Our Values

Our Values

Our Values

Quality Time

Quality Time

Quality Time

Group Play

Group Play

Group Play

Healthy Nutrition

Healthy Nutrition

Healthy Nutrition

Learning

Learning

Learning

Personality

Personality

Personality

Individual Care

Individual Care

Individual Care

Exploring

Exploring

Exploring

After School & Holidays

After School & Holidays

After School & Holidays

Building Futures

Building Futures

Building Futures

Explorers Nursery - Southampton

Childcare Nursery in Southampton - Explorers

Explorers is a purpose built nursery in Southampton. Many of the children and parents have connections to the Ordnance Survey that gives the setting a warm family feel for everyone. The grounds are fantastic and give superb opportunities for the children to explore and develop. Our summer garden party is also not to be missed!

Our new extension has Pre-School places available, so why not get in touch ready for the new term? Places are filling up quickly!

Nursery Road Sign - Ordinance Survey

I'm looking for a nursery that's easy to get to

Situated just off the M271 in Nursling, on the site of the brand new Ordnance Survey Headquarters, Explorers is ideally suited to anyone living or working in the area, but also to those who travel into Southampton for work. Explorers is a wonderful new building with beautiful surroundings and garden for the children to enjoy.

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Little Shipmates Nursery in Hampshire

I want a nursery with convenient opening times

We are open Monday to Friday. We only close for bank holidays and the days between Christmas and New Year. Children can attend any combination of mornings, afternoons or full days.

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Funding assistance childcare - Little Shipmates

I need a nursery that can help me with funding options

All funding support options are available here. We have connections with local colleges for students who are studying. We also offer ‘stretched funding’ for the Early Years Entitlement Funding. This means all 3 year olds can have 10 hours free childcare all year from the term after their 3rd birthday.

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Explorers Day Nursery in Southampton Children Drinking

I would like a nursery that cares for my child's nutrition

We understand how important it is for your child to receive good, nutritional food. Our menus are designed to give the children at the nursery everything they need to stay healthy and happy.

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Little Shipmates Nursery in Hampshire

I want nursery staff I can trust

Explorers has always maintained exceptionally high standards. It continues to grow and excel in every way, recently with the addition of a new Pre-School room. The setting works closely with everyone involved to ensure we achieve the very best for our children and parents.

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Explorers Day Nursery in Southampton

I need to be able to budget for childcare

Our fees are the same for all ages so you will never have to worry about a change in cost as your child gets older. We also offer discounts for siblings and full-time placements.

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Little Shipmates Nursery in Hampshire

I want a nursery that will meet my child's needs

People want different things from a nursery experience. For some, it’s about socialising and making friends, for others it’s about the learning experience and preparing for school. Explorers has fantanstic outside space and the children spend as much time as possible outdoors in the fresh air. All rooms open out into the garden which has large grass areas and a safety surfaced all weather space.

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