Bristol – Bradley Stoke

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Bristol (3 months – 5 years)
  • 9.9
An oasis within the Almondsbury Business Park, this wonderful one-level setting has light and spacious rooms and a delightful outside area for fun and exploration.
Happy Days Nurseries entrance Child in outdoor play area Children learning through flashcards children drawing together
Happy Days Nurseries entrance Child in outdoor play area Children learning through flashcards children drawing together

About Bradley Stoke
Nursery

Features

  • Eco Schools
  • Meals & Snacks
  • Outdoor Provision
  • Parking
  • Sensory Room
  • Sun Safe
  • Woodland Trust

How to find us

Please follow the link below for travel information including bus route/times/fares and also cycle routes and other useful local travel information.
https://travelwest.info/

Contact Us

01454 614 411 Happy Days Nursery
Almondsbury Business Centre
Woodlands Lane
Bristol
BS32 4QH

Opening Times

Monday – Friday 8am to 6pm

General Enquiries

Existing parents can call the nursery
direct/email direct

0800 783 3431

Reviews

  • 9.9

Meet The Managers

Ellie Wickett

Hi! I’m Ellie, one of the Nursery Managers here at Bradley Stoke. I began my childcare career at Happy Days in 2016 as a Nursery Nurse and progressed through job roles over my time here. I have been Deputy Manager whilst Stacey has been on maternity leave, and have now taken on a new and exciting role as Nursery Manager. I have two young boys who I enjoy spending time with and on the weekends you’ll find me pitch side, watching my eldest play football.

I am really looking forward to managing Bradley Stoke and providing consistency for the team and families. I am passionate about providing a warm and safe environment and love watching children develop throughout their nursery years.

Stacey Bailey

Hello, I’m Stacey, one of the Nursery Managers at Bradley Stoke! I have worked in childcare for around 12 years now, and I have worked at Happy Days since 2015. I began my career with Happy Days as a Room Supervisor, and have been Deputy Manager for the past 5 years. I hold a level 3 qualification in Childcare and Education, and I have a level 2 qualification in Makaton.

Outside of work, I enjoy spending all my time with my son George and going out on day trips with him. I am really looking forward to progressing the nursery forward with Ellie, pushing our team to reach their full potential, and striving to be the best that we can be.

Our Unique Curriculum

Happy Days has developed an ambitious, broad and balanced Early Years Curriculum titled “Where Children Shine”. It provides opportunities for children to learn, explore and discover, whilst attending a Happy Days Nursery.

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Nutrition

Please see examples of our seasonal menus and download recipes which you can make at home.

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Sample Menus

Happy Days Menu : Spring/Summer

Breakfast

Choice of Weetabix, rice crispies, cornflakes, and wholemeal toast with butter /dairy free alternative Milk or water to drink

Morning Snack

Fruit bowl (three seasonal options) Milk or water to drink

Lunch

Cauliflower and broccoli macaroni cheese (V), Seasonal fruit salad

Tea

Soft cheese wraps (V) or ham wraps with vegetable sticks with broad bean hummus Fruit bowl (three seasonal options) Milk or water to drink

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Complementary Feeding Menu : Spring/Summer

Breakfast (6 months)

Choice of suitably prepared porridge, cereal or baby rice

Lunch (6 months)

Courgette, carrot and lentil puree

Tea (6 months)

Yoghurt and peach puree

Breakfast (7-12 months)

Choice of Weetabix, Rice Krispies, Cornflakes and wholemeal toast with butter/dairy free alternative Milk or water to drink

Lunch (7-12 months)

Pasta primavera (V), Peach ripple

Tea (7-12 months)

Jacket Potato with tuna mayo or cheese (V) accompanied with cucumber sticks Fruit bowl (three seasonal options) Milk or water to drink

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Recipes

Bread Roll Making

Ingredients

500g white/wholemeal bread flour
1 sachet of dried yeast
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
275-300 ml water
Extra flour and oil for duringand brushing
Pinch of salt

Equipment

Mixing bowl suitable for your child
Sieve
Tablespoon
Teaspoon
Mixing spoon
Cling film
Measuring jug
Scales
Pastry brush
Scissors
Baking tray and wire rack 

Directions

1. Weigh the flour and sieve into mixing bowl

2. Add the salt and dried yeast, spoon in the oil, add the water

3. Mix the oil and water into the flour with the wooden spoon until the dough issoft but not sticky. If it is too wet, add some more flour, if it is too dry add a bitmore water.

4. Turn the dough onto a board or a clean work surface

5. Knead by pulling and rolling the dough backwards and forwards

6. Keep kneading for 8-10 minutes until the dough is smooth and springy

7. Put back into the mixing bowl and cover with an oiled piece of cling film

8. Leave the dough in a warm place for at least an hour until it has doubled insize and feels spongy (The cling film allows you and your child to watch whatis happening!)

9. Tip the dough out onto the board or clean surface and knead for a minute or two.

10. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes at 200C 

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Vegetable Soup

Ingredients:

2 Carrots
2 Parsnips
1 Onion
1 pint of water
2 low salt vegetable stock cubes

Equipment:

Bowls of water
Scrubbing brush
Safety knife
Chopping board
Cooking pot Blender

Directions

1. Cut off the tops and bottoms of the carrots, parsnips and onions

2. Scrub the root vegetables

3. Peel the onion

4. Cut the vegetables into cubes

5. Put the vegetables into a saucepan with the water and stock cubes

6. Bring the soup to the boil and simmer until the vegetables are tender

7. Blend the soup, serve and enjoy!

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Pitta Pizzas

Ingredients:

Pizza Base
2 teaspoons fast-action dried yeast
300ml warm water
500grams strong white bread flour
2 teaspoons salt
1 tablespoon olive oil

Topping
Passata Mixed Herbs
Grated Cheese
Variety of other topping such as vegetables, ham, pineapple, chicken, sweetcorn etc.

Equipment

Bowl
Mixing spoon
Jug
Chopping board
Tolling pin
Baking tray
Cheese grater

Directions

1. Mix the yeast and warm water into a bowl

2. Leave it to sit for 5 minutes until the yeast is super bubbly

3. Add the flour, salt and olive oil

4. Mix together into a soft dough

5. Knead the dough for 5 minutes until you have a soft, smooth and elastic dough

6. Add extra flour if needed but only enough so the dough doesn’t stick

7. Place in a lightly oiled bowl, cover with a tea towel and leave the dough until it has doubles in size

8. Pre heat the oven to 250 C or gas mark 9

9. Flatten the risen dough and using a rolling pin, roll out the dough

10. Add passata and any other chosen toppings

11. Sprinkle the cheese on top

12. Bake on a baking tin for 15 minutes

13. Enjoy!

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