Welcome to Orchard Park Children's Nursery

Orchard Park Nursery Newton Mearns is an animated centre of activity where little ones explore big ideas and new experiences every day.

The Nursery uses Scottish Pre Birth to 3 guidelines for our under 3’s and Curriculum for Excellence with our older children , the focus is active learning to provide experiences that promote development and learning.
Activities are planned to develop emotional, personal and social skills, science and discovery, physical play, manipulative skills, domestic and imaginative play, language and numeric experiences, drama and creative activities along with cultural and religious traditions.
Our Nursery is bright and welcoming. You will see the children involved in challenging activities and using a variety of equipment in a safe and secure environment

When you are researching Nurseries for your child, we know, at Orchard Park Nursery Newton Mearns, you will want to spend a lot of time in the playroom and ask plenty of questions. We encourage parents to be actively involved with the playroom activities. Parents help evaluate good practice , join school outings and events and talk to the pupils about their areas of expertise.

Whether participating in outdoor or indoor pursuits, children are encouraged to make their own choices, while being supported by calm, qualified and competent staff. The Nursery is owned and run run by Mrs Claire Oliver, a primary school teacher with over 21 years of experience. She works closely with the Nursery Manager to ensure that Orchard Park Nursery Newton Mearns replicates the excellent good practice and positive ethos of its sister nursery in Thornliebank. She works closely with the other nurseries and with East Renfrewshire Council. All our staff attend regular Professional Development training

There is a wealth of flexibility in Nursery sessions at Orchard Park Nursery Newton Mearns . The children can chose a minimum of any 4 sessions during the week. To accommodate working arrangements, for example, parents might like two days or may prefer a full day and two half days Some families opt for the full ten sessions.