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    ‘OUTSTANDING’ by Ofsted in June 2014
  • Welcome to Hippitots Children’s World

    Click below for more info:
    • Early Years Funding

      How you can get help with Early Years Funding

    • Tax Free Childcare

      Find out how you can get tax free childcare

    • Their Future

      We believe the early stages are what counts; specialist care ensures your children are ready for school

    • Fun

      We love having fun at Hippitots, laughing and smiling is a requirement!

  • Our philosophy is learning through play as we offer a stimulating environment for children.

    • Full Day Sessions

      Open from 8AM to 6PM Monday to Friday and upon request we can open at 07:30

    • Varied Rooms

      With a range of rooms, we’ve got all sorts of activities for your children to have fun learning

    • Online Access

      We keep you up to date online with changes and updates

    • Care & Safety

      Our team are extremely experienced & we have two onsite special educational needs co-ordinators

    • Little Inventors

      During the key years of a child’s development we encourage children to enjoy different tasks

    • Children

      This terms current enroled children

    • Teaching Hours

      Hours we teach a week

    • Meals Per Year

      Amount of meals we provide each year!

    • Teachers

      Current teachers at Hippitots

    • £
      Full Daycare

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  • Our Rooms

    Our Rooms & Outdoor World
  • We provided four rooms for children aged birth to twelve years of age.

  • Ofsted says:

    “Hippitots Children’s World is on your doorstep and our traditional building has all the character and warmth needed to offer familiar homely surroundings for children whilst ensuring they have the encouragement and facilities to progress.” Ofsted, June 2014

    • Baby Room
      0 to 18 months old/Competent walker
      • 0-18
        Month olds
      • 6
        Room size
    • Little Rainbow Room
      18months old/Competent walkers to 3 year old
      • 18 Months to 3 years
        Year olds
      • 12-16
        Room size
    • The Jigsaw Room
      3 & 4year olds
      • 3-4
        Year olds
      • 32
        Room size
    • Out of school and Holiday club
      Providing a relaxing and supportive environment where children can play, explore their creativity.
      • 4-12
        Year olds
      • 16
        Room size
    • Indoor & Outdoor World
      Large 30m2 garden that is highly secure
  • We have been educating children for over fifteen years. Our goal is to create a place that engages each child.

    Hippitots Children’s World opened it doors in February 2003 as a private preschool providing care and education for babies and children under 5 years old, and out of school and holiday fun club. We are quite a small nursery in Coxhoe, County Durham and that means that we get to know your children very well. We provide an excellent, friendly service with safety as a high priority. Our small team of dedicated staff are fully qualified and highly experienced, providing your child with age appropriate and engaging activities in a safe, caring and stimulating environment, full of love, laughter and learning.

    • 100% qualified staff
    • Staff have up to date safeguarding and First Aid training
    • Open 51 weeks of the year – closed bank holidays
    • Open 8am till 6pm Monday to Friday
    • Pre booked early start 7.30am (additional charge)
    • Term time only for 3 or more full day sessions days per week
    • 2 year old funding – 15 hours free for 38 weeks per year (eligibility required see Funding page)
    • 3 & 4 year old universal funding - 15 hours free for 38 weeks per year
    • 3 & 4 year old 30 hours free childcare for working parents (eligibility required see Funding page)
    • Tax Free Childcare payments accepted (See Tax Free Childcare page)
    • Learning & Fun

      Hiptitots we just want to have fun

    • Healthy Meals

      Every meal is a health one!

    • Friendly Place

      We are welcoming to all children

    • Children Safety

      Safety is our Priority

    • My daughter loves it and that speaks volumes.

    • We could not have found or have asked for a better nursery! All the staff are warm and friendly and have brought our son on so much. He is growing up to be a little genius!

    • Hippitots is home from home – it is a welcoming, nurturing environment. All staff are so friendly and caring. It also has an amazing outdoor space for children to play in.

    • Friendly & approachable staff. Quality of care, treating each child as an individual

    • Amazing nursery with fantastic staff who have helped nurture my child into the little boy he is today, helping him grow and ready to start his journey at school. I can’t recommend high enough. Thank you Hippitots.

    • The staff and their relationship with our child has always been superb. Outdoor space is great!

    • Luca has come on leaps and bounds since starting Hippitots! You have helped him grow from a baby into an independent little boy in the year he’s been with you!

    • Sending our little girl to Hippitots has made going back to work full time that little bit easier. The staff are like family now and know her inside out. She is flourishing under their care and loves her nursery family and friends

    • I cannot recommend Hippitots highly enough. Both my sons have started at 10 months and have developed leaps and bounds with the help of the fantastic staff. Both have loved going to nursery and have built an amazing relationship with their very caring key workers and other staff members. My youngest (1.5) goes in without so much as a backward glance and my oldest (4) still uses out of school and holiday care when we don’t necessarily need to as he doesn’t want to miss out on going to nursery!

    • Nieve has been going to Hippitots since September. It is such a friendly nursery, all staff are excellent. So warming and caring. Seen such a difference in Nieve, from learning to eat with a fork or spoon. To her dancing to nursery rhymes and starting to learn words.

    • Staff are friendly and genuinely care about my son. He is a happy, well rounded little boy thanks in a large part to you. He has come on so much since he started.

    • We love that our little boy loves coming to Hippitots – this tells us that you are doing a wonderful job caring for him and teaching him.

    • Staff are so caring & friendly. The broad range of activities is fantastic and facilities/environment are second to none.

    • Both my children have made amazing friends and feel safe when left at nursery. It gave my eldest so much more confidence for starting school.

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  • Contact Us

    Our postal address and contact details
    • Postal Address

      The Tarka Centre,
      Commercial Road West,
      Coxhoe, County Durham,
      DH6 4HJ

    • Business Hours

      5.00 pm – 6.00 pm

    • Sessions

      Mornings, 8am – 12.30pm
      Afternoons, 1.30pm – 6pm
      Full day, 8am – 6pm
      7.30am start available by booking in advance.
      For funded only session times please contact us