Our Values and Philosophy

Our promise to families.

At Thrive Childcare and Education, we know childhood is a treasured time. We believe it is our responsibility to provide environments and experiences that capture the joys of childhood, nurture each child’s individual growth and development, and pave the way for success in school and life.

The Thrive difference

We offer a unique early education experience built on 20 years of expertise, and on what working families have told us they want and need for their children…and for themselves. Childcare and early education isn’t just what we do – it’s who we are.

Support for the whole family

Thoughtfully and carefully designed nurseries, education and learning activities – all created with the needs of both children and parents in mind.

smiling practitioner reading to children at our children's nursery in Salford

Inspired Early Years team

Dedicated early childhood professionals fully engaged in early years careers, who benefit from our wonderful training and ongoing support.

Proven approach to education

Experienced educators design a research-informed curriculum to inspire children not just to learn but also to think independently.

We meet children where they are



Your baby will give you the most important information for the experience.



During this time, their physical growth and motor development will slow.

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Your child is advancing from the toddler room toward and into the preschool years.

lots of children outdoors happy

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With so much to do, your child is going to have so much fun they can handle

What to expect from Thrive Childcare and Education

We are committed to the following ethos:

  • Putting children first every time
  • Supporting children to explore, learn and socialise
  • Providing invigorating outdoor environments and using natural resources
  • Providing healthy, balanced nutritional meals
  • Delivering every day with passion
  • Supporting colleagues to be positive role models committed to children’s development
  • Promoting teamwork and communication with colleagues and families
  • Being part of our communities and celebrating their local identities
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Health and Safety

At Thrive Childcare and Education, we make your child’s health and safety our top priority.

Our standards are the highest in the industry, meeting or exceeding all local and national guidelines.

All of our early education and nursery settings include:

  • The highest level of care and supervision from our experienced teams
  • Secure entry systems to keep your child as safe as possible
  • Daily cleaning of all rooms and surfaces including toys, child furnishings, changing areas, and food spaces
  • Strict hand-washing and sanitary policies to prevent the spread of germs
  • Curriculum that emphasises healthy practices for children
Safe Operating Procedures
Health and Safety