The Centre

  • Nurturing the seeds of learning

The Centre

Hardmoor Early Years Centre

Hardmoor Early Years Centre

    The Centre is maintained by the Local Authority (Southampton City Council).

  • We are a single storey building nestled within Hardmoor Copse, situated at the end of Leaside Way in Bassett Green.
  • We provide integrated sessional Nursery education and Day Care for children aged between 3 months and 5 years.
  • The nursery school is registered to cater for 96 children attending sessional nursery.
  • The Centre is Ofsted registered to provide Day Care provision for 48 children.
  • The Centre is open 51 weeks of the year, 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. offering a wide range of early years provision.
  • We provide an environment and activities where children are encouraged to make choices and learn through play and first hand experiences.
  • We employ qualified and experienced Nursery Teachers and Early Years Practitioners to work directly with the children. We have a ratio of one adult (excluding students) to every eight children for 3-5 year olds, and a ratio of 1 adult to 4 children for 2-3 year olds and 1 adult to 3 children for under two’s.
  • We provided work placements and training for a wide variety of students, including Modern Apprenticeships in Day Care.

Any information that is required from the Local Authority can be obtained from:

Children’s Services and Learning
Floor 3
One Guildhall Square
Above Bar Street
Southampton SO14 7FP
Tel. 023 8022 3855