Day Nursery & Forest School

Welcome to SPLAT Day Nursery & Forest School. We are based on the beautiful grounds of Henlow Bridge Lakes, 350 yards (0.2 miles) from Arlesey train station (west side).


We are a privately owned small company, which established in 2011. We are registered on the Ofsted Early Years Register for 36 places making us a very unique, intermate setting for your children to thrive within.

Our provision has been designed with your children’s needs, interests and development in mind. We currently have three rooms in operation as well as our Forest School and are taking bookings for both immediate starters as well as starters wishing to join us in the future.


Our Rooms:

  • Baby Room:  6 weeks to 2 years
  • Toddler Room: 2 years to 3 years
  • Preschool: 3, 4 & 5 year

For more information on our rooms click here

What we offer:

Our Day Nursery & Forest School has been designed to offer your family the very best childcare and play learning opportunities for your child whilst in our care. It has been designed to reflect an environment that best supports your child’s development and mental wellbeing to ensure they grow into calm, confident and independent adolescents.

  • Ofsted Registered
  • Fully Insured
  • Open 51 weeks a year, Monday to Friday. Closed over Christmas for 5 days.
  • Open 7 am to 7 pm, specially designed for working and commuting families, but not exclusive to.
  • All funding accepted for all eligible families without restrictions to the days and hours you can access these hours.
  • Early Birds sessions and Twinklers sessions.
  • Nappies, Wipes, Creams and milk and meals are included in our fees.
  • All of our meals are balanced and prepared on site by our team and with help from the children. Meat is from the local butchers and from the UK.
  • CCTV surrounds our building both externally and internally and we also have an Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) entrance system for extra site security.
  • Privet Forest.
  • Access to acres of land and 5 play areas within Henlow Lakes
  • Access to Henlow Lakes petting area with, goats, chickens, guinea pigs, birds and much more.
  • We have our own allotments where our children grow fruits and vegetables.
  • Forest school classes at least twice a week (included in your fees).
  • Defibrillator Unit on site (adult and child use).
  • De-choker in each room.
  • End of Preschool Graduation ceremony (Summer).
  • Bi-Annual Photography session.
  • A uniquely designed electronic family hub system allowing you to keep up to speed with your child whilst they are in our care, as well as saving you time when booking and making payments.
  • Birthday celebrations if your child’s birthday falls on the day of their session.
  • Member of National Day Nurseries Association
  • Members of the Out of School Alliance
  • Specialist play focused learning
  • Child-led learning
  • A combined approach to natural play and technology integration for our ‘Gen Alpha’
  • Home Learning System in place where we work with you to extend your child development.
  • We are an eco-friendly setting.

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Nursery Viewings

We are now open for viewings Monday to Friday, 9:00- 10:30 or 15:30-16:30. Please call our office on 0162 342050 to arrange.


Forest School

Our Forest School is based within the privet woodlands of Henlow Lakes.

We currently operate four-morning sessions a week. two for toddlers and two for preschool and even our babies join in.

We will be launching our new afternoon session in Spring 2019. We will be delivering a session for Childminders and a session for parents once a week. For more information please register your interest by emailing us at

Holiday Club

We will be launching our new holiday club in Henlow for children aged 5- 11 years early in 2019. For more information call our office on 01462 342050.


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