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Giving your child the best start

Find out more about the Talbot Campus nursery


At BU we pride ourselves on offering your child, or children, a firm grounding in pre-school education. They are the undergraduates and postgraduates of the future so it's important they get the best start possible to their education.

Situated within Talbot House on Talbot Campus, Talbot Woods Nursey is the perfect environment for learning social skills before full-time schooling begins.

Key facts

  • Full and part-time places for BU staff and students
  • Places for families living in the local community
  • Babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers welcome
  • Excellent choice for working parents
  • Registered by Ofsted
  • Staff to child ratios between 1:3 and 1:8 (depending on the age of your child).


At Talbot Woods Nursery we provide separate facilities for babies and toddlers all year round. This ensures the best possible care for your children.

  • Children under two years old - For children under two, we have a purpose built nursery that is spacious, has under-floor heating and easy access to the garden areas.
  • Children over two years old - The care for over two year olds includes a wide range of curricular activities and has received an excellent Ofsted report.
  • Food and refreshments - All children who attend the nursery are provided with a morning snack, cooked lunch and afternoon tea.