Welcome to The Ambleside Centre's Website.

'The Ambleside Centre is a very special place to learn.'

(Ofsted December 2012)


Our Ethos and Mission Statement

The Early Years Foundation Stage at The Ambleside Centre

To find out about services and support for children with special educational needs click here

Our experienced team of practioners provide EYFS opportunities within our carefully resourced provision ensuring that all children experience a safe and nuturing environment and a uniquely adapted curriculum that meets their specific needs. Click here  and here for more information

Situated in the heart of Woodley, just behind the shopping precinct, the centre houses;


 - The Pastures (Day care for babies and children aged 3 months to 3 years)

 - The Meadows (Nursery School for children 3 to 5 years old)

Also at the site are

-  The Ambleside Children Centre ​

 - Social Care Neighbourhood Team

 - Lend and Play Toy Library


The Ambleside Centre in Woodley offers high quality education, care and support for children from birth to the age of five and their families, together with training and support for the practitioners who work with them. We are one team that has at its heart the well being and best outcomes for children, families and staff.


Please browse through the pages on our website - we hope you find the information you are seeking.  If you have any questions or queries, then do please get in touch with us.


Early Years Pupil Premium

The EYPP is used flexibly to ensure that we can offer the level of support that individual children and families require.

For more information, click here

From September 2017 parents can apply for an additional 15 hours of funded childcare and education, totalling 30 hours per week term time only.  If eligible, parents can therefore choose 30 hours of funded education between 8am and 6pm Monday to Friday (over a minimum of 3 days per week).  A limited number of stretched places (23 hours over 48 weeks) are also available.

For further information, please speak to Reception 0118 3776444










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