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Creative Learning Childcare | Nursery | Elland & Pye Nest


Creative Learning Childcare.

Since 1996, Creative Learning Childcare has provided families with quality early years education and care. We focus on providing the best environment for our children and we believe in the importance of listening to the voice of the child, their parents and our staff team.


We value and nurture every child individually and offer constant support to all parents in their journey through a new experience from their baby’s first visit to nursery to the day they leave us to go to school, sharing in those precious milestones and achievements along the way.


Our ongoing commitment:

Children are the most important members of Creative Learning Childcare and we encourage the development of their confidence and independence alongside care and respect for others.


We welcome and value all children, regardless of their ability, race, religion, gender or cultural heritage, and our aim is for each child to fulfil their own potential academically, physically, mentally and socially.

Our Ofsted reports:

We are proud that our focus on creating the best environment for children has been recognised and praised. Creative Learning in Pye Nest was judged ‘Outstanding ‘for the 3rd consecutive inspection on 14 January 2019 and Creative Learning Childcare in Elland was judged ‘Outstanding ‘ at its second inspection on 07 March 2019.

  • Staff have high expectations of all children and children make excellent progress from their starting points (Creative Learning Childcare in Elland).

  • Children’s well-being is at the heart of everything staff do (Creative Learning Childcare in Elland).

  • Children are exceptionally confident and independent individuals who demonstrate a wonderful sense of belonging in this warm, welcoming and very caring nursery. (Creative Learning in Pye Nest).

  • Babies and children build extremely warm and trusting relationships with staff and one another (Creative Learning Childcare in Elland)

  • Children's emotional well-being is incredible strong. They build extremely close attachments with their very sensitive and nurturing key person. (Creative Learning in Pye Nest).

  • Staff are advocates for children and their families (Creative Learning Childcare in Pye Nest).

  • Highly effective partnerships with parents (Creative Learning in Elland).

  • Staff create a highly stimulating child-centred environment, both indoors and outdoors (Creative Learning Childcare in Elland.

  • The enthusiastic management team are inspirational, they drive forward improvements and support staff who are eager to do their very best for children (Creative Learning in Elland).

  • The management team strives for excellence, this highly successful drive helps to promote excellent outcomes for all children. (Creative Learning in Pye Nest).

The quality and standards of the early year’s provision stated that:

Our approach to learning and the Early Years Foundation Stage:

Integrating the world-renowned approaches of Reggio, High Scope and Forest Schools marries well with the UK’s Early Years Foundation Stage profile.


Managers and practitioners at Creative Learning Childcare have been working together to embed an inspiring approach to supporting young children’s learning and development; our combination of child-lead and project-based, hands-on activities, ensures that children are cared for in a nurturing environment; that they are well-supported in their learning; and that they gain confidence, initiative and a lifelong love of learning.