High Quality Childcare
In the centre of St Helens

About Us

We believe every family should have the support they need to develop and lead more fulfilling lives.

Beacon Nursery is a bright, spacious and caring nursery situated in the heart of St Helens. We provide childcare and early years education for children aged 0-5 and also offer free funded places.

EYFS & Developing

Learning Through Play

Play is one of the main ways in which children learn and develop. It helps to build self worth by giving a child a sense of his or her own abilities and to feel good about themselves. Because it’s fun, children often become very absorbed in what they are doing.

Non-stereotypical Play
World Discovery
Expressive & Messy Play
Communication & Socialisation

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Why Choose Us?

Our Facilities

3 Months - 2 Years – Ladybirds

A homely atmosphere helps young babies settle into nursery life. Babies are treated as individuals, provided with warmth and the security of care ensuring their basic needs are met. A large variety of activities help the ever inquisitive toddler to develop independence, social and communication skills, to develop strong muscles and co-ordination through physical play.

2 – 3 Years – Caterpillars

Play becomes slightly more planned to allow children free choice of resources as well as some planned activities which will enable children to continue to develop social skills in turn taking, co-operation and how to communicate with adults and their peers. They will have access to a range of activities to encourage their creative skills and imagination.

3 – 5 Years – Butterflies

The continuous provision areas ensure children’s free choice of activity within a structured learning environment. They can continually access these areas in order to develop, practice repeat and refine skills in their own time. Carefully planned resources offer the chance to experiment, observe and explore their surroundings and enables the children to discover information for themselves.


What Parents Say

My children started here at the beginning of the pandemic, the manager and all the team went above and beyond for me and my children more than once. At a time of uncertainty and anxiety, my children were completely unaffected and settled in brilliantly. I was happy with their policies and procedures to keep their setting Covid-secure, and believe they have been excellent in keeping my children safe. I am so happy with the bonds they have made here, my daughter will be sad to leave, she has such an amazing day, every day and that's thanks to the fabulous staff here. Both of my children came on leaps and bounds in the time spent here and I would recommend this nursery to anyone and everyone! We will miss you!

    Christy B


    The nursery is fantastic I really can’t fault it at all. The staff are brilliant and management always help with anything I ring up about. My son has come on so much since being here and my daughter will soon be joining. I couldn’t recommend this nursery enough.

      Alex W


      The staff at the nursery are all excellent within their roles. They are very good at answering any questions relating to my grandchild and any concerns I may have. My grandchild is always happy at nursery and I can check on his progress on the parent app. He is an only child so nursery is helping him with social skills and building his confidence. I know I can telephone the staff with any questions and they will be answered. I am impressed with their website as it shows every member of staff and also the qualifications they have and their expertise within their roles. I would highly recommend this nursery as I am very happy with everyone I have come into contact with. The staff are adhering to all guidelines relating to Covid-19 and everyone entering the building has to wear a face mask.

        Jennifer C


        My four-year-old daughter has just left the nursery for school. She has been here since she was a baby and has loved every minute of being here. She has loved the friendly staff, they have put lots of love and attention into my daughter.

          E I


          My daughter has been coming here since she was eight months old. She is now three and absolutely loves it. It's a fantastic nursery and the staff are fantastic. I would recommend the nursery to anyone. My little boy will be starting when I go back to work also.

            Anna W


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