Wolfson College Oxford Nursery
The Nursery is based within the College grounds in North Oxford. It aims to provide a safe and stimulating educational environment in which children can develop their knowledge and skills at their own pace. We aspire to produce happy, well-adjusted and confident children by working in close partnership with parents.
By adopting the key-person system, we ensure consistency of care for the child and a two-way partnership between parents and carer to establish close links between home and nursery.
Oxfordshire provides a choice of daycare nurseries, but few can offer such excellent care, securely nestled between Summertown and the city centre, in the heart of a peaceful College environment.
The day nursery provides:
- a relaxed, safe and stimulating atmosphere;
- an encouraging, consistent and positive attitude towards all children;
- a welcome for children of all abilities and from all social and ethnic backgrounds;
- a recognition that children have individual needs and may therefore develop at different rates;
- freedom from stereotyping of any kind
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Age range: 6 weeks to 5 years
The Nursery is open for 49 weeks a year excluding all UK Bank Holidays and College Closures; the Nursery has an additional closure for 2 weeks in August (closure dates on request).
Fees on application - Sibling discount available
The Nursery operates a Waiting list; priority is given to members of Wolfson College, others are welcome.
Full details can be found in the attached handbook on the right.
The Wolfson College Nursery is a registered carer and all staff are required to undergo thorough CRB checks. The nursery is subject to inspection by OFSTED (Office for Standards in Education), a Fire Safety Officer, and by Environmental Health Inspectors. We are proud of the Nursery's excellent record and good reports resulting from these inspections.
For more information contact The Day Nursery Administrator
Telephone: +44 (0)1865 274085
The Nursery Oxford Office is open for enquiries from 9.30am to 2.00pm Tuesday to Thursday.
For information about local schools, visit the Oxfordshire County Council website.
6 November 2017Aris Lecture 2017
This year's lecture will be delivered by Emeritus Professor, University of Oslo, Per Kvaerne and Tenzin Kesang of Dharamsala.30 October 2017The Ronald Syme Lecture: Migration and the Metropolis: How ancient Rome stayed great
Professor Greg Woolf delivers the Ronald Syme Lecture this year.23 October 2017Imagining the Divine: Exhibition
Wolfson scholars collaborate on a unique exhibition on the art of major world religions at the Ashmolean Museum.
Lectures and Seminars23 - 23Nov NovTravelling and Filming in GandharaThursday 23 November -5:00pm to 6:30pm
In this public lecture of the Classical Art Research Centre's Gandhara Connections project, the historian and broadcaster Michael Wood will be showing film footage and talking about his travels in the area of ancient Gandhara (roughly northern Pakistan and eastern Afghanistan) in the course of more than thirty years of documentary film making.Parties and Dinners23 - 23Nov NovGuest NightThursday 23 November -7:30pm to 10:00pm
Guest Night dinners take place on Thursdays during full term and are open to all members of College and Common Room. They provide a convivial atmosphere and the chance to meet other Wolfsonians as well as entertaining guests. Dress code is smart (no gowns). Pre-dinner drinks are normally at 7.00 pm, followed by dinner at 7.30 pm.Clubs & Societies24 - 24Nov NovCsontváry, Painter of the Sun’s PathFriday 24 November -8:00pm to 10:00pm
An illustrated talk about Csontváry’s life and art, based on the ‘Csontváry's paintings in Transylvania’ 2016 exhibition in Csíkszereda (Miercurea Ciuc).