Little Scallywags Day Nursery consists of seven settings around the Birmingham and Staffordshire area.

Little Scallywags Day Nursery

We understand that it is the hardest thing in the world to leave your child in the care of others. It is our aim to provide parents and carers with the confidence and knowledge that your child will receive the love, care and attention that they need and deserve at Little Scallywags Day Nursery.

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Setting Facilities

Fully qualified nursery staff create a friendly and welcoming atmosphere for children and parents.  Our rooms are warm, spacious and bright for everyone to enjoy. Our secure garden areas are complete with a range of physical resources and apparatus.

We also have a wide range of other toys and equipment, including various natural and open ended resources. ICT facilities are available along with after school and holiday club .

We offer extra-curricular activities which include music specialists and the animal man. We also offer frequent visits to the local parks where welly walks are a firm favourite.

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Why Choose Little Scallywags?

  • 10% sibling discount with 2 full time children at nursery
  • 2 weeks half price holiday offered per year
  • Cooking lessons from our nursery cook
  • Graduate led nurseries with Early years professionals
  • Extra-curricular activities such as Jo Jingles and Little Kickers
  • Free settle in sessions
  • Parents evenings held twice a year
  • Stay and Play sessions
  • Christmas nativity performances for our Pre School children
  • Fantastic OFSTED reports
  • Regular inhouse training for staff including First Aid and Safeguarding

Indoor Areas

At Little Scallywags, our indoor nursery environment is divided into individual, age appropriate playrooms. All of which are provided with exciting resources and facilities designed to promote a love for learning.

Children are encouraged to access resources independently and staff will plan exciting activities based on children’s interests and developmental needs.

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Outdoor Areas

Our Nursery gardens are a very popular part of nursery and are designed to provide a range of experiences for all children to explore and learn new skills. Mud Kitchens, climbing equipment and real-life constructions areas enable little imaginations to flourish.

Parents are encouraged to provide children with the appropriate clothing so the garden can be used in all weathers.

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Extra Curricular Activities

Children also have the chance to further extend their learning through educational visits to our local community, from growing delicious vegetables at the local allotments to singing for residents of the local elderly care home.

Please discuss extra-curricular activities with individual settings to see what they offer. We invite parents to annual events such as Graduation celebrations and Christmas Shows.


Our on-site catering staff prepare a wide range of fresh healthy meals for all of our children taking into consideration all dietary needs and requirements.

Our babies enjoy the same varied diet; however food can be blended if this is your preference.

Our menu is reviewed twice a year specifically designed for winter and summer months.

Please GET IN TOUCH to find out more about our meals

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Our Settings

Little Scallywags Day Nurseries consists of seven settings around the Birmingham and Staffordshire area. The nurseries are a family run business and benefit from the skills and experience of a strong management team, including nursing, qualified teacher status and family support.

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Shard End

Little Scallywags Shard End was registered in 2014.
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West Heath

Little Scallywags West Heath was registered in 2012.
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Mile Oak

Little Scallywags Mile Oak was registered in 2017.
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Hodge Hill

Little Scallywags Hodge Hill was registered in 2021.
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Garretts Green

Little Scallywags Garrets Green was registered in 2009.
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Little Scallywags in Tamworth was registered in 2015.
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Marston Green

Little Scallywags Marston Green was registered in 2018.

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Parents as Partners

‘Parents are children’s first and most enduring educators. When parents and practitioners work together in early years settings, the results have a positive impact on children’s development and learning.’ (Early Years Foundation Stage).

At Little Scallywags we advocate a strong parent-nursery link and thus there are various ways you can get involved in your child’s learning and development.

Throughout your child’s time at nursery their learning and development is monitored, tracked and recorded. You know your child best and consequently we encourage you to get involved in this process too.

We run Stay and Play sessions and parent workshops throughout the year where you are welcomed into nursery to get involved in various activities.

Fees are due in advance, to be paid monthly by 5th of every month, by way of bank transfer or card payment.

We also accept childcare vouchers, Tax free child care and Child Grant services.

The nursery has an intercom system and no one is admitted until they are identified by staff.

If somebody other than the named person is collecting your child prior arrangements must always be made.

Little Scallywags is able to provide free places for eligible 2 year olds. Additionally all 3 and 4 year olds are entitled to receive 15 funded hours at nursery. 30 hour funded places are available to eligible children.

Little Scallywags offers various ways your child can access their funded hours; either as full days or sessions.

Coming soon – In light with the new government changes Little Scallywags will soon be offering 15 and 30 hours for eligible children from 9 months of age.

We pride ourselves in being unique with a high standard of individual childcare.

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