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Blackhall Nursery

Our Vision

We provide a safe, comforting environment which is homely and flexible to meet the individual needs of all our children and families.


Babies – Rainbow Room

We have two large airy rooms for our babies, each room can hold 9 children and are adapted for each individual child's age and stage of development. Staff work closely with the pre-birth to three curriculum to support our under twos in these early stages of development.


Toddlers – Sunshine Room

This is a large bright room that leads onto the conservatory where the children can enjoy creative play. This room can hold 17 children and has its own access to the large enclosed back garden. Qualified staff work with all relevant guidance and curriculum to support our toddlers in play experiences to achieve their goals and explore their interests to make sense of the world around them.


Young Learners – Shiny Star Room

The Young learners can hold 36 children between 3 large rooms where the children can free flow between. Their loose parts room has direct access to the enclosed garden. Qualified staff in this room work closely with the curriculum for excellence with a focus on mathematics, literacy and health and wellbeing to both support and challenge children to progress and achieve in their learning working towards preparation for moving into primary 1.


Large enclosed back garden with artificial grass, Monoblocks, a large play house, mud kitchen and lots of natural materials for open ended opportunities.


Our community 

Our nursery is situated in the Blackhall area of Edinburgh surrounded with fantastic opportunities for outdoor learning such as local walks and parks, we regularly visit the local care homes to take part in a range of activities and using the local libraries and shops. Our children enjoy exploring the local beach to look for wildlife & collect loose parts.

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Lindsay Hutton 

Our Blackhall manager has over 18 years experience working in the early years across all age groups. She started at Bright Sparks when the doors opened as a senior and worked her way up to manager in a short time completing her SVQ 4. She is very welcoming with a friendly personality. In her spare time she enjoys spending quality time with her little boy and family.

You can also find out more about us and what we get up to on our facebook page.

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