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Butterfly Room

Our main classroom is a light, attractive and spacious environment.

Caterpillar Room

This smaller classroom, at the back of the building, caters for groups of younger children.


Children have many opportunities to have fresh air, exercise and explore the natural world...

Enhanced Activities

About Bright Sparks


Bright Sparks Nursery School is registered with OFSTED (Office for Standards in Education) for children between the ages of 2-5 years old. 

Bright Sparks is located in Heath End, just 4 miles south of Newbury.  We are open during the term time from 8.30am to 3.30pm Monday to Friday. 

Bright Sparks is jointly run by Cherida Daniel the owner and Lesley Smith the manager.  Both of whom hold the Early Years Professional Status which is aimed at providing well-skilled and highly motivated graduate practitioners with the expertise to lead high quality practice.



  • “Children are excited and motivated by the wide range of stimulating activities that take account of their learning needs and interests.  They are engaged in their learning and make excellent progress, taking into account their starting points and capabilities.”
  • “There is an excellent focus on play and learning in the outdoor areas.  Children access a wide range of equipment and natural resources and this enables them to develop many new skills.  Children like being able to direct their own play, make decisions and explore for themselves.”
  • “Children are highly valued as unique individuals.  Staff make thoughtful and accurate assessments of children, which are constantly monitored, challenged and adapted to secure timely interventions and support where needed.”
  • “The management and staff team are dedicated professionals who have high expectations for children’s achievements over time.  They are totally committed, enthusiastic and determined to provide children with the best learning and development opportunities possible.”
  • Leadership and Management are outstanding
  • Children are engaged, confident and eager 
  • Highly effective partnership with parents
  • Impressive staff work very well together
  • Parents, carers and children are welcomed
  • Focus on outdoor learning
  • Highly enabling environments for all children
  • Children are praised for their achievements
  • Emphasis on healthy living