery in Stoneygate, Leicester is a small, family run, home for home nursery. 

As a working mother and qualified Midwife, Geraldine McGrath established and successfully managed Shanklin Day Nursery offering professional high standards of care and education. This has been reflected in our consistently excellent Ofsted reports and our excellent reputation.

Shanklin Day Nursery provides a happy, homely and loving environment in which your child can learn, develop and discover new and exciting experiences in a secure environment.

Our Facilities

Our Childcare Rooms


Our lovely, spacious garden for lots of fun

Outdoor play is a great way to learn whilst having fun. We place a strong emphasis on outdoor learning outdoor play activities are built into our daily routine.

We provide a variety of stimulating and interesting opportunities for your child to explore and create their own adventures in a safe outdoor environment, from a growing vegetable patch, a sensory nature trail, challenging climbing equipment and dens in the trees and bushes.

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At Shanklin Day Nursery, we work alongside the Early Years Foundation Stage to offer a wide range of stimulating, interesting and educational activities for children.

Our approach is ‘learning through play’ and we ensure that we plan experiences that are personalised to children’s individual learning styles and interests .

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Shanklin Day Nursery and Pre-school is a private, family run nursery in Stoneygate, Leicester.

We cater for children aged 0-5 years for 51 weeks of the year and have consistently excellent Ofsted reports.

Contact Us

443-445 London Road, Stoneygate, Leicestershire, LE2 3JW

0116 2704603