About Us

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Here at Little Beans Childcare we provide a wonderful home from home environment for your child across our two settings in Arnold and Hucknall.


We offer times and days to suit all of your needs; with private or funded care including 15 hours funded for 2-4 year olds and 30 hours for working parents of 3 year olds. We also have a breakfast, after-school and holiday club for children up to 11 years, with all activities adapted to suit each child’s age and stage.

Little Beans staff are friendly and approachable – nothing is too much of an ask for us. Getting to know our parents is a big part of our work as it helps us understand each child’s individual needs. All learning and development is closely tracked using the Early Years Foundation Stage framework enabling us to help each child reach key developmental milestones. - Found out more about our staff here.

Both of our settings are set in wonderful environments both indoors and outdoors. Indoors we offer lots of exciting and enjoyable activities such as painting, sticking, play dough and building construction. Feeding children’s imagination through play is vitally important and is facilitated through all our activities, especially in the home corner or using our small world resources. Children particularly enjoy interactive activities with our staff like story time, singing and making music.

Outside we offer numerous exploratory activities including physical and imaginative play. In addition to sand, water and mud play we also have mini beast hunting and a vegetable and herb garden where children can explore the wildlife around them and plant their own fruit and vegetables. Come rain or shine, children love the outdoors.

At Little Beans our aim is to enable your child to be a positive, confident individual by encouraging their development in a fun, loving and safe environment.                                                  

Found out more about each of our settings below or alternatively click here to see our contact details.

Our Settings

Arnbrook Primary School 

Our site at Arnbrook is able to provide full and part-time, funded and private childcare for children aged 2-5 years, with breakfast, after school and holiday club for children up to the age of 11.

At this setting we also offer pick up from local primary schools (Glade Hill, Arnbrook, St. Margaret Clitherow).

Holgate Primary School

Our site at Holgate offers full and part-time, funded and private childcare for children from the age of 6 months to 5 years. We also offer a breakfast, after school and holiday club for all children up to the age of 11 and pick-up service from Holgate Primary School.