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Great Expectations Pre-School Nursery

At Great Expectations our passion is to provide a warm, welcoming, safe and stimulating environment in which every child will flourish and meet their full potential. We are committed to providing the highest possible standards of care and education and achieve this by continually building on good practice. Each child is valued as an individual and their viewpoints respected and taken into account when planning experiences thus ensuring their voices are heard. By meeting the children's individual needs be that dietary, cultural, physical and emotional we ensure that we are building strong foundations for future learning and achieving throughout school and beyond.

Our provision caters for children aged 6 weeks to 5 years, along with free funded places for 2, 3 and 4 year olds for those eligible. Dietary and cultural dietary needs are met through a fresh wholesome approach to meals which are cooked from scratch on the premises each day and meet the governments healthy guidelines for early years menus.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Adele Reeve
01642 243256

Where to go

Great Expectations
Grange Road

Situated in a prime location in the middle of the town centre and within walking distance to Middlesbrough College and Teeside University.

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Monday - Friday: 7.00am - 6.30pm

Other Details


Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£30.00 - £31.00 Per half day
£40.00 - £42.00 Per day
£165.00 - £175.00 Per week


Age Ranges
6 weeks to 8 years

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access

Has Provision

Special Needs

Has Provision
We work closely with inclusion support and speech and language to provide effective programmes for children who have additional needs. During the school holidays we provide a short break service for children with low end Autism.

Dietary Needs

Has Provision
We provide for children with various dietary needs such as lactose and dairy intolerance; specific allergies to certain foods and also cultural diets such as Halal and vegetarian. All meals are made to look the same despite using different ingredients so children do not feel they are different in any way.

Cultural Provisions

Has Provision
Experience with
We celebrate other cultures through a variety of activities and discussions.

Childcare Information

Funded Places

3 & 4 year old funding
2 year old funding

30 Hours Extended Entitlement

Intending to provide 30 hours entitlement
Registered to provide 30 hours entitlement

Opening Times & Facilities

Physical play opportunities
Home cooked food
Out-door Play
Short Breaks
Healthy Eating
Highly qualified and established staff team
Registered for 2 year old funding
Multicultural Resources
Play Equipment for all ages

School Pickups

Offers pickups

Local Offer


The childcare provision has staff experienced in working with childen with additional needs such as global delay, speech and language delay, hearing impairments and low end Autism. Individual support plans are devised in partnership with parents and other professionals involved in the child's care to ensure learning is maximised and potential is reached.

A short break service is provided in the school holidays beween the hours of 9am and 3pm for children up to the age of 8 years with low end Autism. Fine motor activities, object labelling, safety awareness and following directions, along with sensory integration and modelling behaviour are used to help the children to make connections and assist them to generalise their skills.

Contact Name
Adele Reeve
Contact Telephone
01642 243256
Contact Email
Local Offer Age Bands
Pre-Birth - 5 Years
5 -11 Years
SEN Provision Type
Page last reviewed: 23/07/2019
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